Original Recall from the NHTSA
Model Year(s):
Manufacturer's Report Date:

June 20, 2014

NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number:

14V350000

NHTSA Action Number:

N/A

Component:

AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected:

101

Summary:

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is conducting a limited regional recall for certain model year 2003-2005 Toyota Corolla, Matrix, Sequoia, Tundra, Lexus SC430, and Pontiac Vibe vehicles currently registered in Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and the U.S. Virgin Islands, and equipped with Takata-brand passenger side air bag inflators. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.

Consequence:

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

Remedy:

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and replace any defective passenger side air bag inflators, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Pontiac Vibe owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300.

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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Recall data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration