TOYOTA TACOMA 2005: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL

Make : TOYOTA Model : TACOMA Year : 2005
Build Dates : 2004-09-14 - 2008-08-29
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 12V092000
Date Owner's Notified: 0000-00-00 Date Received by ODI: 2012-03-07 Date Added to Database: 2012-03-07
Manufacturers Involved: Toyota Motor Corporation
Manufacturer's Responsible for the Recall:
Manufacturer Campaign Number:
Component: AIR BAGS:FRONTAL
Potential Number Of Units Affected : 495470
Summary:
      TOYOTA IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2005-2009 TACOMA VEHICLES, MANUFACTURED FROM SEPTEMBER 14, 2004, THROUGH AUGUST 29, 2008. OVER TIME, STEERING WHEEL VIBRATION MAY DAMAGE THE SPIRAL CABLE ASSEMBLY "CLOCKSPRING" THAT POWERS THE DRIVER"S AIR BAG MODULE. IF DAMAGE OCCURS, THE AIR BAG WARNING LAMP WILL ILLUMINATE AND THE AIR BAG MAY BECOME DEACTIVATED.
Consequence:
      IN THE EVENT OF A CRASH, THE DRIVER"S SIDE AIR BAG MAY NOT DEPLOY, INCREASING THE RISK OF PERSONAL INJURY.
Remedy:
      TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SPIRAL CABLE ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE. AN INTERIM LETTER IS EXPECTED TO BE MAILED TO OWNERS DURING APRIL 2012. OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
Report Initiator: MFR V Report
Regulation Part Number: Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard Number:
Notes:
      TOYOTA WILL NOTIFY OWNERS, AND DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE SPIRAL CABLE ASSEMBLY, FREE OF CHARGE.THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN IN EARLY APRIL 2012.OWNERS MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.