Toyota Motor Co. stated Wednesday it’s recalling 1 million autos over a defect that might trigger airbags to not deploy, rising the chance of damage.
The recall covers a variety of Toyota and Lexus autos with mannequin years from 2020 to 2022. Included within the recall are Toyota Avalons, Camrys, Highlanders, RAV4s, Siennas and Corollas, plus some hybrids of these fashions.
The Lexus fashions within the recall embody the ES250 seddan and the RX350 SUV, amongst others.
The autos being recalled have sensors within the entrance passenger seat that will have been manufactured improperly. These sensors might doubtlessly brief circuit, inflicting the airbag system to not decide the occupant’s appropriate weight and doubtlessly not deploy in sure sorts of crashes.
Toyota and Lexus sellers will examine the OCS sensors and exchange them if mandatory without charge to homeowners. Toyota will notify clients by the center of February 2024 if their automobiles are within the recall.
Toyota homeowners who suppose their automobile may be included within the recall can name 1-800-331-4331 for particulars. For Lexus autos, homeowners can name 1-800-255-3987 for extra info.
You can too go to toyota.com/recall.