Safety Recall H0G – Rear Differential Leak – 2016-2017 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain

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Rear Differential may Leak

If the vehicle is operated with an insufficient amount of oil in the rear differential, the differential may seize and cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V285

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 227,732


Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Tacoma vehicles.

Oil may leak from the area where the rear differential carrier is assembled to rear axle housing.


Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear differential for oil leakage.

Based on the inspection, dealers will either tightening the fastening nuts or replace the fastening nuts and gasket.

If the rear differential components are damaged, the rear differential carrier assembly will be replaced.

The repairs will be performed free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin June 12, 2017.

Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota’s number for this recall is H0G.


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

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