PhotoToyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 48,672 model year 2016 Toyota Prius and Lexus RX 350, RX 350 F Sport, RX 450h F Sport and RX 450h vehicles, and model year 2015-2016 Lexus NX 200T, NX Turbo and NX 300h vehicles.

The airbag pressure sensors and/or the acceleration sensors may fail causing the side/curtain shield airbags and/or the front airbags to not deploy in the event of a crash.

Failure of airbag deployment in a crash can increase the risk of injury.

What to do

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensors as necessary based on their serial numbers, free of charge.

The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018.

Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's numbers for this recall are JLA, J0F.


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