Toyota Recalls 2.87 Million Vehicles Due to Faulty Seat Belts | NBC New York
National & International News
The day’s top national and international news

Toyota Recalls 2.87 Million Vehicles Due to Faulty Seat Belts

    processing...
    Country
    Total
    1
    United States
    463738121
    2
    China
    26182670
    3
    Great Britain
    27231767

    NEWSLETTERS

    The Toyota Motor Corp. logo is displayed on the company's RAV4 crossover vehicle.

    Toyota Motor is recalling 2.87 million vehicles due to a safety issue with the seat belts, the company announced Thursday.

    The recall affects the RAV4 model produced from July 2005-August 2014 and sold worldwide, and models of the Vanguard SUV (October 2005-January 2016) sold in Japan.

    Toyota said that the voluntary recall is due to faulty seat belts, where a metal part could shear off and slice through the seat belt in a crash. The company plans to add a resin cover to the metal framework of the belts.