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General Motors Thailand (GMTh) is recalling certain models of the Chevrolet Cruze, Chevrolet Orlando, and Chevrolet Sonic after the American carmaker discovered during a routine inspection of its vehicles that some of the Takata driver’s airbags fitted in the said vehicles are made with non-desiccated Phased Stabilized Ammonium Nitrate as …

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The local arm of Japanese marque Mitsubishi recently started its recall for certain Mitsubishi Pajero units for its supposed detoriated airbag inflator. In its website, Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) said that the vehicle that is included in the safety inspection campaign are Pajero models from 2007-2016. “Mitsubishi Motors Philippines …

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Honda recently released a statement confirming that an owner of a 2002 Honda Civic in the United States died in a hospital after sustaining injuries from a shrapnel from the airbag when the car crashed in the Phoenix, Arizona suburb of Buckeye. The crash occurred 8:33 PM on June 8, …

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Plenty of car manufacturers ordered the recall of some of their models in the past year, including BMW, Nissan, Toyota, and Subaru. Were you aware of these recalls? Do you own an affected model? If so, did you take your car to the dealership immediately for evaluation, or did you …

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In keeping with its commitment to the safety of its customers, Nissan Philippines Inc. (NPI) continues on its efforts to implement the global service campaign for selected Nissan vehicles with potential defective airbags. Through the service campaign, Nissan customers can have their airbags replaced at the dealership of choice at …

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Toyota announced Thursday, November 1, that the company is recalling over 1 million vehicles worldwide due to airbags that could inflate without warning or fail to do so in the event of a crash. Affected vehicles cover those manufactured from July 2002 to June 2015 and includes the Isis, Avensis, …

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Honda Takata Airbag Recall

Last December 2017, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) announced a voluntary recall for affected Honda vehicles. This is to repair the Airbag Inflator of certain models manufactured from 2001 to 2015. It was discovered that during deployment of airbags in frontal collision, fragments of the inflator (the device responsible for …

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Honda has released an updated announcement regarding the Airbag Recall campaign that it launched beginning February of this year. The update comes after the Japanese manufacturer added 1.4 million units to its list of vehicles that should have their Takata airbags replaced. Honda advises affected car owners of the affected …

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Ferrari 458 Italia

Ferrari is recalling various Ferrari vehicles from model years 2009 to 2013 for faulty airbags manufactured by Takata. According to the Italian carmaker, if the passenger-side front airbag is deployed, a defective inflator produced by Takata can send sharp metal fragments toward the vehicle occupants, resulting in injury or death. …

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Mazda CX-5 Skyactiv-D

Bermaz Auto Philippines, the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles in the country, is once again renewing its call to owners of specific Mazda models sold in the Philippines to have their vehicle’s Takata airbag inflators replaced. This follows a continuing global recall issued by the airbag manufacturer, along with other …

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Toyota Motor Philippines is recalling 10,256 units of the Toyota Alphard, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Vios, and Toyota Yaris for a defect with the aforementioned vehicles’ airbag inflator. According to TMP, it is conducting a Special Service Campaign concerning the propellant of the airbag inflator for the front passenger seat which …

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Nissan

Nissan Philippines, Inc. (NPI) is urging the owners of some of its products to have their airbags replaced as part of the Japanese carmaker’s efforts to implement the global service campaign for selected Nissan vehicles with potential defective airbags. The recall involves defective airbags manufactured by Takata that, as of …

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The Takata airbag has already caused at least 16 deaths and more than 180 injuries worldwide — and the numbers are growing. Japanese auto parts supplier company Takata Corp. has announced 34 car brands affected by their defective airbags as of this time. Recalling all these vehicles, however, is a …

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