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Toyota Recalls 2016 Lexus Vehicles for Faulty Airbags

Paige Tears-Gladstone10 months ago

Toyota has issued a press release regarding a safety recall of approximately 5,000 of their 2016 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h vehicles due to faulty airbags.

Regarding the Lexus Airbag Recall

According to Automotive News, the recalled models were outfitted by the Japanese company Gosei with airbags which may have been improperly manufactured.

While there have been no accidents or injuries reported due to this flaw, the defect could increase the likelihood of injury or death in a crash. Affected owners are urged to proceed to their dealership where the Lexus dealers will inspect and if necessary replace the driver’s knee airbag assembly free of charge.

Determining if Your Lexus is Affected

  • Affected Models are the 2016 Lexus RX 350 and RX 450h.
  • All known owners of affected vehicles will be directly contacted via first class mail.
  • You can enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) on the Toyota Recall webpage or at safercar.gov/vin to determine your vehicle’s status.

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