UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia has announced a Special Service Campaign (SSC) that involves replacement of the airbag inflator in certain Toyota models sold by the company.
The models affected are the Toyota Vios made between May 2003 to August 2007 and September 2007 to July 2013, Toyota Corolla Altis made between July 2001 and July 2007, Toyota Camry made between June 2002 and December 2005 and the Toyota Yaris made between January 2006 and August 2007.
The vehicles involved were previously subjected to Takata airbag inflator recalls and were repaired between 2014 and 2019 where some were replaced with non-desiccated airbag inflators. Those airbags will be replaced with further improved airbag inflator components.
As the safety of its customers are top priority, the company will notify all affected vehicle owners officially and immediately to notify them to the perform the special service at no charge.
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 check if their vehicle is affected here.