Washington, DC—(ENEWSPF)—December 3, 2011.
Summary: Southeast Toyota is recalling certain model year 2010-2011 Corolla vehicles equipped with a non-Toyota, Bluetooth hands free device or navigation unit and certain model year 2011 Toyota Sienna vehicles equipped with a non-Toyota, overhead entertainment system and/or Bluetooth hands free device. There is a possibility that the front a-pillar trim panel retention clip may have been damaged during the installation of the aftermarket accessory.
Consequence: A damaged a-pillar trim panel retention clip may allow the trim panel to come loose and injure an occupant in the event of a crash.
Remedy: Dealers will inspect the a-pillar trim panel retention clip and replace it if necessary free of charge. The Safety Recall is expected to begin during December 2011. Owners may contact Southeast Toyota at 800-301-6859.
Notes: Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Vehicle Safety Hotline at 888-327-4236 (TTY 800-424-9153), or go to http://www.safercar.gov.