G0W – Front Passenger Air Bag – 2016 Toyota Prius

Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling

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Unintended Partial Passenger Air Bag Inflation

A front passenger air bag that unintentionally inflates can increase the risk of a crash or injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V672

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 7,817


Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Toyota Prius vehicles manufactured November 30, 2015, to June 14, 2016.

An air bag inflator manufacturing error may result in the inadvertent partial inflation of the front passenger air bag.


Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag assembly, free of charge.

The recall began November 10, 2016.

Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

Toyota’s number for this recall is G0W.


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.

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