TOYOTA COROLLA 2014: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Make : TOYOTA Model : COROLLA Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2013-08-13 - 2013-08-22
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 13V505000
Date Owner's Notified: 2013-11-08 Date Received by ODI: 2013-10-17 Date Added to Database: 2013-11-01
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
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Component: VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 9795
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & manufacturing North America, Inc. "Toyota" is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Camry and Camry HV, model year 2013 Avalon and Avalon HV and model year 2014 Corolla vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the windshield wiper switch assembly may short circuit. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, No. 104, "Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems."
Consequence:
      A short circuit could cause inoperative windshield wipers, reducing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper switch assembly, free of charge. The recall began on November 8, 2013. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 104
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.