2009 Toyota RAV4 Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 12, 2016

The rear suspension arms that support proper wheel direction adjustment and rear alignment adjustment may have lock nuts that are not properly secured. This can result in the arms failing and loss of vehicle control, which can lead to a crash.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 2, 2016

For vehicles equipped with aftermarket accessory seat heaters, the seat heater elements in the front seats may short circuit if they are damaged by the seat cushion being compressed over time. This could result in a fire hazard.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 19, 2016

The seat belts for the rear outboard seats may be cut by the seat cushion frame during a frontal collision, resulting in the rear seat occupants not being secured properly. This would cause increased risk of injury.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 22, 2015

The driver's side power window master switch may overheat and melt, causing a possible fire hazard.

RepairPal Expert Overview on September 18, 2015

The windshield wipers could stop working because water could corrode a joint in the wiper linkage and cause it to separate.

RepairPal Expert Overview on November 19, 2014

The seat heater may not work because of a damaged heating element.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 28, 2013

One or both rear tie rods could fail resulting in loss of vehicle control.

RepairPal Expert Overview on January 16, 2013

Vehicles that had added on seat accessories such as seat cover installation, seat heaters or headrest DVD systems may not have had proper calibration procedures performed to properly operate the occupant sensing system of the passenger seat. This may result in the passenger front air bag being inadvertently deactivated, increasing risk of injury in an accident.

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 10, 2012

The power window master switch may overheat, melt, or possibly catch fire.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 1, 2012

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.