If the key can be removed from the ignition when the transmission is not in the “Park” position, the vehicle could roll away increasing the risk of a crash and occupant or pedestrian injuries.
NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V920000
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components POWER TRAIN, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 94
Toyota Motor Company (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2017 Toyota 86 vehicles manufactured July 1, 2016 through August 11, 2016 equipped with an automatic transmission and ignition key. Vehicles with a push-to-start button or manual transmission are not affected. In the affected vehicles, it may be possible to remove the ignition key without the transmission being in the “Park” position. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 114, “Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention.”
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ignition key/transmission interlock wiring connections, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in February 2017. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is G0E.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.