2001 Toyota PRIUS Steering Rack And Pinion problems & defects.

Toyota PRIUS Steering Rack And Pinion problems : 7.

Consumer Stated The Steering Rack Was Replaced.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U710. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in OAKLAND, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

Consumer Stated The Steering Rack Was Replaced.*jb

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U710. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in OAKLAND, CA. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control.

The Vehicle Lost Power When The Consumer Attempted To Accelerate. *ak Also The Vehicle Pulled To The Right The Tires Were Replaced Several Times And The Vehicle Had Numerous Alignments. The Rack And Pinion Was Replaced And The Fuel Tank Assembly Was Replace. *jb

Mileage was 48000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U010. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in PLANO, TX. Original Owner. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. VEHICLE SPEED: 20 mph. DEALER’S NAME: TOYOTA OF RICHARDSON . DEALER’S CITY: PLANO . DEALER’S STATE CODE: TX. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 75074 .

May 16, 2003

For The Second Time In Less Than 6 Months Another Front Tire Blew Out While Driving. First Blowout Was In August 2002 With About 21,000 Miles On Vehicle. Second Tire Blowout Occurred With 27,000 Miles On An Eighteen Month Old Car. There Was No Accident, But It Was Very Scary, And It Felt Unsafe. Wheels Vibrated For A Few Months, Small Amount, But Dealer Said Nothing Was Wrong. Finally, Dealer Informed Consumer That Something Was Wrong With Rack And Pinion Steering, And It Needed Replacement.*ak

Mileage was 21000 miles. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in WEST MILFROD, NJ. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010605. Vehicle was 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. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 65 mph.

Dec 21, 2002

Suspected Quality Issue Resulting In Premature Wear Of Front Driver’s Side Tire, Leading To Potentially Unsafe Driving/handling Situations.*ak

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in BRONX, NY. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010518. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. DEALER’S NAME: ROCKLAND TOYOTA .

July 09, 2002

The Contact Owns A 2001 toyota prius. The Contact Stated That The Steering Wheel Shakes When Turning It In Any Direction. The Failure Has Been Present Since The Summer Of 2006. On July 16, 2007, The Vehicle Was Taken To The Dealer. The Dealer Stated That The Steering Gear Rack And Pinion Assembly Has An Internal Gear That Failed. The Manufacturer Stated That The Contact Could Pay For The Repair In Full And They Would Reimburse Him For The Parts. The Powertrain Was Unknown. The Current Mileage Was 33,837 And Failure Mileage Was 30,000.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 30000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U810. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in GLENDALE, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010701. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 drive type:U. FUEL SYSTEM:Fuel injection. FUEL TYPE: GAS. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. VEHICLE SPEED: 0 mph. DEALER’S NAME: GOSHEN TOYOTA . DEALER’S CITY: HEMET . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 92545 .

July 01, 2006

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 Rack And Pinion problems and defects.

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