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2012 TOYOTA RAV4 Recall - Campaign #14V054000

 
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2012 TOYOTA RAV4 RECALL - #14V054000

RECALL FOR SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC : ANTILOCK : CONTROL UNIT/MODULE

Toyota is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Toyota Tacoma and Lexus RX350 vehicles and certain model year 2012 Toyota Rav4 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake system contains a brake actuator that adjusts the fluid pressure of each wheel cylinder. An electrical component within the actuator may experience an increased resistance resulting in the illumination of various warning lights, including those for the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system, Antilock Brake System (ABS), and Traction Control system.

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Recall Details
Vehicle 2012 TOYOTA RAV4
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Manufactured between 3/23/2012 - 12/11/2012
Recalled on 2/12/2014
Influenced by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Owners Notified on 3/28/2014
# Affected 261,114
Recalled for SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC:ANTILOCK:CONTROL UNIT/MODULE
 
Description Toyota is recalling certain model year 2012 and 2013 Toyota Tacoma and Lexus RX350 vehicles and certain model year 2012 Toyota Rav4 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake system contains a brake actuator that adjusts the fluid pressure of each wheel cylinder. An electrical component within the actuator may experience an increased resistance resulting in the illumination of various warning lights, including those for the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system, Antilock Brake System (ABS), and Traction Control system.
Consequences If this occurs, these systems could become inoperative, reducing the directional control assistance, increasing the risk of a crash.
Corrective action Toyota will notify owners, and Toyota and Lexus dealers will update the software for the Skid Control electronic control unit, free of charge. The recall began on March 28, 2014. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
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.
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