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2002 Toyota Sequoia Recalls

RepairPal Expert Overview on October 20, 2014

Certain vehicles are being recalled because the passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.

Toyota will begin notifying owners of affected vehicles beginning October 25, 2014. As of this writing General Motors has not yet released a notification schedule for Vibe models. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 11, 2014

The Passenger front airbag inflator could rupture upon deployment, increasing the risk of injury to vehicle occupants from flying debris.

As of this writing General Motors & Toyota have not yet announced a notification schedule for this recall. If you don't receive notification in a timely manner and believe you should have, please contact your Dealer for further instruction. They may ask for your vehicle identification number (VIN), so please have it handy when you call. Note: this recall supersedes previous recall #13V-133. Owners who have had recall 13V-133 completed should contact there dealer to see if further action is required.

RepairPal Expert Overview on April 11, 2013

The passenger front airbag inflator could rupture when deployed, allowing metal fragments to strike vehicle occupants and increasing the risk of personal injury.

Toyota will notify owners of affected Toyota and Lexus vehicles and General Motors will notify owners of affected Pontiac Vibe vehicles. As of this writing the manufactures have not released their owner notification schedules for this recall.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 5, 2005
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 1, 2002

The spare tire that the vehicle is equipped with may not be marked as a "temporary use" spare tire. This could mislead a driver using the spare tire in thinking it is not for temporary use. Temporary use spare tires will exhibit different driving characteristics than a full size tire.

Toyota notified owners of affected vehicles starting in July 2002. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is involved in this program. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.