Thursday, November 27, 2014
1012 C Street  •  Floresville, TX 78114  •  Phone: 830-216-4519  •  Fax: 830-393-3219  • 

WCN Site Search


Lost & Found


VideoFound: Small shaggy dog, male, very friendly, possible Lhasa mix. If he's yours or if you want him text, 210-867-8706.
Lost: Blue Heeler, with long tail, in Tower Lakes area. Call 210-391-4167. 

VideoHave you seen this dog in the La Vernia area? Call 779-3751.
More Lost & Found ads ›

Help Wanted

Floresville area, looking for delivery drivers, stockers, etc.; must have good driving record, no CDL required, must be able to back up trailers using side mirrors only, able to lift and carry 40 lbs., must have dependable transportation and cell phone, sometimes willing to work 10 or more hours, two days off per week, but willing to work if asked. Call 210-723-6939.
Kitchen position available, salary based on experience. Apply in person after 3 p.m., Buffalo Joe's in La Vernia.
More Help Wanted ads ›

Featured Videos





Video Vault ›
TNMCRE/MAX homeRichardson Chevrolet home

Consumer Updates


Airbag issue prompts recall of certain '02-'04 Pontiac, Toyota, Lexus




E-Mail this Story to a Friend
Print this Story

Disclaimer:
The author of this entry is responsible for this content, which is not edited by the Wilson County News or wilsoncountynews.com.
June 19, 2014 | 1,244 views | Post a comment

SOURCE: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Defects Investigation

Report Receipt Date: JUN 11, 2014
NHTSA Campaign Number: 14V312000
Component(s): AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 844,277
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

SUMMARY:
Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2002-2004 Toyota Sequoia and Lexus SC and 2003-2004 Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Tundra, and Pontiac Vibe vehicles to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal air bag inflator which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the air bag. This recall addresses both the passenger side frontal air bags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement air bags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. A replacement air bag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal air bag.

CONSEQUENCE:
In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front passenger's frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants.

REMEDY:
Toyota will notify owners of affected Toyota and Lexus vehicles and General Motors will notify owners of affected Pontiac Vibe vehicles. Toyota, Lexus, and GM dealers will replace the passenger side air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Pontiac Vibe owners may contact GM at 1-800-521-7300.

IMPORTANT NOTE: This recall supersedes recall 13V-133 in which some vehicles were inspected and received a replacement inflator, while others were inspected but did not have their inflator replaced. All owners of vehicles that did not get an inflator replacement, or owners that do not know if they got an inflator replacement, should contact their Toyota or Lexus dealer.

NOTES:
Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
 
« Previous Blog Entry (June 19, 2014)
 


Your Opinions and Comments

Be the first to comment on this story!

You must be logged in to post comments:



Other Consumer Updates

DDS Dentures & Dental Services Right-side banner
Pursch Motors
Caraway Ford
Hoelschers home
Abrego Lake
Pat Brown Realtors, Inc. home
Wilson's Auto Chooser
WCN border security forum video 2014
Drama Kids International
Sacred Heart School
John D. Foster home
Floresville EDC
Sherwood Surveying
Heavenly Touch homeChester WilsonEast Central Driving SchoolVoncille Bielefeld homeTriple R DC ExpertsAllstate & McBride RealtyBlue Moon Karaoke & DJ

  Copyright © 2007-2014 Wilson County News. All rights reserved. Web development by Drewa Designs.