1. 2016 Lexus RX 450h AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER NHTSA Campaign #16V053000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 01, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 5,072

    Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Lexus RX350 and RX450h vehicles manufactured November 16, 2015, to December 23, 2015. Due to an improper weld, the gas needed to inflate the driver's knee air bag may escape from the inflator.

    Consequence: A defective inflator may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

    Actions: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the knee air bag assembly, free of charge. The recall began March 7, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is GLA. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V053000 »