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Toyota RAV4 Electronic Control Module (ECM) Harsh Shift Condition Class Action Settlement

If you ever owned or leased a Toyota RAV4 Model Year 2001 through 2003, in the United States or Puerto Rico, you could be affected by a class action settlement.

A class action settlement has been reached in a class action lawsuit against Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. and Toyota Motor Corporation (“Toyota” or “Defendants”) in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California (styled Milligan vs. Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., , Case No. C09-05418 RS), alleging, among other things, that that some 2001-2003 model-year RAV4s equipped with automatic transmissions have experienced a “harsh shift condition” that may be attributable to the Electronic Control Module (ECM) which malfunctioning ECM may also cause damage to the vehicle’s automatic transmission, according to the Toyota RAV4 Electronic Control Module (ECM) Harsh Shift Condition class action settlement notice.

Class Members in the Toyota RAV4 Electronic Control Module (ECM) Harsh Shift Condition class action settlement reportedly include all persons in the United States, including the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, who currently or formerly owned or leased a model year 2001 through 2003 Toyota RAV4 equipped with an automatic transmission.

Under the Toyota RAV4 Electronic Control Module (ECM) Harsh Shift Condition settlement, Toyota will provide a warranty enhancement for Class Members, and will reimburse Class Members who, prior to the receipt of notice of the warranty enhancement, paid for repair or replacement of the ECM and/or automatic transmission in Class Vehicles for the specific condition covered by the settlement.

You can call 1-877-235-4599 toll free; write to Toyota RAV4 ECM Settlement Claims Administrator, P.O. Box 6177, Novato, CA 94948-6177, or visit the website at www.RAV4ECMSettlement.com, where you will find answers to common questions about the settlement.

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  • Wenhui Bao October 9, 2012, 12:58 pm

    Toyota should recall those faulty ECM!

    I NOW know that my 2002 RAV4 have this harsh shift problem, I am no car person, don’t know car that well, when it had those “harsh shift” problem in the past, I don’t know what’s going on! I don’t know what it was! Finally someone told me to have it checked or my transmittion might burn out. By the time I change the ECM, my car was out of the extended warranty period, less than 10 year but over 150k miles, (I am a high milage driver working in Real Estate).

    Totally not happy with Toyota! This class action is not good enough for me neither!

  • Alexandra Grey October 11, 2012, 10:09 am

    I just heard in the new that Toyota will make a recall on its cars due to some window problems. I really don’t know abything about cars, but when a product is recalled, there is really a defect and possess some risk. I have a Toyota car, how does the recall be processed?

  • andrej zdanek February 16, 2013, 6:30 pm

    i have rav4 2003, have power window modul problem

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