2019 TOYOTA RAV4 - BACK OVER PREVENTION: SENSING SYSTEM: CAMERA
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2019 RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid vehicles. Due to a damaged electrical connector, the back-up camera may not activate when the vehicle is in reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply to Federal Motor Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rearview Mirrors."
HazardIf the backup camera system does not activate and the driver does not check his/her surroundings while reversing, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Consumer ActionToyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the back-up camera system and replace the audio display unit, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 23, 2019. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is K0N.