Monday, September 29, 2014

Recall Mondays: Toyota's Tundra Is In The Hot Seat For Airbags



No. Of Vehicles Affected: 132,644

MANUFACTURER: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing


SUMMARY:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2014 Toyota Tundra CrewMax and Double Cab vehicles manufactured July 29, 2013, to August 22, 2014. Due to the possible misinstallation of the upper tab of the B-pillar interior trim, the Curtain-Shield Air Bags (CSA) may not deploy properly in the event of a crash.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the Curtain-Shield Air Bags (CSA) do not deploy properly there is an increased risk of occupant injury during a crash.
REMEDY:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the B-pillar interior trim installation and will replace it if it is not installed correctly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on September 30, 2014. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

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