Toyota Prius PHV (2009 - 2012)

Production: 2009 - 2012 | Problems / tags:   

illustrative photo | source Toyota


Problem Description

Welded parts of the inflator in each of the curtain shield air bags could have a minute crack. If the crack propagates over time, part of the inflator could separate causing compressed gas to escape. This would result in partial inflation of the curtain shield air bag, and, in limited circumstances, one or both sections of the inflator could enter the interior of the vehicle. If an occupant is present in the vehicle, this could lead to injuries.

The recall concerns vehicles which have been produced from 2009 to 2012

Source: Alert A12/0848/16

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More Details

Published by RAPEX 15. 7. 2016
Keywords   
Risk Injury
Make
Model
Type Passenger car
Production period 2009 - 2012
Type/number of model Prius PHV (ZVW35)
Country of origin Japan
Alert submitted by Portugal
Products were found and measures were taken also in Bulgaria, Croatia, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Slovakia, Sweden, The Netherlands
Measures taken by economic operators Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
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