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The sound insulators for the front seat belt pre-tensioners could catch fire in the event of pre-tensioner deployment caused by a crash.
Consider this a high priority recall. In the event of deployment, the seat belt pre-tensioner insulation could catch fire. Please contact your Toyota dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.
In the event of a crash, the gas generated by activation of the front seat belt pre-tensioners could cause their sound insulator to catch fire. Dealers will remove the pre-tensioner sound insulator to correct this concern. The recall is expected to begin during February 2009. The Toyota recall number is 90C.