US NHTSA Recalls: Toyota Prius, RAV4 & Lexus 500 Vehicles


US FlagWashington, DC: NHTSA Logo ColorAs of Thursday, August 8, 2019, the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (“NHTSA”), a division of the US Department of Transportation, has posted a total of sixteen (16) vehicle, accessory or other automotive-related product recalls in August Are yours listed? http://ht.ly/5G8bb

Direct link: http://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/owners/SearchCurrentMonthRecall

Additional information:

Among the recalls the NHTSA has announced recently, comes news of the following:

Logo - Toyota Motor Engineering & ManufacturingToyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (“Toyota”), a Plano Texas establishment, has recalled an estimated 6,925 model year 2019 Lexus LS500, LC500, ES300h, UX250h, LS500h, Toyota Prius, RAV4 HV, 2019-2020 Toyota Prius Prime and 2020 Corolla HV vehicles marketed, sold and delivered in the United States.

The brake booster pump in the recalled vehicles may fail causing a deactivation of the Vehicle Stability Control system and a loss of braking assist. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, “Electronic Stability Control Systems.”

According to the NHTSA, deactivation of the vehicle stability control system or a loss of braking assist increases the risk of a crash.

LexusToyota will notify registered owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the brake booster pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 9, 2019. Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371 while Lexus owners may contact Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota’s designations for this recall are K1L and K0L. Lexus’ designations for this recall are K2F and KLF.

You may also contact the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline toll-free at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153) during normal business hours, Eastern Standard Time, or visit https://www.safercar.gov/.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, please search for “Toyota” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Lexus brand, please search for “Lexus” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Crash hazards, please search for “crash” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Injury hazards, please search for “injury” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> You can use the NHTSA’s VIN Look-up Tool to determine if your specific vehicle is affected by this or other recent recall (major light vehicles only): https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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More information about this recall:
NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V544000
Recalls Direct RIN: 11881-2019
Want to read more about this recall?
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Want to read more about other recalls?
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General information:
More recalls? Back to the main Recalls Direct page:
==> http://www.RecallsDirect.com/
About the Recalls Direct service:
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Visit the Living Safely site:
==> http://www.LivingSafely.org/
Report an unsafe vehicle you purchased in the United States to the NHTSA [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/VehicleComplaint/
Search for a recalled vehicle on the US NHTSA Web site [external: new window opens]:
==> https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls

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