H0R – Electric Vehicle Fuse Fracture – 2012-2015 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain

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Electric Vehicle Fuse May Fracture Limiting Power

The failed fuse may cause the hybrid system to shut down resulting in the loss of power. Loss of power while driving at higher speeds can increase the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V718

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing


Potential Number of Units Affected 39,915


Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2012-2015 Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicles. The hybrid battery contains an Electric Vehicle (EV) fuse that may fracture after repeated high-load driving conditions such as climbing long hills.


Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EV fuse, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is H0R.


Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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