Toyota Announces Voluntary Recall of Certain Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h Vehicles

TORRANCE, Calif. (June 4, 2013) – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., today announced that it will conduct a voluntary safety recall involving approximately 87,000 model year 2010 Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h vehicles.
 
The involved vehicles are equipped with a brake pressure accumulator that may develop a fatigue crack on an internal part due to vibration.  Toyota has had no reports of any accidents or injuries associated with this condition.
 
Owners of vehicles subject to this recall will receive a notification by first class mail.  The recall remedy will involve inspection of the brake booster pump assembly to see if it is equipped with an involved accumulator.  If so, the dealer will replace the brake booster pump assembly with an improved one at no cost to the customer.
  
Detailed information is available to customers at www.toyota.com/recall, the Toyota Customer Experience at 1-800-331-4331, www.lexus.com/recall and Lexus Customer Satisfaction at 1-800-255-3987.


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Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., Media Line (310) 468-5297