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NHTSA Recall 11V304000

American Government Special Collections Reference Desk

Agency:  National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Vehicles:  Toyota Prius

NHTSA Recall 11V304000

NHTSA Campaign ID number : 	11V304000
	
Vehicle Make / Model: 	    	Model Year(s):
     TOYOTA / PRIUS 	    	2001-2003
Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC. 	Mfr's Report Date: JUN 01, 2011
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 11V304000 	
N/A
NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 52,377
Summary:
TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2001 THROUGH 2003 PRIUS PASSENGER CARS MANUFACTURED FROM JANUARY 28, 2000, THROUGH MAY 30, 2003. THE STEERING LINKAGE MAY LOOSEN, RESULTING IN REDUCED ELECTRIC STEERING ASSISTANCE WHEN MAKING A LEFT TURN.
Consequence:
LOSS OF POWER STEERING, PARTICULARLY WHEN AN OPERATOR IS ACTIVELY INTENDING TO STEER THE VEHICLE, MAY INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE NUTS IN THE STEERING LINKAGE FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY JULY 2011. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV . 


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
1 June 2011'01-'03 Toyota Prius Power Steering Gear Part 573, Defect Information Report
From: Vinnie Venugopal, Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
To: Claude Harris, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 255KB - 4 pages
1 June 2011Safety Recall B0G – Preliminary Notice 2001 through 2003 Model Year Prius Vehicles – Electric Power Steering (EPS) Pinion Shaft Nuts
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 229KB - 4 pages
2 June 2011Electric Power Steering System
From: Jennifer Timian, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
To: Vinnie Venugopal, Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 28KB - 3 pages
30 June 2011Safety Recall B0G – Remedy Notice 2001 to 2003 Model Year Prius Vehicles Replacement of Electric Power Steering (EPS) Pinion Shaft Nuts
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 10.9MB - 47 pages
8 July 20112001 – 2003 Model Year Prius Vehicles Replacement of Electric Power Steering (EPS) Pinion Shaft Nuts SAFETY RECALL NOTICE
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 235KB - 2 pages
31 August 2011Toyota Safety Recall 11V-304 – Updated Remedy Instructions
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 4.6MB - 37 pages
11 October 2011Quarterly Report - September 30, 2011
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 43KB - 2 pages
26 January 2012Quarterly Report - December 31, 2011
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 149KB - 2 pages
15 February 20122001 – 2003 Model Year Prius Vehicles; Replacement of Electric Power Steering (EPS) Pinion Shaft Nuts SAFETY RECALL FOLLOW-UP NOTICE
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 227KB - 2 pages
22 February 2012Toyota Safety Recalls 09V-332, 09V-388, 10V-023, 10V-345, 10V-499, 11V-304 and 11V-115 Dealer Notification Letter for Owner Follow-Up Notice

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 295KB - 3 pages
April 2012Quarterly Report- March 31, 2012

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 30KB - 2 pages
30 July 2012Quarterly Report - June 30, 2012
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 461KB - 2 pages
31 August 2012Owner Renotification of Non-Completed Safety Recalls and Campaigns
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 980KB - 2 pages
30 October 2012Quarterly Report - September 30, 2012
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 115KB - 2 pages
24 January 2013Quarterly Report - December 31, 2012
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 79KB - 2 pages
29 January 2013Toyota Safety Recalls 09V-023, 09V-031, 10V-160, 11V-112, 11V-304 and 11V-342 Dealer Notification Letter for Owner Follow-Up Notice
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 162KB - 3 pages
29 January 2013Toyota Safety Recalls 09V-023, 09V-031, 10V-160, 11V-112, 11V-304 and 11V-342 Dealer Notification Letter for Owner Follow-Up Notice
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 111KB - 3 pages
4 February 2013Toyota Safety Recalls 09V-023, 09V-031, 10V-160, 11V-112, 11V-304 and 11V-342 Follow-Up Owner Notification Letter
Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.
NHTSA Recall 11V304000

PDF
- 886KB - 3 pages


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