Recall Details

Transport Canada Recall # 2017007

Recall Date 2017/01/09
Notification Type Safety Mfr
System Airbag
Manufacturer Recall Number R31 / R32
Units Affected The number of vehicles or components affected by the recall. 130,661
Category Car, SUV
Recall Details
On certain vehicles, long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature, combined with high temperature cycling, could eventually degrade the propellant contained in the passenger frontal airbag. This could cause the airbag to deploy with more force than normal. As a result, if the vehicle were involved in a collision that warrants airbag deployment, fragments could be propelled toward vehicle occupants, and the airbag assembly could be damaged, preventing proper function. These issues could increase the risk of injury. Correction: Depending on the model, dealers will either replace the passenger frontal airbag inflator or airbag assembly. Note: Canadian climate results in the propellant degrading slowly. The recall is being conducted as a precaution to address future risk, and is expected to replace airbag inflators before their function would be affected.
MakeModelModel Year(s) Affected
LEXUS ES 350 2007 2008
LEXUS IS 250 2006 2007 2008
LEXUS IS 350 2006 2007 2008
LEXUS IS F 2008
LEXUS LFA 2012
TOYOTA YARIS 2006 2007 2008
Manufacturer NameToll Free NumberWeb Site
TOYOTA 1-888-869-6828

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