Recalls for 2013 Toyota Prius

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls


Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 14V053000

Recall Date: 02/12/2014

Problem Summary: TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2010 THROUGH 2014 PRIUS VEHICLES. IN THE AFFECTED VEHICLES, THE INTELLIGENT POWER MODULE (IPM) INSIDE THE INVERTER MODULE (A COMPONENT OF THE HYBRID SYSTEM) CONTAINS TRANSISTORS THAT MAY BECOME DAMAGED FROM HIGH OPERATING TEMPERATURES. IF THIS OCCURS, VARIOUS WARNING LAMPS WILL BE ILLUMINATED ON THE INSTRUMENT PANEL AND THE VEHICLE WILL HAVE REDUCED POWER ALLOWING IT TO ONLY DRIVE A SHORT DISTANCE.

Consequence: THE VEHICLE MAY ENTER A FAIL-SAFE/LIMP-HOME MODE THAT LIMITS THE DRIVABILITY OF THE VEHICLE. THE HYBRID SYSTEM COULD ALSO SHUT DOWN COMPLETELY RESULTING IN A VEHICLE STALL, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL UPDATE THE SOFTWARE FOR BOTH THE MOTOR/GENERATOR CONTROL ELECTRONIC CONTROL UNIT (ECU) AND THE HYBRID CONTROL ECU, FREE OF CHARGE. IF AN OWNER EXPERIENCES A FAILURE OF THE INVERTER BEFORE THE VEHICLE RECEIVES UPDATED SOFTWARE, THE DEALER WILL REPLACE THE INVERTER ASSEMBLY WITH A NEW ONE AT NO CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN LATE FEBRUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Number: 13E070000

Recall Date: 12/12/2013

Problem Summary: GENERA CORPORATION (GENERA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT TAIL LIGHTS, MODEL 11-6468-00 (DRIVER-SIDE), AND MODEL 11-6467-00 (PASSENGER-SIDE), SOLD FOR USE ON 2012-2013 TOYOTA PRIUS V VEHICLES. THE BRAKE LIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT CIRCUITS ARE SWITCHED CAUSING THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO BE ILLUMINATED CONTINUOUSLY UNTIL THE BRAKE PEDAL IS PRESSED, WHEN THE BRAKE LIGHTS WILL GO OUT.

Consequence: THE REVERSED TAIL LAMP FUNCTION REDUCES THE ABILITY TO WARN OTHER MOTORISTS OF THE DRIVER'S INTENTIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GENERA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE REPLACEMENT AFTERMARKET TAIL LAMPS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERA AT 1-888-963-9888. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY GENERA CORPORATION, NOT BY TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION.

Recall Number: 13E070000

Recall Date: 12/12/2013

Problem Summary: GENERA CORPORATION (GENERA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT TAIL LIGHTS, MODEL 11-6468-00 (DRIVER-SIDE), AND MODEL 11-6467-00 (PASSENGER-SIDE), SOLD FOR USE ON 2012-2013 TOYOTA PRIUS V VEHICLES. THE BRAKE LIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT CIRCUITS ARE SWITCHED CAUSING THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO BE ILLUMINATED CONTINUOUSLY UNTIL THE BRAKE PEDAL IS PRESSED, WHEN THE BRAKE LIGHTS WILL GO OUT.

Consequence: THE REVERSED TAIL LAMP FUNCTION REDUCES THE ABILITY TO WARN OTHER MOTORISTS OF THE DRIVER'S INTENTIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GENERA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE REPLACEMENT AFTERMARKET TAIL LAMPS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERA AT 1-888-963-9888. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY GENERA CORPORATION, NOT BY TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION.

Recall Number: 13E070000

Recall Date: 12/12/2013

Problem Summary: GENERA CORPORATION (GENERA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT TAIL LIGHTS, MODEL 11-6468-00 (DRIVER-SIDE), AND MODEL 11-6467-00 (PASSENGER-SIDE), SOLD FOR USE ON 2012-2013 TOYOTA PRIUS V VEHICLES. THE BRAKE LIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT CIRCUITS ARE SWITCHED CAUSING THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO BE ILLUMINATED CONTINUOUSLY UNTIL THE BRAKE PEDAL IS PRESSED, WHEN THE BRAKE LIGHTS WILL GO OUT.

