Takata Airbag Recall Information
The Takata Corporation of Japan has been identified as a major supplier of defective air bags for at least 10 major automotive brands that includes Acura. The Continental Acura service department is Chicago’s authoritative source on all Takata airbag recalls details and information. With millions of vehicles possibly affected by the airbag recall it is important for all Continental Acura customers and Acura owners in Naperville and Chicago to know the facts. The defective airbags have been found to release shards of metal upon airbag deployment. The cars affected by the Takata airbag recall have been documented to cause serious injury or death as a result of deployment of the faulty airbags.
What Acura Vehicles are Affected?
The regions of the country also play a role concerning the brands affected. Regions of the US with high-humidity seem to be more affected than less-humid regions. However, given the severity, as a matter of precaution several brands of car manufacturers have increased the scope of their recall to include the low-humidity regions. American Honda has decided to put the safety of its customers as its number one priority and has made such move.
To be clear the vehicles affected by the Takata airbag recall do not include every Acura on the road. There is a specific list of years affected. The video below by Consumer Reports goes into further detail about what to do regarding your Acura and the Takata airbag recall.
Takata Airbag Recall Acura Model Complete List
- 2013-16 Acura ILX
- 2007-16 Acura RDX
- 2005-12 Acura RL
- 2009-14 Acura TL
- 2010-13 Acura ZDX
- 2002 Acura CL
- 2003 Acura CL
- 2002 Acura TL
- 2003 Acura TL
- 2003 Acura MDX
- 2004 Acura MDX
- 2005 Acura MDX
- 2006 Acura MDX
Takata Airbag Recall VIN Lookup
American Honda provides Takata airbag recall information and allows you to find your vehicle with their Takata airbag recall search by VIN. You can receive further details regarding the Takata airbag recall by Looking Up your Acura VIN.
Once you insert your the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) of your Acura you will be provided the most current updated information concerning if your Acura vehicle was affected by the Takata airbag recall.
What to do if your vehicle is included in the Takata Airbag Recall list of affected cars:
1. Contact Our Acura Service Department
Contact the Continental Acura Service Department About Takata Recall Questions today to schedule a service appointment. We are booking appointments now so as parts becomes available we can complete the recall work as quickly as possible.
2. Trade in Your Acura
If your Acura is on the Takata airbag recall list of affected cars and you have reservations about driving your Acura as you wait for parts to become available, please schedule an appointment with our Sales Management Team to have your Acura appraised and you can upgrade to a new Acura not affected by the Takata airbag recall, or one of our premium pre-owned vehicles.
3. We’ll Buy Your Acura
The vehicles involved Takata airbag recall is increasing each day. If you would prefer Continental Acura simply purchase your vehicle out right, that is an available option to you. Many of the vehicles affected by the Takata Airbag recall are quality pre-owned vehicles that we would love to have the opportunity to purchase. We’ll buy your vehicle whether you buy one of our vehicles or not. If you’d prefer not to wait for the necessary parts to have the recall completed we are happy to make you an offer on your Acura. Watch this Video to Learn More.
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