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2012 Toyota RAV4 Base FWD 4dr I4 (GS)

2012 Toyota RAV4
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door, Sport Utility Vehicle
22 mpg city / 28 mpg hwy
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Recall Details
Issued: 2014-02-12
DESCRIPTION OF ISSUE

Toyota is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Toyota Tacoma and Lexus RX350 vehicles and certain model year 2012 Toyota Rav4 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake system contains a brake actuator that adjusts the fluid pressure of each wheel cylinder. An electrical component within the actuator may experience an increased resistance resulting in the illumination of various warning lights, including those for the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system, Antilock Brake System (ABS), and Traction Control system.
If this occurs, these systems could become inoperative, reducing the directional control assistance, increasing the risk of a crash.

DESCRIPTION OF COMPONENT

SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

RESOLUTION

Toyota will notify owners, and Toyota and Lexus dealers will update the software for the Skid Control electronic control unit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.

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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