Scion Iq

Scion Iq 2012 model

Scion Iq 2012 recalls


CampaignManufacturerManufacturing dateType# of units affectedDate Owner notified MfgRecall Initiated byManufacturers of recalled vehicles/productsReport Recieved DateRecord Creation DateRegulation Part NumberFMVSS Number
AIR BAGS
12V528000Toyota Motor North America, Inc.from 07/31/2011 to 10/12/2012V (Vehicle)11153MFRTOYOTA MOTOR CORPORATION11/08/201211/08/2012
Defect SummaryToyota is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 scion iq vehicles manufactured july 31, 2011, through october 12, 2012. the cable for the occupant classification system (ocs) may become damaged when sliding the passenger seat forward or backward.
Consequence SummaryIf the cable for the ocs becomes damaged, the front passenger airbags may not deploy or they may deploy inappropriately for the passenger's size and position. this could increase the risk of personal injury during the event of a vehicle crash necessitating airbag deployment.
Corrective SummaryToyota will notify owners, and dealers will install a protective cover on the ocs weight sensor cable. the recall is expected to begin in december 2012. owners may contact toyota at 1-800-331-4331.
NotesOwners may also contact the national highway traffic safety administration vehicle safety hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (tty 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Scion Iq 2012 bulletins


BulletinBulletin dateReplacement BulletinItem no.SummaryAdded
EXTERIOR LIGHTING - TAIL LIGHTS
SSB-0037-1212/17/201210050664Scion: a new, rear combination lamp is available to address condensation build up condition inside of lens. model 2012-2013 iq. *pe2013-02-04
VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL - ACCELERATOR PEDAL
SSB-0010-1207/10/201210045660Scion: the accelerator pedal sensor assembly has a precaution regarding information on installation, inspection and removal. *pe2012-09-12

Scion Iq 2012 Consumer Complaints


Fail datemilesoccurencesPurchase date
AIR BAGS
02/05/2013
 The vehicle was in an accident that ended in a total loss. the iq was hit by an f150 truck and none of the iq airbags deployed. the iq was at joemyers toyota one week prior to the accident to fix the safety recall of the airbags not deploying. we have paperwork from joemyers toyota in houston, tx stating that they car's safety recall concerns were repaired. the iq was sold to us as being safe based on the amount and placement of the airbags. the driver was seriously injured, taken by ambulance and still recovering from a brain injury. the rescue workers, doctors,attorneys etc said if the airbags had deployed the injury to the driver's brain would not of been so severe. we want to ensure that no one else has this problem, the driver could have died based on the iq not being safe and none of the airbags deploying.
11/29/2012562
 Tl-the contact owns a 2012 scion iq. the contact stated that while driving at a unknown speed, she crashed into a brick wall. the air bags failed to deploy. the contact suffered injuries to the chest and ribs due to striking the steering wheel. the contact referenced nhtsa campaign i.d. number 12v528000 (air bags) and called the manufacturer regarding the recall. the manufacturer advised the contact that all of the vehicles under the recall had already been repaired. the contact took the vehicle to a body shop for repairs. the body repair technician advised that the air bag sensors were too low to activate air bag deployment during the crash. the vehicle was not repaired. the failure mileage was 562. kmj
11/29/2012562
 Tl-the contact owns a 2012 scion iq. the contact stated while driving at a unknown speed the purposely crashed the vehicle into a brick wall. during the crash none of the air bags deployed. the contact suffered injuries to the chest and ribs due to hit the steering. the contact notice a nhtsa campaign i.d. number 12v528000 (air bags) and called the manufacturer regarding the recall. the manufacturer stated all the vehicles under the recall had already been repaired. the vehicle was not destroyed. the contact took the vehicle to a body shop for repairs. the body shop stated the air bag sensors are to lower to activate the air bags during a crash. the failure mileage was 562. jo
STEERING
01/23/20131500
 Tl* the contact owns a 2012 scion iq. the contact stated that while driving 40 mph over a road bump, the contact temporarily lost control of the vehicle. the contact stated that the steering system was not stable. the contact took the vehicle to the dealer for diagnostic testing and the dealer performed a front end alignment. the failure was not corrected. the contact continued to lose control of the vehicle after driving over a road bump. the contact called the manufacturer. the manufacturer sent a representative to further examine the vehicle. the failure mileage was 1,500.
01/23/20131500
 Tl- the contact owns a 2012 scion iq. the contact stated that while driving 40 mph over a road bump, the contact temporarily lost control of the vehicle. the contact stated that the steering system was not stable. the contact took the vehicle to the dealer for diagnostic testing and the dealer performed a front end alignment. the failure was not corrected. the contact continued to lose control of the vehicle after driving over a road bump. the contact called the manufacturer. the manufacturer sent a representative to further examine the vehicle. the failure mileage was 1,500. kmj
STRUCTURE - BODY
09/29/201250001
 Cleaning front of car with a wet terry cloth...rubbed paint right off the front near hood emblem. thanks epa for crap paint. *tr
09/29/20125000
 Cleaning front of car with a wet terry cloth...rubbed paint right off the front near hood emblem. thanks epa for crap paint