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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
7 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
7 / 0
Average Mileage:
23,177 miles

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2009 Toyota Yaris seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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2009 Toyota Yaris Owner Comments (Page 1 of 2)

problem #21

Apr 012016

Yaris

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Our one-car family has been very burdened by this recall for many months because the current "solution" is to not have anyone sitting in the passenger seat. This is already a small car and we have lost one seat due to this issue. If Toyota cannot come up with a solution in a reasonable time frame, they should compensate owners of this car for loss of front seat passenger use.

- Rockville, MD, USA

problem #20

Jun 022016

Yaris

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V340000 (air bags). The part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- La Habra, CA, USA

problem #19

Oct 032016

Yaris 4-cyl

  • miles
2009 Toyota Yaris. Consumer writes in regards to remedy not available to repair passenger airbag recall problems.

- Naalehu, HI, USA

problem #18

Jun 092016

Yaris

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2008 Toyota Yaris. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V340000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed for the repair was not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms part not available.

- Anasco, PR, USA

problem #17

Jun 302016

Yaris

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 16V340000 (air bags) and 15V689000 (visibility) and stated that the parts needed for the repairs were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available and parts distribution disconnect.

- Mayag'u'ez, PR, USA

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problem #16

Jul 132016

Yaris

  • miles
Takata recall they tell us that D air bag of the passages is wrong and may cause problem.

- BayamÓN, PR, USA

problem #15

Aug 192016

Yaris

  • miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V169000 (seats), 14V168000 and 16V340000 (air bags), and 15V689000 (visibility). The parts needed for the repair were not available. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available and parts distribution disconnect.

- Los Osos, CA, USA

problem #14

May 232016

Yaris

  • miles
Takata recall. I was issued a recall that has yet to be remedied that may result in serious injury or death to myself or a passenger in my car. How am I supposed to drive in a dangerous vehicle that I depend on to get to work every day? I think it is extremely necessary to at least provide a timeline for the remedy, or at the very least allow all owners at serious risk to use rental cars at no cost from Toyota.

- Sherman Oaks, CA, USA

problem #13

May 272016

Yaris

  • miles
Takata recall. The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact received notification of NHTSA campaign number: 16V340000 (air bags); however, the part to do the repair was unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact had not experienced a failure. VIN tool confirms parts not available.

- Tavernier, FL, USA

problem #12

May 232016

Yaris

  • miles
(takata recall) this recall has been open for more than two months now and it is very serious. The remedy is not available yet. I have visited my local dealer in long beach, California and they told me Toyota did not provide the parts yet. What are they waiting for? I cannot have my family in the passenger seat knowing it is dangerous to even sit there!

- Long Beach, CA, USA

problem #11

May 022015

Yaris

  • 71,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. While depressing the brake pedal at 35 mph, the vehicle failed to respond and the ABS warning light illuminated. As a result, the contact crashed into another vehicle. The air bags failed to deploy. A police report was filed. The contact sustained a concussion and upper back pain that required medical attention. The vehicle was towed to an independent mechanic, but was not diagnosed; however, the body damage was repaired. In addition, the contact received notification of NHTSA campaign numbers: 14V168000 (air bags) and 14V169000 (seats). The parts to do the repairs were unavailable. The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repairs. The manufacturer was notified of the failure. The failure mileage was 71,000. Parts distribution disconnect.

- El Paso, TX, USA

problem #10

Aug 132015

Yaris 4-cyl

  • 40,400 miles
I've had several recall notices mailed to me regarding airbag recall. I've called the Toyota dealer several times asking when I could get in to get it fixed. Always some excuse about parts are on the way and "I'm on the waiting list", whatever that means. Please advise. Thank you.

- Madison, WI, USA

problem #9

Dec 052014

Yaris

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact received a notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V168000 (air bags). The contact stated that the manufacturer exceeded a reasonable amount of time for the recall repair. The manufacturer was made aware of the delay. The contact did not experience a failure.

- Jersey City, NJ, USA

problem #8

Nov 212014

Yaris

  • 140,000 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact stated that while driving approximately 30 mph, the contact lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a wire guard. The air bags failed to deploy. The passenger sustained injuries to the left knee which required medical attention. A police report was filed. The vehicle was not destroyed. The failure mileage was 140,000.

- Clinton, AL, USA

problem #7

Jun 132014

Yaris

  • 65,000 miles
I braked to avoid hitting an animal which emerged from the ditch. The car fishtailed, lost control and flipped once landing on it's top. The driver's side was damaged and the insurance company totaled the car. I did hit my head against the driver's side window, but the blow was not severe. My concern is that the side airbag did not deploy. The anti-lock brakes did not work either and have only worked intermittently for quite some time.

- Chippewa Falls, WI, USA

problem #6

Feb 062014

Yaris 4-cyl

  • miles
The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact received a notification of NHTSA campaign id number: 14V168000 (air bags) and stated that the part needed was unavailable to service the vehicle under the recall. The dealer was uncertain when the part would become available. The manufacturer was notified of the issue. The contact did not experience a failure. Updated 09/02/14 updated 11/7/2014

- San Juan, PR, USA

problem #5

Nov 292012

Yaris

  • 43,765 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact stated that another vehicle crashed into the rear of the contact's vehicle, forcing the contact to crash into the rear of a third vehicle. The driver and passenger front air bags failed to deploy. The contact suffered injuries to the back and neck. The front passenger suffered injures to the back, neck and hip. The manufacturer's investigation concluded that the air bags failed to deploy due to the low impact of the crash. The vehicle was repaired. The front frame was replaced and the rear bumper was restored. The failure mileage was 43,765. The approximate current mileage was 44,000.

- Manteca, CA, USA

problem #4

Jun 032012

Yaris

  • 43,000 miles
Vehicle veered off road to right hitting street sign. Continued down embankment rolling over approximately four times. None of the air bags in the car ejected. The vehicle sustained frontal crash, side crash and roll over. I feel this vehicle safety is misrepresented and very dangerous.

- Butler, GA, USA

problem #3

Oct 022011

Yaris

  • 46,292 miles
The contact owns a 2009 Toyota Yaris. The contact was driving 45 mph when the vehicle was involved a crash and the air bags failed to deploy. The vehicle was destroyed and the contact was reported as injured. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 46,292.

- Princeton, TX, USA

problem #2

Jun 232009

Yaris

  • 34,255 miles
The airbag on the passenger side of our 2008 Toyota Yaris sedan is not functioning properly. The lsrs warning light has come on eight different times. We only have paperwork for six of the incidents. When we bring the car in for service, they just reset the light (turn it off) and they have asked us not to push the seat back, but to keep it in the mid range of the rail, not to recline the seat in the back position, but to decline the seat forward while a person is riding in the passenger seat. We were told by the technician that we should never let a child or small person ride in the front seat. We were also told that this condition could cause the airbag to go off while driving. They have never taken the vehicle apart to see what the problem actually is. They only shut the warning light off. People are afraid to ride in this vehicle. The dealership has now refused to honor their warranty on the airbags in this vehicle. They blamed a panel at the nh department of safety for breaking the vehicle when they caused the light to appear again after they test drove the vehicle. They had previously disengaged the warning light, so the panel did not find a defect' subsequently, they found for Toyota. The light reappeared minutes after the car was restarted after their drive in it. We requested that they would hear the case, the panel at the arbitration dept at the nh department of safety refused. We will now be charged for every time this vehicle has to have this warning light reset as well as driving a car that their :special" technician admitted they had no idea why this was happening.

- Alton Bay, NH, USA

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