Air Bag Recall- Please Take Action Today

In 2015 we are in the midst of a very terrible and life threatening consumer recall. Air bags have been a tremendous safety feature of automobiles for over two decades. The number of lives that have been saved from life threatening collisions number in the tens of thousands. Sensors in our vehicles detect catastrophic collisions and deploy air bags for the driver and front passenger to cushion the impact and save lives.

However, a major manufacturer of air bags has produced thousands of defective units. These units can have the opposite effect and can actually project debris into the face and body of the very passengers they were designed to protect. There have been fatalities and at this point it is vital that you be aware of the potential risk to yourself and the passengers in your vehicle.

A total of eleven(11) auto makers are affected by the largest auto recall in history. Over 34 million vehicles are impacted by this recall. Please do not take this lightly. Your life and the lives of your passengers may depend on you following through on checking whether or not your vehicle is impacted.


What to Do Next

You need to find out if your vehicle is impacted.

You can make a telephone call:

You can contact the National Highway Traffic Administration to inquire about your vehicle.

Vehicle owners can call our Safety Hotline: 1-888-327-4236

You can also visit NHTA’s website to input your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to see if your vehicle is impacted by this unprecedented recall. You can search for this recall as well as others by visiting the following URL: http://www.safercar.gov/Vehicle+Owners/vin-lookup-sites


For your convenience, here is an excerpt of the recall page of NHTA:

Manufacturers recall search by VIN pages

 All major light vehicle and motorcycle manufacturers are required to provide VIN search capability for uncompleted recalls on their websites. This data must be updated at least weekly. Consumers can find their vehicle identification number by looking at the dashboard on the driver’s side of the vehicle, or on the driver’s side door post where the door latches when it is closed. Determining whether there is a recall that consumers need to take action on is easy. After entering the VIN number into the field, results will appear if the consumer has an open recall on their vehicle, and if there are none, owners will see “No Open Recalls.” Owners can also contact our Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 for assistance.
Light vehicle manufacturers (Click on the Manufacturer)

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