2013 Toyota Avalon Recall Jan 16, 2013 | Southeast Toyota Distributors, Llc (set) Is Recalling Certain Models Interspersed Through

2013 Toyota Avalon Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module Recall | Jan 16, 2013

Southeast Toyota Distributors, Llc (set) Is Recalling Certain Models Interspersed Through Model Years 2009 Through 2013 As Follows: Model Year 2009-2012 Tacoma, 4runner, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Prius, And Rav4; Model Year 2009-2010 Avalon, Fj Cruiser, And Highlander Hybrid; Model Year 2010-2013 Model Year Corolla, Sienna And Tundra; Model Year 2009-2013 Highlander And Venza; Model Year 2012 Prius V; And Model Year 2010-2012 Sequoia. During Modification By Set To Include Accessories Such As Leather Seat Covers, Seat Heaters Or Headrest Dvd Systems, These Vehicles May Not Have Had The Passenger Seat Occupant Sensing System Calibration Tested. Without Passing The Calibration Test, The Occupant Sensing System May Not Operate As Designed.

If The Front Passenger Seat Occupant Sensing System Is Out Of Calibration, The Front Passenger Airbags May Not Deploy Or They May Deploy Inappropriately For The Passenger’s Size And Position. This Could Increase The Risk Of Personal Injury During The Event Of A Vehicle Crash Necessitating Airbag Deployment.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Southeast Toyota Will Notify Owners, And Dealers Will Test The Sensitivity Of The Occupant Detection Sensors, And Recalibrate Them As Necessary. The Recall Began On March 21, 2013. Owners May Contact Southeast Toyota At 1-800-301-6859.

Owners May Also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline At 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), Or Go To Www.safercar.gov.

This recall was issued on Jan 16, 2013 for 2013 Toyota Avalon, manufactured by Southeast Toyota Distributors, LLC, in response to Air Bags,frontal,sensor/control Module problems.

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