2016-2018 Toyota Prius: Recall Alert

17-toyota-prius-oem.jpg 2017 Toyota Prius | Manufacturer image

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 192,000 model-year 2016-18 Toyota Prius hybrid hatchbacks

The Problem: A portion of the engine wire harness could contact the cover at the connection to the power control unit and wear over time, causing an electrical short circuit, which can generate heat, increasing the risk of fire.

The Fix: Dealers will check the engine wire harness assembly and replace it with a new one that includes a protective sleeve if a wire core is exposed. If a wire core isn’t exposed, protective tape will be installed on the engine wire harness assembly. Both repairs will be done for free.

What Owners Should Do: Toyota will begin notifying owners by first-class mail in late September. 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 its website to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.

Need to Find a Dealer for Service? Go to Service & Repair to find your local dealer. To check for other recalls, and to schedule a free recall repair at your local dealership, click here: Toyota Prius

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