Do you drive a 2007 Toyota Camry, Solara or RAV4? If so, you might want to pay particular attention to the news in coming weeks. Our Toyota door fire attorneys are working diligently to assist victims of this shocking new Toyota defect and are offering free consultations to help victims find out if they have a case. Those vehicles are being investigated for reports of fires originating in the driver’s-side doors.
Neither Toyota nor the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has yet to issue a recall for the Camry, Solara or RAV4. However, as of last Monday, the NHTSA began intensely investigating six complaints of fires.
Preliminary reports hint that the problem may be rooted in the power window switch on the driver’s-side door. To date, no injuries or fatalities have been associated with the fires, though one Camry was totally destroyed when a fire broke out after the car was started.
Should the problem warrant a full recall of the very popular Camry sedan and Rav4 it would affect around 830,000 vehicles in total.
However, given the specificity and seriousness of this particular investigation, we’d suggest that you also sign up for recall alerts from the NHTSA. Toyota sold 473,108 Camrys and 172,752 RAV-4s in 2007. Some 2007 models may have been sold in late 2006.
If you drive one of the vehicles under investigation and have additional questions, Toyota encourages you to check the recall alerts from the NHTSA for further information. In the meantime, we also suggest contacting a Bisnar and Chase Toyota product defect lawyer at 800-561-4887 or fill out our contact form for suggestions and directions as this problem unfolds.
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