Illustrative photo | source Toyota
Published on 10. 10. 2021
Due to incorrect programming, the electronic control unit (ECU) of the hybrid vehicle may incorrectly determine the position of the transmission selector lever which could cause the hybrid system to shut down. This could result in a loss of power, increasing the risk of an accident.
The Toyota Prius vehicles affected by this recall were manufactured between 31 May and 2 August 2021.
Toyota recall code: 21SMD-076
Affected models: Prius, Prius PHEV
Vehicle numbers (worldwide): n/a
Source: Rapex Alert 40/2021 A12/01394/21
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.