Toyota—Prius ZVW30 vehicles—Brake Feel

Identifying features

Model: Prius, Model Code: ZVW30.
WMI: JTD. VDS: KN36U*. Frame No. Range (VIS) 01000092-01157273. Production Period: 07/04/2009 - 27/01/2010.
WMI: JTD. VDS: KN36U*. Frame No. Range (VIS) 05000003 - 05118023. Production Period: 13/01/2009 - 27/01/2010.
Note:
1. Although the involved vehicles are within the above VIN ranges, not all vehicles in these ranges were sold in Australia.
2. # = Check digit (alpha or numeric)
Campaign number: 0508B
Target number: 2378

What are the defects?

Due to programming of the ABS (Anti Lock Braking System) there is a possibility that the braking force may be slightly degraded on completion of ABS activation. In situations where the brake pedal is lightly held and ABS is activated for a moment on icy or bumpy roads, the vehicle stopping distance may be longer.

What are the hazards?

Mechanical malfunction

What should consumers do?

Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited will write to owners of all affected vehicles.

Supplier
Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category