Published on August 30th, 2019 | by Amirul Mukminin


UMW Toyota Recalls 41,000 Vehicles to Replace Airbag Inflators

UMW Toyota Motor (UMWT) has announced a special service campaign to replace the airbag inflators of certain Toyota models sold by the company.

The vehicles involved in this campaign were subjected to a previous Takata airbag inflator recall and repaired between 2014 and 2019, where certain number of vehicles were replaced with a non-desiccated airbag inflators produced by Takata.

In this current campaign, those airbag inflators will be replaced with a further improved airbag inflator components.

There are approximately 41,000 Toyota vehicles manufactured from 2001 to 2013 involved. They are:

  • Vios – produced from May 2003 – August 2007 and from September 2007 – July 2013
  • Corolla Altis – produced from July 2001 to July 2007
  • Camry – produced from June 2002 to December 2005
  • Yaris – produced from January 2006 to August 2007

UMW Toyota will notify all affected vehicle owners officially and perform the special service at no charge to the owners.

For further information, owners of affected cars can contact any authorised Toyota service centre or call the Toyota Freephone at 1800-8-TOYOTA (869682).

Toyota owners can also visit Toyota’s Special Service Campaign webpage to check whether their vehicle is involved, through the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Checker. To those who have the Toyota Drive Apps, there is also a link to Toyota’s SSC page and the VIN Checker.

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