Recall: Takata Airbags Affect Millions Of Cars, Can Cause Injuries

Takata airbag recall
If you’ve been seriously injured by a defective airbag, call Carr & Carr Attorneys at 1-877-392-4878.

Millions of cars have been affected by a massive recall of defective Takata airbags which can explode and hit passengers with shrapnel.   Nine car manufacturers have indicated some of their vehicles have the defective airbags; here is a list of manufacturers and how many cars from each company:

If you’ve been seriously injured by a defective airbag, call Carr & Carr Attorneys at 1-877-392-4878.

  1. Honda – 5,051,364
  2. Toyota – 877,000
  3. Nissan – 694,600
  4. BMW – 627,615
  5. Chrysler – 371,309
  6. Mazda – 64,872
  7. Ford – 58,669
  8. Subaru – 17,516
  9. Mitsubishi – 11,985

If you have been hurt due to a defective airbag, contact the personal injury lawyers at Carr & Carr Attorneys.  There is no cost to you for our initial phone conversation or in-person meeting.  Additionally, since we work on a contingency fee basis, you pay for our services only if we settle or win your case. We can help you no matter where you live.

What Should I Do If I Have A Car That Is Affected By The Takata Airbag Recall?

Read the Consumer Advisory from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

Vehicle owners can call the NHTSA Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236.

This list shows vehicles affected by the dangerous airbags, as of October 22, 2014:

BMW: 627,615 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2000 – 2005 3 Series Sedan
2000 – 2006 3 Series Coupe
2000 – 2005 3 Series Sports Wagon
2000 – 2006 3 Series Convertible
2001 – 2006 M3 Coupe
2001 – 2006 M3 Convertible

Chrysler: 371,309 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2003 – 2008 Dodge Ram 1500
2005 – 2008 Dodge Ram 2500
2006 – 2008 Dodge Ram 3500
2006 – 2008 Dodge Ram 4500
2008 – Dodge Ram 5500
2005 – 2008 Dodge Durango
2005 – 2008 Dodge Dakota
2005 – 2008 Chrysler 300
2007 – 2008 Chrysler Aspen

Ford: 58,669 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2004 – Ranger
2005 – 2006 GT
2005 – 2007 Mustang

General Motors: undetermined total number of potentially affected vehicles
2003 – 2005 Pontiac Vibe
2005 – Saab 9-2X

Honda: 5,051,364 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2001 – 2007 Honda Accord)
2001 – 2002 Honda Accord
2001 – 2005 Honda Civic
2002 – 2006 Honda CR-V
2003 – 2011 Honda Element
2002 – 2004 Honda Odyssey
2003 – 2007 Honda Pilot
2006 – Honda Ridgeline
2003 – 2006 Acura MDX
2002 – 2003 Acura TL/CL
2005 – Acura RL

Mazda: 64,872 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2003 – 2007 Mazda6
2006 – 2007 MazdaSpeed6
2004 – 2008 Mazda RX-8
2004 – 2005 MPV
2004 – B-Series Truck

Mitsubishi: 11,985 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2004 – 2005 Lancer
2006 – 2007 Raider

Nissan: 694,626 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2001 – 2003 Nissan Maxima
2001 – 2004 Nissan Pathfinder
2002 – 2004 Nissan Sentra
2001 – 2004 Infiniti I30/I35
2002 – 2003 Infiniti QX4
2003 – 2005 Infiniti FX35/FX45

Subaru: 17,516 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2003 – 2005 Baja
2003 – 2005 Legacy
2003 – 2005 Outback
2004 – 2005 Impreza

Toyota: 877,000 total number of potentially affected vehicles
2002 – 2005 Lexus SC
2002 – 2005 Toyota Corolla
2003 – 2005 Toyota Corolla Matrix
2002 – 2005 Toyota Sequoia
2003 – 2005 Toyota Tundra

Remember time limits called “statute of limitations” are in effect for filing law suits.  You must file a lawsuit before the applicable time limit expires.  The time limit and other regulations are different in each state, so talk with the experienced personal injury lawyers at Carr & Carr as soon as possible to learn what options you have.

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