Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Vehicles Globally Due to Defective Side Airbags and Emission Control Units

Toyota has announced that it will recall 3.37 vehicles globally, because of two separate defects - one for defective side air bags and one for an emissions control unit issue.  Approximately 932,000 vehicles involved in the airbag recall are also effected by the emissions control unit recall. The first recall affects 1.43 million Prius hybrids, [...]

June 29th, 2016|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Vehicles Globally Due to Defective Side Airbags and Emission Control Units

Toyota Recalls 636,331 Vehicles Due to Defective Air Bags in Three Separate Recalls

Toyota has announced three separate recalls, two of which are expansions or previous recalls, which involve air bag defects in older Toyota model vehicles. The first recall involves 159,700 Toyota RAV4 vehicles manufactured May 13, 2003, to October 25, 2005 that are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag.  These RAV4s are from Toyota’s [...]

May 18th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Toyota Recalls 636,331 Vehicles Due to Defective Air Bags in Three Separate Recalls

Second Air Bag Fix Needed for 2.12 Million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda Vehicles

NHTSA has recalled more than 2.12 million vehicles from Toyota, Honda, and Chrysler for a second time for air bag issues.  The breakdown is about 1 million Toyota vehicles, 374,177 cars from American Honda, and 753,176 vehicles from Fiat Chrysler.  The problem now is that the air bags fixed once already may inadvertently inflate while [...]

February 4th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Second Air Bag Fix Needed for 2.12 Million Toyota, Chrysler and Honda Vehicles