2000 Toyota Prius Recall Sept 21, 2000 | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. Insufficient Electrical Contact Can Occur

2000 Toyota Prius Steering,gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion) Recall | Sept 21, 2000

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. Insufficient Electrical Contact Can Occur In The Torque Sensor That Controls The Power Assist Operation Of The Electric Power Steering Gear Box. The Torque Sensor Could Send Improper Electrical Signals.

If This Occurs, The Power Steering Warning Icon Will Be Displayed On The Center Panel, And The Driver Could Experience Higher Than Normal Steering Effort Depending Upon Vehicle Speed.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Repair The Electric Steering Gear Box.

Owner Notification Began October 27, 2000.owners Who Take Their Vehicles To An Authorized Dealer On An Agreed Upon Service Date And Do Not Receive The Free Remedy Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Toyota At 1-800-331-4331.also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Sept 21, 2000 for 2000 Toyota Prius, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Steering,gear Box (other Than Rack And Pinion) problems.