Toyota Recall

Toyota to Pay $1.2 Billion to Settle U.S. Criminal Probe

By Kelsey Mays on March 19, 2014

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Toyota has reached a $1.2 billion settlement — yes, with a "b" — with federal prosecutors over its handling of more than 4 million recalled cars because of unintended acceleration in 2009 an... Read More

Toyota to Pay $1.2 Billion to Settle U.S. Criminal Probe

By Kelsey Mays on March 19, 2014

Toyota has reached a $1.2 billion settlement — yes, with a "b" — with federal prosecutors over its handling of more than 4 million recalled cars because of unintended acceleration in 2009 an... Read More

Recall Alert: 800,000 Toyota Vehicles

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Recall Alert: 800,000 Toyota Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger on October 17, 2013

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 803,000 model-year 2012-2013 Toyota Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid and Venza vehicles in the U.S. The Problem: The affected vehicles have a problem w... Read More

Toyota to Pay $29 Million Settlement in Unintended Acceleration Claims

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Toyota to Pay $29 Million Settlement in Unintended Acceleration Claims

By Kelsey Mays on February 15, 2013

Toyota will pay $29 million in settlements to 29 states and one U.S. territory resulting from claims that the automaker concealed information about its unintended acceleration recalls in 2009 an... Read More

Recall Alert: 2006-12 Lexus IS

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Recall Alert: 2006-12 Lexus IS

By Jennifer Geiger on January 30, 2013

Toyota's luxury arm is voluntarily recalling around 270,000 model-year 2006-12 versions of the Lexus IS due to a problem with the windshield wipers, the automaker announced this morning. It's Toyo... Read More

Recall Alert: 2003-04 Toyota Corolla and Matrix

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Recall Alert: 2003-04 Toyota Corolla and Matrix

By Jennifer Geiger on January 30, 2013

Toyota is voluntarily recalling 752,000 model-year 2003-04 versions of the Corolla sedan and Matrix hatchback due to a faulty airbag control module, the automaker announced today. In the affected... Read More

Recall Alert: 3,235 2009-13 Toyotas

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Recall Alert: 3,235 2009-13 Toyotas

By Jennifer Geiger on January 28, 2013

Southeast Toyota Distributors is recalling 3,235 vehicles spanning model-years 2009-13 due to problems with the occupant sensing system, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administra... Read More

Toyota Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

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Toyota Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit

By Joe Bruzek on January 21, 2013

Toyota has settled the first wrongful death lawsuit  over unintended acceleration, involving two people killed in a Toyota Camry, the Associated Press has reported. It was the first of hun... Read More

Toyota Slapped With $17.35 Million Recall Fine

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Toyota Slapped With $17.35 Million Recall Fine

By Jennifer Geiger on December 18, 2012

Toyota started recalling vehicles for floormat-related unintended acceleration problems in summer 2009. Fast forward two years — it waited until June 2012 to add the Lexus RX crossover to the list... Read More

Steering, Coolant Issues Trigger Massive Toyota Prius Recall

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Steering, Coolant Issues Trigger Massive Toyota Prius Recall

By Jennifer Geiger on November 14, 2012

Steering and water pump problems in Toyota's popular Prius have caused the automaker to issue two recalls affecting 670,000 of the hybrids in the U.S. and 2.8 million worldwide. Faulty steering ... Read More

Toyota Recalls 2.5 Million Vehicles

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Toyota Recalls 2.5 Million Vehicles

By Jennifer Geiger on October 10, 2012

Toyota is recalling 2.5 million vehicles to address a faulty driver-side power window switch. It's one of the biggest recalls in history, and it's the automaker's largest since recalling millions ... Read More