How serious is the Takata airbag recall?

How serious is the Takata airbag recall?

If your car is on the Takata airbag recall list, you need to take action to get it replaced as soon as possible. Millions of cars across the country have potentially explosive Takata airbags that could cause serious injury or even death if they deploy in a car crash.

How do I know if I have a Takata airbag in my car?

Visit to find out if your car or truck is under recall. Search using your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Your search result will tell you if your car or truck is included in this recall or any other safety recall.

What car has the most recalls?

Here are the 10 most frequently recalled vehicles since 2013.

  1. Mercedes-Benz C-Class. 2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class | Mercedes-Benz.
  2. GMC Sierra. 2017 GMC Sierra 2500HD | General Motors.
  3. BMW 3 Series and 4 Series. 2017 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe | BMW.
  4. Dodge Durango.
  5. Nissan Pathfinder.
  6. Ram 1500.
  7. Toyota 4Runner.
  8. Dodge Charger.

How do I get my Takata airbag replaced?

Any owner of a vehicle who receives a recall notice regarding Takata airbag replacement should contact their local dealer and schedule an appointment to have an auto repair done as soon as replacement parts are available.

How long does it take to fix airbag recall?

How long will the repair for this recall take? The time to replace the front-passenger airbag inflator is approximately two hours. However, it may be necessary to leave your vehicle for an extended period of time on the day of your appointment to allow your retailer flexibility in scheduling.

What to do if you have a Takata airbag?

If your vehicle is affected by the recall, and you sell your car prior to receiving your final replacement, you should advise the new owner that the vehicle has an affected Takata airbag that will require replacement, and contact the Australian office of the manufacturer and provide them with the new owner’s contact …

Is the Takata airbag company still in business?

Takata Corporation (タカタ株式会社, Takata Kabushiki Gaisha) was a Japanese automotive parts company. In June 2017, Takata filed for bankruptcy. It was acquired by Key Safety Systems.

Do I have to pay for an airbag recall?

Fortunately, you do not have to pay for an airbag repair on your car — you can have your defective airbag fixed for free.