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Report: Toyota announces service campaign to fix exhaust on 28,000 Prius V hybrids

Toyota engineers have worked hard to get the emissions that come out of the tailpipe of the Prius V down to a low level, but that doesn't mean everything is copacetic with the car's exhaust system. To fix a known problem, Toyota has announced a service campaign for the Prius V, both in the U.S. and Japan. The Wall Street Journal reports that the problem is with "weak actuators-control mechanisms" in the exhaust-heat-recovery systems that can end up leaking engine coolant, which will then force the car into a "safe" mode.
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Toyota To Recall 6500 Older Prius Cars For Pump Fix

Vehicles / Cars : The Motor Report (4 years ago)

Toyota has confirmed it will recall some 650,000 of its Prius cars globally, thanks to a faulty coolant pump that can cause the hybrid system to shut down in order to prevent overheating. When the car's computer deactivates the hybr... Read Post

Toyota Recalls 437,000 Hybrids Globally, Including Toyota Prius

Vehicles / Cars : Auto Observer (5 years ago)

Toyota Motor Co., as expected, announced Tuesday the global recall of 437,000 hybrid models, including the Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h, to fix faulty braking systems. The latest recall covers four models and brings the total numb... Read Post

2012 Toyota Prius v Models to Undergo Fix for Exhaust System Malfunctions

Vehicles / Cars : Automotive.com Blog (3 years ago)

Don’t call it a recall. It isn’t. Don’t even call it a “service bulletin,” says Toyota. But the 2012 Toyota Prius v wagon model is about to get its first fix—a defective exhaust control system—in a limited service campaign. Under th... Read Post


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