The automotive world has been buzzing since 2013 about the huge airbag recall that was ordered by the NHTSA for more than 20 automakers. This website contains everything you need to know about the Takata Corporation airbag recall, including information about the recall for specific car manufacturers.
Airbag maker, Takata, Ordered To Pay $1 Billion Over Air Bag Fraud – Wall Street Journal 2017
Essential facts to know about this recall:
- Involves some Takata Corporation frontal, driver side airbags.
- Issue involves defective inflator and propellant devices. They may deploy incorrectly in a crash, firing metal fragments into the driver and passengers.
- 34 million vehicles may be affected in the US, and an additional 7 million have been recalled around the globe.
- Only six auto manufacturers were in the original airbag recall, but Takata admitted in 2015 that it did not know for certain which cars had the defective inflators. More automakers then issued their own recalls.
- The New York Times reports that there have been at least 139 injuries across all auto manufacturers.
The NHTSA continues to monitor this recall. You can look up your vehicle’s VIN at the SaferCar.gov website to see if it is under the recall. If you have more questions about your vehicle, please contact the dealer who sold you your vehicle. They will be able to provide you with more information.
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The following page follows the latest news on national airbag recalls by vehicle type:
National Airbag Recall Tracker
Airbag Recall Toyota
Toyota has issued an airbag recall for many of its makes, including many 2003-2011 vehicles, including the 4Runner, Corolla, Rav4, Sequoia, Tundra and Yaris.
Airbag Recall Ford
Ford has issued an airbag recall for many vehicles manufactured between 2004 and 2011, including the Ranger, GT, Mustang, Edge and Fusion models.
Airbag Recall Subaru
This manufacturer also has issued a Takata airbag recall for some of its models from 2003-2008, including the Baja, Impreza, Legacy and Outback.
Airbag Recall Nissan/Infiniti
This auto manufacturer has sent out an airbag recall for some of its models from 2001-2006, including the Maxima, Sentra and Pathfinder.
Airbag Recall BMW
BMW has issued a recall for many models produced from 2000 to 2013, including the 128i, 135i, 325Ci, 323i, Series M, 328i, 328xi, 330Ci, 540i, M3, M5 and 525i.
Airbag Recall Acura
Acura has issued an airbag recall for some of the following models in the years 2003-2016: 3.2CL, ILX, ILX Hybrid, MDX, RDX, RL, TL, ZDX.
Airbag Recall Honda
Honda recently issued an airbag recall for some of these models made from 2001-2014: Accord, Civic, Civic Hybrid, CRV, Element, CR-Z, Fit, Insight, Odyssey, Pilot, Ridgeline.
Airbag Recall Chrysler
This American auto manufacturer also has issued a recall for the years 2007-2010 in some of these models: Aspen, 300, 300C, Crossfire, SRT8.
Airbag Recall Lexus
Lexus issued an airbag recall for model years 2007-2011 for some models, including the ES, GX, IS and SC.
Airbag Recall Dodge
This vehicle manufacturer has issued a Takata recall for some vehicles made from 2003-2011, including the Challenger, Charger, Dakota, Durango, Magnum, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500, Ram 4500, and Ram 5500.
Airbag Recall Mazda
This manufacturer based in Japan has issued a recall for some models in the years 2003-2008, such as the B-Series Truck, Mazda6, Mazdaspeed6, MPV and RX8.
Airbag Recall Cadillac
This car manufacturer also has issued a recall notice for some models produced from 2007-2011, such as the Escalade, Escalade EXT, and Escalade ESV.
Airbag Recall Buick
Buick may have issued an airbag recall for some of its models. Please check with your vehicle dealer for more information.
Remember, The NHTSA continues to monitor all recalls. You can look up your vehicle’s VIN at the SaferCar.gov website to see if it is under the recall. If you have more questions about your vehicle, please contact the dealer who sold you your vehicle. They will be able to provide you with more information.