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Recall 17V548000

Frontal Air Bags Do Not Deploy In An Accident When Needed

Recall Details

An incorrect driver's and / or passenger frontal air bag may be installed in the vehicle, preventing proper deployment as needed in an accident. Dealers will replace the affected air bag assemblies free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The driver's and passenger frontal air bags may not be proper for the vehicle. If the incorrect air bag is in place, they may not deploy as needed in an accident, increasing risk of occupant injury.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Toyota or Lexus must be performed by a Toyota or Lexus dealership, respectively. Toyota and Lexus will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in September, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota or Lexus dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Toyota recall number is H0S. The Lexus Recall number is HLD.

Body, Interior & Misc., August 31, 2017

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
August 31, 2017
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
21
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
17V548000
Component
AIR BAGS

Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2008-2016 Toyota Land Cruiser, 2006 Lexus LX470, and 2008-2013 Lexus LX570 vehicles. These vehicles may be equipped with an incorrect driver or front passenger air bag. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
Consequence
An incorrect driver or front passenger air bag may not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Remedy
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected air bag assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 25, 2017. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0S. Lexus' number for this recall is HLD.
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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