TOYOTA COROLLA 2019: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER

Make : TOYOTA Model : COROLLA Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2018-08-08 - 2018-10-16
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V901000
Date Owner's Notified: 2019-04-22 Date Received by ODI: 2018-12-19 Date Added to Database: 2019-01-30
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: J17 / J07
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION:TORQUE CONVERTER
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 3424
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain 2019 Toyota Corolla hatchback vehicles equipped with Continuously Variable Transmissions "CVT". The pump impeller blades within the torque converter may detach, especially when driven under high load, potentially causing a vehicle stall.
Consequence:
      A vehicle stall, especially when driving a high rate of speed, can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Toyota has notified owners, and dealers will replace the CVT and torque converter, free of charge. The recall began April 22, 2019. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J17/J07.
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.