TOYOTA PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID 2012: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Make : TOYOTA Model : PRIUS PLUG-IN HYBRID Year : 2012
Build Dates : 2011-07-20 - 2015-01-08
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 17V718000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-01-11 Date Received by ODI: 2017-11-15 Date Added to Database: 2017-11-17
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: H0R
Component: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 39915
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain 2012-2015 Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicles. The hybrid battery contains an Electric Vehicle "EV" fuse that may fracture after repeated high-load driving conditions such as climbing long hills.
Consequence:
      The failed fuse may cause the hybrid system to shut down resulting in the loss of power. Loss of power while driving at higher speeds can increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EV fuse, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0R.
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.