2006 Toyota PRIUS Air Bags Recall

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2006 Toyota PRIUS Air Bags Recall

 NHTSA Recall #49995
NHTSA Compaign #06V096000
MFG Compaign #60B 6LB
 Model Year2006
 ComponentAIR BAGS
 Date of notification06/04/06
 Begin date of manufacuring29/09/03
 End date of manufacturing01/12/05
Type of recallV
Recall initiatorMFR
 Report received03/04/06
 Report created03/04/06
Regulation part number
FMV safety standard number
Estimated number of affected units133
 Defect summaryOn certain vehicles, due to improper assembly of the air bag inflator, which is used in the side air bag, the curtain shield air bag, and the knee air bag assembly, some inflators were produced with an insufficient amount of the heating agents necessary for proper air bag deployment. In this condition, the expansion force of the gas may be insufficient to properly inflate the air bag when the srs system is activated during a crash.
 Consequence summaryThis may increase the risk of injury to the occupant in the involved seating position in the event of a crash.
 Corrective actionDealers will replace the specific srs air bag. The recall began on april 6, 2006. Owners may contact toyota at 1-888-270-9371, scion at 1-866-548-1851, or lexus at 1-800-255-3987.
 Recall notesToyota recall no. 60b and lexus recall no. 6lb. Customers may contact the national highway traffic safety administration's vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty: 1-800-424-9153); or go to http://www. Safercar. Gov.

  • 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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