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  1. Car manufacturers complete 99.9 per cent of Takata airbag recall

    5 March 2021 - 5 March 2021 Car manufacturers have successfully recalled 99.9 per cent of the more than 3 million vehicles affected by deadly Takata airbags which are subject to a compulsory recall. “We’re pleased to have such a high completion rate in what has been the biggest vehicle recall in Australian history,” ACCC Deputy Chair Delia Rickard said. “Over 3 million vehicles …
  2. More progress is needed in Airbag recalls

    2 May 2019 - 2 May 2019 The quarterly recall figures for Takata airbags reveal steady progress is being made in the recall … stolen or modified and unable to have the airbag replaced. “We urge motorists who have received recall notifications from … Recall progress over time /* Sizes */ #chart_1 svg { height: 268px; } #chart_3 svg { height: 640px; } #chart_4 svg { height …
  3. Urgent safety warning about 6,000 Toyota Corollas just added to Takata recall

    29 September 2020 - to the existing compulsory recall for vehicles fitted with dangerous Takata PSAN airbags. In late August in Sydney, two passengers … to the compulsory recall. These vehicles are already under voluntary recall for the driver’s side airbag, however Toyota has recently … are subject to the current compulsory recall. Toyota Australia is urgently investigating to ensure all affected vehicles are now …
  4. Ford joins airbag recall due to safety concerns

    23 December 2019 - check if the car is included in a new airbag safety recall. Ford Australia today announced a voluntary recall of 216 Ford … are fitted with a NADI 5-AT propellant and are the same as airbags recently recalled by Audi and BMW. These airbags differ from airbags already recalled under the existing compulsory recall of Takata airbags, which is ongoing. “These airbags may …
  5. Mercedes-Benz failed to initiate a recall of some vehicles with faulty Takata airbags

    25 February 2020 - Mercedes-Benz), after Mercedes-Benz acknowledged it had failed to initiate a recall of certain C class and E class vehicles … recall. The ACCC alleges that, between June and November 2018, Mercedes-Benz failed to initiate vehicle recalls for all affected vehicles fitted with faulty Takata airbags, despite being required to under its Recall Initiation Schedule. The ACCC …
  6. Over a million recalled products still in circulation in Australia

    21 October 2019 - under voluntary recall, new figures show. Figures show that each year the ACCC is notified of about 650 consumer product recalls, but only about half of affected products are returned to sellers. Excluding motor vehicle recalls, this amounts to about 1.7 million recalled products remaining in people’s homes, or almost one in four Australian households exposed …
  7. Product Safety Priorities 2020

    22 March 2021 - In 2020, the ACCC’s key areas of focus include: Finalising the compulsory recall of vehicles with Takata airbags . Pursuing … negotiating, assessing and monitoring the effectiveness of voluntary recalls and communicating product safety risk to consumers … recalls by businesses under section 128 of the ACL market surveillance to identify non-compliant or unsafe products …
  8. Clarification: Toyota, Mazda and Suzuki join new airbag safety recall

    10 January 2020 - 10 January 2020 Toyota, Mazda and Suzuki have today issued voluntary recalls of more than 18,000 vehicles manufactured … if their car is included in this recall by checking their vehicle’s VIN number in the table below or visiting the  Product Safety … are offering to buy back affected vehicles from their owners. Today’s voluntary recalls by Toyota, Mazda and Suzuki follows …
  9. Repairs & spare parts

    9 February 2021 - user-generated data and refurbished parts/goods Assessment for repairs Product safety recalls Call the ACCC small business helpline … It would make good business sense to provide a repair notice in both circumstances. Product safety recalls If businesses recall … For example: A supplier recalls a games console because the circuit board is prone to overheating potentially causing injury …
  10. Honda and Mitsubishi recall 42,000 cars due to serious airbag safety risk

    20 January 2020 - 20 January 2020 Honda and Mitsubishi have commenced voluntary recalls for vehicles manufactured between 1996 and 2000 … and contact their manufacturer. With the recalls by Honda and Mitsubishi following earlier recalls from BMW, Audi, Ford, Mazda, Suzuki and Toyota,  there are now eight manufacturers which have issued recalls in relation to vehicles fitted …