Takata Airbag recalls affecting Australian consumers

A number of car recalls have been announced in Australia due to faulty front passenger and driver airbags. The affected models are listed below.

The latest recalls affects models manufactured from 2003 to 2007. Toyota announced that 181,000 motor vehicles are affected and Honda is recalling 131,775 vehicles. 102,000 Nissan vehicles are also affected but recall arrangements are not finalised.

In 2014, 168,000 motor vehicles were recalled in Australia because of these faulty airbags. Those recalls affected models made from 2000 to 2004.

There have been no injuries reported in Australia as a result of this defect.

The ACCC is currently considering the implications for consumers seeking to exercise their rights under the Australian Consumer Law for vehicles affected by these latest recalls.

If car owners have concerns, you should contact your local dealership or the manufacturer of the vehicle.

A full listing of the current recalls is available below.

For all other recalls, please continue to the Recalls website: www.recalls.gov.au.

Recall notices

Make & model PRA No.
BMW 3 Series - E46 2013/13576
Chrysler LE 300 MY2005-2007 2015/14543
Honda 2001 Honda Civic Sedan 2010/11785
Honda 2001-2002 Honda Accord Sedan and 02YM Honda CR-V - Airbag Inflator Module 2011/10969
Honda 01-02YM Honda Accord Sedan (this is an extension of PRA 2009/10969) 2011/12633
Honda Civic, CR-V & Jazz Passenger Front Airbag Module (Updated Recall Details 26 June 2014) 2013/13549
Honda Jazz 2014/14438
Honda Accord Euro, CR-V, Civic & Jazz Passengers (front) SRS Airbag Inflator 2014/14498
Honda Jazz & CR-V Drivers (front) SRS Airbag Inflator 2015/14702
Honda Various Honda Motor Vehicles 2015/14703
Mazda Mazda 6 (GG/GY) Passenger Vehicles 2013/13570
Mazda Mazda 6 (GG/GY) &RX-8 (FE) Airbags 2014/14172
Nissan N16 Pulsar &Y61 Patrol Front Passenger Air Bag 2010/11761
Nissan N16 Pulsar, D22 Navara, Y61 Patrol, X-Trail Airbag Inflator 2013/13542
Nissan N16 Pulsar, Y61 Patrol, D22 Navara, A33 Maxima and T30 X-Trail vehicles 2014/14182
Subaru - Subaru Model Year (MY) 2004-2007 Impreza Front Passenger Airbag 2015/14715
Toyota Corolla ZZE122 and Avensis Verso ACM20 Passenger-Side Front Airbag 2013/13544
Toyota Lexus SC430 Passenger-Side Front Airbag 2013/13545
Toyota Echo NCP1 - RAV4 ACA2 2014/14456
Toyota Corolla, Avensis Verso & Yaris Model Vehicles 2015/14701
Toyota ECHO & RAV4 Drivers Side Airbag Inflator 2015/14700
Published date: 
21 May 2015