make and model information
What are the defects?
There is a possibility that a prototype instrument panel reinforcement has been installed on certain RAV4 vehicles.
What are the hazards?
During steering operation, a welded portion of the prototype instrument panel reinforcement (steering column support bracket) may separate, causing noise. In the worst case, steering operation may be affected.
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development and Communications is the responsible regulator for this recall.