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Published on December 2nd, 2020 | by Amirul Mukminin

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UMW Toyota Recalls Hilux, Fortuner for Brake Booster Issue

This an important recall for both the Hilux and Fortuner, so please get it done ASAP if you’re an owner.

Are you an owner of a Toyota Hilux or a Fortuner? If you are, please continue reading as UMW Toyota Motor has issued a recall for 11,571 units of the Hilux and 1,426 units of the Fortuner made between July 2018 and January 2019.

According to Toyota, the recall is made over issues concerning the resin pistons in the brake booster, which could possibly compromise the braking performance of the two models.

Owners will be notified via letter and the replacement of the defective part will be done free of charge. Check out the press release for more information:

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PRESS RELEASE

The safety of our customers is always Toyota’s top priority. UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, today announced a Special Service Campaign (SSC) on Hilux and Fortuner brake booster inspection and replacement.

Based on the information received from Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), there are 12,997 units of vehicle involved in this campaign, Toyota Hilux (11,571 units) and Fortuner (1,426 units) distributed by UMWT and production range July 2018 to Jan 2019 are involved in this campaign.

Model not listed here are not affected by this campaign.

The condition involves the resin pistons in the brake booster of the subjected vehicles where the vehicles could experience compromised braking performance.

UMW Toyota Motor will send an owner notification letter to the affected vehicle owners to have the vehicle rectified at no charge. For further information, owners of affected cars may contact any authorised Toyota Service Centre or call the Toyota Freephone at 1800-8-TOYOTA (869682).

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