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Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing has issued a recall for the Toyota Avalon Hybrid.

Description of Recall

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2013-2014 Camry and Camry HV, model year 2013 Avalon and Avalon HV and model year 2014 Corolla vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the windshield wiper switch assembly may short circuit. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard, no. 104, windshield wiping and washing systems.

Severity of the Defect

A short circuit could cause inoperative windshield wipers, reducing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota’s Recommended Action

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper switch assembly, free of charge. The recall began on November 8, 2013. Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.