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Recall 15V134000

Headliner Not Compliant With Safety Standards

Recall Details

The headliner inside the vehicle does not comply with federal safety requirements, and may not protect the occupants of the vehicle from injury in a crash. The dealership will replace the headliner free of charge to correct the problem.

Our Quick Take

The headliner inside the vehicle does not comply with required safety standards to protect from occupant injury in a crash.

What Should You Do?

Toyota notified owners of affected vehicle starting in April 2015. You can check with your dealer to see if your vehicle is affected. It is helpful to have your VIN (Vehicle Identification Number) on hand when you contact them.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., March 9, 2015

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
March 9, 2015
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
16,582
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
15V134000
Component
STRUCTURE
Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2012-2015 Yaris vehicles manufactured August 31, 2011, to February 9, 2015, and sold in Puerto Rico. The affected vehicles may have been manufactured with a roof headliner that does not provide the proper occupant protection in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 201, " Occupant Protection in Interior Impact."
Consequence
If the vehicles are equipped with a headliner that does not meet the impact requirements, there is an increased risk of occupantl injury in the event of a crash.
Remedy
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the headliner, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in mid-April 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.
Notify
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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