Most newer cars are equipped with a system that can detect whether or not a person is sitting in the front seat. If they are, the system will ensure that the airbags deploy in the event of a crash. But for 58,510 Toyota vehicles now being recalled that feature isn’t working correctly. [More]
For the third time this week an automaker has recalled tens of thousands of vehicles because of a potential fire risk. In addition to recalling 52,000 sedans for wiring issues that could lead to a vehicle fire, Toyota is recalling 5,000 cars whose airbags may not deploy properly. [More]
Toyota just can’t seem to catch a break.
The recall tab for Toyota keeps adding up, as the world’s largest automaker announced a recall of 373,000 Toyota Avalons “to address the possibility that the vehicle’s steering lock bar could break under certain conditions.”
Toyota is recalling 3.8 million cars and warning owners of certain late-model cars to immediately remove their driver’s side floor mat to avoid accelerators getting stuck. The affected Toyota and Lexus models are: