2013 Toyota Prius Recalls

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NHTSA Vehicle Safety Recalls

  • Recall Number
    14V053000
    Recall Date
    02/12/2014
    Component
    HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER
    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
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
    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
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
    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
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
    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
    Component
    HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER
    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
    Component
    HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER
    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
    Component
    HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER
    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
    Component
    HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER
    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
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
    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
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
    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
    Component
    ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
    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
    Component
    HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER
    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
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
    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
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
    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
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
    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
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
    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
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
    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
    Component
    EXTERIOR LIGHTING:TAIL LIGHTS
    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.

What Should You Do?

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