Toyota has issued a recall for 21,700 vehicles after determining a defect leaves the vehicles are prone to fuel leaks and engine fires.
About the Toyota Fuel Leak Recall
Consumer Reports states that the Toyota recall is limited to certain 2018 Toyota Camry sedans.
Recall documents suggest the fuel pipes and fuel hoses in the vehicles were not properly connected during assembly, possibly resulting in fuel leaking into the vehicles’ engine compartments. Such a leak creates an increased risk of fire.
Toyota announced that dealers with inspect the fuel pipes and hoses and will conduct any necessary repairs at no cost to customers.
Owners of affected vehicles can expect to be notified beginning n early April.
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