TOYOTA SEQUOIA 2019: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE

Make : TOYOTA Model : SEQUOIA Year : 2019
Build Dates : 2017-08-07 - 2018-09-26
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 18V685000
Date Owner's Notified: 2018-10-26 Date Received by ODI: 2018-10-04 Date Added to Database: 2018-10-05
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number: J0X
Component: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM: SOFTWARE
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 168187
Summary:
      Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing "Toyota" is recalling certain 2018-2019 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia vehicles and 2019 Toyota Avalon and Avalon Hybrid vehicles. The air bag electronic control unit "ECU" may erroneously detect a fault during the vehicle start-up self check. If this occurs, the ECU may not deploy the airbags as intended, in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard "FMVSS" number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection," and 214, "Side Impact Protection."
Consequence:
      If the air bags do not deploy as intended, it can increase the risk of injury in a crash.
Remedy:
      Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the air bag ECU, free of charge. The recall began October 26, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J0X.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number: 208
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.