Toyota Recalls FJ Cruisers for Faulty Seatbelt

Toyota announced it is recalling more than 200,000 Toyota FJ Cruiser sport-utility vehicles due to a potential default with in the way their seatbelts were installed.

According to this article, “The retractors for the vehicles’ front driver and passenger seat belts are mounted in rear-door panels, where cracks can form if the rear doors are forcefully closed repeatedly over a long period. If this happens, the seat belt retractor could detach, which would increase the risk of injury in a crash.”

Approximately 209,000 vehicles may be affected from the 2007 to 2013 model years.

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