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Recall 18V123000

Rear Split Bench Seat Not Fastened To Floor Properly And May Move

Recall Details

The seat leg bracket for the rear split bench seat may not be tightened to the vehicle's floor pan properly, allowing the seat to move in the event of an accident. Dealers will tighten the five seat leg bracket bolts free of charge to resolve the concern.

Our Quick Take

The rear split bench seat of the vehicle may not be properly fastened to the floor. This could allow the seat to move in the event of an accident, resulting in possible occupant injury.

What Should You Do?

Recall repairs on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in March, 2018. 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 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 J0I.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., February 20, 2018

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
February 20, 2018
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
8,769
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
18V123000
Component
SEAT BELTS
Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017 Toyota Tundra vehicles. One of the rear split bench seat leg brackets may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle's floor pan, possibly allowing the seat to move in a crash. A vehicle with an improperly tightened seat leg bracket could fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems," 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages," and 225, "Child restraint anchorage systems."
Consequence
If the rear split bench seat moves in a crash, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.
Remedy
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the five seat leg bracket bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J0I.
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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