2001 Toyota PRIUS Steering Rack And Pinion Rack problems & defects.

Toyota PRIUS Steering Rack And Pinion Rack problems : 5.

The Power Steering Cuts Out At Random Times. The Dealer Says I Need A New Steering Rack, But It Has Been Weeks And No Rack Has Shown Up. Now I’m Hearing From Other prius Owners That This Problem Is Widespread And toyota Is Redesigning The Whole Steering System. Meanwhile I’m Stuck With A Car Where The Power Steering Can Cut Out At Any Time.

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U510. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in DELRAY BEACH, FL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20000901. Vehicle was not using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 drive type:FWD. FUEL TYPE: GAS.

Hybrid Electric Vehicle; Steering Rack Failed Causing Vehicle To Pull From Side To Side. *ak *nlm

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U510. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in STONINGTON, IL. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20020108. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was not using Cruise Control. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 drive type:FWD. VEHICLE SPEED: 5 mph.

Sept 01, 2002

Steering Rack Problem…..needs Replacement Due To A Broken Item In The Steering Rack. Causes High Pitched Noise Whenever Steering Wheel Is Turned. toyota Agreed To Replace Part, But Requires Us To Pay For The Labor To Replace The Part. ($500). *ak

Mileage was 47000 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U910. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in SAN DIEGO, CA. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010919. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was using Cruise Control.Vehicle had 4 CYLINDERS. FUEL TYPE: HYBRID ELECTRIC. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 TRANSMISSION TYPE: AUTO. DEALER’S NAME: KEARNEY MESA TOYOTA . DEALER’S CITY: SAN DIEGO . DEALER’S STATE CODE: CA.

July 01, 2003

Check Engine Light Came On In Vehicle. Took To Dealer For Service And Was Told The Power Steering Rack Had A Malfunction And Needed Replaced. They Replaced The Rack And Electric Link Assembly And Did A Front End Alignment At A Cost To Me Of $1500 Dollars. The Service Advisor Told Us That This Was The Third Time This Year That He Had Seen This Problem . After Researching This Problem Further, I Found That Many People Have Had This Same Problem. Why Should I Have To Pay For A Faulty Part? *nm

Mileage was 67520 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U210. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in DES MOINES, IA. Vehicle was purchased on 20051023. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was 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. DEALER’S NAME: TOYOTA OF DES MOINES . DEALER’S TELEPHONE NUMBER: 515-276-4911 . DEALER’S CITY: DES MOINES . DEALER’S STATE CODE: IA. DEALER’S ZIPCODE: 50310 .

May 30, 2006

2001 toyota prius, 60649 Odometer Miles. After Backing Out Of A Driveway And Coming To A Full Stop, The Steering Wheel Shook Violently Back And Forth (right And Left), Traveling At Least 1 (maybe 2) Inches In Each Direction. Between 5 And 10 Oscillations Occurred. I Was Not Trying To Turn The Wheel At The Time And The Motion Jerked The Steering Wheel Out Of My Hands (i Was Quite Shocked). It Was All Over In Less Than 2 Seconds. I Then Drove The Car Back Into The Driveway (no Problem) And Had It Towed To The Car Dealer. Dealer Found Bad Sensor In The Steering Rack Requiring Replacement Of The Entire Rack. *nm

0 person(s) were injured. 0 person(s) died. Mileage was 60649 miles. Vehicle Identification Number (VIN):JT2BK12U910. TOYOTA PRIUS 2001 problem was reported in AFTON, MN. Original Owner. Vehicle was purchased on 20010715. Vehicle was using ANTI-LOCK BRAKES. Vehicle was 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: 0 mph.

Aug 13, 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 Rack problems and defects.

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