Tuesday, January 2, 2024

Its Shop Time Mondays: Lexus, Mercedes-Benz And Toyota Are Recalling Approximately 1 Million 2020-2024 Model Year Vehicles

OCS Sensors May Short Circuit

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V865000

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 999,901


Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, Corolla, Highlander, Highlander Hybrid, RAV4, RAV4 Hybrid, Lexus ES350, Lexus RX350, Lexus RX450H, 2021 Sienna Hybrid, Lexus ES250, 2020-2022 Camry, Camry Hybrid, and ES300H vehicles. A short circuit may develop in the Occupant Classification System (OCS) sensor, preventing the front passenger air bag from deploying.


Dealers will inspect and replace the sensor as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 4, 2024. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 23TB15/23TA15 Lexus 23LB03/23LA03.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 23V880000

Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC


Potential Number of Units Affected 79,676


Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2021-2024 GLE, GLS, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, SL, GLC, CLS, AMG GT, and G-Class vehicles. Please refer to MBUSA's recall report for specific vehicle details. The fuel pump may shutdown, causing a loss of drive power.


Dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed February 13, 2024. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. This recall is an expansion of NHTSA recall number 23V-445.

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