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Toyota RAV4 (2015 – 2018)

Published on 05. 04. 2021

Problem description:

Due to insufficient durability, the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) cooler may develop an internal coolant leak which could create smouldering deposits inside the EGR cooler and the intake manifold.

This may result in localised thermal damage in the intake system, which might lead to engine power reduction and to increased risk of fire.

The Toyota RAV4 models affected by this recall were manufactured between 12 June 2015 to 31 May 2018.

Toyota recall code: 21SMD-029
Affected models: Auris (WWE185), Avensis (WWT270, WWT271), RAV4 (WWA42), Verso (WAR20);
Vehicle numbers (in Europe): 122 000

Source: Rapex Alert 13/2021 A12/00444/21

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Type of alert Serious
Make Toyota
Model RAV4
Production period 12. 6. 2015 - 31. 5. 2018
Risk Fire
Type/number of model e11*2001/116*0305*18 (Auris), e11*2001/116*0331*08 (Avensis), e6*2001/116*0105*14 (RAV4), e11*2001/116*0350*09 (Verso)
Country of origin Japan
Alert submitted by Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users
Published by Rapex 20210402

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.

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