Toyota recalls 55,000 Prius and Prius Prime vehicles

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An unlocked rear door may open unexpectedly

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 55,690 model year 2023-2024 Prius and Prius Prime vehicles.

Water may enter the rear door switch and cause a short circuit, allowing an unlocked rear door to open unexpectedly.

A door that unexpectedly opens while the vehicle is moving or in a crash increases the risk of injury.

What to do

Dealers will replace both right and left rear door opener switches free of charge.

Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed by June 2, 2024.

Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331. Toyota's numbers for this recall are 24TB06 and 24TA06.

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