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2014-16 Tesla Model S recalled for Takata airbags

Tesla has initiated its recall for the 2014-16 model-year Model S as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. Like other Takata-related recalls, the fault revolves around airbags propellant that could degrade over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity...

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JLR initiates Takata recall for MY2017 models
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JLR initiates Takata recall for MY2017 models

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has commenced the next phase of its Takata airbag recall in Australia, issuing notices for the 2017 model-year Jaguar XE, XF and F-Pace, along with the Land Rover Discovery Sport. All vehicles affected by this notice are being asked back for their driver's side airbags, which can experience degradation of their inflator propellant if they are exposed to high temperatures and humidity over time...


2010-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class added to Takata recall - UPDATE
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2010-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class added to Takata recall - UPDATE

Mercedes-Benz Australia has expanded its Takata airbag recall further, now including the previous-generation 2010-17 model-year E-Class family, including the sedan, Coupe and Cabriolet variants. UPDATE, 21/12/18: The company's local arm has confirmed affected E-Class sedans come under the 2010-11 model years. We've updated the article to reflect this information...


Volkswagen Golf, Passat, Passat CC added to Takata recall
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Volkswagen Golf, Passat, Passat CC added to Takata recall

Volkswagen Australia has recalled the Mk6 Golf, 'B6' Passat, and Passat CC as part of the ongoing Takata airbag recall. Affected units span the 2009 through 2016 model years depending on nameplate, affecting both the driver and passenger front airbags. Like previous Takata recalls, the fault revolves around degraded airbag propellant as a result of exposure to high temperatures and humidity over time...


2013-15 Mercedes-Benz C-Class added to Takata recall
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2013-15 Mercedes-Benz C-Class added to Takata recall

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled the 2013-15 C-Class as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign, adding to the 2008-12 model years that have already been called back. A total of 28,965 vehicles are affected including the 2012 model, meaning 17,066 units have been added if you subtract the number of affected vehicles from our previous coverage...


2004-11 Audi A4, A6 added to Takata recall
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2004-11 Audi A4, A6 added to Takata recall

Audi Australia has expanded its Takata airbag recall, adding the '8E' A4 and '4F' A6 model lines sold between July 2004 and April 2011. This particular notice affects vehicles with potentially-faulty passenger-side airbags. As with all Takata-related recalls, the airbag's inflator propellant could degrade over time as it gets exposed to high temperatures and humidity...


BMW Australia initiates second phase of Takata recall - UPDATE
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BMW Australia initiates second phase of Takata recall - UPDATE

BMW Australia has announced it will be commencing the next phase of its Takata airbag recall work this month, detailing a staggered repair schedule over the coming year. UPDATE, 6/12/18: The contents of the table originally provided were inaccurate. We have updated the initiation schedule below...


2009-2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe/Cabriolet join Takata recall - UPDATE
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2009-2011 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Coupe/Cabriolet join Takata recall - UPDATE

Mercedes-Benz has added the 2009-2011 E-Class Coupe and Cabriolet to the ongoing Takata campaign. UPDATE, 21/12/18: Mercedes-Benz Australia has expanded the recall to include more 2010 and 2011 model-year E-Class Coupes and Convertibles, with the tally for those two years alone now sitting at 4103 units...


Nissan initiates Takata recall for older models
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Nissan initiates Takata recall for older models

Nissan Australia has commenced its recall for various older-generation models fitted with Takata airbag inflators, in this case those fitted with 'like-for-like' replacement units. A total of 86,503 units across five model lines are affected by this notice, which includes the Navara, Maxima, Pulsar, X-Trail and Patrol built from 2001 through to 2008...


2007-16 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: Takata recall initiated
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2007-16 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter: Takata recall initiated

Mercedes-Benz has initiated its Takata recall for the Sprinter to replace both the driver and passenger inflators replaced. As with all Takata recalls, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant degrade over time. If a vehicle with an affected inflator is involved in an accident, there's a risk the inflator housing could rupture under too much internal pressure, sending shrapnel flying into the cabin...


Lexus SC430: Takata recall initiated
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Lexus SC430: Takata recall initiated

Lexus Australia has initiated its recall for the old-generation SC430 sports car as part of the ongoing Takata campaign ahead of schedule. Initially slated for July or December 2019, the company's local division says recall work will commence during the first quarter of 2019, when replacement parts are expected to be available...


Toyota Corolla, Avensis Takata recall initiated
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Toyota Corolla, Avensis Takata recall initiated

Toyota has initiated its recall of the 2001-2007 Corolla (ZZE121,122,123 generations) and the 2001-03 Avensis Verso (ACM20) as part of the ongoing Takata campaign. Initially scheduled for July or December 2019, this notice affects older-generation Corolla and Avensis Verso models produced between October 2001 and January 2007, and relates to 'like for like' passenger airbags installed as part of a previous recall...


Takata: Queensland to issue defect notices for Alpha-equipped cars
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Takata: Queensland to issue defect notices for Alpha-equipped cars

The Queensland Government has announced that it will be issuing defect notices to owners of more than 2000 cars fitted with faulty 'alpha' Takata airbags. The defect notice will give owners 21 days to have their airbags replaced by the vehicle's manufacturer. If owners choose to take no action, their registrations will be cancelled...


Ferrari initiates Takata airbag recall
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Ferrari initiates Takata airbag recall

Ferrari has commenced its Takata airbag recall, affecting various model lines across the 2014 and 2015 model years. As with all Takata-related notices, affected vehicles are fitted with airbags that could degrade over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity...


McLaren initiates Takata airbag recall
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McLaren initiates Takata airbag recall

McLaren Automotive has commenced its Takata airbag recall, affecting models sold from 2012 through 2018. As with all Takata-related notices, vehicles included in the recall could be fitted with airbags that degrade over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity...


2015-16 Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled for Takata airbags
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2015-16 Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled for Takata airbags

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has initiated its recall for the 2015 and 2016 Discovery Sport has part of the Takata airbag campaign, with 4806 units affected. As with all Takata-related notices, vehicles included in this recall could be fitted with faulty inflators with propellant that degrades over time as a result of exposure to high temperatures and humidity...


2016 Jaguar XE, XF added to Takata recall
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2016 Jaguar XE, XF added to Takata recall

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has initiated a recall for the 2016 'X760' XE and 'X260' XF as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. As with previous Takata-related recalls, affected airbag inflators could degrade over time when exposed to high temperatures and humidity over time...


Ford Australia urges Mondeo owners to get Takata airbags repaired
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Ford Australia urges Mondeo owners to get Takata airbags repaired

Ford Australia is pleading with owners of its mid-sized Mondeo to have their faulty Takata airbags fixed, having already repaired "more than 60 per cent" of the 16,701 vehicles affected locally. As first reported last week, models sold from 2007-2009 and 2014-2017 could be fitted with potentially deadly inflators on the drivers side, though they wear the less-dangerous 'beta' rating...


2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class added to Takata recall
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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class added to Takata recall

Mercedes-Benz has added the 2012 C-Class to the ever-expanding Takata recall, with a campaign involving 11,629 vehicles. As with all vehicles caught in the Takata recall, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant degrade over time. If an affected vehicle is involved in a crash triggering the airbags, the metal inflator housing can rupture under pressure, sending metal fragments shooting into the cabin...


Honda Jazz, Accord Euro added to Takata recall
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Honda Jazz, Accord Euro added to Takata recall

Honda has added the 2014/15 Accord Euro and 2014 Jazz to its Takata recall list. As with all cars affected by the Takata recall, the vehicles included in this campaign are fitted with airbag inflator propellant that, through a combination of heat and humidity, can degrade...