Scion FR-S (Toyota 86)

Toyota recalls 86 in US over AT defect

Toyota has issued a recall for some models the latest 86 FR sports car model in the US.

The recall is over a defect in the automatic transmission. According to Toyota Motor Sales USA, there is a risk that some AT key interlock connectors were not corrected properly prior to delivery.

As a result, the key could fall out, leading to the vehicle moving by itself, even when the AT selector is on park. This is not a potential problem for models with the button switch engine starter.

The recall applies to 94 2017 models. Toyota Motor Sales USA is contacting affected customers and carrying out the recall work at dealerships.

(Translated by Greg Scott)