Drivers will not receive a warning from the tire pressuring monitor that one or more tires are underinflated increasing the risk that a vehicle will be driven with one or more underinflated tires and increasing the risk of a tire failure that may lead to a crash.

Tires — Pressure Monitoring And Regulating Systems

Date Announced
MAR 16, 2011
Vehicles Affected
NHTSA Campaign #
Gulf states Toyota is recalling certain model year 2011 fj cruiser and model year 2009-2011 Tundra vehicles for failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard no. 138, "tire pressure monitoring systems." The TPMS on some vehicles may not have been properly calibrated and as a result the low tire pressure warning lamp may not illuminate should the inflation pressure in one or more of the vehicle's tires fall below the threshold for when the low tire pressure warning lamp should illuminate.
Dealers will recalibrate the tire pressure monitoring system in accordance with the regulation free of charge. The safety recall is expected to begin during June 2011. Owners may contact gulf state Toyota customer assistance center toll free at 1-800-444-1074 Monday through Thursday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm, or Friday 8:30 am to 4:00 pm central standard time.
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