Toyota—Land Cruiser Prado

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
Model Code RZJ95 VDS: BM99J# VIS: 00047327-00060247 Model Code VZJ95, VDS:BN95J# & BN99J# VIS: 00086146-00103446 Model Code KZJ 95 VDS BY99J# VIS: 00165768-00173429

What are the defects?

There is a possibility that the front suspension lower ball joint may have been scratched. If the vehicle is operated for an extensive period in this condition, excessive wear of the ball joint may occur with consequent looseness of the front suspension. The driver may experience increased steering effort and reduced steering self centring feeling and the lower ball joint may separate from the knuckle causing a loss of vehicle steering control.

What are the hazards?

Equipment malfunction.

What should consumers do?

All owners will be contacted by letter requesting that the return vehicle to their dealer for rectification.

Supplier
Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Ltd
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development
Product category