TORRANCE, Calif.—Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. has again expanded it’s recall of vehicles fitted with faulty Takata air bag inflators.
This time, Toyota has added nearly 1.6 million vehicles in the United States. None of the vehicles in the expanded recall are in Canada. The models involved in the expansion include:
The vehicles involved in the latest recall expansion are equipped with a particular type of Takata inflator which, according to Takata, contains a safety defect that causes the air bag to explode with too much force when the air bag deploys.
Depending on the vehicle model, Toyota says dealers will replace the air bag inflator or the air bag assembly at no cost.