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Toyota, Ireland, Recalls 6,000 Cars Over Front Passenger Air Bags.

: 11/14/2018 - 17:58

Over 6,000 Toyota cars in Ireland are being voluntarily recalled due to a potentially dangerous fault with some models front passenger air bags.

The car manufacturer says there's a risk the inflators may rupture and allow metal fragments passing through into the vehicle interior at high speed, which could result in injury or death.

The affected models are the Avensis, Corolla, Avensis Verso, Yaris and SC430 which were manufactured between February 2001 and April 2006.

Toyota Ireland says it will be writing directly to affected customers to arrange to have the airbag inspected and replaced.

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