Certain 2015-2016 Toyota, Lexus Vehicles Recalled Over Airbag Sensors
Car Pro | February 16, 2018
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V085000
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 48,672
Toyota is recalling certain 2016 Toyota Prius and Lexus RX 350, RX 350 F Sport, RX 450h F Sport and RX 450h vehicles and 2015-2016 Lexus NX 200T, NX Turbo and NX 300h vehicles. The airbag pressure sensors and/or the acceleration sensors may fail causing the side/curtain shield airbags and/or the front airbags to not deploy in the event of a crash. You can read the NHTSA recall acknowledgment here.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensors as necessary based on their serial numbers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are JLA, J0F.
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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