Toyota Recalls Vehicles Over Potential Injury Risk

January 28, 2013 by  
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Toyota has issued a recall for multiple models over a potential risk associated with the passenger airbag modules.

The reports show that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued the recall along Toyota because these vehicles could pose an increased injury risk to passengers since the sensor responsible for detecting the presence of a passenger could fail. If this failure occurs and the vehicle is involved in a collision, the passenger may be exposed to an increased risk of injuries.

Multiple vehicles are listed under this recall announcement including the 2012 Prius V and the 2009 through 2012 Prius models.

To prevent injuries and keep passengers safe, click here to read the full report and learn more about this recall campaign.

Certain Tacoma Truck Models Could Pose A Road Hazard

November 27, 2012 by  
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Toyota has issued a recall announcement regarding all units of 2001 through 2004 Tacoma trucks owned by drivers who use the vehicle mostly in cold climate regions.

Due to the fact these trucks were equipped with spare tire carriers that could become damaged if exposed to road salts, the company has stated that they fear the vehicle could pose a road hazard if the carrier designed to support the tires is not sufficiently coated with anti-corrosion medium.

To prevent the corrosion of the parts and possible incidents, Toyota is contacting all affected vehicle owners.

For more details on this specific Tacoma recall, follow this link for the full report.

Airbags In Certain Scion Vehicles May Not Deploy, Recall Issued

November 15, 2012 by  
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Multiple vehicles are being recalled over an issue with the Occupant Classification System that could lead to an airbag deployment failure.

According to the news, the 2012 and 2013 Scion IQ models are being recalled due to the fact that the cables in the Occupant Classification System could become damaged if the passenger seat slides backward or forward. If the cable is damaged and an accident occurs, the front passenger airbag system may not deploy.

The automaker has urged consumers to have this issue repaired by scheduling a visit to an authorized dealer to have a protective cover installed on the OCS weight sensor cable.

To read more about this recall, click here.