Toyota recalled in Russia more than 20 thousand cars because of airbags

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Japanese automobile concern Toyota recalled more than 20 thousand cars of four different models because of possible problems with airbags. This was reported by the press service of Rosstandart.

The department noted that the concern decided to withdraw voluntarily 20,702 vehicles. Among them there are minivans Alphard, sedans Corolla and Auris, and also small Yaris.

In Rosstandart clarified that the cars are subject to recall, implemented from March 12, 2010 to May 19, 2015.

Toyota recalled 7.6 thousand cars in Russia because of airbags

“The reason for the recall is the existing probability of an incorrect operation of the airbag (Takata) of the front passenger during an accident,” the report said.

After recall on vehicles, the gas generator of the front passenger airbag will be replaced. All repair work will be carried out free of charge for the owners, the agency informed.

In mid-May, Toyota withdrew 7.6 thousand cars. Then the concern withdrew Lexus cars, in particular, the NX200, NX200T, NX300h, RX200T, RX 350, RX 450h models and Toyota models of the Alphard and Hilux models. The cause of the recall was the defect of airbags.

Article sourced from the this at RBC and machine translated for your convenience

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