TOYOTA PRIUS 2018: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING

Make : TOYOTA Model : PRIUS Year : 2018
Build Dates : 2015-06-22 - 2018-05-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V579000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-30 Date Received by ODI: 2018-09-05 Date Added to Database: 2018-09-05
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: J0T
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM:WIRING
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 192347
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain 2016-2018 Toyota Prius vehicles. A portion of the engine wire harness connected to the hybrid Power Control Unit "PCU", could contact the cover at this connection and wear, causing an electrical short circuit.
Consequence:
      An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine wire harness assembly and replace it if damage is found. A protective sleeve or protective tape will be included to prevent any future damage. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall began October 30, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J0T.
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.