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2005 Toyota Prius Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 6 official 2005 Toyota Prius recalls. Find out if your 2005 Toyota Prius needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 14, 2012

A portion of the shaft connecting the steering wheel to the steering rack may wear, causing looseness or possibly a complete loss of steering.

Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning in December of 2012. If you are experiencing looseness in the steering, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your Toyota dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 14, 2012

The water pump may fail prematurely resulting in an overheating or stalling condition.

Toyota has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you are experiencing symptoms as outlined above, or you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It’s helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on May 27, 2010
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RepairPal Expert Overview on June 9, 2006

A problem with the electric power steering system may result in a loss of steering control if enough force is applied to the steering wheel.

Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 6, 2006

On 133 vehicles, certain airbag inflators were not assembled correctly and may not deploy as expected in the event of a crash.

Toyota, Scion, and Lexus will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning April 6, 2006. There are no symptoms related to this recall. If you don't receive notification and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer. It's helpful to have your vehicle identification number (VIN) when you call.