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2012 Toyota RAV4 Recalls

RepairPal provides easy-to-read analysis of 5 official 2012 Toyota RAV4 recalls. Find out if your 2012 Toyota RAV4 needs service due to a recalled defect and learn how to fix it.

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.

Recalls on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2016. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

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.

Recalls on your Toyota vehicle must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will begin notifying known owners of affected vehicles in November 2015. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealers below. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on February 12, 2014

The Antilock Brake System (ABS), Vehicle Stability Control (VSC), and Traction Control (TC) systems may not function as expected and associated warning lights would be illuminated.

As of February 14, 2014, Toyota has not yet released a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely fashion and you feel you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 9, 2013

Southeast Toyota is recalling certain 2010 - 2013 Toyota & Scion vehicles because the vehicle weight information label is incorrect. This recall applies to Toyotas sold in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North & South Carolina. 

Southeast Toyota will notify owners of affected vehicles beginning May 7, 2013. If you are not notified and feel you should have been, please contact your local dealer. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

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.

Recall repairs on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota began notifying known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2013. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other uncompleted recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.