Toyota Malaysia recalls 29,985 units of Vios, Yaris and Altis over airbag issue


UMW Toyota Motor is extending its Special Service Campaign after receiving confirmation from principal, Toyota Motor Corporation, that close to 30,000 cars are affected by the airbag inflation issue.

Models involved in the campaign are the Vios, Yaris and Altis manufactured between April 2007 to December 2008. UMW Toyota Motor will be in direct contact with those affected and will carry out the necessary corrective measures should the inflators prove to be faulty. If so, the faulty part will be replaced with a brand new unit at no cost to the owner.

AnnouncementDateModel NameYear ManufacturedFront Passenger Side Airbag InflatorDriver’s side Airbag Inflator
7 July 2015 (29,985 units)ViosApril 2007 –December 2008
Corolla Altis
Yaris

The company also said cars manufactured after December 2008 are not affected by the campaign. Customers may call Toyota’s Toll Free Line at 1800-8-869682 for further information.


Matthew H. Tong

Matthew H. Tong

A straightforward, fun-loving guy who appreciates the superficiality of a car's appeal, but his admiration for anything on four wheels gives him no reason to neglect the makings of a car. He still believes that fun comes with three pedals and a stick.
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