Toyota revokes its cars again due to Takata airbagsAugust 29, 2019
The largest review in the history of the world automotive industry and does not think to end. This time Toyota is forced to repair another 181,653 cars in the home market. There are 24 models in total, including Corolla, Noah and Alphard.
All data cars released in the period from January 6, 2003 to July 16, 2010. The company said that as part of this recall they will work with passenger airbags. It is not specified for what reason the service campaign does not concern the driver’s pillow, but it is very likely that these cars have already responded to replace it. It is also reported that additionally “a certain amount” of cars produced between April 11, 2013 and March 2, 2016 will be recalled. – these cars have already been repaired, however, the components used during the recall do not guarantee the complete serviceability of the SRS Airbag system. In addition, at least 112 sets of Takata airbags, which were used as auto repair parts between April 7, 2016 and February 8, 2019, will be recalled.
Toyota clarifies that during this campaign, the latest components will be used that are immune to conditions that adversely affect the operation of conventional Takata pillows. As you know, the deadly danger to the driver and front passenger are the elements of the pillow filling mechanism. The chemical components that ensure the generation of gas and the filling of the pillow when triggered, under the influence of weather conditions, especially with frequent changes in temperature and humidity, change their properties. Filling occurs uncontrollably, as a result of which the mechanism is destroyed, and its parts can cause injuries (including death to the driver and passenger).
The recall will begin in Japan before the end of August.
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