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Toyota Avensis Steering Recall

Recall Summary

A faulty component can result in the loss of steering in some Toyota Avensis cars.

Recall Issue

Toyota has found that on some Avensis cars with Electric Motor Assisted Power Steering (EMPS) a component of the steering system is sub-standard. Over time this can result in a loss of steering.

Toyota is recalling the affected Avensis cars to check and, if necessary, replace the faulty component.

Toyota Avensis Cars Affected By This Recall

There are 79,286 Toyotas (across all models) affected by this recall. They were built between June 2003 and March 2009.

There are 25 ranges of VINs for the affected cars. We suggest that rather than trying to decode these it is easier to enter your car's details into Toyotas recall checker. This will quickly tell you if your car is affected.

Click the link to go to Toyota Recall Checker

What Should Toyota Avensis Owners Do?

If you have, or believe you may have, one of the affected Toyota Avensis cars then please contact your local dealer.

Recall Launched

December 2012.