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2016 TOYOTA PRIUS RECALL (HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER)

Make: Toyota
Model Year: 2016
Model: PRIUS
NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V658000
Component: HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM: INVERTER
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 6
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 10/18/2017
Record Creation Date: 10/19/2017

2016 Toyota PRIUS DEFECT SUMMARY

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016 Prius vehicles. A capacitor within the hybrid system may not have been properly bolted to the inverter housing.

2016 Toyota PRIUS DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

If the capacitor was not properly secured, vibrations from driving the vehicle may damage the capacitor, shutting down the hybrid system, causing a loss of motive power and increasing the risk of a crash.

2016 Toyota PRIUS RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inverter, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by early December 2017. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0U.
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.

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