Toyota has announced that they are recalling certain models of the 2000 through 2002 Toyota Sequoia and 2001 – 2002 Tundras. They stated that on certain 4×2 vehicles equipped with an alloy wheel tire upgrade (options WM4, WM8, ZL 1-ZL4, DH4, or DH5) installed by the processing centers in Jacksonville, Florida or Commerce, Georgia, a label identifying the spare tire as a temporary use spare tire was not installed. the upgrade includes 4 larger size tires with alloy wheels. The original spare tire/steel wheel is not part of the upgrade and was not changed.
Different operating characteristics can be experienced when the spare tire is installed on the vehicle. Owners will be provided with a caution label and an insert for their owners manual.