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Toyota Tundra Recalls

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11/25/15 Toyota motor company (toyota) is recalling certain model year 2009-2011 tundra, sequoia, corolla, corolla matrix and scion xb, 2008-2011 highlander and highlander hybrid, 2007 camry and camry hybrid, 2009 camry and camry hybrid, 2006-2011 rav4, 2006-2010 yaris, and 2009-2010 scion xd and pontiac vibe vehicles. during the manufacturing of the power window master switch (pwms), grease lubricant may have been inconsistently applied to the sliding electrical contacts.

If the sliding electrical contacts are not protected by lubricant, debris and moisture that get into the switch may cause a short circuit and the switch assembly may overheat and melt, increasing the risk of a fire.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the switch, applying a lubricant if no abnormality is found. if abnormality is found, the pwms circuit board will be replaced, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin december 20, 2015. owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. toyota's number for this recall is c0m.

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 www.safercar.gov.
11/05/12 Toyota is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 camry, camry hybrid, rav4, corolla, corolla matrix, tundra, sequoia, highlander, highlander hybrid, yaris, scion xb, scion xd and pontiac vibe vehicles. the power window master switch assemblies in some of these vehicles were built using a less precise process for lubricating the internal components of the switch assemblies. irregularities in this lubrication process may cause the power window master switch assemblies to malfunction and overheat.

If the switch overheats, it may melt, possibly resulting in a fire.

Toyota will notify its owners, and dealers will inspect the switch and apply a special grease that inhibits heat build up or replace any switch damaged by the defect, free of charge. toyota owners that experience a problem with a switch should not attempt to make repairs, but should contact their toyota dealer or the toyota customer experience center at 1-800-331-4331. general motors will contact the pontiac vibe owners affected by this recall and gm dealers will inspect and repair switches as necessary. those owners may contact pontiac customer care at 1-800-762-2737.

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 www.safercar.gov.
02/28/07 On certain trucks and mini vans, due to possible improper finishing of the front suspension lower ball joint, some ball joints may experience an incidental deterioration of the internal lubrication. this may cause the ball joint to wear and loosen prematurely, which could result in increased steering effort, reduced vehicle self-centering, and noise in the front suspension.

In extreme cases, if the vehicle is continuously operated in this condition, the lower ball joint may separate from the knuckle and could cause a loss of vehicle control.

Dealers will replace the front suspension lower ball joints. the recall began on february 28, 2007. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota recall no. 70b.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
07/05/05 On certain sport utility vehicles, due to a manufacturing issue in the front suspension lower ball joint, there is a possibility that the surface of the ball of the joint may have been scratched. the ball joint may eventually experience excessive wear and looseness, resulting in increased steering effort.

The lower ball joint may separate from the knuckle causing loss of steering control and a crash could occur.

Dealers will replace the front suspension lower ball joints free of charge. the recall began on july 5, 2005. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota recall no. 50j.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
05/31/05 Engine Certain pickup trucks equipped with both vehicle stability control (vsc) and the trd dual exhaust systems. the trd dual exhaust system met all clearance specifications on models without vsc, however the driver's side exhaust located in a position where contact between a brake line found only on vehicles with vsc and the trd exhaust pipe might occur.

In this condition, the exhaust pipe flange may rub against the right rear brake line, which could cause brake fluid leakage. this could lead to an increase of vehicle stopping distance, which could result in a crash.

Dealers will inspect and, if so equipped, will replace the trd dual exhaust system free of charge. during this replacement, the dealer will also inspect the specific brake line to assure it has not been damaged and replace it if necessary. the recall began on may 31, 2005. owners should contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota recall no. 50e.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
05/13/11 Transmission and Drivetrain Toyota is recalling certain model year 2011 tundra vehicles equipped with a 3-joint type propeller shaft. due to improper casting of the slip yokes, there is a possibility that the slip yoke may break, causing the propeller shaft to separate at the joint and come into contact with the road surface.

The driver could experience loss of motive power and vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners and inspect the propeller shaft and, if necessary, replace it free of charge. the safety recall is expected to begin during may 2011. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
03/09/10 Transmission and Drivetrain Toyota is recalling certain model year 2010 tundra vehicles with four wheel drive, there is a possibility that an improper weld exists at the union of the propeller shaft and yoke. due to this improper weld, this joint may separate and the separated shaft may come into contact with the road surface.

This may result in a loss of vehicle control increasing the risk of a crash.

Dealers will replace the front propeller shaft free or charge. the safety recall began on march 19, 2010. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
01/07/08 Transmission and Drivetrain On certain 4-wheel drive pickup trucks, due to the improper heat treatment of the slip yokes that had been reworked during the manufacturing process, the hardness of the slip yoke may be insufficient.

