Toyota Avensis (2001 - 2011)

Production: 2001 - 2011 | Problems / tags:   

Toyota-Avensis-recall-airbag
illustrative photo | source Toyota


Problem Description

The ammonium nitrate propellant used in the airbag inflator may degrade over time due to propellant degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures and high-temperature cycling.

In the event of an airbag being deployed, the excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator body to rupture and metal fragments may pass through the cushion material causing injury to the occupants.

The Toyota Avensis models affected by this recall were manufactured between 2001 and 2011.

Source: Rapex Alert 37/2019 A12/1334/19

More Details

Published by RAPEX 13. 9. 2019
Keywords   
Risk Injury
Make
Model
Type Passenger car
Production period 2001 - 2011
Type/number of model e11*98/14*0181, e11*2001/116*0181), Yaris (e11*2001/116*0248, e11*2001/116*0249, e6*98/14*0064, e6*2001/116*0064, e2*98/14*0248, e2*2001/116*0248), SC430 (e6*98/14*0084, e6*2001/116*0084), type approval number: Avensis (e11*2001/116*0196), Avensis Verso (e6*98/14*0083, e6*2001/116*0083), Corolla (e11*98/14*0179, e11*2001/116*0179, e11*98/14*0180, e11*2001/116*0180,
Country of origin Japan
Alert submitted by Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in see the source
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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