Monday, March 13, 2023

Its Shop Time Mondays: Kia K5s and Toyota Tundras Are Recalled


NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V149000

Manufacturer Kia America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 188,912

Summary

Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2021-2023 K5 vehicles. The side curtain air bags may have been installed incorrectly, causing them not to deploy properly in the event of a crash.

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and reinstall the side curtain air bags, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 7, 2023. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC263.

Tonneau Cover May Detach

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V142000

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Components STRUCTURE

Potential Number of Units Affected 130,266

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2022-2023 Tundra and Tundra Hybrid vehicles that may be equipped with a Toyota genuine accessory tonneau cover. The tonneau cover attachment joints may come loose and allow the cover to detach.

Remedy

Interim notification letters instructing owners to remove the tonneau cover if their vehicles are so equipped, are expected to be mailed March 31, 2023. The remedy is currently under development. Owners will receive a second notice once the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Toyota's customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 23TB03/23TA03.


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