Toyota calls almost three million cars again because of a possible airbag defect, including 350.000 in europe. That said the brand on thursday (30. Marz 2017). In germany, this concerns a total of 47.100 vehicles – of which 11.276 auris and 35.161 yaris (both passenger side) and 660 more auris (driver’s side). The holder are written and asked to contact your toyota handler. The workshop stay is free of charge for the customer and lasts a maximum of three hours.
The cars are equipped with airbags of the japanese supplier takata. There are killing to malfunctions in heat and humid air. There is a risk that the airbag inflator. How toyota announced, the jerk call comprises no models that were sold in the us this time. There had already been given airbag backrests.
The poor takata airbags have been upgraded for years in the industry. German car manufacturers are also affected. The problem has guided in the us to the well-run racy of the automotive history. For some takata airbags, there is a risk that they can be suscepted too powerful and can be thrown through parts of the panel through the interior of the vehicle. The defect is linked worldwide with at least 16 deaths and numerous severely serious injuries, most in the usa. From toyota’s young ruckr call are 750.000 cars affected in japan. 650.000 cars are eliminated at china, 350.000 on europe. 1.16 million cars are affected in other countries, among others in sudamerica.