Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 9,468 model year 2019-2020 C-HRs, and model year 2020 Corollas & Corolla Hybrids with rear seat belt assemblies with a dual-mode locking mechanism.
The seat belt webbing sensor locking mechanism may not lock as intended.
In the event of a crash involving multiple impacts, the seat belt may not properly restrain the occupant, increasing the risk of injury.
What to do
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear seat belt assembly production dates, and replace the assemblies, as necessary, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin February 3, 2020.
Owners may contact Toyota customer service at (888) 270-9371. Toyota's numbers for this recall are 19TB22 and 19TA22.