2006 Toyota PRIUS Exterior Lighting Headlights Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2006 Toyota PRIUS Exterior Lighting Headlights Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID655621
 Internal NHTSA #10212044
 Model Year2006
 File date10/12/07
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemFailure of both hid headlamps while driving over a two week period, and after only 2 years and 75,000 miles on the car. Needed to stop driving at night due to the safety risk until i could get them fixed. It turned out to be an hid computer malfunction and both the computer and headlamp needed to be replaced. The cost was about $750 for each computer/headlamp combination; ie, $1,500 total. The make of my car is a 2006 toyota prius, purchased in late '05.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure74000
Number of Occurences2
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateMOORPARK, CA
 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 purchase16/12/05
Was original owner?N
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 nameCARSON TOYOTA
 Dealer's telephone number310-522-2300
 Dealer's cityCARSON
 Dealer's state codeCA
 Dealer's ZIP code90745
  • 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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