An international voluntary airbag recall on over 100 million vehicles fitted with Takata airbags was issued in 2013 which affected over 452,000 vehicles in New Zealand, 12,000 of which are still yet to be fixed*.
In response to this, the New Zealand Government has issued a compulsory recall of approximately within New Zealand that are fitted with a specific model of Takata airbags called “Alpha” that are deemed to be a higher risk. Takata Alpha airbags were fitted to some vehicles manufactured between 2001 to 2006.
Which makes and models are affected?
The Takata airbag recall affects certain models of vehicle brands including Toyota, Daihatsu, Nissan, Subaru, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Jaguar, Dodge, Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Honda, BMW, Volkswagen, Isuzu & Ford.
(Brands in bold are those that are licensed dealerships under the Armstrong Motor Group network. All Takata airbag recalls must be carried out by an official dealer only).
Is my vehicle affected?
We understand the importance that our customers and New Zealand drivers place on knowing that their vehicle is safe. To find out if your vehicle is affected by this recall please fill in your information below and a member of our team will be in touch within 1-2 business days to advise.
Please note that we can only perform recall checks on the below brands: