SAFETY RECALL KLD & KLE – Driver Knee Airbag Not Properly Fastened – 2019 Lexus ES 350

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain

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April 10, 2019 NHTSA CAMPAIGN NUMBER: 19V288000

Knee Airbags May not Deploy Properly

In the event of a crash, there is an increased risk of injury if the knee air bag does not deploy properly.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V288

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 564


Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2019 Lexus ES vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a driver knee air bag assembly mounted to the lower instrument panel (IP) that may have been improperly installed, possibly affecting the deployment of the knee air bag in the event of a crash.


Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the driver knee air bag assembly, if necessary, free of charge. The recall began May 8, 2019. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are KLD and KLE.


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

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