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2012 Toyota Prius V II 5dr HB (GS)

2012 Toyota Prius V
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Front Wheel Drive, 5 Door Liftback, Midsize Station Wagon
44 (Est) mpg city / 40 (Est) mpg hwy
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Recall Details
Issued: 2018-10-05
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2010-2014 Toyota Prius and 2012-2014 Toyota Prius V vehicles. Excessive voltage in the Intelligent Power Module (IPM) within the inverter may cause the hybrid system to shut down, causing the vehicle to stall while being driven.
If the hybrid system shuts down unexpectedly, it can increase the risk of a crash.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

RESOLUTION

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the motor/generator control electronic control unit (ECU) and the hybrid control ECU as necessary, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to begin October 22, 2018. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J0V. Note: The software updates in this recall are needed even if the vehicle had the software previously updated under recalls 14V-053 or 15V-449.

NOTES

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


To Address this issue, please contact your local dealer or Toyota directly for assistance

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