2016 Toyota Avalon Recalls

What To Do If Your Avalon Has Been Recalled

The following recalls have been announced by Toyota, so if you own a 2016 Avalon take action immediately to get your automobile fixed. Interested in how this information is collected? Read more about recalls and the NHTSA.

  1. Call Toyota to get more information. Verify that the cost of repairs will be covered free of charge.
  2. Setup an appointment with a local authorized mechanic to schedule your maintenance.
  3. Keep up to date with recalls for your vehicle by following this page.

Recent 2016 Avalon Recalls

  • AIR BAGS:KNEE BOLSTER Recall for 2016 Toyota Avalon

    • Recall Announced DECEMBER 16 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #16V906000
    • Number Affected 12

    Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Avalon, and 2017 Camry vehicles manufactured August 3, 2016, to September 12, 2016. The front passenger knee air bag module may have been attached to the lower instrument panel with incorrect fasteners.

    Consequence: If the air bag was installed with incorrect fasteners, the fasteners may become loose over time, affecting the air bag deployment and increasing the risk of injury.

    Fix: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fasteners, and if necessary, replace the instrument panel brace and body bracket and reattach the air bag assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is G05.

    For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V906000 »

  • AIR BAGS: PASSENGER OCCUPANT CLASSIFICATION SYSTEM Recall for 2016 Toyota Avalon

    • Recall Announced APRIL 14 2016
    • NHTSA Reference #16V215000
    • Number Affected 58,515

    Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Avalon and Camry vehicles manufactured November 30, 2015 to March 4, 2016. The occupant classification system (OCS) that activates or deactivates the front passenger seat air bag system may have been improperly calibrated. As a result, the front passenger air bag and the front passenger knee air bag may not deploy as intended in certain crash scenarios. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Consequence: Air bags that do not deploy as intended during a crash increase the risk of injury.

    Fix: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will recalibrate the OCS, free of charge. The recall began by May 13, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is G0J.

    For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V215000 »

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19001 S. Western Ave. Dept. WC11 Torrance CA 90509-2991

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