TOYOTA 4RUNNER 2006: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW

Make : TOYOTA Model : 4RUNNER Year : 2006
Build Dates : 2003-08-01 - 2006-06-15
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 16V065000
Date Owner's Notified: 2016-12-01 Date Received by ODI: 2016-02-05 Date Added to Database: 2016-02-05
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: G0C, GLB
Component: AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 320409
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Toyota Land Cruiser and Lexus LX470, 2005-2006 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia, 2004-2006 Toyota 4Runner and Lexus GX470 vehicles equipped with side curtain-shield-air bags. The affected vehicles have an air bag control module that may be improperly programmed, causing the side curtain-shield-air bags to deploy inadvertently.
Consequence:
      If the side curtain-shield-air bags deploy unexpectedly, it can increase the risk of occupant injury.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming, free of charge. The recall began on December 1, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-271-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is G0C and GLB.
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.