SAFETY (NONCOMPLIANCE) RECALL F0C OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM (OCS) SENSOR – 2014-2015 Toyota Prius V

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain

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Passenger Air Bag may not Deploy/FMVSS 208

If the air bag does not deploy as intended, there is an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 15V013

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 4,971

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2014-2015 Toyota Prius V vehicles manufactured November 7, 2013, to January 7, 2015. The occupant classification system (OCS) that activates or deactivates the passenger seat air bag system may be improperly calibrated. As a result, the passenger air bag may not deploy in a vehicle crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

Remedy

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will re-calibrate of the OCS system, free of charge. The recall began February 12, 2015. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331.

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.

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