Toyota has announced that it will recall over 800,000 vehicles in the U.S., and 885,000 vehicles overall, to fix a water leak from the air condition system. The water can leak into the air bag system and cause the air bag to malfunction. The air bag may not deploy in the event of a crash or may deploy unexpectedly. Additionally, the air conditioner defect may cause the power steering to stop working. This recall affects the Camry, Camry Hybrid, Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, and Venza models. These vehicles were manufactured in 2012 and 2013.
Click here to read the full BBC News article: Toyota to Recall 885,000 Vehicles
Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
Over the last month, Toyota has had to recall 615,000 Sienna minivans due to a brake pedal issue and over 1 million Toyota RAV4 and Highlander Hybrid SUVs due to rear suspension arm and overheating defects.
Americans rely on their car manufacturers to provide a safe well-designed vehicle. Sadly, that is not often the case. The Auto Defect Attorneys at the Brandi Law Firm has successfully represented many people injured from defective Toyotas, Fords, Chrysler, Honda, GM products and numerous other manufacturers and suppliers. Often times, people involved in accidents do not examine the issues of defective vehicle design nor whether the car was truly crashworthy – does it contain the appropriate crash protection. If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto crash, our attorneys at the Brandi Law Firm are available to consult with you. Please contact our office at 800-481-1615 or email us.
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