In this condition, there is a possibility that the yoke may break causing the propeller shaft to separate at the joint and come into contact with the road surface or the fuel tank which could result in a loss of vehicle control or a fuel leak.

Dealers will inspect the slip yoke and replace the propeller shaft if necessary free of charge. the recall began on january 7, 2008. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota recall no. 70g.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
03/14/18 Brakes and Traction Control Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain 2018 toyota tundra and sequoia vehicles. electrical interference within the power supply circuit may cause the vehicle's electronic stability control system to be deactivated. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 126, "electronic stability control systems."

Deactivation of the vehicle stability control system can increase the risk of a crash in certain conditions.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle's software, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin march 2018. owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. toyota's number for this recall is j0h.

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 www.safercar.gov.
06/22/17 Electrical and Air Conditioning Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain 2016 tundra vehicles. the affected vehicles have a passenger knee air bag module that was attached to the instrument panel mounting brackets with incorrect bolts.

The incorrect bolts may cause the air bag module to loosen over time, affecting the performance of the knee airbag, increasing the risk of injury during a crash.

All of the affected vehicles have been inspected and any incorrect knee air bag mounting bolts have been replaced, free of charge. the recall began on june 22, 2017. owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. toyota's number for this recall is h0k.

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 www.safercar.gov.
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12/01/16 Electrical and Air Conditioning Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 toyota land cruiser and lexus lx470, 2005-2006 toyota tundra and sequoia, 2004-2006 toyota 4runner and lexus gx470 vehicles equipped with side curtain-shield-air bags. the affected vehicles have an air bag control module that may be improperly programmed, causing the side curtain-shield-air bags to deploy inadvertently.

If the side curtain-shield-air bags deploy unexpectedly, it can increase the risk of occupant injury.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming, free of charge. the recall began on december 1, 2016. owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-888-271-9371. toyota's number for this recall is g0c and glb.

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 www.safercar.gov.
07/13/15 Electrical and Air Conditioning Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) notified the agency on may 13, 2015 that they are recalling certain model year 2004 sequoia vehicles manufactured august 18, 2003, to august 19, 2004, and 2003-2004 tundra vehicles manufactured march 18, 2003, to august 25, 2004. on june 16, 2015, toyota expanded the recall to include an additional 1,270,468 vehicles, including model year 2002-2003 and 2005-2007 sequoia, 2005-2006 tundra, 2003-2007 corolla, 2003-2007 corolla matrix, 2003-2007 pontiac vibe and 2002-2007 lexus sc vehicles. this is to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag inflator which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. this recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. a replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Toyota will notify their owners. pontiac vibe owners will be notified by gm. dealers will replace the front passenger air bag. the recall began on july 13, 2015. toyota owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. pontiac owners may call 1-800-762-2737. note: this recall supersedes recall 14v-312 in its entirety.

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 www.safercar.gov.
07/13/15 Electrical and Air Conditioning Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) notified the agency on may 13, 2015, that they are recalling 2005-2007 lexus sc, toyota corolla, corolla matrix, sequoia, and pontiac vibe, and 2005-2006 toyota tundra vehicles that were originally sold, or ever registered, in florida, along the gulf coast, puerto rico, hawaii, the u.s. virgin islands, guam, saipan and american samoa. on june 16, 2015 toyota expanded the recall to cover an additional 769,055 vehicles, including certain model year 2002-2004 lexus sc, toyota sequoia, 2003-2004 toyota corolla matrix, toyota corolla, pontiac vibe, and toyota tundra vehicles, as well the vehicles covered by the may 13, 2015 notification in the portions of georgia, alabama, louisiana, mississippi and texas that were not previously included. the inflators in the front passenger air bags are susceptible to rupture in the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the front passenger air bag.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.

Toyota will notify their owners. pontiac vibe owners will be notified by gm. dealers will replace the passenger side front air bag, free of charge. owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. toyota began the recall on july 13, 2015. pontiac vibe owners may contact gm at 1-800-762-2737. gm began the recall on june 29, 2015. note: this recacll supersedes recall 14v-655 in its entirety. for vehicles located in the u.s. states not listed above, please see toyota recall 15v-285 which covers all other u.s. states.

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 www.saferca
01/29/15 Electrical and Air Conditioning Southeast toyota distributors, llc (set) is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 prius and corolla, 2009-2011 venza, 2006-2010 avalon, 2007-2010 fj cruiser, 2005-2011 sienna and sequoia, 2006-2011 tacoma 4x2 and 4x4, camry, highlander, tundra 4x2 and 4x4, and 2007-2011 rav4 and 4runner. the affected vehicles may experience compression of the seat cushion which may damage the seat heater wiring.

