TOYOTA AVALON HYBRID 2016: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT

Make : TOYOTA Model : AVALON HYBRID Year : 2016
Build Dates : 2016-01-20 - 2016-02-03
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V462000
Date Owner's Notified: 2017-08-11 Date Received by ODI: 2017-07-20 Date Added to Database: 2017-07-24
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: H0M
Component: POWER TRAIN:DRIVELINE:DRIVESHAFT
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 671
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain 2016 Camry Hybrid and Avalon Hybrid vehicles. The front drive shaft may separate.
Consequence:
      A front driveshaft separation would result in a loss of propulsion while driving, and if the driver exits the vehicle without applying the parking brake, the vehicle may roll. Both scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will check the serial number of the vehicle's drive shaft, replacing any that are affected, free of charge. The recall began on August 11, 2017. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0M.
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.