Recall Alert: 2012 Toyota RAV4, 2012-2013 Toyota Tacoma, 2012-2013 Lexus RX 350

2012ToyotaRAV4

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 260,000 2012 Toyota RAV4 SUVs, 2012-2013 Toyota Tacoma pickup trucks and 2012-2013 Lexus RX 350 SUVs.

The Problem: An electronic circuit condition can cause vehicle stability control, antilock brakes and traction control to turn off intermittently. Basic braking would still function but not the added safety systems in these conditions. There are no reports of accidents or injuries due to the malfunction.

The Fix: The cars will receive a software update at the dealer.

What Should Owners Do: A time frame for the recall has not been released yet, but Toyota will contact all owners by mail. Concerned owners can contact Toyota at 800-331-4331, Lexus at 800-255-3987, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or go to www.safercar.gov for more info.

Additional reporting by Kelsey Mays.

 

Comments 

Jim Price

Stopped at Toyota Dealer in Johnson City, TN today, Friday Feb. 14. Dealer had not heard of any recalls. Is this dealer BS or are they that slow in acknowledging recalls?

goutham

In Icy roads the braking system is not working, in last week i met in th eaccident because of thge braking issue.

harge008

4 months later, still no fix from the dealerships. I guess they'll wait until a bunch of kids die and it hits the news before they actually schedule the recall.

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