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Juratoys recalls children’s shaving toys

The product contains excessive levels of phthalate, which are toxic if ingested by young children

Juratoys US of Millersburg, Pa., is recalling about 13,600 Janod Children’s Shaving Kits.

The brown trim of the shaving kit bags contains levels of a regulated phthalate that exceed the prohibition of specific phthalates.

Banned phthalates are toxic if ingested by young children and can cause adverse health issues.

No incidents or injuries are reported.

This recall involves Janod Shaving Kit toys.

The kit’s blue fabric zippered bag with brown trim and imitation leather handl...

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    Toyota recalls Avalons, 2020 Avalon Hybrids, RAV4s, and RAV4 Hybrids

    Breakaway pins within the steering column may be damaged

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 161 model year 2020-2021 Toyota Avalons, model year 2020 Avalon Hybrids, RAV4s and RAV4 Hybrids.

    Breakaway pins within the steering column, designed to absorb energy and reduce injury during a crash, could have been damaged during production, possibly affecting the performance of the driver's airbag in a crash.

    An air bag that does not deploy as designed can increase the risk of injury.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering column free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin January 18, 2021.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 20TB17/20TA17.

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 161 model year 2020-2021 Toyota Avalons, model year 2020 Avalon Hybrids, RAV4s and RAV4 Hybrids. B...
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    Toyota recalls model year 2021 RAV4 Prime vehicles

    The headlights may be misadjusted

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 413 model year 2021 RAV4 Prime vehicles.

    The headlight aiming caps may have been improperly closed, allowing for horizontal adjustment of the headlight beam.

    Adjusting the horizontal headlight beam can increase glare, reducing the visibility of an oncoming driver or the vehicle operator, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will close the aiming caps on the headlights free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin January 4, 2021.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 20TA15.

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 413 model year 2021 RAV4 Prime vehicles.The headlight aiming caps may have been improperly closed...
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    Toyota expands for a second time its recall of vehicles with possible fuel pump issue

    The fuel pump may fail causing the engine to stall

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is expanding an earlier recall to include another 1,517,721 of the following vehicles:

    • Model year 2018-2019 4Runners,
    • Model year 2019-2020 Avalons,
    • Model year 2019 Corolla Hatchbacks,
    • Model year 2017-2019 Highlanders,
    • Model year 2018-2020 Camrys,
    • Model year 2020 Corollas,
    • Model year 2018-2019 Land Cruisers,
    • Model year 2017-2020 Tacomas,
    • Model year 2019-2020 RAV4s,
    • Model year 2019-2020 Sequoias,
    • Model year 2017-2020 Siennas,
    • Model year 2019-2020 Tundras,
    • Model year 2018-2020 Lexus ES350s,
    • Model year 2017 Lexus GS200t's,
    • Model year 2017-2019 Lexus GS350s,
    • Model year 2019 Lexus GS300s,
    • Model year 2018-2020 Lexus LC500h's,
    • Model year 2019-2020 Lexus LS500s,
    • Model year 2018-2019 Lexus GX460s,
    • Model year 2017 Lexus IS200t's,
    • Model year 2019 Lexus IS300s, 2019 Lexus IS350,
    • Model year 2018-2020 Lexus LC500s,
    • Model year 2018 Lexus LS500s,
    • Model year2019 Lexus LS500h's,
    • Model year 2018-2019 Lexus LX570s,
    • Model year 2017 Lexus RC200t's,
    • Model year 2019 Lexus RC300s & RC350s,
    • Model year 2017 & 2019-2020 Lexus RX350s,
    • Model year 2018-2020 RX350Ls,
    • Model year 2019 Lexus UX200, and
    • Model year2018-2019 Lexus NX300s.

    The low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel tank may fail.

    If the fuel pump fails while the vehicle is being driven, the engine can stall increasing the risk of a crash

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump assembly with an improved one free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin December 23, 2020.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 442-8696. Toyota's number for this recall is 20TA02. Lexus' number for this recall is 20LA01.

