New Delhi, 12th February, 2014: As a part of the global recall of PRIUS announced by Toyota Motor Corporation (TMC), Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) also announced a recall campaign in India today. The recall will cover a total of 167 units of the PRIUS in India.
The recall has been announced due to a software error in the hybrid system that makes it enter a fail safe mode.
The company is conducting this recall as a part of Voluntary Recall Code. No complaints have been received in India so far.
The campaign will begin on 14th February, 2014. Toyota will contact the customers and repair will be carried out free of cost. The repairs are expected to take 1 to 1.5 hours.
The company regrets the inconvenience caused and seeks the customer’s cooperation and understanding during this time.