TOYOTA PRIUS 2017: PARKING BRAKE

Make : TOYOTA Model : PRIUS Year : 2017
Build Dates : 2015-08-06 - 2016-10-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V741000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-11-10 Date Received by ODI: 2016-10-14 Date Added to Database: 2016-10-14
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: G01
Component: PARKING BRAKE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 91585
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Prius vehicles manufactured August 6, 2015, to October 3, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with a foot-operated parking brake system that has a parking brake cable that may disengage.
Consequence:
      If the parking brake cable disengages from the mechanism and the transmission is left in a gear other than 'Park' while the ignition is on and the driver leaves the vehicle, the vehicle may roll unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will install a clip at the parking brake cable end to prevent the cable from disengaging, free of charge. The recall began November 10, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is G01.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.