1998 Toyota Tacoma Recall Aug 06, 1998 | Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Statement Required In The

1998 Toyota Tacoma Air Bags,on-off Switch Assembly Recall | Aug 06, 1998

Vehicle Description: Passenger Vehicles. The Statement Required In The Owner’s Manual That “…the On-off Switch Should Only Ben Used When A Member Of A Passenger Risk Group Identified In The Request Form In Appendix B……is Occupying The Right Front Passenger Seating Position…” Is Mis-stated. This Does Not Comply With The Requirements Of Fmvss 208, “occupant Crash Protection.”

If The Air Bag Switch Is “off,” The Seat Occupant Who Is Not A Member Of The Passenger Risk Group Would Be Subject To Increased Injury In The Event Of A Vehicle Crash.

Summary Of Corrective Actions Taken: Owners Will Be Sent A Corrected Owner’s Manual.

Owner Notification Began November 16, 1998.owners Who Do Not Receive The Corrected Owner’s Manual Within A Reasonable Time Should Contact Toyota At 1-800-331-4331.also Contact The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Auto Safety Hotline At 1-888-dash-2-dot (1-888-327-4236).

This recall was issued on Aug 06, 1998 for 1998 Toyota Tacoma, manufactured by TOYOTA MOTOR CO., LTD., in response to Air Bags,on-off Switch Assembly problems.