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Toyota has recalled a further 119,386 vehicles across various model lines and build dates as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign.

In this latest recall, two separate notices have been issued, one for vehicles with a faulty front passenger’s airbag, with the other a re-notification for vehicles with a faulty driver’s front airbag.

 

Passenger airbag recall

This notice affects 111,214 Corolla, Yaris and Rukus models built between January 2010 and December 2012, over concerns the front passenger airbag could be susceptible to moisture intrusion over time.

If the condition occurs, the inflator assembly could rupture when deployed, shooting metallic fragments into the cabin – posing a significant risk of injury, even death, to vehicle occupants.

toyota-yaris-sedan_11

VIN ranges and build dates for specific models are as follows:

MODEL MODEL
CODE
WMI VDS CD FRAME RANGE PRODUCTION PERIOD
FROM TO FROM TO
Yaris Sedan NCP93 JTD BT903 # 01421975 01427055 19 Jan 2012 26 Dec 2012
0L029892 0L047975 06 Jan 2012 26 Dec 2012
Rukus AZE151 JTL KE4FE # 01118199 01147096 26 Feb 2010 30 Jul 2011
0J000107 0J030548 22 Aug 2011 26 Dec 2012
ZE4FE 01118212 01147067 26 Feb 2010 27 Jul 2011
0J000104 0J030537 22 Aug 2011 26 Dec 2012
Corolla Hatch ZRE152 JTN KU56E # 01114028 01182313 06 Jan 2010 29 Nov 2011
0J074334 0J097173 10 Jan 2012 23 Jul 2012
KU58E 01113973 01139216 06 Jan 2010 31 Aug 2010
Corolla Sedan ZRE152
ZRE153
JTN BU52E # 0J045450 0J064077 06 Jan 2010 06 Jun 2011
BU56E 0J045455 0J102690 06 Jan 2010 26 Dec 2012
BZ56E 0J000103 0J000949 25 Mar 2010 26 Dec 2012

 

Owners of the affected vehicles are advised to visit their local dealer to have their front passenger airbag replaced, with repairs expected to take between one and three hours depending on model.

This latest notice is in addition to previous recall campaigns affecting the Toyota Avensis Verso, Corolla and Yaris ranges.

According to Toyota, no reports of injuries as a result of this condition.

2.4 litre RAV4 5 door Cruiser and 2.4 litre RAV4 3 door Edge (rear)

 

Driver airbag recall

A further 8172 vehicles have been recalled across the RAV4 (above) and Echo lines built between December 2002 and December 2003.

This notice is actually a re-notification to rectify faulty replacement parts which did not contain a drying agent – leaving the inflator susceptible to humidity that may be absorbed over an extended period of time.

Parts for this recall are still under preparation, with supply timing to be confirmed.

2001 Toyota Echo Sportivo 3 door. 010304

Specific VIN ranges and build dates for the affected RAV4 and Echo vehicles are listed below:

Model VIN Production Period
WMI VDS CD VIS
RAV4 JTE HD20V # 00001012 00002796 29 July 2003 through
19 August 2003
YD20V 00001002 00001150
ECHO JTD JT133 # 00037519 00057526 19 December 2002
through
18 December 2003
JW133 00191016 00212230
KW133 00191017 00213289
03111555 03112208

 

Owners will be notified by Toyota Australia when the parts become available, and will be advised to make an appointment with their local dealer to arrange the necessary repairs.

There have been no reports of incidents or injuries related to this condition, according to the Japanese manufacturer

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