482,000 Toyota Prius, Lexus CT200h Hybrids Recalled for Curtain Airbags
Toyota recalls 482,000 hybrids inside US United to repair the curtain side air bags manufactured by the Swedish supplier AUTOLIV the companies said on Wednesday.
in 2010-2012 Prius , 2010 in addition to also 2012 Prius Plug-in , in addition to also by 2011 to 2012 Lexus CT200h designs, side airbags can inflate the curtain partially randomly inflator could potentially “enter the Indoor of the vehicle,” which can injure the passengers, according to Toyota.
AUTOLIV he knows of seven spread unintended Prius designs worldwide, which was parked in addition to also unoccupied. AUTOLIV investigating the root causes, although at the moment, in addition to also the company believes any some other cars by This specific problem affected the industry since the “vehicle specific characteristics” have contributed to This specific issue. He AUTOLIV manufacturing problem has been corrected in January 2012, in addition to also the total cars under recall-about 1.4 million worldwide, representing half of all inflatable airbag side curtain produced before of which date. A rift between the two rooms inflator can form over time due to poor welding, which can cause Toyota said the two chambers of the season,
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dealers will install a bracket to keep the rooms to prevent them by separating in addition to also entering inside. This specific is usually not known if there will be additional hardware or software fixes, in addition to also airbags in addition to also dissemination “without a signal given by the deployment of the airbag control unit,” according to AUTOLIV. The notices calling out to their owners at a later date.