RECALL 22TA03 – Vehicle Stability Control System May Not Default to “On” – 2020-2022 Toyota

Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling

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April 13, 2022 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 22V239000

Stability Control Deactivated on Startup/FMVSS 126

Driving with a deactivated stability control system increases the risk of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V239

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing


Potential Number of Units Affected 458,054


Toyota Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2022 Lexus LX, Lexus NX HEV, Lexus NX PHEV, Toytoa RAV4 HEV, 2021-2022 Lexus LS HEV, Toyota Mirai, RAV4 PRIME, Sienna, Venza, and 2020-2022 Toyota Highlander HEV vehicles. The Skid Control ECU software may not turn on the Vehicle Stability Control (VSC) system when the vehicle is restarted after the driver has disabled the VSC system. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 126, “Electronic Stability Control Systems.”


Dealers will update the Skid Control ECU software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 16, 2022. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is 22TA03. Lexus’ number for this recall is 22LA01.


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

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