2001 Toyota Prius Recalls

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Most Recent 2001 Toyota Prius Recall

On June 1, 2011, Toyota recalled 52,377 Toyota Prius. Toyota is recalling certain model year 2001 through 2003 prius passenger cars manufactured from january 28, 2000, through may 30, 2003. the steering linkage may loosen, resulting in reduced electric steering assistance when making a left turn.
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2001 Toyota Prius Recall Details

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 1, 2011

Power steering assistance may be lost, most notably when making a left turn. Loss of power steering assist may increase the risk of a crash.

This should be considered a high priority recall as the power steering assist could be lost without warning. Please contact your Toyota dealer and they will check 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. 

Summary on July 26, 2006
On certain passenger vehicles, due to improper molding of the resin body of the crankshaft position senor installed on the engine block, engine oil may penetrate the seal and enter the sensor wiring connector. the wire harness connector may not be sufficiently attached to the locking tab of the sensor wiring connector.
Summary on October 27, 2000
Vehicle description: passenger vehicles. insufficient electrical contact can occur in the torque sensor that controls the power assist operation of the electric power steering gear box. the torque sensor could send improper electrical signals.
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