2014 Toyota Sienna Recalled For Potential Rollaway Issue

August 6, 2014
In some 2014 Toyota Sienna models, the transmission shift control cable could fail, leading a driver to believe that the gear lever has been shifted to Park when it's not—and potentially causing the vehicle to roll away during or on exit.

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The recall only covers 263 vehicles, built from June 17 through June 24, 2014. Many of which are likely still at the dealership; but it's a particularly important recall, as the issue could lead to injuries of those getting in or out of the vehicles, or others in a rolling vehicle's path.

The root of the issue is that a protective sleeve for the shift cable might have been damaged during vehicle assembly. Affected vehicles will have their transmission shift control cable inspected and replaced, if necessary, at the dealership.

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Owners who've taken delivery since then should call their dealership to check if their vehicle is affected; or they may call Toyota customer service at 800-331-4331.

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