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2017 TOYOTA TUNDRA RECALL (SEAT BELTS)

Make: Toyota
Model Year: 2017
Model: TUNDRA
NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V123000
Component: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Vehicles Affected: 8,769
Owner Notified Date: N/A
Report Received Date: 02/20/2018
Record Creation Date: 02/22/2018

2017 Toyota TUNDRA DEFECT SUMMARY

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017 Toyota Tundra vehicles. One of the rear split bench seat leg brackets may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle's floor pan, possibly allowing the seat to move in a crash. A vehicle with an improperly tightened seat leg bracket could fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, Seating Systems, 210, Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages, and 225, Child restraint anchorage systems.

2017 Toyota TUNDRA DEFECT CONSEQUENCE SUMMARY

If the rear split bench seat moves in a crash, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.

2017 Toyota TUNDRA RECALL CORRECTIVE SUMMARY

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the five seat leg bracket bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J0I.
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

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