Brunei Cars Recall: TAKATA Airbag Recall Issue

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Source: BATA

The Brunei Automobile Traders Association (BATA) wish to update the public on the measures that has been and are being carried out by BATA with regards to issue arise from the TAKATA Airbag Recall Worldwide. This issue comes after about 20 million vehicles produced by major automakers were recalled because of the risk that their Takata-made airbags could improperly inflate and rupture in the event of an accident.  

In reassuring our commitment to ensure the safety of our customers and their confidence, BATA will take necessary steps by contacting the individual car owners affected to arrange for the replacement of the airbag inflators which was associated with the airbag issue as and when we received the parts. The challenges that BATA members have been facing is the availability of the inflators and also in our continuous effort contacting the customers because some of them have already either changed their contact numbers or car ownership. In this regard, BATA is working very closely with the Land Transport Department to obtain update details of our customers or the new owner of the vehicle to enable us to contact them directly. Our members has also been working very closely with our principles to expedite and accelerate the procurement of the inflators to speed up the replacement process.

Around 7000 vehicles comprise of 23 models from 6 Brands in the country namely Nissan, Toyota, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi and BMW, were affected by this recall campaign. BATA would like to reassure all customers that BATA members have an effective customer service system in place to address each customer’s needs and concerns.

Below are the brand and models affected by the recall in Brunei. For those customers who are still in doubt on this issue, the hotline numbers are also stated for your convenience.



Company
Brand
Model
Year Model
Hotline
Boustead Sdn Bhd



Nissan
Patrol
2007-2008



2431222
Presage
2007
Cefiro
2003, 2007
Prairie
2011
Sunny
2008
X-Trail
2007
Urvan
2007
March
2010
GHK Motors Sdn Bhd
Mitsubishi
Lancer
2006-2007
2430392
2423032
2423033
Grand Motors Sdn Bhd
Mazda
Mazda 6
2002-2005
2392400
2392509
RX-8
2003-2008
Happy Motoring Co Sdn Bhd


Honda
Accord
2002


2428328
Ext: 131/132
Stream
2002
2004-2006
CR-V
2002-2009
Jazz
2004-2009
Civic
2004-2009
City
2009
NBT(Brunei) Sdn Bhd


Toyota
Echo
2003-2005


2433777
Vios
2003-2007
Corolla
2003-2007
Camry
2003-2005
Rav4
2003-2007
QAF Auto Sdn Bhd
BMW
E46
1999-2003
2453377