Is Your Vehicle Affected by the Takata Airbag Recall?

August 24th, 2016 by


There has recently been a recall on airbags that may affect Acura drivers in the Chicago, Westmont, Elmhurst, and Naperville area. The Takata corporation of Japan has long been a supplier of many automotive manufactuers, including Acura. A defect has recently been found with some of their airbags, though, and it is important that drivers have the issue corrected if it afects them.

Read on to learn whether your vehicle has been effected and, if it is, what to do next. Then, get in touch with McGrath Acura of Westmont’s service center.

Affected Vehicles

Takata supplies the airbags for Acura vehicles, but not all Acura models have been affected by the recall. Below is a list of all the models and years that have been recalled:

  • 2002-2003 Acura CL
  • 2002-2003 Acura TL
  • 2003-2006 Acura MDX
  • 2005-2012 Acura RL
  • 2007-2016 Acura RDX
  • 2009-2014 Acura TL
  • 2010-2013 Acura ZDX
  • 2013-2016 Acura ILX

You can also find out more information about your particular vehicle by looking up your Acura model’s VIN online.

Action to Take if Your Vehicle is Affected

Drivers whose vehicles are included in the recall have a number of options. First, they can contact our service department to schedule an appointment. The defect is covered under a recall, so we will replace the part at no charge to you. Because of the nature of the defect, we recommend you contact us as soon as possible — parts are not readily available for this recall, and we’ll have to specially order parts to make the fixes on your vehicle. Get in touch with us ASAP so we can get started on repairing your Acura vehicle.

Learn More About the Takata Airbag Recall at McGrath Acura of Westmont

If you’re a driver in the Westmont, Naperville, Elmhurst, or Chicago area, you can learn more about whether or not your Acura vehicle is included in a recent recall and what you can do if it is by contacting us online or by calling us at 888-299-8727. You can also stop in at 400 East Ogden Avenue in Westmont, IL and see us in person today.

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