Illustrative photo | source Toyota
Published on 26. 02. 2021
The engine timing belt may wear out prematurely over time due to abrasive wear and/or excessive belt tension.
As a result, the engine might stall during driving, increasing the risk of an accident.
The Toyota ProAce models affected by this recall were manufactured between 3 March 2016 and 30 May 2019.
Toyota recall code: 21SMD-006
Affected models: Proace (MDZ, MPY); Model year: 2016~2019.
Source: Rapex Alert 8/2021 A12/00246/21
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
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.