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AutoBlog: Toyota extends Tundra rust recall to include 2000-03 models, totalling 110,000 trucks

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If you've been following the Toyota Tundra rust saga, you're aware that NHSTA recently requested data from Toyota about the purported frame corrosion affecting 2000 and 2001 models. Today, Toyota has extended that recall to include the 2002-03 model years, saying that a small number of trucks could suffer from frame corrosion that could cause the spare tire to detach from its underbody housing. That brings the total up to 110,000 Tundras located in 20 cold-weather states and the District of Columbia.

Toyota will begin an inspection program next month which will run through January of 2010, and if you're driving one of the affected pickups, you can get all the details in the press release below the fold. Hat tip to Mike from Pickuptrucks.com.

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Toyota extends Tundra rust recall to include 2000-03 models, totalling 110,000 trucks originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 24 Nov 2009 17:27:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Frame rusting and engine slug...gleaming examples of Toyota Quality that (doesn't) move you forward. :smilewide:

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But, the frame rusting, that's not Toyota's fault. It's really noble of Toyota to fix this problem for everybody that screwed up their truck /scarcasim

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