Toyota Recalls 650,000 Vehicles with Dangerous Malfunction

January 31, 2018Jan 31, 2018

Toyota is recalling more vehicles for airbag issues. Over the past year, they—along with other major car manufactures, have been plagued with airbag issues after Takata supplied them with faulty airbags.

This time they're recalling about 645,000 vehicles worldwide for airbag issues, reported Yahoo. The issue isn't related to Takata, as far as reports say. The recall needs to fix an electrical problem that could stop air bags from inflating in a crash.

The recall covers certain Toyota Prius, Lexus RX, and NX SUVs. Also covered are some Toyota Alphard, Vellfire, Sienta, Noah, Voxy, Esquire, Probox, Succeed, Corolla, Highlander, Levin, and Hilux models.

All of the vehicles were produced from May of 2015 to March of 2016.

"The automaker says an open electrical circuit could occur over time. That would set off an airbag warning light and could stop the side and front airbags from deploying," reported Yahoo.

Dealers will inspect serial numbers on sensors and replace them if necessary. There will be no cost to owners. Toyota will notify owners by letter in starting in late March.

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