Electric car: Toyota has announced its first mainstream electric car recall. A problem with one of its full-size pickup trucks is that nuts or bolts can loosen, causing the wheels or axles to come disconnected.
Toyota is warning owners of the BZ4X electric SUV that the wheels could fall off. The SUVs only recently went on sale in the United States. Toyota Motor Sales USA issued a recall on Thursday, along with a warning. 260 BZ4X SUVs conveyed to clients.
According to Toyota’s announcement, BZ4X owners should stop driving the vehicle immediately. Bolts installed in the wheels allow the wheels to come off after a few miles on the road. Toyota is still investigating under what circumstances and why this happened.
electric car: Toyota Said For BZ4Xs
The Toyota automaker said it does not yet know how to fix the problem. Toyota dealers will receive customers’ BZ4Xs until the treatment is complete. It brings them to showrooms. Provide accessible rental vehicles, Toyota said.
The Toyota BZ4X and Subaru Solterra electric vehicles were jointly developed with 2 Japanese automakers. Subaru has yet to announce a similar Solterra recall. Therefore, these cars have not yet been shipped to customers in the United States. Subaru spokeswoman Jessica Tullman said in an email.
The BZ4X is Toyota’s first battery-powered electric vehicle. It is not a modified version of the petrol model. Toyota had recently offered an electric adaptation of the Rav4 SUV in specific business sectors.
Separately announced a recall of about 46,000 2022 Toyota Tundra full-size pickups. Toyota Tundra full-size pickups can loosen the nuts on the rear axle assembly. Toyota said that could affect the truck’s stability and braking and cause the sub-axle to disconnect. The company said Tundra’s problem is unrelated to the crisis affecting the BZ4X.
The Toyota said that to fix the problem, Toyota dealers will inspect and retighten the nuts free of charge if necessary. Toyota said in a statement that some parts could be replaced free of charge if required. Toyota is not warning owners to stop driving their trucks immediately.