Toyota Highlander Recall: More than 7000 Vehicles affected

Toyota Highlander Recall: More than 7000 Vehicles affected

Summary:

Nearly 7,067 vehicles are affected by Toyota Highlander recall. The affected automobiles are model-year 2014 Toyota Highlander sport utility vehicles that were manufactured between November 20, 2013, and January 18, 2014.

The Problem:

Toyota officials have said that the aforementioned vehicles are being recalled due to a seat belt problem. The thing is that the third-row middle seat belt assembly may not have been correctly secured to the vehicle’s floor anchorage. This could cause injuries to the passengers in the event of a car crash. According to the automaker, there have been no reports of injuries due to the defect.

The Fix:

Toyota will notify owners about the recall during March. The dealers will inspect the third-row middle seat belt anchors and repair them for free. If you are a model-year 2014 Toyota Highlander owner, you can contact the automaker at 800-331-4331 for more information about Toyota Highlander recall. You can also call the NHTSA’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236.