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The carmaker will need to replace Takata airbag inflators of all affected models
Is the PH affected?
This is not a good look for Toyota. According to a report by CNN, the Japanese carmaker has just announced a recall for the Prius, Prius plug-in hybrid, and C-HR because of fire risks. The scale? About one million cars
Is your unit affected?
Heads-up, Mazda owners. Bermaz Auto Philippines, the Japanese carmaker's official local distributor, has announced a recall of specific Mazda models to have their Takata airbag inflators replaced.The company says this "preventive safety measure" has been ongoing since December 2016,
Find out which vehicles are affected
Looks like the Takata airbag saga is far from over. Nissan Philippines is recalling several of its vehicle models due to possible airbag defects.The recall, which the company is calling a preventive service campaign, will assess the cars' airbags and perform
Both hybrid vehicles
When we see the words "Toyota" and "recall," it's easy to panic considering how many cars on the road have the Japanese brand's badge. After we posted our story yesterday about the worldwide recall program, a lot of owners were
Including 3 models sold in PH
Toyota announced late last week that it would be recalling around 3.37 million vehicles globally because of possible defects in their airbag inflators and a separate issue regarding their emission control units.According to a report by Reuters, the possible airbag
Due to driver-side airbag inflator
Honda Cars Philippines is recalling select units of the 2012-2013 Jazz, the 2012-2014 City and the 2011 CR-V for a "suspected defect in the driver-side airbag inflator."According to a press statement sent by HCPI, no accidents and
A total of 2,431 cars are affected
Honda Cars Philippines has announced that select units of the 2014 City and the 2015 Jazz may be experiencing problems with their electronic control units (ECU). The company says that the problem was discovered during an evaluation of the vehicles.The evaluation
Including Ralliart and Evolution variants
You must be wondering: Is this a recall? Well, sort of. It's not a recall in the life-threatening sense, but more of a precaution for some Mitsubishi Lancer models.The issue is to inspect and replace, if needed, the Mitsubishi
See if your vehicle is on the list
About a month after Honda Cars Philippines issued what it calls a "preventive measure" campaign regarding the airbags of Pilots, Accords and Civics, it is issuing a new round of similar measures on more models. To be specific, this program is to
For redesigned CR-V and next-gen Odyssey and Accord
Honda will reportedly not use Takata airbags for the next-generation Accord midsize sedan, which is due to go on sale in August 2017. Instead, the Japanese carmaker will use airbags made by Takata rival Toyoda Gosei. This marks the first time
Hopes to regain public's confidence
With a recall affecting approximately 7.8 million cars spread across 10 brands of vehicles manufactured between 2002 and 2008, safety equipment manufacturer Takata has released an open letter to the public, signed by its chairman and chief executive Shigehisa Takada. In
Top 2 brands affected by recall
Following the massive recall of vehicles--which numbered 7.8 million vehicles as of October-- that were equipped with defective airbags manufactured by Takata, two Japanese carmakers have independently called for an industry-wide, third-party test related to the issue "in
Affecting over 4,200 units
Mitsubishi Motors Philippines is doing a safety recall inspection campaign for the ASX, the Outlander, the Lancer Evolution X and the Lancer EX "as part of the recall campaign earlier announced by Mitsubishi Motors Corporation."The recall is for three different issues
Do you own a 911, a Boxster or a Cayman?
Porsche has issued a voluntary safety recall of 4,428 units of its two-door sports cars: the 911, the Boxster and the Cayman. The reason? To replace the lock bracket on the front hood.According to the German carmaker, the recall
Honorable executives
When it comes to honor, the Japanese are really the best examples of this trait. With the Honda Fit (Jazz in the Philippines) Hybrid being recalled for the fifth time in a year, Honda Motor Company bosses led by chief executive Takanobu
New brands, models added to updated list
From its initial announcement of 4.7 million cars in the United States as being affected by faulty airbag inflator modules made by safety-equipment manufacturer Takata, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has expanded the recall to now include a total
Check out the list of affected makes and models
The United States' National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued a warning to owners of specific Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan and General Motors models "to act immediately on recall notices to replace defective Takata airbags," affecting over 4.7 million vehicles.
Find out if your car is among the 1,760 affected units
Honda Cars Philippines has announced the voluntary safety recall of select units of the Jazz, the City, the Civic and the Accord sold in the country because of the front-passenger airbag's faulty inflation device.Covering 1,760 units in the
All 511,528 of them globally
General Motors has issued a global advisory recalling all current-generation Chevrolet Camaros--all 511,528 of them--for a defect with the ignition system.According to the American carmaker, if the driver's knee bumps the key fob, it can inadvertently
Including 2.3 million in North America
So yesterday, Toyota Motor Philippines announced a safety recall affecting Innova, Fortuner and Hilux units sold from November 2004 to June 2010. It concerns spiral cable retainers that could prevent the driver-side airbag from deploying in the event of a crash.
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