Gulf States Toyota is recalling certain 2017 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid models due to an issue where the roof rails may loosen and possibly detach from the vehicle becoming a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.
Manufacturer Gulf States Toyota, Inc.
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,121
Gulf States Toyota, Inc. (GST) is recalling certain 2017 Toyota Highlander and Highlander Hybrid vehicles equipped with accessory roof rail cross bars. The fasteners for the roof rails may not be torqued properly.
GST will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and properly torque the fasteners, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 25, 2017. Owners may contact GST customer service at 1-800-444-1074. GST’s number for this recall is 17R3.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.