Toyota recalls 800k vehicles with potential airbag problems
More than 800,000 Toyota vehicles are being recalled by the Japanese automaker due to a leaking condenser in the air conditioning unit that can cause the airbag to work improperly, according to the car manufacturer on October 17.
According to reports, a leaking A/C condenser affects the recent models of the Camry, Avalon, Camry Hybrid, Avalon Hybrid, and Venza mid-sized SUVs. Toyota further explained that the leaking A/C condenser can cause a short circuit in the control unit of the airbag system, either leading to an accidental deploy of the airbag or disabling it. The power steering assist in the affected vehicles can also be damaged by the issue.
Reports of the airbags malfunctioning and causing injuries have already been sent to Toyota’s office. The company said they will resolve the issue by covering the condenser of the recalled vehicles.
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