Recall List for the 2015 Toyota RAV4

Official recalls have been issued for the 2015 Toyota RAV4 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Toyota service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Toyota customer service.

  1. 2015 Toyota RAV4 STEERING:ELECTRIC POWER ASSIST SYSTEM NHTSA Campaign #15V144000

    • Date Announced: MARCH 13, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 110,085

    Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2015 Camry, Camry Hybrid, Highlander, and Highlander Hybrid, and 2014-2015 Rav4 vehicles. A component of the electric power steering (EPS) electronic control unit (ECU) may have been damaged during the manufacturing process. Over time, this damage may result in failure of the electric power steering system.

    Consequence: An unexpected loss of power steering increases the risk of a crash.

    Actions: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the serial number of the EPS ECU or steering column assembly. If the number is within the affected range, the EPS ECU will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began on May 7, 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V144000 »

  2. 2015 Toyota RAV4 EXTERIOR LIGHTING, TRAILER HITCHES NHTSA Campaign #15V011000

    • Date Announced: JANUARY 16, 2015
    • Vehicles Affected: 1,140

    Summary: Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2013-2015 Toyota Rav4 vehicles manufactured June 1, 2013, to December 29, 2014, and equipped with an accessory trailer light module. The software within the module may incorrectly detect an electrical short and preventively turn off the electrical current and the trailer lights.

    Consequence: If the system incorrectly detects an electrical short and turns off the trailer lights while the trailer is being towed at night, there is an increased risk of a crash.

    Actions: SET will notify owners, and dealers will replace the trailer light module with a new unit with corrected software, free of charge. The recall began on March 17, 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET's number for this recall is SET-15A. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #15V011000 »

  3. 2015 Toyota RAV4 EQUIPMENT NHTSA Campaign #14V828000

    • Date Announced: DECEMBER 30, 2014
    • Vehicles Affected: 3,958

    Summary: Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC (SET) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Toyota 4Runner, Tacoma, FJ Cruiser, Land Cruiser, RAV4, Scion FRS, and XB vehicles. The affected vehicles may have accessories installed by SET, such as running boards or other items, that were incorrectly installed. The accessory attaching fasteners were not tightened with the proper torque, possibly causing the accessory to detach from the vehicle.

    Consequence: Accessories that detach from a vehicle may result in a vehicle crash and/or personal injury.

    Actions: SET will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and tighten the affected bolts, free of charge. The recall began February 23, 2015. Owners may contact SET customer service at 1-866-405-4226. SET's number for this recall is SET-14B. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #14V828000 »

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