really awful
Crashes / Fires:
5 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
6 / 0
Average Mileage:
9,276 miles

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2010 Toyota Yaris seat belts / air bags problems

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2010 Toyota Yaris Owner Comments (Page 2 of 2)

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problem #9

Sep 082014


  • 13,000 miles


The contact owns a 2010 Toyota Yaris. The contact received a recall notification for NHTSA campaign number: 14V168000 (air bags); however, the part needed to repair the vehicle was unavailable. The manufacturer was notified. In addition, the maintenance required warning indicator illuminated. The vehicle was not diagnosed or repaired. The failure mileage was 13,000.

- Oakland, CA, USA

problem #8

May 122014


  • miles
Was hit from behind by a pickup truck going 40mph while I was stopped at an intersection. I was 5 months pregnant at the time. I was propelled into oncoming traffic where my right side passenger side was hit by a sedan. No airbags deployed. Contacted Toyota who reviewed my accident photos, and they claim the frame was not damaged, so the airbags wouldn't have deployed, but I don't buy it. The back end, glass, bumper, etc, was destroyed and my passenger door was completely caved in. The car was totaled. I don't see any reason the airbags would not have deployed, especially since I was completely stopped and was hit very hard. I suffered major bruising to my arms and legs, neck and back pain, all requiring several days off work.

- Ypsilanti, MI, USA

problem #7

Jul 292014

Yaris 4-cyl

  • miles
In reynosa, Mexico I had a major crash, all the front was destroyed and the airbag didn't open. I had my safety belt but because of the big impact I got hit on my chest and knees with the board and the car wheel, a sprain in my neck and had to use a collar for several days. The car dealer says it is not his responsibility and Toyota Mexico is not taking care of this.....updated 10/28/14

- Reynosa, TX, USA

problem #6

Aug 012014

Yaris 4-cyl

  • miles


2010 Toyota Yaris. Consumer writes in regards to vehicle seats and airbag recall issues. The dealer informed the consumer, the part for the air bag, was not available.

- Castle Rock, WA, USA

problem #5

Jun 242014

Yaris 4-cyl

  • 44,000 miles
In the affected vehicles, the springs used for the seat rails on the driver's seat and the seat rails of the front passenger seat of three-door models may break. Consequences: If the spring breaks, the seat may not lock in position. In the event of a vehicle crash, the seat could move increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupant. Remedy: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat rail, and replace it with a new one, if necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification sched Toyota is recalling certain model year 2006-2008 rav4, 2006-2010 Yaris, 2008-2010 highlander, and 2009-2010 Tacoma, corolla, corolla matrix and General Motors Pontiac vibe vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the steering column assembly contains electrical connections to the driver's airbag module housed in a spiral cable assembly, which includes a flexible flat cable (ffc). Due to the shape and location of the ffc's retainer, the ffc could become damaged when the steering wheel is turned. Consequences: If the ffc is damaged, connectivity to the driver's air bag module could be lost and the air bag deactivated. The failure of the driver's air bag to deploy in the event of a crash that typically necessitates deployment increases the risk of injury to the driver. Remedy: Toyota will notify the Toyota vehicle owners, and General Motors will notify the Pontiac vibe owners. Toyota sent owners an interim notification letter in May 2014 to advise owners of the recall. Toyota will mail owners a second letter when remedy parts are available. General Motors has not yet provided a notification schedule for the Pontiac vibe owners. When the parts are available, dealers will replace the spiral cable assembly, free of charge.

- Charleston, WV, USA

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problem #4

Apr 022014


  • 32,000 miles
The contact owns a 2010 Toyota Yaris. The contact stated that the air bag warning lamp remained on after having repairs performed for recall NHTSA campaign number: 14V168000 (air bags). In addition, the contact was concerned for his safety since the parts were still not available in order to do repairs for recall NHTSA campaign number: 14V169000 (seats). The vehicle was taken back to the dealer. The technician was unable to diagnose the failure. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. The vehicle was not repaired. The failure and current mileage was 32,000.

- Fort Lee, NJ, USA

problem #3

Apr 092014

Yaris 4-cyl

  • miles


The contact owns a 2010 Toyota Yaris. The contact received NHTSA campaign number: 14V168000 (air bags) and NHTSA campaign number: 14V169000 (seats) and stated that it had surpassed the reasonable amount of time for the repair. The dealer stated the remedy to repair the failure was not available; furthermore, they could not provide an estimated that the vehicle would be repaired. The manufacturer was made aware of the failure. There are no failures at this time. Rk updated 8/12/14 updated 08/21/2014

- Charleston, WV, USA

problem #2

Sep 292012


  • miles
The contact owns a 2010 Toyota Yaris. The contact stated that while at a complete stop, another vehicle suddenly crashed into the rear of the vehicle. Upon impact, the air bags failed to deploy. The contact sustained a minor head injury. A police report was filed. The vehicle was completely destroyed and towed to a salvage facility. The manufacturer was not notified of the problem. The failure mileage was unavailable.

- Albany, OR, USA

problem #1

Jun 292012

Yaris 4-cyl

  • miles
The contact owned a 2010 Toyota Yaris. The contact stated that the driver was driving 50 mph when another vehicle crashed into the driver's vehicle, causing the vehicle to crash into a cement wall. None of the air bags deployed and the front passenger seat belt failed during the crash. The crash caused head, neck, and chest injuries to the driver, front passenger, and rear passenger. The vehicle was destroyed. The police were contacted and a report was taken. The vehicle was taken to a local repair shop. The manufacturer was contacted. The failure and current mileages were unknown. Updated 07/25/12

- Omaha, NE, USA

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