Takata Airbag Recall

The Takata Airbag Recall has affected many vehicles from up to 19 different auto makes, including Toyota. The recall is usually due to the long-term exposure to high heat and humidity that eventually causes air bags to explode when deployed. The root of the problem has been determined by NHTSA: These airbags use ammonium nitrate-based propellent without a chemical drying agent, which is why they could improperly inflate if deployed.

Takata Airbag Recall

In order to ensure drivers and passengers of vehicles with Takata airbags in the Springfield, IL, area aren't injured or harmed when/if airbags are deployed during an accident, NHTSA has urged vehicle owners to takes the steps to ensure they are properly protected from any threat to their safety. Here is what you need to know about the Takata Airbag Recall and what to do if your vehicle is equipped with them.

How Do Recalls Work?

Any vehicle or auto recall, such as the Takata Airbag Recall, occurs when there is a car model(s) that has a safety-related defect or doesn't comply with a federal safety standard. The problem is determined by the manufacturer or the NHTSA and is alerted to car owners by the automaker.

It is important that anyone who might be affected by the recall pay close attention to the alert and take steps toward ensuring they are safe in their vehicle. In order to do so, specifically for the Takata Airbag Recall, residents in the Springfield, IL, area should first Check for Recalls using their vehicle identification number (VIN). Secondly, drivers should get their vehicle repaired, usually for free, by their local dealer, Green Toyota, located in Springfield, IL.

  • Check for Recalls
  • Visit Green Toyota for Repairs
  • Schedule Service
  • Takata Airbag Recall
Toyota 4Runner Recall

Toyota Vehicles Affected

Several Toyota vehicles have been affected by the Takata Airbag Recall. Residents in the Springfield, IL, area who own any of the following vehicles or models from the Toyota make should ensure to take the steps listed above in order to ensure their own safety. If needed, Green Toyota in Springfield, IL, will take in your Toyota and repair it efficiently and usually for free. The following Toyota vehicles have been affected by the Takata Airbag Recall:

Toyota Vehicles Affected by Takata Airbag Recall
  • 2010-2016 Toyota 4Runner
  • 2003-2013 Toyota Corolla
  • 2003-2008 Toyota Corolla Matrix
  • 2009-2013 Toyota Matrix
  • 2004-2005 Toyota Rav4
  • 2002-2006 Toyota Sequoia
  • 2011-2014 Toyota Sienna
  • 2003-2006 Toyota Tundra
  • 2006-2011 Toyota Yaris (Hatch Back)
  • 2007-2012 Toyota Yaris (Sedan)

Why Come To Green Toyota In Springfield, IL?

Everyone around Lincoln, IL knows people buy from Green Toyota because they are a premier Toyota dealership. Located nearby Lincoln in Springfield, IL, their goal is to bring world class experience to their guests. They have always prided themselves on their professional and well-trained staff that will bring you the best vehicles, financing and customer service that you can have. If you are thinking about purchasing a new vehicle, contact Green Toyota today so we can help you find the car you are looking for.

Make an Inquiry

* Indicates a required field