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Toyota MR2 Recall 91V223000

Body, Interior & Misc., March 20, 1992

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Model Year(s)
Manufacturer's Report Date
March 20, 1992
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
26,395
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
91V223000
Component
AIR BAGS

Summary
THE DRIVER'S OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM (STEERING WHEEL AND AIR BAG) EXCEEDS THE 60G THORAX CRITERION IN NHTSA CRASH TESTS.
Consequence
THE OCCUPANT PROTECTION SYSTEM DOES NOT COMPLY WITH THEENERGY ABSORPTION REQUIREMENTS OF FMVSS 208. THIS REDUCES THE CRASH PROTECTIONAFFORDED BY THE STEERING WHEEL AND AIR BAG SYSTEMS IN EVENT OF AN ACCIDENT.
Remedy
REPLACE THE STEERING WHEEL WITH A MODIFIED WHEEL DESIGNED FOR INCREASED ENERGY ABSORPTION.
Notes
SYSTEM: STEERING WHEEL AND AIR BAG; FMVSS 208.VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES.
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