Damage to the seat heater wiring could cause the wires to short, increasing the risk of the seat burning and causing personal injury to the occupant.

Set will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the heaters with copper strand heating elements and refund the purchase price of the seat heater accessory, free of charge. the recall is expected to began in january 2015. owners may contact set customer service at 1-866-405-4226.

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 www.safercar.gov.
10/21/14 Electrical and Air Conditioning Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain model year 2014 toyota tundra crewmax and double cab vehicles manufactured july 29, 2013, to august 22, 2014. due to the possible misinstallation of the upper tab of the b-pillar interior trim, the curtain-shield air bags (csa) may not deploy properly in the event of a crash.

If the curtain-shield air bags (csa) do not deploy properly there is an increased risk of occupant injury during a crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the b-pillar interior trim installation and will replace it if it is not installed correctly, free of charge. owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

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 www.safercar.gov.
02/05/10 Electrical and Air Conditioning Toyota is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 avalon, model year 2007-2010 camry, model year 2009-2010 corolla, corolla matrix, rav4, model year 2010 highlander, model year 2008-2010 sequoia, and model year 2007-2010 tundra vehicles. due to the manner in which the friction lever interacts with the sliding surface of the accelerator pedal inside the pedal sensor assembly, the sliding surface of the lever may become smooth during vehicle operation. in this condition, if condensation occurs on the surface, as may occur from heater operation (without a/c) when the pedal assembly is cold, the friction when the accelerator pedal is operated may increase, which may result in the accelerator pedal becoming harder to depress, slower to return, or, in the worst case, mechanically stuck in a partially depressed position.

The accelerator pedal may become hard to depress, slow to return to idle, or, in the worst case, mechanically stuck in a partially depressed position, increasing the risk of a crash.

Dealers will install a reinforcement bar in the accelerator pedal which will allow the pedal to operate smoothly. gm will notify owners for the pontiac vibe please see 10v-018. this service will be performed free of charge. the safety recall is expected to begin on february 5, 2010 and will be completed on march 15, 2010. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota safety recall no. aoa. owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .
01/12/07 Electrical and Air Conditioning Certain pickup trucks fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 225, 'child restraint anchorage systems.' these vehicles have a manual air bag on-off switch to disable the front passenger air bag and do not have a child restraint lower anchorage system in the front passenger seat. this specification does not meet the standard requirements.

This standard establishes requirements for child restraint anchorage systems to ensure their proper location and strength for the effective securing of child restraints, to reduce the likelihood of the anchorage systems' failure, and to increase the likelihood that child restraints are properly secured and thus more fully achieve their potential effectiveness in motor vehicles.

Dealers will remove the manual air bag on-off switch, replace the owner's manual, and affix a new sun visor air bag warning label. the recall began in early january 2007. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota recall no. 70a.customers can also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
08/05/05 Electrical and Air Conditioning Certain pickup trucks equipped with automatic transmissions and optional fabric front captain's chairs fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 208, 'occupant crash protection.' these vehicles were built with an incorrect front passenger occupant classification system indicator light lens which will not display the status of the front passenger air bag.

As a result, the vehicle occupants will not be made aware of whether or not the air bag is activated and ready to protect the occupant as appropriate.

Dealers will replace the front passenger occupant classification system indicator lens. the recall began august 5, 2005. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota recall no. 50k.customers may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236; (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www.safercar.gov.
03/19/18 Other Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain 2017 toyota tundra vehicles. one of the rear split bench seat leg brackets may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle's floor pan, possibly allowing the seat to move in a crash. a vehicle with an improperly tightened seat leg bracket could fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 207, "seating systems," 210, "seat belt assembly anchorages," and 225, "child restraint anchorage systems."

If the rear split bench seat moves in a crash, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the five seat leg bracket bolts, as necessary, free of charge. the recall is expected to begin march 2018. owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. toyota's number for this recall is j0i.

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 www.safercar.gov.
01/23/18 Other Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain 2017-2018 toyota 4runner and tundra, 2018 toyota highlander, rav4 and lexus gx460 and 2017 toyota sienna and tacoma vehicles. these vehicles may have incorrect load carrying capacity modification labels. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 110, "tire selection and rims."

An incorrect load information label can result in the operator overloading the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners and provide them with corrected labels, free of charge. the recall began on january 23, 2018. owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. toyota's numbers for this recall are h0z for toyota vehicles, and hlf for lexus vehicles.

