14 Toyota recalls in 2018 – VIN lookup

In 2018, Toyota announced 14 recalls that affected 16 of its models, according to the Rapex notifications. How to check your VIN for free to see if any of them is also relevant to your car?

Not all of the recalls will always be resolved at the first try. This is the case with the renewed Toyota recall for Auris and Corolla models produced between 2006 – 2013, which has previously been replaced the airbag inflator of the front passenger. But it could have been installed in the wrong orientation and therefore the owners have to visit the authorized dealership again.



Another large recall due to airbag problems was announced by Toyota in November, and this time the Japanese carmaker recalled its cars manufactured between 2001-2006, namely the models Avensis, Corolla, Picnic and Yaris.

Several recalls have been announced in 2018 by Toyota for its hybrid systems – the Prius in all versions, Auris HV and C-HR Hybrid were affected – see the table below for details.

Three recalls also concerned the Toyota ProAce van, which was the most recalled Toyota’s car in 2017. Two were related to oil leakage and one with a trailer coupling device.

The Toyota Aygo in the four-door version may have a problem with the rear door glass glued connection. With cars produced in the years 2005 – 2014, the glass could consequently detach completely from the vehicle. The recall was announced in November.

* We’ve divided all the recalls according to the models into the table at the end of the article. 



Toyota 2018 recalls by model

Toyota Auris

Month Issue Production Source
VI. The replacement inflator of the front passenger airbag may have been installed in an incorrect orientation. MY 2006 – 2013 link
XI. Due to a software error in the ECU, the vehicle may not enter in a fail-safe driving mode. 5/2010 – 5/2014 link
All Auris Recalls

Toyota Avensis

Month Issue Production Source
XI. The airbag(s) and/or seat belt pretensioners may be deactivated or deploying inadvertently. MY 2002 – 2006 link
XI. The excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture. MY 2001 – 2006 link
All Avensis Recalls

Toyota Avanza

Month Issue Production Source
V. Premature ageing of the inlet hose may lead to fuel leaking. 12/2013 – 9/2014 link
All Avanza´s Recalls

Toyota Aygo

Month Issue Production Source
XI. The glass on the rear door is not properly glued. MY 2005 – 2014 link
All Aygo´s Recalls

Toyota C-HR

Month Issue Production Source
XI. The screws retaining the wheel bearings may not have been sufficiently tightened. 6/2018 – 8/2018 link
All C-HR´s Recalls

Toyota C-HR Hybrid

Month Issue Production Source
IX. The engine wire harness could contact the cover. 5/2016 – 5/2018 link
All C-HR´s Recalls

Toyota Corolla

Month Issue Production Source
VI. The replacement inflator of the front passenger airbag may have been installed in an incorrect orientation. MY 2006 – 2013 link
XI. The airbag(s) and/or seat belt pretensioners may be deactivated or deploying inadvertently. MY 2002 – 2006 link
XI. The excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture. MY 2001 – 2006 link
All Corolla´s Recalls

Toyota Corolla Verso

Month Issue Production Source
XI. The airbag(s) and/or seat belt pretensioners may be deactivated or deploying inadvertently. MY 2002 – 2006 link
All Corolla´s Recalls

Toyota GT86

Month Issue Production Source
XI. Performance load may exceed the valve spring’s fatigue strength and it may fracture. 4/2012 – 5/2013 link
All GT86´s Recalls

Toyota Picnic

Month Issue Production Source
XI. The excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture. MY 2001 link
All Picnic´s Recalls

Toyota Prius

Month Issue Production Source
II. There could be a fault with the pressure sensors for the airbag system. 2015 link
IX. The engine wire harness could get into contact with the cover. 7/2015 – 2/2018 link
XI. Due to a software error in the ECU, the vehicle may not enter in a fail-safe driving mode. 10/2008 – 2/2014 link
All Prius Recalls

Toyota Prius Plus

Month Issue Production Source
XI. Due to a software error in the ECU, the vehicle may not enter in a fail-safe driving mode. 10/2011 – 11/2014 link
All Prius Recalls

Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Month Issue Production Source
IX. The engine wire harness could get into contact with the cover. 3/2016 – 2/2018 link
All Prius Recalls

Toyota ProAce

Month Issue Production Source
VIII. An oil plug located on the side of the engine may not be properly tightened. 5/2018 – 6/2018 link
VIII. No detection of oil temperature above a certain threshold. MY 2018 link
IX. The trailer coupling device can become deformed if a trailer is used. 6/2016 – 12/2017 link
All ProAce´s Recalls

Toyota Tundra

Month Issue Production Source
VI. The screws on the left-hand rear seat may not have been fitted correctly. 1/2017 – 2/2017 link
All Tundra´s Recalls

Toyota Yaris

Month Issue Production Source
XI. The excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture. MY 2001 – 2006 link
All Yaris Recalls

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