Takata Airbag Recall

What Owners Should Know About Ford’s Latest Takata Recall

By Patrick Masterson on February 23, 2021

Ford has issued two recalls for more than 153,000 vehicles after discovering that obsolete Takata airbag modules were not purged from service stock and may have been installed in collision and thef... Read More
Ford to Recall 2.7 Million Vehicles for Takata Airbag Inflators: What Owners Need to Know

By Patrick Masterson on January 22, 2021

In an action similar to fellow Detroit automaker GM in November, Ford will recall some 2.7 million model-year 2006-12 cars, pickup trucks and SUVs for defective Takata airbag inflators. Read More
Own a 2002-06 Nissan Sentra? You Might Still Have a Takata Inflator

By Patrick Masterson on December 11, 2020

The latest proof of the lingering effects of Takata Corp.’s airbag inflator crisis comes by way of Nissan, which issued a recall for a select group of nearly 4,000 model-year 2002-06 Sentra compact... Read More
Takata Airbag Defect Claims 17th Victim

By Kelsey Mays on October 5, 2020

A 17th death has been linked to faulty Takata airbag inflators. The driver of a 2002 Honda Civic died on Aug. 20 in Mesa, Ariz., after a crash in which both frontal airbags deployed, Honda confirme... Read More
Volkswagen Airbag Recall Unlikely to Be Takata Crisis All Over Again

By Kelsey Mays on May 8, 2020

Unlike millions of other airbag inflators manufactured by Japan’s Takata Corp. that were recalled over the past decade in a massive federal safety action, a new batch is now under recall despite co... Read More
1998-2001 Audi A4, A6, A8 and TT: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on February 6, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 106,800 model-year 2000-01 Audi TT roadsters, model-year 2000 TT coupes, model-year 1999 A8 sedans, model-year 1998-2000 A6 sedans and model-year 1999-2000 A4 sedan... Read More
139,000 Toyota Cars, SUVs and EVs: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on January 22, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 139,000 model-year 1998-2000 Toyota RAV4 SUVs, model-year 1998-99 RAV4 EV electric SUVs, model-year 1998-99 Celica coupes and model-year 1997-98 Supra coupes The Pr... Read More
2.4 Million Acura and Honda Cars, SUVs, Minivans: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on January 21, 2020

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2.4 million model-year 1997-99 and 2001-02 Acura CL coupes; model-year 2001-02 MDX SUVs; model-year 1998-2003 RL sedans; model-year 1999-2001 TL sedans; and model-y... Read More
Volkswagen Passat, Golf and Audi A3: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on December 19, 2019

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 230 model-year 2012-15 Volkswagen Passat sedans, model-year 2011-14 Volkswagen Golf hatchbacks, and model-year 2011-13 Audi A3 sedans and hatchbacks thought to have... Read More
New Deadly Takata Airbag Defect Prompts 1.4M-Car Recall: What You Need to Know

By Fred Meier on December 5, 2019

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted a recall notice for about 1.4 million vehicles as a result of a new issue with Takata airbag inflators it sold from 1995 to 2000. The l... Read More