Toyota makes the Prius recall in Brazil

Toyota makes the Prius recall in Brazil

Toyota of Brazil convene a recall of Prius in Brazil. The information was confirmed by the National Consumer Ministry of Justice this Friday, February 14th.

377 units manufactured in Japan between July 2012 and June 2013, with chassis numbering between JTDKN36U ** 1,579,250 ** 1,698,866 and JTDKN36U be convened. The campaign provides reprogramming the inverter hybrid system (petrol and electric) vehicle module. According to Toyota, there is the possibility of the car getting into safe mode, reducing power and speed of the vehicle or the vehicle doing "stop completely while driving" and may cause accidents.

The global recall involves approximately 1.9 million vehicles and will also be held in the United States, Japan and Europe. The campaign will begin on February 17.

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