Takata Airbags Currently Recalled

A lot of people have inquired lately whether their airbag has been recalled by the car companies. Vehicles with potentially defective airbags may be dangerous and could kill or injure vehicle occupants as a result of even a minor car accident. While the list may continue to grow, there are an estimated 34 million vehicles may be subject to recall for driver’s side or passenger airbags that may not work properly. NHTSA recently posted the vehicles which may be recalled. Check safercar.gov for the latest updates.

List of Vehicles Recalled for Defective Airbag

  • 2007-2008 Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500
  • 2006-2008 Dodge Sprinter 2500 and 3500
  • 2003-2008 Mazda 6
  • 2004-2008 Mazda RX-8
  • 2006-2007 Mazda speed 6
  • 2001-2007 Honda Accord
  • 2003-2007 Honda Accord L4
  • 2001-2005 Honda Civic
  • 2002-2006 Honda CR-V
  • 2003-2011 Honda Element
  • 2002-2004 Honda Odyssey
  • 2003-2008 Honda Pilot
  • 2006 Honda Ridgeline
  • 2003 Acura CL
  • 2003-2006 Acura MDX
  • 2002-2003 Acura TL
  • 2005-2014 Ford Mustang
  • 2005-2006 Ford GT
  • 2007-2008 Chevrolet Silverado 2500/3500
  • 2007-2008 GMC Sierra 2500/3500
  • 2004-2005 Subaru Impreza Sedan/Station Wagon
  • 2005 Saab 9-2x
  • 2004-2006 Mitsubishi Lancer/Lancer Evolution
  • 2004 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
  • 2004-2006 Ford Ranger
  • 2002-2005 BMW 325i/325xi/330i/330xi Sedan
  • 2002-2005 BMW 325xi/325i Sports Wagon
  • 2002-2006 BMW 330Ci/325Ci/M3 Convertible
  • 2002-2006 BMW 325i/330i/M3 Coupe
  • 2002-2003 BMW M5/540i/525i/530i Sedan
  • 2002-2003 BMW 540i/525i Sports Wagon
  • 2003-2004 BMW X5 3.0i/4.4i Sports Activity Vehicle
  • 2005-2009 Dodge Ram 2500 Pickup
  • 2004-2008 Dodge Ram 1500 Pickup
  • 2006-2009 Dodge Ram 3500 Pickup
  • 2007-2009 Dodge Ram 3500 Cab Chassis
  • 2008-2010 Dodge Ram 4500/5500 Cab Chassis
  • 2008-2009 Sterling 4500/5500 Cab Chassis
  • 2004-2008 Dodge Durango
  • 2007-2008 Chrysler Aspen
  • 2005-2010 Chrysler 300/300C/SRT8
  • 2005-2010 Dodge Charger/Magnum
  • 2005-2011 Dodge Dakota
  • 2006-2010 Mitsubishi Raider
  • 2003 Dodge Ram 1500/2500/3500
  • 2008-2009 Sterling Bullet 4500/5500 Chassis Cab (Sterling-Badged Dodge Ram)
  • 2004-2006 Mazda B-Series Pickup
  • 2002-2007 Toyota Sequoia
  • 2003-2006 Toyota Tundra
  • 2003-2007 Toyota Corolla
  • 2003-2007 Toyota Corolla Matrix
  • 2003-2007 Pontiac Vibe
  • 2002-2007 Lexus SC vehicles
  • 2003-2007 Lexus SC430 convertible

What could happen if I have an accident and my airbags are defective?

Our airbag attorneys represent several victims injured by defective airbags. Some of the possible things that could happen with a defective airbag include:

Honda Civic airbag rupture

Honda Civic airbag rupture

  • Airbag deploys with so much force that the inflator explodes and shoots pieces of metal through the airbag itself into the driver and passenger occupant area
  • Airbag deploys with such great force that it causes the driver or passenger’s clothes to catch on fire
  • Airbag deploys and catches on fire, causing burns and injuries to the driver or passenger
  • Airbag does not rupture, but deploys with such great force that it causes far greater injuries than a normal airbag deployment should cause
  • Airbag fails to deploy

What types of injuries could someone have from a defective airbag?

If an airbag failed to deploy, deployed with excessive force, or shot shrapnel at the driver or passenger, some of the injuries could include:

  • Driver killed from metal flying through airbag
  • Driver stabbed in neck from airbag canister metal
  • Driver’s shirt catches on fire from speed of airbag deployment
  • Passenger struck by pieces of metal from airbag canister
  • Passenger burned by fire from airbag
  • Driver or passenger struck by metal flying through airbag
  • Driver or passenger killed because the airbag did not deploy

What should I do if I was in a car accident and my car is listed on the recall list?

Call us as soon as possible to evaluate your possible claim. You can reach an airbag lawyer at our office at 800-337-7755, even after hours.

How long do I have to make an airbag claim?

Depending on the model of the vehicle and where the accident occurred, you may have as little as one year or as much as several years. If you had a car accident with possible shrapnel injuries, you can still contact us to see if you may have an airbag claim, even if the accident was more than 3 years ago.

 

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