Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

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2022 Lexus LX, NX; 2022 Toyota RAV4; 2021-22 Lexus LS, Toyota Mirai, RAV4 Prime, Sienna, Venza; 2020-22 Toyota Highlander
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 458,054
Report Date: April 13, 2022
Issue: Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2022 Lexus LX, Lexus NX HEV, Lexus NX PHEV, Toytoa RAV4 HEV, 2021-2022 Lexus LS HEV, Toyota Mirai, RAV4 PRIME, Sienna, Venza, and 2020-2022 Toyota Highlander HEV vehicles. The Skid Control ECU software may not turn on the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system when the vehicle is restarted after the driver has disabled the VSC system. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 126, “Electronic Stability Control Systems.” Driving with a deactivated stability control system increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the Skid Control ECU software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 16, 2022.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is 22TA03. Lexus’ number for this recall is 22LA01.

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