2013 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Recall Information

Component

FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE: CRASH IMMINENT BRAKING

Manufacturer

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Mfr Report Date20121019
NHTSA Campaign ID15V728000
SummaryToyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Avalon and Avalon Hybrid vehicles manufactured October 19, 2012 to October 27, 2015 and 2013-2015 Lexus ES350 and ES300h vehicles manufactured June 18, 2012 to July 6, 2015. The affected vehicles are equipped with a Pre-Collision System (PCS) as optional equipment. In these vehicles, the PCS may unexpectedly activate and apply the brakes when the radar detects a steel joint or plate in the roadway as an object.
ConsequenceA vehicle that unexpectedly brakes increases the risk of a crash.
RemedyToyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace certain PCS components, free of charge. The recall began on July 28, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's numbers for this campaign are F1V and F2E.
NotesOwners 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.

Component

VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Manufacturer

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Mfr Report Date20130812
NHTSA Campaign ID13V505000
SummaryToyota Motor Engineering & manufacturing North America, Inc. (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Camry and Camry HV, model year 2013 Avalon and Avalon HV and model year 2014 Corolla vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the windshield wiper switch assembly may short circuit. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, No. 104, 'Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems.'
ConsequenceA short circuit could cause inoperative windshield wipers, reducing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.
RemedyToyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper switch assembly, free of charge. The recall began on November 8, 2013. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
NotesOwners 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.

Information provided by NHTSA
Data updated December 2018

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