Product Safety Recall 18015 Front Passenger Air Bag Inflator – 2003-2007 Pontiac Vibe

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V883
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 169,481

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2002-2005 Lexus SC and Toyota Sequoia, 2003-2005 Toyota Corolla and Tundra, and 2003-2007 Pontiac Vibe vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation.

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Product Safety Recall 17478 Front Passenger Air Bag Inflator – 2003-2007 Pontiac Vibe

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V883
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 169,481

 

Passenger Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

 

Summary

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2002-2005 Lexus SC and Toyota Sequoia, 2003-2005 Toyota Corolla and Tundra, and 2003-2007 Pontiac Vibe vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation.

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Favorites Grayed Out or Unavailable At Times – 2018-2019 Buick Cadillac GMC

Bulletin No.: PIC6340
Published date: 10/15/2018

Preliminary Information

PIC6340 Favorites Grayed Out or Unavailable At Times

Proactive

Models

Brand: Model: Model Years: VIN: Engine: Transmissions:
from to
Buick Regal 2018 All All All All
Cadillac ATS 2018 – 2019 All All All All
Cadillac CTS 2018 – 2019 All All All All
Cadillac XTS 2018 – 2019 All All All All
GMC Terrain 2018 All All All All

 

Involved Region or Country North America
Additional Options (RPO) IOS, IOT, or IOU
Condition A customer may comment that some Favorites will be grayed out at times. Attempting to select that Favorite may result in a message that it is currently unavailable.
Cause Software anomaly

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Outside Air Temperature Does Not Read Correctly – 2017-2019 Buick LaCrosse

Bulletin No.: PIC6232A
Published date: 10/22/2018

Preliminary Information

PIC6232A Outside Air Temperature Does Not Read Correctly

Proactive

Models

Brand: Model: Model Years: VIN: Engine: Transmissions:
from to
Buick LaCrosse 2017 – 2019 All All LGX All

 

Involved Region or Country North America
Condition A vehicle may be brought into the dealer with a complaint of the outside air temperature/ambient air temperature display reading incorrectly.
Cause The system may be operating as designed but the customer does not understand that there may be a delay in the update of the outside air temperature (OAT) display due to the update strategy involved.

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Circular Image Distortion on Any of the Screens Including the Buick Tri-Shield Start Up Screen – 2018-2019 Buick LaCrosse

Bulletin No.: PIC6335B
Published date: 10/30/2018

Preliminary Information

PIC6335B Circular Image Distortion on Any of the Screens Including the Buick Tri-Shield Start Up Screen

Product Investigation Review Required

Models

Brand: Model: Model Years: VIN: Engine: Transmissions:
from to
Buick LaCrosse 2018 4/10/2018 End of Production All All
Buick LaCrosse 2019 6/08/2018 9/24/2018 All All

Note:  The Model Table above shows the VIN build date range for vehicles affected by this PI.

Involved Region or Country North America and all Export Regions
Additional Options (RPO) IO5 or IO6
Condition Some customers may comment that they notice a circular image distortion on any of the screens, including the Buick tri-shield starting screen as shown in the examples below. Some technicians have also reported that disconnecting and reconnecting the battery may improve the image quality.
Cause This is a result of a radio control (ICS) assembly software concern.

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