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Toyota Australia Recalls Supra Vehicle Due to Automatic Transmission Control Computer

Toyota Australia has today announced that it will initiate a safety recall of 1 Supra vehicle produced on 01 February 2023.

Supra vehicles are equipped with an automatic transmission that includes a control computer. Due to an improper manufacturing process, the case joint welding may be defective. This possible defective welding may allow transmission fluid to penetrate the control computer resulting in a short circuit, which in the worst case the vehicle may lose drive power while driving.

There is only one involved vehicle in the Australian market that is presently registered to a Toyota dealer. Toyota Australia will work with this Toyota dealer to arrange rectification of this vehicle.

Customers with additional questions or concerns are asked to please contact their local/preferred Toyota Dealer in the first instance or the Toyota Recall Campaign Helpline on 1800 987 366 (Mon-Fri 8.00am-6.00pm AEDT). Customers should quote their 17-digit Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

Q&A

Q1 Which and how many models are involved in Australia?
A1.
 There is only 1 vehicle involved in the Australian market. The VIN of this involved vehicle is WZ1DB06050W058817.

Q2: What is the condition?
A2: 
Supra vehicles are equipped with an automatic transmission that includes a control computer. Due to an improper manufacturing process, the case joint welding may be defective. This possible defective welding may allow transmission fluid to penetrate the control computer resulting in a short circuit, which in the worst case the vehicle may lose drive power while driving.

Q3: What does the remedy involve?
A3: 
There is only one involved vehicle in the Australian market that is presently registered to a Toyota dealer. Toyota Australia will partner with this Toyota dealer to arrange rectification of this vehicle. This rectification involves replacement of the transmission ECU.
 

Q4: Where can I find my VIN?
A4:
 VIN number location varies by model. For information on how to find the VIN position specific to your vehicle, please search "vehicle identification number" in the alphabetical index at the rear of your Owner's Manual.