2001 Toyota PRIUS Steering Gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion) problems & defects.

Toyota PRIUS Steering Gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion) problems : 5.

The Contact Owns A 2001 toyota prius. She Stated The Vehicle Would Shudder And The Steering Wheel Would Vibrate When Shifted Into Reverse. The Power Steering Warning Light Illuminated. There Is A Safety Recall For Power Steering Gear Rack And Pinion (nhtsa Campaign #00v285000). The Current Mileage Was 92,000 And The Failure Mileage Was 91,000. Updated 01-15-08. *kb Updated *jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 91000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U710. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in CULVER CITY, CA. Vehicle was purchased on 20030926. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL TYPE: HYBRID ELECTRIC. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph. DEALER’S NAME: SANTA MONICA TOYOTA . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 310-394-6744 . DEALER’S CITY: SANTA MONICA . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 90401 .

Aug 03, 2007

The Contact Owns A 2001 toyota prius. He Stated That The Power Steering Continued To Fail Intermittently. He Had To Stop And Shut The Engine Off At Each Failure In Order For The Steering To Reset Itself. The Manufacturer Was Contacted And Although There Was A Recall, His Vin Was Not Included In The Recall Campaign Number 00v285000, Steering Gear Box, Other Than Rack And Pinion. No Repairs Were Made To Date. The Current And Failure Mileages Were Under 105,256.

Mileage was 105256 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U310. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in LAKE RONKONKOMA, NY. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph.

Nov 10, 2009

The Contact Owns A 2001 toyota prius. While Driving At Approximately 65 Mph, The Power Steering Warning Light Illuminated On The Instrument Panel And The Vehicle Lost Power Steering. The Contact Pulled Over And Restarted The Vehicle. Upon Restart, The Vehicle Operated As Normal For Approximately 30 Minutes Before The Failure Recurred. The Failure Occurred About Twelve Times While Driving For At Least 30 Minutes. The Contact Called The Manufacturer Who Informed The Contact That The Vehicle Was Serviced By A Prior Owner For The Recall 00v285000 (steering: Gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion). The Vehicle Had Not Been Repaired At The Time Of The Complaint. The Failure And Current Mileages Were Approximately 109,000. Updated 10/20/10 *bf The Consumer Stated The Vehicle Still Has Not Been Repaired. Updated 10/21/10*jb

Mileage was 109000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12UX10. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in BUNKER HILL, WV. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: HYBRID ELECTRIC. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

June 04, 2010

The Contact Owns A 2001 toyota prius. While Making A Left Turn At Approximately 25 Mph She Noticed That The Steering Wheel Was Easy To Turn To The Left And She Had To Apply Extreme Pressure In Order To Get The Steering Wheel To Return To The Center Position. The Vehicle Was Taken To An Independent Mechanic Where She Was Informed Of A Steering Recall. The Manufacturer Informed Her That Her Vin Was Not Included In The Recall Associated With Nhtsa Campaign Id Number 00v285000, steering:gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion). The Vehicle Was Not Repaired. The Failure And Current Mileages Were 103,000.

Mileage was 103000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U210. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in GREEN VILLAGE, NJ. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. VEHICLE SPEED: 25 mph.

Aug 26, 2010

2001 toyota prius. Consumer States Problem With The Rack And Pinion *tgw The Consumer Stated Not Long After She Purchased The Vehicle. She Experienced Problems With The Rack And Pinion Steering System, Including Steering Wheel Shaking And Loss Of Power Steering. The Consumer Took The Vehicle In For Service And Was Informed The Entire Rack And Pinion Assembly Needed To Be Replaced. The Consumer Believed The Repair May Be Related To The Pinion Shaft Problem That Was Just Recently Identified Under A Recall. The Consumer Is Seeking Reimbursement For The Previous Repair. *jb Updated 12/28/11. *jb The Consumer Stated She Began To Experience The Same Problem, As She Did In 2006 With The Vehicle Loosing Power Steering Intermittently. The Dealer Adjusted The Torque Sensor And Recommended A Replacement Of The Sensor And The Rack And Pinion Assembly, If The Problem Returned Again. A Few Days After The Sensor Adjustment, The Power Steering Problem Did Resume Again, And It Continues To Go Out Intermittently. Updated 04/16/14*jb

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U210. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in KEIZER, OR. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: HYBRID ELECTRIC. DEALER’S NAME: OURISMAN FAIRFAX TOYOTA . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 703-359-2955 . DEALER’S CITY: FAIRFAX . DEALER’S STATE CODE: VA. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 22030 .

Dec 08, 2006

2001 Toyota PRIUS problems and complaints, and up-to-date recall information. If you are researching a used Toyota PRIUS, driving a 2001 Toyota PRIUS, or if you are planning to purchase one, review owner-reported Steering Gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion) problems and defects.

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