During this pandemic which is caused by COVID-19, most Australiansare using their cars rather than using public transport. Drivers are reminded that it is important for their own safetyto check whether their cars are part of the Takata compulsory recall or voluntary Takata NADI 5-AT recall which may cause serious injuries. Below are the ways car owners can check to see if their vehicle is impacted by the airbag recall:
IsMyAirbagSafe.com.au: You can search by entering your number plate and state.
You can text “Takata” to 0487 AIRBAG (247224).
ACCC encourages consumers to check information provided by their vehicle manufacturer for the latest updates to take action in relation to the car recalls.
Check out Vehicle manufacturer helplines & contact details to find the list of vehicle manufacturer helplines and contact details.
What To Ride Team recommend you to take a couple of minutes to check if your car is part of the Takata Airbag recall. If your car is classified as critical airbag recall, you should NOT DRIVE it. The latest car news from the ACCC “drivers are entitled to have their vehicles towedto the car dealership by the vehicle manufacturer and have the airbag replaced for FREE”.