Toyota calls review 3.4 million cars due to problems with the airbags and the deposit

Toyota Prius 2010-2012

Toyota Prius 2010-2012

Toyota will be called to review about 3.4 million of vehicles worldwide for two separate problems. On the one hand faults have been detected in the fuel tanks 2.87 million units of Toyota Prius and Toyota Corolla from 2006 to 2015. Although still there has been no evidence of any accident related to this problem, the mark indicates that these deposits could crack and leak.

The other fault that affects 1.43 million vehicles has to do with the curtain airbag supplied by Autoliv. Affects the Toyota Prius, Toyota Prius Plug-in, and Lexus CT from 2008 to 2012, and in this case, the airbag could inflate partially when the vehicle is parked after the exposure to changes of temperature. It is estimated that about 932.000 vehicle would be affected by both problems.

Lexus CT200h 2011-2012

Lexus CT 200h 2011-2012

it Is noteworthy that these problems will come to Europe in a residual form. The worst part is the lead in Japan (country of origin and where sold Toyota) and united States. In this country have been encrypted in 482.000 the vehicles affected by the problem of the curtain airbag. models that will review will be the Toyota Prius 2010 to 2012, the Toyota Prius Plug-In Hybrid from 2010 to 2012 and the Lexus CT 200h 2011 to 2012.

is Still not known with accuracy how many affected units there are in each country, but in any case the repairs will be free. The problem in the airbag would be that you could make a crack in welding that separates the two chambers, allowing for inflation. In some circumstances, some sections of the pump could pass into the passenger compartment and therefore are I will support to avoid it.

Source – Automotive News

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