TORONTO, ON., (February 17, 2015) Toyota Canada Inc. announced today, it will conduct a safety recall of approximately 72 Model Year 2015 Yaris hatchbacks.


In the involved Yaris vehicles, the rear axle bearing bolts may not have been tightened sufficiently during vehicle assembly.  If a bolt is loose or falls off during vehicle operation, the bolt could damage rear brake components, resulting in reduced brake performance or potential wheel lock up, which could increase the risk of a crash.


Toyota is not aware of any crashes, injuries, or fatalities caused by this condition.


Owners of the involved vehicles will receive a notification by first class mail.  Toyota dealers will repair the vehicles at no cost to the owner.


Information is available to customers by calling the Toyota Customer Interaction Centre at 1-888-TOYOTA-8 (1-888-869-6828).


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