If you own a Toyota, you may be affected by a recent Toyota Prius combination meter recall. The company has announced a recall of certain Prius models due to an issue with the combination meter.
If you’re like most Prius owners, you probably rely on your vehicle to get you around town without any issues. But this recall could put a damper on your plans. Toyota is asking owners of affected vehicles to bring their cars in for inspection and repairs. The company will also be providing loaner cars for those who need them.
We know that this recall may be an inconvenience, but we want to assure you that Toyota is committed to ensuring the safety of its customers. We hope that this recall will not cause too much disruption in your life.
Toyota Prius Combination Meter Recall – What You Need to Know
Toyota has issued a recall for certain Prius models due to a potential issue with the combination meter. The affected models are the 2010-2014 Prius, 2012-2014 Prius V, and 2013-2014 Prius C.
The recall affects approximately 1.4 million vehicles in the United States. Toyota has received reports of the combination meter failing and causing the vehicle’s headlights to dim or turn off completely, potentially increasing the risk of a crash.
If you own one of the affected Toyota Prius models, you should take it to a dealer as soon as possible to have the issue repaired. Toyota will repair the issue free of charge. For more information, you can visit Toyota’s website or contact their customer service department.
How the Toyota Prius Combination Meter Recall Affects You
In February 2012, Toyota issued a recall for certain model years 2010 and 2011 Prius vehicles. The recall affects the vehicle’s combination meter, which could fail and cause the vehicle to lose power or stall.
If you own an affected vehicle, you should take it to a Toyota dealer as soon as possible to have the recall repairs performed. In the meantime, you should be aware of the potential for your vehicle to lose power or stall, and take appropriate precautions while driving. If your vehicle does lose power or stall, you should pull over to a safe location and call for roadside assistance.
What Toyota Is Doing About the Prius Combination Meter Recall
Toyota is conducting a safety recall of certain model year 2010-2014 Prius vehicles. Approximately 744,000 vehicles are involved in the United States.
The affected vehicles are equipped with a combination meter that may fail to display the proper level of charge for the hybrid battery. As a result, the driver may not be made aware of a declining state of charge for the hybrid battery, which could lead to vehicle stalling.
Toyota is working on a remedy for this issue and will notify owners when they can bring their vehicles in for service. In the meantime, owners are advised to check their vehicle’s charge status frequently and to use caution when driving in hybrid mode.
How to Get Your Toyota Prius Combination Meter Repaired
In March 2014, Toyota issued a recall for certain model year 2010-2014 Prius vehicles. The affected vehicles are equipped with a combination meter that may experience a blank screen or delayed illumination of the warning lights during start-up.
If you own a recalled Prius, Toyota will notify you and ask you to schedule a dealer visit to have the combination meter replaced. The repair is free of charge.
If you have not yet received a recall notice but believe your vehicle may be affected, you can check for open recalls by visiting Toyota’s recall website and entering your vehicle’s VIN number.
What to Do If You Experience Problems With Your Toyota Prius Combination Meter
If you experience problems with your Toyota Prius combination meter, there are a few things you can do to troubleshoot the issue. First, check to see if the problem is with the vehicle’s main battery. If the battery is dead, it will need to be replaced. If the battery is not the issue, check the Toyota combination meter fuse. The fuse may be blown if there is a short circuit somewhere in the vehicle’s electrical system. If the fuse is not the issue, then you will need to take your vehicle to a Toyota dealership or qualified repair facility for further diagnosis and repair.
More About the Toyota Prius Combination Meter Recall
As part of a safety recall, Toyota is recalling certain model year 2010-2014 Prius vehicles. The affected vehicles have a combination meter that may experience blank displays or vehicle information may flicker.
If the vehicle information flickers or the display goes blank, the driver may not be able to see the vehicle’s speed, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.
Toyota will notify owners of the recall, and dealers will update the combination meter software free of charge.
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Toyota Prius Combination Meter Recall – FAQs
Q: What Is the Problem?
A: In some cases, the combination meter may not work properly, resulting in a loss of power and stalling.
Q: What Is Being Done to Fix It?
A: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the affected parts as necessary, free of charge.
Q: What Should I Do if I Think My Vehicle May Be Affected?
A: If you think your vehicle may be affected, please contact your local Toyota dealer.
Q: Where Can I Find More Information?
A: For more information, please visit www.toyota.com/recall or contact Toyota Customer Experience at 1-888-270-9371.