Nearly 100,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles have been recalled in Canada for safety reasons

The Japanese automaker is issuing a safety recall for certain Toyota and Lexus vehicles manufactured between 2020 and 2022.

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In Canada, 99,965 vehicles are affected by the recall.

A manufacturing defect may have affected the Occupant Classification System (OCS) in the passenger seat.

A short circuit would impair the sensitivity of the seat and, since the seat can no longer correctly adjust the weight of the occupant, it would not trigger the airbag deployment as expected in certain collisions.

You can find the list of affected vehicles here.

Toyota:

Avalon, Avalon Hybrid: 2020 – 2021

Camry, Camry Hybrid: 2020 – 2022

Crown: 2020 – 2021

Highlander, Highlander Hybrid: 2020 – 2021

RAV4, RAV4 Hybrid: 2020 – 2021

Sienna Hybrid: 2021

Lexus:

ES250: 2021

ES300H: 2020 – 2022

ES350: 2020 – 2021

RX350: 2020 – 2021

RX450h: 2020 – 2021

On all affected vehicles, Toyota and Lexus dealers will check the OCS sensors and replace them free of charge if necessary, Toyota assured.

Toyota will notify affected owners of this issue by mid-February 2024.

To check whether your vehicle is being recalled, enter your vehicle identification number here.


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