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Toyota recalls over 350,000 Prius and FCHV-adv vehicles

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. Toyota is recalling certain model year 2004-2009 Prius vehicles manufactured August 6th, 2003, through March 30th, 2009 and FCHV-adv vehicles manufactured December 12th, 2008, through September 13th, 2011.

During manufacturing, a scratch may have occurred inside of the electrically driven water pump at the coil wire. The coil wire may corrode at the scratched portion. The corrode wire could cause a short circuit causing the system to stall while being driven posing a risk of vehicle crash.

2004 Toyota Prius

2004 Toyota Prius

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Toyota recalls certain model year 2004-2009 Prius Vehicles, nearly 700,000

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2004-2009 Prius vehicles manufactured August 5th, 2003, through March 30th, 2009.

The affected vehicles have a steering intermediate extension shaft assembly built with metal splines that complete the connection from the steering wheel to the steering gear. These splines may have been manufactured with an insufficient hardness.

2004 Toyota Prius

2004 Toyota Prius

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Toyota recalls over 2.5 million 2007-2009 Model Vehicles

 

2,519,424 Toyota Vehicles Recalled

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – 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.

2009 Camry is just one of several Toyota 2007-2009 Model Vehicles recalled.

2009 Camry is just one of several Toyota 2007-2009 Model Vehicles recalled.

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Toyota Motor North America recalls certain 2006-2011 Rav4 and 2010 Lexus HS250 models

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2006 through 2011 RAV4 and 2010 Lexus HS250h passenger vehicles manufactured from October 2005 through September 2010. If the nuts for adjusting the rear wheel alignment are improperly tightened during service, the rear suspension arm (rear tire rod) may develop unwanted movement and rust leading to thread damage and eventual failure.

Failure of the rear tire rod will cause an abrupt change in the vehicle’s alignment. «Read the rest of this article»

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Toyota is recalling certain model 2004-2006 Vehicles

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2004 Avalon vehicles; 2004 and 2005 Camry, Camry Solara, Highlander, and Sienna vehicles, 2006 Highlander Hybrid; 2004 and 2005 Lexus ES330 and RX330; and 2006 Lexus RX400h vehicles manufactured from June 1st, 2004 through March 31st, 2005, equipped with the 1MZ-FE or 3MZ-FE engine.

The amount of adhesive agent applied between the outer ring and the torsional rubber damper (inner ring) in the crankshaft pulley may be inadequate. If the adhesive is insufficient, there is a possibility that the outer ring may become misaligned and it may not properly rotate with the inner ring, causing noise and/or illumination of the battery discharge indicator light. «Read the rest of this article»

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Toyota is recalling certain model year Lexus, Rav 4 and 4Runner vehicles

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationTorrance, CA – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2008 through 2011 Lexus LX570, 2003 through 2009 Toyota 4Runner, and 2006 through 2010 RAV4 vehicles.

The accelerator pedal can get stuck in the wide open position due to it’s being trapped by an unsecured or incompatible driver’s floor mat. «Read the rest of this article»

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