Toyota Recalls Over 3,000 Corolla Hatchbacks Due to Transmission Flaw

Japanese automaker Toyota has announced a recall of 3,400 of their 2019 Corolla Hatchbacks due to a flaw in the vehicle’s continuously variable transmission (CVT). Information About the Corolla Hatchback Recall According to Consumer Reports, Toyota is aware of a flaw in the transmission which could lead to the affected vehicle losing power. The CVT featured in the 2019 Corolla Hatchback uses a launch gear that switches over to a belt-and-pulley system at higher speeds, allowing for smoother acceleration. But a failure of the torque converter in the hatchback’s CVT could prevent the vehicle from moving forward. Power loss poses a serious crash risk to anyone driving at high speeds. The recall includes all 2019 Corolla Hatchbacks featuring the CVT and not sedans or manual transmission hatchbacks. What to Do If Your Vehicle Loses Power If your vehicle suddenly loses power while driving: Safely pull off onto the side of the road. Turn off the engine. Turn on emergency…

Read more detail on Recent Injury and Accident Law posts –

This entry was posted in Injury & Accident Law and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply