Vehicles Affected: Approximately 460 model-year 2018-19 Toyota Prius c hybrids
The Problem: The DC-DC converter may fail, resulting in the battery no longer receiving power from the converter, which may cause a loss of drive and increase the risk of a crash.
The Fix: Dealers will replace the DC-DC converter with a new one, as necessary, for free.
What Owners Should Do: Toyota will begin notifying owners Aug. 12. Owners can call the automaker at 888-270-9371, 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.
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