Nearly half a million Toyota and Lexus vehicles recalled

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The stability control system may not activate on startup

Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 458,054 of the following vehicles:

  • Model year 2022 Lexus LX, Lexus NX HEV, Lexus NX PHEV, & Toyota RAV4 HEV, and
  • Model year 2021-2022 Lexus LS HEV, Toyota Mirai, RAV4 PRIME, Sienna & Venza, and model year 2020-2022 Toyota Highlander HEV vehicles.

The Skid Control ECU software may not turn on the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system when the vehicle is restarted after the driver has disabled the VSC system.

Driving with a deactivated stability control system increases the risk of a crash.

What to do

Dealers will update the Skid Control ECU software free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on May 16, 2022.

Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 22TA03; Lexus' number for this recall is 22LA01.

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