2001 Toyota PRIUS Steering Rack And Pinion Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2001 Toyota PRIUS Steering Rack And Pinion Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID637881
 Internal NHTSA #10197602
 Model Year2001
 File date01/07/06
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemTl*the contact owns a 2001 toyota prius. The contact stated that the steering wheel shakes when turning it in any direction. The failure has been present since the summer of 2006. On july 16, 2007, the vehicle was taken to the dealer. The dealer stated that the steering gear rack and pinion assembly has an internal gear that failed. The manufacturer stated that the contact could pay for the repair in full and they would reimburse him for the parts. The powertrain was unknown. The current mileage was 33,837 and failure mileage was 30,000.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure30000
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueHOTLINE VOQ
 City and StateGLENDALE, CA
VIN pattern JT2BK12U810XXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase01/07/01
Was original owner?Y
Anti-lock brakesY
Cruise controlY
Number of cylinders4
Drive train typeU
Transmission typeAUTO
 Vehicle speed0
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's nameGOSHEN TOYOTA
 Dealer's telephone number
 Dealer's cityHEMET
 Dealer's state codeCA
 Dealer's ZIP code92545
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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