Seat belt issue sparks Toyota Tarago recall

2016/17 Toyota Tarago vans required back at a dealership

Own a late-model Toyota Tarago? You could be heading back to a Toyota dealer to have a possible seat belt issue sorted.

The recall is being overseen by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) and involves only Toyota Tarago vans built between the 30th of May 2016 and the 13th of March 2017.

Is your Tarago being recalled? Check your VIN here.

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The recall notice advises that on affected vehicles there is a possibility that the seat belt anchorage bolts may not have been tightened to the correct torque specification after the installation of the reversing camera.

What are the hazards?

An incorrectly tightened seat belt anchorage bolt could compromise seat belt performance, increasing the possibility of injury during a collision.

What should affected Tarago owners do?

Affected owners will be contacted by direct mail and are being asked to contact their nearest Toyota dealer to arrange for an inspection of the seat belt anchor bolts.

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