Toyota Australia has recalled the 2015-19 Prius V over concerns about the seatbelt reminder switch.
According to the company, improper assembly of the electrical contacts in the seatbelt reminder switch means the driver's belt reminder might not switch off – even when the seatbelt is being used.
If the seatbelt reminder doesn't turn off, the flashing warning light and chime could distract the driver.
A total of 1037 cars are included in the recall – a VIN list is attached here.
Toyota Australia will contact owners of the affected vehicles and advise them to organise a free fix with their nearest dealer. A copy of the original recall notice is attached.