Toyota—Lexus GS300 & Prius

Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)
Lexus GS300: JTD BH96S 905020490, JTD BH96S 505020731. Toyota Prius: JTD KB20U 603 000147.

What are the defects?

In the airbag system of the subject vehicles, due to Incorrect assembly process of the airbag inflator, which is used in the curtain sheild airbag and the knee airbag systems, some inflators were produced with an insufficient amount of the heating agents, which apply heat to the argon gas in the inflator. In this condition, expansion force of the gas in the inflator may be insufficient to properly inflate the airbag when the airbag system is activated during a collision.

What are the hazards?

Injury

What should consumers do?

All owners will be contacted by registered mail.

Supplier
Toyota Motor Corporation Australia Limited
Where the product was sold
Nationally

Responsible regulator

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities is the responsible regulator for this recall.

Department of Infrastructure, Regional Development and Cities
Product category