2006 Toyota Prius Recall Apr 03, 2006 | On Certain Vehicles, Due To Improper Assembly Of The Air Bag

2006 Toyota Prius Air Bags Recall | Apr 03, 2006

On Certain Vehicles, Due To Improper Assembly Of The Air Bag Inflator, Which Is Used In The Side Air Bag, The Curtain Shield Air Bag, And The Knee Air Bag Assembly, Some Inflators Were Produced With An Insufficient Amount Of The Heating Agents Necessary For Proper Air Bag Deployment. In This Condition, The Expansion Force Of The Gas May Be Insufficient To Properly Inflate The Air Bag When The Srs System Is Activated During A Crash.

This May Increase The Risk Of Injury To The Occupant In The Involved Seating Position In The Event Of A Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Dealers Will Replace The Specific Srs Air Bag. The Recall Began On April 6, 2006. Owners May Contact Toyota At 1-888-270-9371, Scion At 1-866-548-1851, Or Lexus At 1-800-255-3987.

Toyota Recall No. 60b And Lexus Recall No. 6lb.customers May Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); Or Go To Http://www.safercar.gov.

This recall was issued on Apr 03, 2006 for 2006 Toyota Prius, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC., in response to Air Bags problems.

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