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Published on 16. 03. 2020
The gas generator of the passenger airbag may be defective. This may result in uncontrolled inflation and release of metal fragments when the airbag is activated, causing injuries to the occupants.
The Toyota Avensis models affected by this recall were manufactured between 2001 and 2014.
Toyota recall code: 18SMD-104
Source: Rapex Alert 11/2020 A12/00376/20
This notification is purely informative for the vehicle type you have selected. As these deficiencies often relate to specific components (engine type, bodywork, equipment), the recall may not apply to all vehicles of this type.
What the owner should do?
If you read about a recall that you think may affect your car, you should make immediate contact with a Toyota dealer or workshop that’s been officially authorised to perform repairs on behalf of the manufacturer and ask for the details.
If you wish to know more about eventual problems of a specific car (e.g. real mileage, potential traffic accidents damages, odometer rollback, repairs, etc.), then we suggest going to HPI-Check.
Check the vehicle's history
UK car-owners can easily make a pre-check by visiting DVLA website and entering the car registration number; it will also reveal the car’s current MOT status.