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Published on 06. 08. 2021
The programming of the Pre-Collision System (PCS) feature may be improper, which could cause the application of the pre-crash brake assist function to be delayed. This can result in less overall vehicle speed reduction than designed, increasing the risk of injury.
The Toyota Prius vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 1 July 2020 and 31 May 2021.
Toyota recall code: 21SMD-047
Affected models: Prius (ZVW50, ZVW55); VIN Range (Frame Code): KB3FU#03094121 – 03095447 (ZVW50), L93FU#03022600 – 03031244 (ZVW55); Model Year: 2021.
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): n/a
Source: Rapex Alert 31/2021 A12/01157/21
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type.
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Toyota dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle's history
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.