SAFETY RECALL J05 – Passenger Airbags Could Deactivate – 2008-2019 Toyota Land Cruiser

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V887
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components SEAT BELTS, AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 89,740

 

Sensor Wire may Break Deactivating Air Bags

In the event of a crash, deactivated air bags can increase the risk of injury .

 

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2008-2019 Toyota Land Cruiser and Lexus LX 570 vehicles. Over time, the seat belt tension sensor wire harness may break and deactivate the front passenger air bag, knee air bag, and passenger seat-mounted side airbag.

 

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. Interim notification letters are expected to be mailed on February 11, 2019. A second notification will be mailed once remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371 or Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are Lexus Interim J2L and Remedy JLL, Toyota Interim J15 and Remedy J05.

 

Notes

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.

 

Check if your Vehicle has a Recall


(Interim Notice J15)

December 13, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCMN-18V887-5488.pdf

Download (PDF, 419KB)


DEFECT INFORMATION REPORT

December 13, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RMISC-18V887-9267.pdf

Download (PDF, 107KB)


Recall Acknowledgement

December 20, 2018

https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2018/RCAK-18V887-9508.pdf

Download (PDF, 240KB)


Recalls Documents

https://www-odi.nhtsa.dot.gov/acms/cs/documentList.xhtml?docId=18V887&docType=RCL


 

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