Consequence: THE REVERSED TAIL LAMP FUNCTION REDUCES THE ABILITY TO WARN OTHER MOTORISTS OF THE DRIVER'S INTENTIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GENERA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE REPLACEMENT AFTERMARKET TAIL LAMPS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERA AT 1-888-963-9888. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY GENERA CORPORATION, NOT BY TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION.

Recall Number: 13E070000

Recall Date: 12/12/2013

Problem Summary: GENERA CORPORATION (GENERA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT TAIL LIGHTS, MODEL 11-6468-00 (DRIVER-SIDE), AND MODEL 11-6467-00 (PASSENGER-SIDE), SOLD FOR USE ON 2012-2013 TOYOTA PRIUS V VEHICLES. THE BRAKE LIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT CIRCUITS ARE SWITCHED CAUSING THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO BE ILLUMINATED CONTINUOUSLY UNTIL THE BRAKE PEDAL IS PRESSED, WHEN THE BRAKE LIGHTS WILL GO OUT.

Consequence: THE REVERSED TAIL LAMP FUNCTION REDUCES THE ABILITY TO WARN OTHER MOTORISTS OF THE DRIVER'S INTENTIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GENERA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE REPLACEMENT AFTERMARKET TAIL LAMPS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERA AT 1-888-963-9888. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY GENERA CORPORATION, NOT BY TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION.

Recall Number: 13E070000

Recall Date: 12/12/2013

Problem Summary: GENERA CORPORATION (GENERA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT TAIL LIGHTS, MODEL 11-6468-00 (DRIVER-SIDE), AND MODEL 11-6467-00 (PASSENGER-SIDE), SOLD FOR USE ON 2012-2013 TOYOTA PRIUS V VEHICLES. THE BRAKE LIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT CIRCUITS ARE SWITCHED CAUSING THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO BE ILLUMINATED CONTINUOUSLY UNTIL THE BRAKE PEDAL IS PRESSED, WHEN THE BRAKE LIGHTS WILL GO OUT.

Consequence: THE REVERSED TAIL LAMP FUNCTION REDUCES THE ABILITY TO WARN OTHER MOTORISTS OF THE DRIVER'S INTENTIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GENERA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE REPLACEMENT AFTERMARKET TAIL LAMPS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERA AT 1-888-963-9888. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY GENERA CORPORATION, NOT BY TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION.

Recall Number: 13E070000

Recall Date: 12/12/2013

Problem Summary: GENERA CORPORATION (GENERA) IS RECALLING CERTAIN AFTERMARKET REPLACEMENT TAIL LIGHTS, MODEL 11-6468-00 (DRIVER-SIDE), AND MODEL 11-6467-00 (PASSENGER-SIDE), SOLD FOR USE ON 2012-2013 TOYOTA PRIUS V VEHICLES. THE BRAKE LIGHT AND TAIL LIGHT CIRCUITS ARE SWITCHED CAUSING THE BRAKE LIGHTS TO BE ILLUMINATED CONTINUOUSLY UNTIL THE BRAKE PEDAL IS PRESSED, WHEN THE BRAKE LIGHTS WILL GO OUT.

Consequence: THE REVERSED TAIL LAMP FUNCTION REDUCES THE ABILITY TO WARN OTHER MOTORISTS OF THE DRIVER'S INTENTIONS, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.

What Owners Should Do: GENERA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND PROVIDE REPLACEMENT AFTERMARKET TAIL LAMPS, FREE OF CHARGE. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN JANUARY 2014. OWNERS MAY CONTACT GENERA AT 1-888-963-9888. THIS RECALL IS BEING CONDUCTED BY GENERA CORPORATION, NOT BY TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION.

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