Over time, the seat belt tension sensor wire harness may break and deactivate the front passenger airbag, knee airbag, and passenger seat-mounted side airbag.
In the event of a crash, deactivated air bags can increase the risk of injury .
What to do
The remedy for this recall is still under development.
Interim notification letters are expected to be mailed on February 11, 2019. A second notification will be mailed once remedy parts are available.
Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (888)270-9371 or Lexus customer service at (800)255-3987. Toyota's numbers for this recall are Lexus Interim J2L and Remedy JLL, Toyota Interim J15 and Remedy J05.