The Rapid Alert System for Non-Food Products (RAPEX)

Alert number: A12/1199/19

Product:  Passenger car

Name: Various models

Batch number / Barcode:  The affected vehicles were manufactured between 26 April 2019 and 6 June 2019.

Type of alert: Serious

Category: Motor vehicles

Brand: Toyota, Lexus

Type / number of model:  Type-approval numbers: e6*2007/46*0322*00, e6*2007/46*0289*01, e9*2007/46*0340, e6*2007/46*0250*01, e6*2007/46*0263*01; model year: 2019;, model codes: Camry (AXVH71), RAV4 (AXAH52, AXAH54), Prius (ZVW50, ZVW55), Prius PHV (ZVW52), ES300h (AXZH10), UX250h (MZAH10, MZAH15), LC500h (GWZ100), LC500 (URZ100) and LS500/500h (GVF55);

Risk type: Injuries
The brake booster pump motor may stop working due to a defective plastic brush holder.
As a result, the braking assistance could be lost completely after several attempts to apply the brake pedal. A sudden and complete loss of braking assistance while driving could increase the vehicle stopping distance and may increase the risk of an accident.

Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Importer)

Description:  Passenger car under Toyota recall code: DIR_TME 19SMD063.

Country of origin: Japan

Alert submitted by: Portugal

Products were found and measures were taken also in: Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Finland, Poland, Slovenia, Sweden, The Netherlands