2013 Toyota Corolla Matrix Recall Jan 30, 2013 | Toyota Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2003-2004 Corolla And Corolla Matrix Vehicles

2013 Toyota Corolla Matrix Air Bags Recall | Jan 30, 2013

Toyota Is Recalling Certain Model Year 2003-2004 Corolla And Corolla Matrix Vehicles And 2003-2004 Pontiac Vibe Vehicles. The Supplemental Restraint System (srs) Circuits Are Susceptible To Internal Shorting. The Electrical Short May Create An Abnormal Current Flow And Increased Heat Which Can Damage The Circuits. This Could Result In An Inadvertent Deployment Of The Front Airbags And/or Seat Belt Pretensioners.

Inadvertent Deployment Of The Airbags Or The Seat Belt Pretensioners May Increase The Risk Of Injury And The Possibility Of A Vehicle Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Toyota Will Notify Their Owners, And General Motors Will Notify Theirs. Dealers Will Install A Supplemental Harness Containing An Electrical Filter Between The Airbag Control Module And Its Wire Harness, Free Of Charge. The Recall Began On March 13, 2013. For More Information, Toyota Owners May Call 1-800-331-4331 And Pontiac Owners May Call 1-800-620-7668.

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 30, 2013 for 2013 Toyota Corolla Matrix, manufactured by Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing, in response to Air Bags problems.

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