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Is Your Car Affected by the Airbag Recall?

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Is Your Car Affected by the Airbag Recall?

The single largest recall in North America, 34 million vehicles use faulty airbags manufactured by Japanese parts supplier Takata. But is your car one of them?

By brand, the potentially flawed cars are from BMW, Chrysler, Daimler Trucks, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota. Many of these companies have already announced recalls for millions of vehicles over the issue, but more will surely be added thanks to this new announcement.

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Since the recall is so massive and widespread, it will likely take some time before every automaker pinpoints every vehicle that is affected. For now, the best way to find out if your personal car is affected is by heading over to NHTSA’s VIN search site, which will lookup any outstanding recalls on your vehicle.

The issue is with the propellant in the airbag inflator. It can change chemical makeup over time, causing it to explode with too much force, sending shrapnel flying at the vehicle’s occupants. At least six deaths have been blamed on the issue along with more than 100 injuries.

The exact root cause of the issue is still unknown, though external investigations suggest that moisture can seep in to the inflator over time, causing degradation of the propellant.

NHTSA says that the entire recall process will likely take years to complete and that cars in areas seen as high-risk will be prioritized so that the most dangerous vehicles will be fixed first. High risk areas are generally those with high humidity levels. NHTSA says it will oversee testing of the replacement inflators to make sure they are safe.

Below, you can find two lists. The first list shows all of the vehicles that have been added to the recall, while the second list is from November 2014, and shows which vehicles were initially affected. Many of the vehicles are the same on both lists, as more models were added on from new regions in the expended recall announcement.

Honda

2001-2007 Honda Accord

2001-2006 Honda Civic

2003 Honda Civic Hybrid

2002 Honda CR-V

2003-2011 Honda Element

2002-2004 Honda Odyssey

2003-2008 Honda Pilot

2006 Honda Ridgeline

Toyota

2003-2007 Toyota Corolla

2003-2007 Toyota Matrix

2003-2007 Pontiac Vibe

2002-2005 Toyota Sequoia

2003-2005 Toyota Tundra

BMW

2004-2006 BMW 325Ci

2004-2006 BMW 325i

2004-2005 BMW 325Xi

2004-2006 BMW 330Ci

2004-2006 BMW 330i

2004-2005 BMW 330Xi

2004-2006 BMW M3

Chrysler

2005-2007 Chrysler 300

2005-2007 Chrysler 300C

2007 Chrysler Aspen

2005-2007 Chrysler SRT8

Dodge

2005-2007 Dodge Charger

2005-2007 Dodge Dakota

2004-2007 Dodge Durango

2005-2007 Dodge Magnum

2004-2007 Dodge Ram 1500

2005-2007 Dodge Ram 2500

2006-2007 Dodge Ram 3500

2005 Dodge Dakota

2005 Dodge Magnum

2003-2005 Ram Pickup

Mitsubishi

2006-2007 Mitsubishi Raider

2004-2005 Mitsubishi Lancer

Ford

2004-2008 Ford Mustang

2005-2006 Ford GT

2004-2005 Ford Ranger

Acura

2003-2006 Acura MDX

2002-2003 Acura TL

2003 Acura CL

Mazda

2004-2008 Mazda6

2006-2007 Mazdaspeed 6

2004-2008 Mazda RX-8

Saab

2005 Saab 92X

Subaru

2003-2005 Subaru Baja

2003-2015 Subaru Impreza

2003-2005 Subaru Legacy

2003-2005 Subaru Outback

Infiniti

2003-2005 Infiniti FX35,45

2006 Infiniti M35,45

2003-2004 Infiniti I35

Nissan

2003-2004 Nissan Pathfinder

2004-2006 Nissan Sentra

Lexus

2002-2005 Lexus SC

Pontiac

2003-2005 Pontiac Vibe

List released in October 2014:

BMW

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

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

2004 – Ranger

2005 – 2006 GT

2005 – 2007 Mustang

General Motors

2003 – 2005 Pontiac Vibe

2005 – Saab 9-2X

Honda

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

2003 – 2007 Mazda6

2006 – 2007 MazdaSpeed6

2004 – 2008 MazdaRX-8

2004 – 2005 MPV

2004 – B-Series Truck

Mitsubishi

2004 – 2005Lancer

2006 – 2007 Raider

Nissan

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

2003 – 2005 Baja

2003 – 2005 Legacy

2003 – 2005 Outback

2004 – 2005 Impreza

Toyota

2002 –2005 Lexus SC

2002 –2005 Toyota Corolla

2003 –2005 Toyota Corolla Matrix

2002 –2005 Toyota Sequoia

2003 –2005 Toyota Tundra