TOYOTA PRIUS 2011: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Make : TOYOTA Model : PRIUS Year : 2011
Build Dates : 2008-10-21 - 2012-04-27
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V487000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-10-17 Date Received by ODI: 2016-06-30 Date Added to Database: 2016-06-30
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: Toyota G0U Lexus GLJ
Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 482002
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain model year 2010-2012 Toyota Prius, 2010 and 2012 Toyota Prius Plug-in Hybrid, and 2011-2012 Lexus CT200h vehicles. A weld in the curtain shield air bag inflator may crack causing one or both portions of the inflator to eject into the passenger cabin.
Consequence:
      If either portion of the curtain shield air bag inflator ejects into the passenger cabin, there is an increased risk of injury to vehicle occupants.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will install retention brackets to the curtain shield air bags, free of charge. The recall began on October 17, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota Customer Service Department at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is Toyota G0U, and Lexus GLJ.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 'TTY 1-800-424-9153', or go to www.safercar.gov.