Toyota to recall more than a million vehicles over potential airbag issue

Toyota will recall 1.12 million automobiles worldwide because of a fault affecting their airbags.

The recall covers 2020 to 2022 mannequin yr automobiles, together with varied Avalon, Camry, Corolla, RAV4, Lexus ES250, ES300H, ES350, RX350 Highlander and Sienna Hybrid automobiles and will outcome within the Occupant Classification System (OCS) sensors not working.

A brief circuit in these fashions’ sensors might trigger their airbags to not deploy as designed.

The sensors guarantee air baggage don’t deploy if a small grownup or little one is sitting within the entrance seat.

Toyota and Lexus, a model owned by Toyota Motor Corporation, will examine the OCS sensors and substitute them if obligatory without charge to homeowners.

The Japanese auto-giant will notify clients by the center of February 2024 if their vehicles are within the recall.

Toyota issued a recall for 3,500 RAV4 fashions within the US because of potential interference between inner elements that might trigger the OCS sensor to incorrectly detect the passenger.

Air baggage within the entrance of automobiles have saved greater than 50,000 lives in America over 30 years, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stated.

They have advanced over time, as older air baggage would deploy in the identical means for all drivers and occupants.

This would trigger accidents and in uncommon instances even demise to kids, small adults, and unbelted passengers who have been too near the air bag because it deployed, the company stated.

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