2013 TOYOTA CAMRY HYBRID

Report Date:
October 17, 2013
Campaign Number:
13V505000
Component:
VISIBILITY:WINDSHIELD WIPER/WASHER:SWITCH/WIRING

Summary:
Toyota Motor Engineering & manufacturing North America, Inc. (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Camry and Camry HV, model year 2013 Avalon and Avalon HV and model year 2014 Corolla vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the windshield wiper switch assembly may short circuit. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, No. 104, "Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems."

Consequence Summary:
A short circuit could cause inoperative windshield wipers, reducing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.

Corrective Summary:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper switch assembly, free of charge. The recall began on November 8, 2013. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.