Recall: 2005 Tundra: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

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[FONT=&quot]NHTSA #: [/FONT][FONT=&quot]69824[/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]Make: [/FONT]
[FONT=&quot]TOYOTA
Model: TUNDRA
Model Year: 2005
MFG Campaign #: 50K

Description: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Manufacturer that filed defect/noncompliance report: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.
Begin Date of MFG: 4/22/2005
End Date of MFG: 6/29/2005
Vehicle, Equipment, or Tire report: V

Number of units affected: 2,527
Date owner notified by MFG: 8/5/2005

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

Defect Summary: CERTAIN PICKUP TRUCKS EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS AND OPTIONAL FABRIC FRONT CAPTAIN'S CHAIRS FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF FEDERAL MOTOR VEHICLE SAFETY STANDARD NO. 208, 'OCCUPANT CRASH PROTECTION.' THESE VEHICLES WERE BUILT WITH AN INCORRECT FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM INDICATOR LIGHT LENS WHICH WILL NOT DISPLAY THE STATUS OF THE FRONT PASSENGER AIR BAG.

Consequence Summary: AS A RESULT, THE VEHICLE OCCUPANTS WILL NOT BE MADE AWARE OF WHETHER OR NOT THE AIR BAG IS ACTIVATED AND READY TO PROTECT THE OCCUPANT AS APPROPRIATE.

Corrective Summary: DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE FRONT PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM INDICATOR LENS. THE RECALL BEGAN AUGUST 5, 2005. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.

Recall Notes: TOYOTA RECALL NO. 50K. 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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