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Toyota Verso (2015 – 2017)

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 Verso models affected by this recall were manufactured between 2 March 2015 to 9 November 2017.

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 Verso
Production period 2. 3. 2015 - 9. 11. 2017
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 Turkey
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



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