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 www.safercar.gov.
06/23/17 Other Southeast toyota distributors, llc (set) is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 toyota tundra and sequoia vehicles accessorized with southeast toyota accessory 20-inch rockstar wheels installed by southeast toyota or a southeast toyota dealer. the rockstar wheels were installed with lugnuts that may crack and detach.

Lugnuts that crack and detach may cause the wheels to separate from the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Set will notify owners, and dealers will install new replacement lugnuts, free of charge. the recall began june 23, 2017. owners may contact set customer service at 1-866-405-4226. set's number for this recall is set17a.

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 www.safercar.gov.
04/21/17 Other Toyota motor engineering & manufacturing (toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2017 tundra vehicles equipped with a resin rear step bumper and resin reinforcement brackets (vehicles with chrome step bumpers are not affected). in the event of an impact to the corner of the bumper, the resin bracket may be damaged but not be noticed.

If a person steps on the corner of the bumper that is damaged, a portion of the bumper may break away, increasing the risk of injury.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the resin rear bumper reinforcement brackets with steel ones, and replace the rear bumper tread, free of charge. the recall began on may 21, 2017. owners may contact toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. toyota's number for this recall is h0c.

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 www.safercar.gov.
07/14/16 Other Southeast toyota distributors, llc (set) is recalling certain model year 2016 toyota camry and highlander, 2015-2016 toyota tundra, scion fr-s, and tc vehicles. the load carrying capacity modification label may not reflect the correct added weight of the installed accessories. as a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard number 110, "tire selection and rims for passenger cars."

An incorrect label may lead an owner to overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Set will notify owners, and provide a corrected label for placement over the inaccurate label, free of charge. the recall began on july 14, 2016. owners may contact set customer service at 1-866-405-4226.

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 www.safercar.gov.
06/29/15 Other Southeast toyota distributors, llc (set) is recalling certain model year 2015 toyota tundra vehicles manufactured march 11, 2015, to april 11, 2015 and equipped with nitto terra grappler g2 275/60r20 116s xl tires. these vehicles have a tire placcard that incorrectly states the recommended cold tire inflation pressure. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) no. 110, "tire selection and rims and motor home/recreation vehicle trailer load carrying capacity information for motor vehicles with a gvwr of 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds) or less."

If the operator inflates the tires according to the information on the tire placard, the tires may be underinflated, increasing the risk of tire failure which could result in a crash.

Set will notify owners, and dealers will install a new tire placard with the correct cold tire inflation pressure information, free of charge. the recall began on june 29, 2015. owners may contact set customer service at 1-866-405-4226. set's number for this recall is set15c.

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 www.safercar.gov.
09/18/09 Other Toyota is recalling 27,080 model year 2005 through 2010 passenger cars built from september 1, 2005 to may 4, 2009. these vehicles were not equipped with load carrying capacity modification labels which fails to conform with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard no. 110, "tire selection and rims."

Incorrect load carrying capacity modification labels could result in the vehicle being overloaded, increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners and provide them with a new, accurate label to be installed over the inaccurate label free of charge. the safety recall began on august 18, 2009. owners may contact toyota at 1-888-270-9371.

Owners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov .

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Toyota Tundra Recalls

Some things are often misunderstood about recalls and technical service bulletins (TSBs). Plus a disclaimer.

  1. Recalls do not have to be issued only because something is prone to failure. NHTSA (a government agency) can only require a recall if a failure will affect safety, emissions, fuel economy, or compliance with some other regulation or law. Manufacturers can voluntarily recall cars for problems that do not affect these, though.
  2. Recalls often apply to only some cars of a specific model year, rather than all of them. You should receive a letter from the manufacturer if your car has been recalled. You can also check with the dealer, which will know which (if any) recalls pertain to your car.
  3. The primary purpose of TSBs is to inform dealers about known problems with a car and how to fix them. They are not the same as recalls. As with recalls, TSBs often only apply to some cars, not the entire model year.
  4. Dealers often will not provide a preventive repair just because a problem described in a TSB might happen to your car. They'll usually want to observe symptoms that the problem is already affecting your car.
  5. Even if there are symptoms, a manufacturer doesn't have to pick up the cost of a TSB repair if the car is out of warranty, though sometimes they do.

We provide the text of recalls and TSBs as provided by NHTSA. There can be errors in the text. If you sign up for notifications in My Garage, we will try to get these to do, but for various reasons (some beyond our control) cannot guarantee you will receive them. When in doubt about a recall or TSB, contact the dealer.