Toyota recalls in the U.S. 320 thousand cars because of problems with airbags


NEW YORK, February 3. Japanese company Toyota announced Tuesday the recall of about about 320 thousand cars in the U.S. because of possible accidental activation of the airbags.

Subject to review models Tundra Sequoia, released from 2005 to 2006, Land Cruiser and 4-Runner, released from 2003 to 2006 and from 2004 to 2006, respectively. Also under review were two models Lexus: LX470 release from 2003-2006, GX 470 and the release from 2004 to 2006.

The company reported that these vehicles can spontaneously trigger the curtain airbags that are installed in the side of the roof of cars. This fault increases the risk of injury to the driver and passengers, indicated in the Toyota.

The software responsible for the operation of pillows, will be replaced by dealers free of charge. Owners of defective cars will be notified of the dates when they will be able to solve the problem.

In November of 2015 Toyota recalled 1.6 million cars in Japan due to faulty airbags company Takata. In may last year, Takata has acknowledged defective about 34 million cars that were manufactured in the USA and are equipped with faulty airbags. This review of products the automotive industry has become the largest in American history.