Recalls

Find the latest 2001 Toyota Prius recalls as issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Manufacturers.

Dates of Manufacture May - July 2000
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID 00V285
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,772
Remedy Dealers will repair the electric steering gear box. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification was to begin during October 2000. Owners who do not receive the free remedy within a reasonable time should contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
Summary On certain passenger vehicles, insufficient electrical contact can occur in the torque sensor that controls the power assist operation of the electric power steering gear box. The torque sensor could output improper electrical signals. If this occurs, the power steering warning icon will be displayed on the center panel, and the driver could experience higher than normal steering effort depending upon vehicle speed.

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