Recall Alert: 3,235 2009-13 Toyotas

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Southeast Toyota Distributors is recalling 3,235 vehicles spanning model-years 2009-13 due to problems with the occupant sensing system, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The affected vehicles were modified by Southeast Toyota Distributors to include accessories such as leather seat covers, seat heaters or head-restraint DVD system. During the installation process, the passenger seat occupant sensing system may not have been tested. This could cause the airbags to not deploy or to deploy inappropriately for the passenger's size, increasing the risk of injury. 

The affected vehicles include:

  • 2009-2013 Highlander and Venza
  • 2009-2012 Tacoma, 4Runner, Camry, Camry Hybrid, Prius and RAV4
  • 2009-2010 Avalon, FJ Cruiser and Highlander Hybrid
  • 2010-2013 Corolla, Sienna and Tundra
  • 2010-2012 Sequoia
  • 2012 Prius V

Southeast Toyota, which operates in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, North Carolina and South Carolina will notify owners before the month's end, and dealers will inspect and recalibrate the necessary sensors for free. Owners can call Southeast Toyota at 800-301-6859 or NHTSA's vehicle safety hotline at 888-327-4236 for more info.

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Comments 

Derrick G

This plus how absolutely insanely frustrating this distributor makes it just to try to price and check options on a car is why I'd never even consider buying a Toyota in this region.

WTF

Yes I've helped my aunt buy two Corollas and it is ridiculous to see the fee they add for nothing.

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