SAFETY RECALL J06 – Front Brake Performance Could Be Reduced – 2018-2019 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain

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Brake Master Cylinder Seal may be Damaged

Reduced brake performance can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V888

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing


Potential Number of Units Affected 44,121


Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Toyota Tacoma vehicles. Improper machining of the brake master cylinder may result in internal damage of one of the seals, affecting brake performance.


Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake master cylinder, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 21, 2019. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are J16/J06.


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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