Toyota’s fuel pump recall now covers nearly 6 million vehicles globally

How to Make a Claim on the Toyota Fuel Pump Recall

If you own a Toyota that’s included in the fuel pump recall, you can have it replaced at a Toyota or Lexus dealer at no cost, but you should brace yourself for a couple of complications. You can use the following means to make your claim:

  • Call your local Toyota dealer
  • Make an appointment through the company’s website
  • Call Toyota brand experience center
Calling your local Toyota dealershipTo claim your Toyota fuel pump recall, you should do the following:
  1. Access your local dealership number
  2. Tell the representative about your claim
  3. Explain the issue about the recall
  4. Follow the instructions provided
Using Toyota’s websiteTo claim your fuel pump recall, visit the Toyota recall page, fill in your license number plus the state it was issued in, or enter your 17-digit VIN. If you don’t know your vehicle’s VIN, you can find it at the bottom, outside of the windshield on the driver’s side.
Claim via Toyota Brand Experience CenterCustomers affected by a fuel pump recall can call Toyota Brand Experience Center at (800) 331-4331. Explain your issue to the representative and follow their instructions.

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Reasons for Toyota Fuel Pump Recall

According to Toyota, the fuel pumps of affected vehicles tend to fail, causing the engine to stall while the car is in motion. This can increase the risk of a collision. It’s unclear whether the Toyota fuel pump recall issue causes known incidents, but it’s better to be safe by claiming your recall if this recall impacts your vehicle. Claiming your recall can be overwhelming. You deserve a simple process that ensures that your claim is well-positioned and guarantees prompt repair. DoNotPay is your best bet when it comes to making this kind of recall claim.

Toyota Sienna Recall

  • Toyota issued a recall on thousands of 2014 Toyota Sienna minivans due to a achievable fuel leak.
  • Toyota issued a recall on 2007, 2008 and 2009 Toyota Sienna minivans due to issues with a shift lever assembly.
  • Toyota issued a recall on 2017 2018 & 2019 Toyota Sienna minivans due to a faulty fuel pump that can cause the engine to stall.
  • Toyota issued a recall on thousands of 2015 Toyota Sienna minivans due to the second-row overhead assist grips detaching.
  • Toyota issued a recall on Toyota Sienna minivans with models years 2004 through 2011 because the spare tire could fall off due to a rusty cable.

The repair

Toyota dealers will replace the defective fuel pump with a new one. Owners who repaired their fuel pumps before receiving the recall notification may be eligible for reimbursement.

Risks

Vehicles with broken fuel pumps are starved of gasoline and will stall. Stalling while driving may result in the car getting hit from behind, injuring the drivers and the passengers of both vehicles.  

How to participate in the recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration makes it easy to find out if your car is part of a recall. All you have to do is plunk your car’s Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) into the search engine on the government organization’s website and any link between your car and a recall will pop up.You can also contact a dealer of the car’s brand, and they will let you know if your car is part of any recall. Either way, participating can help you avoid a lot of trouble, and best of all, recall-related repairs are always free of charge.

Where & How to get your Toyota fuel pump recall fixed

You can also use our online Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) recall checker to search for any recalls on your vehicle. At Courtesy Toyota of Brandon our factory-trained technicians can investigate and complete your open recall today! Give us a call to find out if your Toyota has a current open recall.

You can find the VIN of your Toyota on your windshield or your registration card. In most cases, the VIN can also be found on your insurance card.

What will the VIN recall search tool not show?

  • If a Toyota safety recall has recently been announced, there is a scant delay in time from when the recall is identified and when it’s live in this database. VINs are typically additional, so please check back typically.
  • Safety recalls older than 15 years will not be shown.
  • The VIN recall search tool will not show information on international vehicles.
  • The recall search tool is designed to display all unrepaired vehicle safety recalls in the past 15 calendar years. It will not show closed recalls or recalls that have already been completed on your Toyota.

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