• LaFontaine Toyota in Dearborn, MI
    • LaFontaine Toyota in Dearborn, MI
    • LaFontaine Toyota service department
    • A row of new Corollas in the shop ready to be updated.
    • Boxes of various sized shims.
    • "Precision machined reinforcing bars"
    • Reaching up under the dashboard of a Corolla to unbolt the gas pedal.
    • Checking the manufacturing date code on the pedal assembly. This unit does require an update.
    • A set of feeler gauges, strips of metal of calibrated thickness.
    • Doug Kropp checks the gap in the pedal assembly with the feeler gauge.
    • Toyota provides an instruction chart that specifies the shim thickness to use based on the measured gap.
    • Kropp pushes the shim into the pedal assembly with a screwdriver.
    • Kropp does a visual check to verify that the shim is properly seated.
    • Kropp re-installs the accelerator pedal and connects the diagnostic computer.
    • Another Toyota supplied instruction chart lists the voltages that the pedal position sensor should be outputting.
    • Master Toyota technician Doug Kropp explains the recall procedure.
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