HomeNewsUMW Toyota recalls 41,000 cars for Takata Airbags - August 2019

UMW Toyota recalls 41,000 cars for Takata Airbags – August 2019

UMW Toyota has announced a Special Service Campaign to replace the airbag inflator of several Toyota models sold by the company. A total of 41,000 Toyota’s manufactured from 2001 to 2013 are involved.


Although the vehicles involved in this campaign were previously subjected to a Takata airbag inflator recall and repaired between 2014 and 2019, certain number of vehicles were replaced with a non-desiccated airbag inflators produced by Takata. In this current campaign, those airbag inflators will be replaced with an improved airbag inflator components.


The models are the Toyota Vios produced from May 2003 to August 2007 and September 2007 to July 2013, Toyota Corolla Altis produced from July 2001 to July 2007, Toyota Camry produced from June 2002 to December 2005, and Toyota Yaris produced from January 2006 to August 2007.


Toyota will notify all affected vehicle owners officially and perform the special service at no charge to the owners.

For more information, owners of affected cars can contact any authorised Toyota service centre or call the Toyota Freephone at 1800-8-TOYOTA (869682).

Toyota owners can also visit Toyota’s Special Service Campaign webpage through this link: toyota.com.my to check whether their vehicle is involved, through Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Checker. To those who have uploaded the Toyota Drive Apps, there is also a link to Toyota’s SSC page and the VIN Checker.  Information on other vital SSCs is also available on the webpage.


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