Toyota Issues Urgent Recall: Airbag Inflator Risk Prompts Immediate Repair

According to The Guardian, Toyota recalls thousands of cars due to airbag inflator risk that could cause serious injuries or potentially lead to death.

Urgent Action Required:

  • Toyota is urging owners of over 50,000 vehicles to get immediate recall repairs due to a potentially explosive airbag inflator.
  • This “do not drive” warning covers 2003-2004 Corolla, Corolla Matrix, and 2004-2005 RAV4 models with Takata airbag inflators.

Safety Risk:

  • These inflators can explode and hurl metal shrapnel, causing severe injuries or death to drivers and passengers.
  • Over 30 deaths globally, including 26 in the US, are linked to Takata inflators.

Recall Details:

  • The recall covers driver’s airbags in RAV4s and front passenger airbags in Corolla and Matrix.
  • Some Corolla and Matrix models also face a separate recall for airbags deploying without a crash.


  • Do not drive the affected vehicles until the recall repairs are completed.
  • Contact your Toyota dealer immediately to schedule repairs, which are free of charge.
  • You can find more information on the recall and affected VIN numbers on the Toyota website and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.

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