2011 Scion TC Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2011 Scion TC Air Bags Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID880986
 Internal NHTSA #10425093
 ManufacurerToyota Motor Corporation
 BrandSCION
 ModelTC
 Model Year2011
 File date26/08/11
 ComponentAIR BAGS
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemI was driving west on highway 160 toward my home, when a buck (deer), ran out into the road. I swerved to miss it and then hit a tree head on. I hit the brakes at around 45 miles per hour. The car collided into the tree head on. The force from the crash made me hit my head against the steering wheel two times. My head, neck, and back hurt instantly. None of the airbags deployed at all. I have witnesses who stopped and called 911. When the fire department, ems, and police got to the wreck they said they could not believe the airbags did not deploy. The whole front end of my car was smashed in. I was then taken to the hospital. I have a severe concussion and the trauma caused my brain the collide with my skull, bouncing it from one side to the other. I stayed in the hospital for almost two weeks and am now in southern indiana rehab hospital having to have physical therapy. There was over $8,000 in damage to the front end of the car. The damages to myself and to the car proves that the impact from the collision should have deployed the airbags. When we bought this car, the sales guy kept telling us how safe the car was and about the five star rating. I wanted a safe car and felt good about buying the car. I only had it for about 3 1/2 months before the wreck occurred. There were only 5112 miles on the car. Something needs to be done about the airbags. I am still dealing with the effects from this wreck today. Please help! I do not want this to happen to anyone else.
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure5112
Number of Occurences1
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateSCOTTSBURG, IN
VIN pattern JTKJF5C78B3XXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons1
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase29/06/22
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders4
Drive train type
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed45
 DoT tire identifier
 Tire size
 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
 Dealer's name
 Dealer's telephone number
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 Dealer's state code
 Dealer's ZIP code
  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.

 

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