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Recall: No. 7 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2012/145
Exact Model: Prius, Corolla and Avensis
VIN: Various
Build Date: various between 06 July 2001 to 27 March 2009
Numbers: 79286
Defect: It is possible that the splines of the extension shaft on vehicles equipped with Electric Motor assisted Power Steering (EMPS) may not have received the correct hardness treatment. This can cause the spline to distort and wear and eventually result in loss of steering.
Action: Recall affected vehicles, check and if necessary replace the shaft.
Launch Date: 03 December 2012
Recall: No. 8 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2002/126
Exact Model:
Description: Possible imbalance under heavy braking
Build Date:
Numbers: 1550
Defect: The brake pipes leading into the ABS actuator may have been incorrectly positioned. This could cause an imbalance in performance under heavy braking
Action: Check and reposition the brake pipes if necessary
Launch Date: 26 August 2003
Recall: No. 9 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2002/125
Exact Model:
Description: Possible malfunction of curtain shield airbag
Build Date:
Numbers: 29
Defect: The crimping connector of the inflator cartridge may be incorrectly assembly with the curtain airbag on certain vehicles. In the event of airbag activation full deployment of the curtain shield cannot be guaranteed due to this condition
Action: Replace the curtain shield airbag
Launch Date: 26 August 2003

Manufacturer contact details:
Toyota (GB) PLC
Great Burgh, Burgh Heath, Epsom, Surrey, KT18 5UX
0344 701 6202


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