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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/2004/192
Exact Model:
Description: Possibility that suspension arm bracket bolts may loosen
Build Date:
Numbers: 1372
Defect: Anti-chipping paint (foam filled vinyl chloride) was applied in error to the clamping area where the rear lower suspension arm brackets are connected. This could lead to the bolts loosening over time.
Action: Recall the potentially affected vehicles. Check and if necessary remove the incorrectly applied paint then re-torque the bolts.
Launch Date: 06 December 2004
Recall: No. 9 of 12
Recall Ref: R/2004/163
Exact Model:
Description: VSC warning light may illuminate and the system stop working
Build Date:
Numbers: 320
Defect: In rare cases the VSC (Vehicle Stability Control) warning light may illuminate and the system stop working due to the Yaw rate sensor becoming disconnected internally. In even rarer cases, the VSC may not function correctly even if the VSC helps to prevent the vehicle from slipping sideways as a result of a strong front wheel skid or a strong rear wheel skid during cornering. The normal braking system is unaffected
Action: Recall vehicles that are likely to be affected and inspect. If necessary, replace the Yaw rate sensor.
Launch Date: 11 October 2004

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


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