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    Toyota recalls model year 2020 Highlanders and Highlander hybrids

    The front seat trim can interfere with airbag deployment

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 3,121 model year 2020 Highlanders and Highlander hybrids.

    Incorrect seat trim covers on one or both of the front seats can prevent the seat-mounted side airbag from deploying properly.

    Improper deployment of the seat-mounted side airbag increases the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front seats and replace the seat trim covers -- as necessary -- free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin December 13, 2020.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 442-8696. Toyota's number for this recall is 20TB14 / 20TA14.

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 3,121 model year 2020 Highlanders and Highlander hybrids. Incorrect seat trim covers on one or bot...
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    Toyota recalls model year 2018-2020 Tundras

    Front turn signal bulbs may not illuminate as brightly as intended

    Toyota is recalling about 183,000 model year 2018-2020 Tundra pickup trucks.

    The wire harness connected to the front turn signal bulbs was assembled incorrectly, causing them not to illuminate as brightly as intended.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will modify the wire harness connected to the front turn signal bulbs free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin in mid-September 2020.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331

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    Toyota recalls RAV4s and RAV4 Hybrids with steering issue

    The vehicles may lose electric power steering assist

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 46 model year 2019-2020 RAV4s and model year 2020 RAV4 Hybrids with electric power steering (EPS).

    Water may enter through the steering gear box cover and cause a loss of electric power steering assist.

    A loss of power steering assist could increase steering effort at low vehicle speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power steering gear box free of charge.

    This recall is expected to begin August 10, 2020.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (888) 270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is 20TB11 / 20TA11.

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    Toyota recalls Prius and Prius v vehicles

    The vehicle could lose power and stall

    Toyota is recalling about 267,000 model year 2013-2015 Prius and model year 2014-2017 Prius vehicles.

    The vehicles were designed to enter a failsafe driving mode in response to certain hybrid system faults, but in rare situations, the vehicle may fail to do so.

    If this occurs, the vehicle could lose power and stall. While power steering and braking would remain operational, a vehicle stall while driving at higher speeds could increase the risk of a crash.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the hybrid system software at no charge. Additionally, if the vehicle has experienced an inverter failure with certain hybrid system faults related to this condition, the inverter will be repaired or replaced at no charge.

    The recall is expected to begin in late August 2020.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331.

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    Toyota recalls model year 2020 Corolla Hatchbacks

    The backup lamps may become inoperative over time

    Toyota is recalling about 1,000 model year 2020 Corolla Hatchbacks.

    A connector in the rear hatch of the vehicle may have been damaged during production, resulting in the backup lamps possibly becoming inoperative over time.

    If backup lamps do not illuminate when the vehicle is operated in reverse, there can be an increased risk of a crash.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear hatch wire harness with a new one free of charge

    The recall is expected to begin in early June 2020.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331.

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    Toyota recalls model year 2020 Highlanders with fuel supply issue

    Fuel may not be correctly supplied to the engine while using the stop and restart feature

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 38,810 model year 2020 Highlanders with a 3.5 L, V6 (2GR-FKS) gasoline engine.

    Due to an Engine Control Unit (ECU) programming error, fuel may not be correctly supplied to the engine while using the stop and restart feature.

    Improper fuel supply programming can result in a vehicle stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ECU free of charge.

    The recall is expected to begin April 24, 2020.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (888) 270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is 20TA06.

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 38,810 model year 2020 Highlanders with a 3.5 L, V6 (2GR-FKS) gasoline engine.Due to an Engine Co...
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    Toyota recalls model year 2020 Highlanders

    A feature that stops and restarts the engine may malfunction

    Toyota is recalling approximately 39,000 model year 2020 Highlanders.

    The recalled vehicles are equipped with a feature that stops and restarts the engine. Under certain driving patterns and vehicle conditions, this feature may not operate correctly resulting in a vehicle stall.

    If a vehicle stall occurs, an audible chime will sound and multiple warning indicators will illuminate. If a vehicle stall occurs while being driven at higher speeds, this could increase the risk of a crash.

    What to do

    Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the engine control unit (ECU) at no cost.

    The recall is expected to begin by mid-May 2020.

    Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331.

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