UMW Toyota Motor Sdn Bhd (UMWT), distributor of Toyota and Lexus vehicles in Malaysia, today announced a Special Service Campaign (SSC) that involved replacement of the airbag inflator of certain Toyota models sold by the company. UMWT assures that the safety of its customers is always a top priority.
The vehicles involved in this campaign were subjected to a previous Takata airbag inflator recall and repaired between 2014 and 2019, where certain number of vehicles were replaced with a non-desiccated airbag inflator produced by Takata. In this current campaign, those airbag inflators will be replaced with a further improved airbag inflator components.
There are approximately 41,000 Toyota vehicles manufactured from 2001 to 2013 involved. The models are:
- Toyota Camry: manufactured from June 2002 to December 2005
- Toyota Corolla Altis: manufactured from July 2001 to July 2007
- Toyota Vios: manufactured from May 2003 to August 2007
- Toyota Vios: manufactured from September 2007 to July 2013
- Toyota Yaris: manufactured from January 2006 to August 2007
The company will notify all affected vehicle owners officially and perform the special service at no charge to the owners.
For further information, owners of affected cars can contact any authorised Toyota service centre or call the Toyota Freephone at 1800-8-TOYOTA (869682).
Toyota owners can also visit Toyota’s Special Service Campaign webpage through this link: toyota.com.my to check whether their vehicle is involved, through Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Checker. To those who have uploaded the Toyota Drive Apps, there is also a link to Toyota’s SSC page and the VIN Checker. Information on other vital SSCs is also available on the webpage.