Toyota recalling 168,000 vehicles

Toyota is recalling more than 168,000 vehicles.

Posted: Oct. 12, 2018 10:00 AM
Updated: Oct. 12, 2018 3:42 PM

DETROIT (AP) - Toyota is recalling more than 168,000 pickup trucks, SUVs and cars because the air bags may not inflate in a crash.

The recall covers 2018 and 2019 Tundra pickups and Sequoia SUVs as well as 2019 Avalon sedans.

Toyota says the air bag control computer can erroneously detect a fault when the vehicles are started. With a fault, the air bags may not deploy in a crash.

Toyota will notify owners and dealers will update the air bag control software. The recall is expected to begin Oct. 22.

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