2017 Toyota Tundra Recall Over Rear Seat Issue

Toyota Tundra

TOYOTA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V123000

Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Components: SEATS, SEAT BELTS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,769

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain 2017 Toyota Tundra pickups. One of the rear split bench seat leg brackets may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle’s floor pan, possibly allowing the seat to move in a crash. A vehicle with an improperly tightened seat leg bracket could fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems,” 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages,” and 225, “Child restraint anchorage systems.”

Remedy

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the five seat leg bracket bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is J0I.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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