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: 0000-00-00 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. 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.