— Toyota is already having problems with 2019 models as the automaker recalls 188,000 Tundra, Sequoia and Avalon vehicles for airbag issues.
About 168,000 of those 2018-2019 Toyota Tundra, Sequoia and 2019 Avalon vehicles are in the U.S., and all will need updates to the airbag electronic control units.
The automaker says the airbag electronic control units weren't programmed correctly, causing problems when the vehicles are started and the airbag sensors are disabled.
Occupants may not be protected by the side, front, knee or curtain shield airbags.
Toyota dealers will update the software for the airbag electronic control units pmce the recall begins October 22, 2018.
Tundra, Sequoia and Avalon customers may call 800-331-4331. Toyota's reference number for this recall is J0X.