TOYOTA RAV4 EV 2014: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM

Make : TOYOTA Model : RAV4 EV Year : 2014
Build Dates : 2012-07-24 - 2014-08-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 15V143000
Date Owner's Notified: 2015-09-10 Date Received by ODI: 2015-03-13 Date Added to Database: 2015-03-13
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 2497
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Rav4 EV vehicles manufactured July 24, 2012, to August 29, 2014. Due to a software issue within a component of the Electric Vehicle Traction Motor Assembly, the electric propulsion motor may shift to "neutral" resulting in a possible loss of drive power.
Consequence:
      A loss of drive power may increase the risk of a crash.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the Electric Vehicle Traction Motor Assembly software, free of charge. The recall began on September 10, 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
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.