Toyota Issues Urgent ‘Do Not Drive’ Advisory for 50,000 Vehicles

The safety recall involves certain Toyota Corollas and RAV4s equipped with air bags that could cause serious injury or death if deployed.

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Toyota is issuing an urgent ‘Do Not Drive’ advisory for about 50,000 vehicles and urging owners to obtain an air bag safety recall repair.

The recall, which is free, affects certain model year 2003 to 2004 Corolla, 2003 to 2004 Corolla Matrix, and 2004 to 2005 RAV4 vehicles nationwide that are equipped with Takata air bags.

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Joey Solitro

Joey Solitro is a freelance financial journalist at Kiplinger with more than a decade of experience. A longtime equity analyst, Joey has covered a range of industries for media outlets including The Motley Fool, Seeking Alpha, Market Realist, and TipRanks. Joey holds a bachelor's degree in business administration.