The Toyota RAV4 recall covers certain 2019-2020 RAV4 and 2020 RAV4 Hybrid vehicles equipped 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.
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 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is 20TB11 / 20TA11.
If there are questions about the Toyota RAV4 recall, owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V373000
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Potential Number of Units Affected 46
Editor’s Note: Recall information is copied directly from the NHTSA website.