PhotoToyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 168,187 model year 2018-2019 Toyota Tundras and Sequoias, and model year 2019 Toyota Avalons and Avalon Hybrids.

The airbag electronic control unit (ECU) may erroneously detect a fault during the vehicle start-up self check. If this occurs, the ECU may not deploy the airbags as intended, in the event of a crash.

Failure of the air bags to can increase the risk of injury in a crash.

What to do

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the air bag ECU, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin October 22, 2018.

Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J0X.

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