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Toyota MR2 Recall 91V223000

Recall 91V223000

Body, Interior & Misc., March 20, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s): 1991, 1992

Manufacturer's Report Date: March 20, 1992

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 91V223000

NHTSA Action Number: N/A

Component: AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected: 26,395

Summary: THE DRIVER'S OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM (STEERING WHEEL AND AIR BAG) EXCEEDS THE 60G THORAX CRITERION IN NHTSA CRASH TESTS.

Consequence: THE OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THEENERGY ABSORPTION REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 208. THIS REDUCES THE CRASH PROTECTIONAFFORDED BY THE STEERING WHEEL AND AIR BAG SYSTEMS IN EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT.

Remedy: REPLACE THE STEERING WHEEL WITH A MODIFIED WHEEL DESIGNED FOR INCREASED ENERGY ABSORPTION.

Notes: SYSTEM: STEERING WHEEL AND AIR BAG; FMVSS 208.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.

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