Toyota Recalls 11,000 Scion iQs Over Airbag Concerns

Airbags could go off accidentally

Nov 8 2012, 1:04pm CST | by

Toyota Recalls 11,000 Scion iQs Over Airbag Concerns

Toyota has announced that it is recalling select 2012 one 2013 model Scion iQ micro cars. The problem that led to the recall is that the airbags may inadvertently inflate or may not inflated all the cost of damaged data cables.

The data cables used in the vehicle could become damaged if a loose object falls under the vehicle seat where the cable is located. Toyota also says that the seatbelt pre-tensioners and the vehicle could also felt operate properly. The fix according to Toyota is to get the cables with protective covers, which is being done at no cost.

 
 
 

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Shane is a self described car aficionado. He loves muscle cars, but also knows how green cars work. He has years of experience in testing cars and writes about cars with deeply felt emotions.

 

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