Toyota Recalls Prius Vehicles After Issues With Water Ingress – All You Need to Know

Toyota has announced a recall after discovering water ingress on the rear doors posing a serious safety concern.

History Behind The Recall

A major safety risk for owners of Toyota Prius vehicles after discovering they could open whilst driving. Water ingress on the rear door latches leads to the electronic part malfunctioning, causing them to open if they are unlocked. 

Which Models Are Affected?

211,000 Prius vehicles are affected worldwide, 55,000 of which are in North America. Affecting the 2023 and 2024 model years. To find out if your model is affected you may contact Toyota customer service at (800) 331-4331. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are 24TB06 and 24TA06.

What Owners Need to Do Next

Toyota’s dealer network will replace the faulty door latches with better versions free of charge. In the meantime, Prius owners have been advised to choose the automatic lock option as the vehicle drives away to help prevent the door from opening unexpectedly. 

There have not been any injuries reported so far, and owners will be contacted in early June about this recall. 

How Owners Can Take Back Control

While recalls have been communicated to owners, many continue to be unhappy with the solutions provided by automakers. These problems have the potential to escalate into further legal action, just like this – underlining the importance of protecting consumer rights.

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About the Author
Sepehr Daghighian is a partner with CCA that is well-versed in all aspects of lemon-law litigation. A 2005 graduate of Loyola Law School, Mr. Daghighian has been practicing litigation throughout the state of California for over 13-years. In this time, Mr. Daghighian has advocated on behalf of California consumers in hundreds of lemon law cases throughout our great state. Mr. Daghighian has also successfully tried numerous such cases to verdict in both Federal and State Court.