One or both rear tie rods could fail resulting in loss of vehicle control.
Reduced braking performance may be experienced due to a brake booster system issue.
The passenger front airbag inflator could rupture when deployed, allowing metal fragments to strike vehicle occupants and increasing the risk of personal injury.
One or both of the windshield wipers may stop working if restricted by an external load, such as a build up of snow.
Toyota is recalling 2006 through 2011 RAV4 and 2010 Lexus HS250h passenger vehicles. During servicing of the rear suspension of your car, if the fasteners are not tightened properly, unwanted movement and rust can develop leading to component failure and loss of vehicle control.
The gas pedal can become stuck in the wide open position when trapped under an unsecured or incompatible driver's floor mat.
Due to a software fault in the power steering computer, the steering wheel may become crooked after starting the vehicle.
A problem may develop with the crankshaft pulley. This could result in an abnormal noise, illumination of the Check Engine Light, and/or loss of power steering assist.
Thirty-two vehicles equipped with the vehicle dynamics integrated management (VDIM) may not control the right front wheel correctly during activation of the ABS (anti-lock brake system) or VSC (vehicle stability control) systems. This could result in increased stopping distances and/or a failure to adequately correct a vehicle skid, either of which could increase the risk of a crash.
Due to a failure inside the hybrid drive inverter module, various dash warning lights may illuminate, drivability may be impaired, or the vehicle may stall unexpectedly, increasing the risk of a crash.