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Toyota Yaris Passenger Airbag Recall


Recall Summary

Toyota Yaris Passenger Airbag May Fail To Deploy Correctly.


Recall Issue

Toyota is recalling some of their Toyota Yaris cars because the vehicles are equipped with front Passenger Airbag inflators which could have been assembled with improperly manufactured propellant wafers. Improperly manufactured propellant wafers could cause the inflator to rupture and the front Passenger Airbag to deploy abnormally in a crash. This could result in increased risk of injury to the occupant or in a thermal issue in the interior compartment which may lead to fire.

Toyota is recalling the affected Yaris cars to inspect and where necessary replace the airbag inflator module.


Toyota Yaris Cars Affected By This Recall

There are 97,690 Toyota cars (across all models) in the UK affected by this recall. They were built between January 2001 and November 2003. Toyota provide a very helpful online VIN checker which you can find here.


What Should Toyota Yaris Owners Do?

If you have, or believe you may have, one of the affected Toyota Yaris cars then please contact your local dealer.


Recall Launched

April 2013.