Toyota Motor has announced a worldwide recall of 1,120,000 vehicles on suspicion that a short circuit in the sensor could cause airbags not to deploy as designed.
According to a statement from Toyota Motor, Toyota and Lexus will recall 1 million 120,000 vehicles worldwide on suspicion that a problem with the airbag sensor in some sedan and SUV models may cause the airbag not to deploy correctly in the event of a collision by misjudging the weight of the vehicle occupants.
The recall covers Avalon, Camry, Corolla, RAV4, Lexus ES250, ES300H, ES350, RX350 Highlander and Sienna Hybrid vehicles manufactured in 2020-2022.
1 million of these vehicles are sold in the US.
Authorized Toyota dealers will inspect the sensors and replace them if necessary.
Toyota plans to begin notifying owners of the recall in February 2024.