Huge win for car owners! All TSBs to be made public. The Center for Auto Safety just made the NHTSA (US Government) make public the full text of all TSBs from now on. They are the same organization that has petitioned the NHTSA & filed lawsuits to protect car owners over exploding gas tanks & other major safety issues. Whenever you drive in your car, you are safer thanks in part to a lot of work over the years by this small but very effective consumer advocacy group.

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Recall List for the 2004 Lexus GX 470

Official recalls have been issued for the 2004 Lexus GX 470 by the NHTSA. The complete details of all recalls are listed below, along with what they cover and the recommended solutions.

Recalls don't cost you anything to get fixed, but most are time-limited, so if your car is affected you should call your local Lexus service department immediately!

If you have questions about a recall, write down your VIN & then call Lexus customer service.

  1. 2004 Lexus GX 470 AIR BAGS:SIDE/WINDOW NHTSA Campaign #16V065000

    • Date Announced: FEBRUARY 05, 2016
    • Vehicles Affected: 320,409

    Summary: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 Toyota Land Cruiser and Lexus LX470, 2005-2006 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia, 2004-2006 Toyota 4Runner and Lexus GX470 vehicles equipped with side curtain-shield-air bags. The affected vehicles have an air bag control module that may be improperly programmed, causing the side curtain-shield-air bags to deploy inadvertently.

    Consequence: If the side curtain-shield-air bags deploy unexpectedly, it can increase the risk of occupant injury.

    Actions: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming, free of charge. Owners were sent interim notices on March 1, 2016. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-271-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is G0C and GLB. For detailed information & supporting documents, see the official NHTSA page concerning recall #16V065000 »

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