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Problems with became the reason for massive recall of Toyota Prius

Проблемы с ПО стали причиной масштабного отзыва Toyota Prius It will be recalled over two million cars.

The last time the Priuses were called in for repair in November of 2018, due to problems with electrical wiring. In sum, the opinion touched 1.03 million cars.

In the event of any malfunction of the hybrid system of the Toyota Prius hatchback needs to go into “failsafe mode”. But, alas, in “rare situations” instead of upgrading the power plant just shuts down and the car stalls while driving. Thank you though controls remain in working condition. Need to update the software.

In America along with the hatchback fell under the distribution of the compact MPV Prius v, collected in 2011-2014. The home of the brand also hurt the Auris model.

Service campaign – the global nowhere. The culprit is called crashing of the software for the IPM module (Intelligent Power Module) inverter, which because of the excess voltage cut-in hybrid system. The campaign was launched at the beginning of October 2018 and will cover of 2.43 million hybridamerica. Most of them, according to Reuters, accounted for Japan (1.25 million cars) and North America (807 329 pieces). Another 290 000 units sold in Europe. The rest – China, Africa and other regions.

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