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Recall: 2005 Tacoma: AIR BAGS

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    [FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]47004[/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT]
    [FONT=&quot]TOYOTA
    Model: TACOMA
    Model Year: 2005
    MFG Campaign #: 70A

    Description: AIR BAGS

    Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.
    Begin Date of MFG: 9/14/2004
    End Date of MFG: 5/14/2005
    Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

    Number of units affected: 11,592
    Date owner notified by MFG: 7/25/2005

    Recall Initiator: MFG
    MFG's of Recalled Vehicles/Products: TOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION

    Defect Summary: ON CERTAIN REGULAR CAB PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH A BENCH SEAT, THE SEAT POSITION AND SEAT BELT BUCKLE SENSOR CONNECTOR PINS ARE INCORRECTLY POSITIONED DUE TO A WIRE HARNESS MANUFACTURING PROCESS ERROR.

    Consequence Summary: IN THIS CONDITION, THE SEAT POSITION AND SEAT BELT BUCKLE SENSOR MAY NOT FUNCTION AS DESIGNED, AFFECTING THE ADAPTIVE AIR BAG DEPLOYMENT, WHICH IF THE VEHICLE IS INVOLVED IN A CRASH, COULD RESULT IN IMPROPER OCCUPANT RESTRAINT.

    Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL INSPECT THE SEAT POSITION AND SEAT BELT FASTENING CONDITION SENSOR CONNECTOR. AN ADDITIONAL SUB-WIRE HARNESS WILL BE INSTALLED TO CORRECT THE CONNECTOR PIN MANUFACTURING ERROR, IF NECESSARY. THE RECALL BEGAN ON JULY 25, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-431-4331.

    Recall Notes: TOYOTA RECALL NO. 70A. ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S AUTO SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-DASH-2-DOT (1-888-327-4236).[/FONT]
     

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