Toyota Motor Corp. stated it’s recalling sure 2023 fashion pace Toyota Corolla, Corolla Pass, Corolla Pass hybrid, Highlander, Highlander hybrid, Tacoma, Lexus RX and RX hybrid and 2024 fashion pace NX and NX hybrid cars.
Toyota spokesperson Josh Burns on Wednesday stated about 118,000 cars are incorporated, “with approximately 110,000 of those in the U.S.”
In affected cars, the spiral cable meeting within the steerage column might lose electric connection at the circuit controlling the motive force’s airbag.
If lack of electric connection happens, the airbag blackmail brightness will light up, and the motive force’s airbag won’t deploy in a hit. Automobiles won’t conform to sure federal motor automobile protection necessities because of this, which might build up possibility of shock to the motive force in a hit.
Toyota declined to touch upon accidents, injuries or deaths that will have resulted from the security factor.
For all recalled cars, Toyota and Lexus sellers will check out the serial choice of the spiral cable and exchange it with a pristine cable if vital. Each procedures are to be had for free of charge to shoppers.
Toyota will notify all affected homeowners about the problem by means of early September 2023.