Vehicles Affected: Approximately 39,900 model-year 2012-15 Toyota Prius Plug-In hybrids
The Problem: A fuse in the hybrid system may malfunction if the vehicle is repeatedly operated in electric vehicle mode under high-load driving conditions, causing warning lights and warning messages to illuminate. In some cases, the hybrid system could shut down, resulting in the loss of motive power and increasing the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will replace the fuse with an improved one for free.
What Owners Should Do: Toyota will begin notifying owners in January 2018. Owners can call the automaker at 800-331-4331, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit www.safercar.gov to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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