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#2969249 - 04/11/13 09:50 AM yet another toyota airbag recall
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http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/04/11/us-toyota-recall-idUSBRE93A04D20130411

I just got a notice on airbag sensor recall in corolla, maybe I should wait for this one to consolidate the repairs?

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#2969252 - 04/11/13 09:53 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: friendly_jacek]
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Its funny how you state only Toyota when its also Honda and Nissan that are a part of the same recall.
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#2969261 - 04/11/13 09:57 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: friendly_jacek]
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^ well Toyota is likely most relevant to the OP given that he stated that HE got a notice...

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#2969290 - 04/11/13 10:20 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: friendly_jacek]
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I doubt any of the car makers make their own airbags. I suspect they all buy from the same few makers of those bags. I suspect the real culprit is the airbag company, although Toyota might have not tested it first....yes, all makers get these types of recalls.
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#2969300 - 04/11/13 10:32 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: Smokescreen]
Rand Offline


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Originally Posted By: Smokescreen
Its funny how you state only Toyota when its also Honda and Nissan that are a part of the same recall.


not really the OP loves his Prius and vigorously defends it.

so whatever you are implying its not there.
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#2969305 - 04/11/13 10:38 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: friendly_jacek]
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Obligatory: Get a Ford next time!


Edited by zzyzzx (04/11/13 10:38 AM)

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#2969308 - 04/11/13 10:41 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: zzyzzx]
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Originally Posted By: zzyzzx
Obligatory: Get a Ford next time!

Ford uses Takata as one of their seatbelt/airbag/steering wheel suppliers as well smile

If you're really that freaked out, a T25-T35 Torx screws and a few covers is all that is needed to liberate your driver's side airbag. I don't know if they do this still but there should be a manufacturer's marking on it. I've got a Morton/Autoliv unit in a old Lexus. TRW, Autoliv and Takata are the major suppliers of airbags.


Edited by nthach (04/11/13 10:44 AM)

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#2969340 - 04/11/13 11:26 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: friendly_jacek]
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That is what happens when a single vendor that supplies multiple manufacturers has an issue. Texas Instruments made the cruise control switches for Ford that caught cars and trucks on fire.
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#2969344 - 04/11/13 11:28 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: Smokescreen]
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Originally Posted By: Smokescreen
Its funny how you state only Toyota when its also Honda and Nissan that are a part of the same recall.
+1

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#2969345 - 04/11/13 11:30 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: friendly_jacek]
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I find it interesting when they do recalls on stuff that is 10+ years old. Sure, it's safety, and they're on the hook: but it does help explain why everything stays expensive--if I had to cover something for 10+ years I'd charge more upfront too.
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#2970189 - 04/12/13 08:14 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: Smokescreen]
Doog Offline


Registered: 10/24/11
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Originally Posted By: Smokescreen
Its funny how you state only Toyota when its also Honda and Nissan that are a part of the same recall.


He owns a Toyota....would it not be strange if he said he has to take his Toyota in for the Honda recall? crzy
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#2970195 - 04/12/13 08:16 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: friendly_jacek]
Doog Offline


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BTW, let's all agree that recalls are a good thing. They get defective parts off the street.


Edited by Doog (04/12/13 08:16 AM)
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#2970235 - 04/12/13 08:54 AM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: friendly_jacek]
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In one article I read on it, other than Toyota, Honda and Nissan, that there were other "un-named" manufacturers that use this brand of airbag, so I'm figuring other makes will be included in this recall as well.
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#2970574 - 04/12/13 02:35 PM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: Propflux01]
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Originally Posted By: Propflux01
In one article I read on it, other than Toyota, Honda and Nissan, that there were other "un-named" manufacturers that use this brand of airbag, so I'm figuring other makes will be included in this recall as well.


BMW is one of them. They don't know yet how many of them are affected yet.
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#2970588 - 04/12/13 02:44 PM Re: yet another toyota airbag recall [Re: Doog]
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Registered: 05/25/05
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Originally Posted By: Doog
Originally Posted By: Smokescreen
Its funny how you state only Toyota when its also Honda and Nissan that are a part of the same recall.


He owns a Toyota....would it not be strange if he said he has to take his Toyota in for the Honda recall? crzy


The title of the thread is misleading. It would be more accurate to say: "Toyota, Honda and Nissan in airbag recall"...then his post could say, "looks like I will have to take my car in"

I am surprised the thread isn't riddled with more zzyzzx type comments as all the other threads have been.


Edited by Smokescreen (04/12/13 02:47 PM)
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