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[US recall] 2019 Toyota C-HRs - Rear Wheels Could Fly Off
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2018-10-12 21:27:15 UTC
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2019 Toyota C-HRs Are Being Recalled Because Their Rear Wheels Could Fly Off
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Toyota is recalling roughly seven hundred 2019 Toyota C-HR
crossovers because
some bolts in the rear suspension could come loose and "cause the
rear wheels
to detach." Here's what's going on.

"There is a possibility that one or more rear axle bearing bolts on some
vehicles may not have been tightened sufficiently during the manufacturing
process," Toyota's press release says.

"If one or more bolts become loose or detach during vehicle operation, they
could damage the rear brake components or could cause the rear wheels to
detach," and this could cause "reduced brake performance or a potential loss
of vehicle stability."

... {snip technical details}

Toyota says that all of the roughly 700 cars involved in this recall will
have their rear axle hub bearing bolts checked. "If a bolt is found to be
loose or detached," Toyota says in its press release, "the dealer will
replace the rear axle hub bearing assembly and rear axle carrier
sub-assembly
with new ones at no cost to customers."

So if you've got a 2019 Toyota C-HR, type your VIN into NHTSA's website
<https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls.> to see if there's risk that one or both of
your rear wheels might fall off. Because that would be bad.

Full article at:
<https://jalopnik.com/2019-toyota-ch-rs-are-being-recalled-because-their-rear-1829711940>
The Real Bev
2018-10-13 04:53:40 UTC
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From Jalopnik.com ...
2019 Toyota C-HRs Are Being Recalled Because Their Rear Wheels Could Fly Off
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Toyota is recalling roughly seven hundred 2019 Toyota C-HR
crossovers because
some bolts in the rear suspension could come loose and "cause the
rear wheels
to detach." Here's what's going on.
"There is a possibility that one or more rear axle bearing bolts on some
vehicles may not have been tightened sufficiently during the manufacturing
process," Toyota's press release says.
"If one or more bolts become loose or detach during vehicle operation, they
could damage the rear brake components or could cause the rear wheels to
detach," and this could cause "reduced brake performance or a potential loss
of vehicle stability."
... {snip technical details}
Toyota says that all of the roughly 700 cars involved in this recall will
have their rear axle hub bearing bolts checked. "If a bolt is found to be
loose or detached," Toyota says in its press release, "the dealer will
replace the rear axle hub bearing assembly and rear axle carrier
sub-assembly with new ones at no cost to customers."
So if you've got a 2019 Toyota C-HR, type your VIN into NHTSA's website
<https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls.> to see if there's risk that one or both of
your rear wheels might fall off. Because that would be bad.
<https://jalopnik.com/2019-toyota-ch-rs-are-being-recalled-because-their-rear-1829711940>
No matter what kind of car you drive, it's a good idea to sign up with
nhtsa for recall notifications.
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unclevito
2018-11-27 14:38:23 UTC
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Post by The Real Bev
 From Jalopnik.com ...
    2019 Toyota C-HRs Are Being Recalled Because Their Rear Wheels
Could Fly Off
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    Toyota is recalling roughly seven hundred 2019 Toyota C-HR
crossovers because
    some bolts in the rear suspension could come loose and "cause the
rear wheels
    to detach." Here's what's going on.
    "There is a possibility that one or more rear axle bearing bolts
on some
    vehicles may not have been tightened sufficiently during the
manufacturing
    process," Toyota's press release says.
    "If one or more bolts become loose or detach during vehicle
operation, they
    could damage the rear brake components or could cause the rear
wheels to
    detach," and this could cause "reduced brake performance or a
potential loss
    of vehicle stability."
    ... {snip technical details}
    Toyota says that all of the roughly 700 cars involved in this
recall will
    have their rear axle hub bearing bolts checked. "If a bolt is
found to be
    loose or detached," Toyota says in its press release, "the dealer
will
    replace the rear axle hub bearing assembly and rear axle carrier
    sub-assembly with new ones at no cost to customers."
    So if you've got a 2019 Toyota C-HR, type your VIN into NHTSA's
website
    <https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls.> to see if there's risk that one
or both of
    your rear wheels might fall off. Because that would be bad.
<https://jalopnik.com/2019-toyota-ch-rs-are-being-recalled-because-their-rear-1829711940>
No matter what kind of car you drive, it's a good idea to sign up with
nhtsa for recall notifications.
These cars all have brake rotors that are restrained by calipers.
Very doubtful that a wheel would fall off. Would get very loose, but
you would know something is wrong by then and stop.

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