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Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) has announced a new recall for over 14,000 of its vehicle models to replace the front passenger airbag inflators. The affected units, the model years, and the breakdown of the vehicle number by models are: Model Model Year Number of Affected Units Accord 2003 290 …

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Toyota Rush

In an advisory issued on June 27, 2019, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling 12,124 units of the Toyota Rush for an issue with its airbag computer. According to TMP, due to an error in the programming of the Rush’s airbag computer, the vehicle’s curtain shield airbags may deploy “upon …

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Mazda is recalling 2019 Mazda 3s because the wheels have the potential to fall off while driving. The recall affects cars built both at Mazda’s Japan and Mexico manufacturing plants. Sources say that a total of 25,003 units of the model are being recalled. Mazda explains the reason for the recall: …

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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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Lexus LS 500

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling the Lexus LS 500h and Lexus LS 500 for a defect that has been found on its run-flat tires. According to TMP, a defect was found on the sidewall reinforcement layer of the run-flat tires equipped on the aforementioned models that, due to improper …

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BMW 3 Series

SMC Asia Car Distributors Corp., the authorized distributor of BMW vehicles in the Philippines, is recalling the BMW 3 Series models manufactured between 2004 to 2011 for an issue with its blower wiring harness. According to the German carmaker, it has determined that, over time, the plug connection from the …

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The issue about the defective Takata airbags has been one of the biggest blows in many automotive manufacturers. In fact, the United States’ National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that the Takata airbag issue is the “largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history.” Globally, NHTSA states there …

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Lexus LS 500

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling 31 units of the Lexus LS 500 full-size luxury sedan that were manufactured between December 19, 2017, and June 28, 2018, due to a problem with its engine stop-start system. The V6 twin-turbo engine of the LS 500 has a stop-start system that automatically …

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Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling a number of Toyota Prius units for an issue with its power management engine control unit (ECU). The affected vehicle are 65 units of the Toyota Prius produced between April 16, 2009, and April 3, 2013. According to the Japanese carmaker, when the vehicle …

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Subaru Corporation (Subaru) has announced two worldwide recalls for vehicles with possible valve springs defects and those with affected multi-information displays and the brand’s distributor for the ASEAN region, Motor Image, has said that it will reach out to owners of the affected vehicles. Recall of vehicles with affected valve …

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Toyota Prius

Toyota Motor Philippines is recalling has issued an advisory regarding a special service campaign for the engine wire harness of certain Toyota Prius models. The said recall campaign affects 82 Toyota Prius models sold locally that were assembled between November 27, 2015 to September 27, 2017. According to the Japanese …

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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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Kia Carnival

Comubial Autocar Corporation (CAC), the authorized distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines, is recalling 2,379 units of the second-generation Kia Carnival as part of the recall program initiated worldwide by KIA Motors Corporation (KMC) “to inspect, repair and replace the Integrated Circuit Module (ICM)” identified by the Korean carmaker …

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Mitsubishi Motors Philippines Corporation (MMPC) is conducting a safety recall campaign for several models sold in the local market. The recall includes select models of the Mitsubishi Pajero, Mitsubishi L200, Mitsubishi Strada, Mitsubishi Lancer, Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution IX, and Mitsubishi  Fuzion. The said recall is due to a possible faulty …

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Toyota Wigo

Toyota Motors Philippines (TMP) has issued a “customer satisfaction campaign” regarding a faulty wire in over 15,000 Toyota Wigo models. According to the Japanese carmaker, a total of 15,373 Toyota Wigo models produced from April 5 to December 15, 2017, are affected by the said recall campaign. The problem lies …

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