Illustrative photo | source Toyota
Published on 17 January 2014
An internal defect in the wiper motor could create a malfunction of the front wiper system. In the worst case, the wiper may suddenly stop during operation. If this occurs, driver visibility could be reduced under rainy conditions.
The recall affects vehicles built in 2013.
Source: Alert 2/2014 A12/0020/14
Is my car affected?
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.
How to contact your dealer
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
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. First published in the Weekly overview reports of RAPEX
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.