Edaran Tan Chong Motor (ETCM) has issued a reminder regarding the nationwide recall of faulty front passenger Takata airbag inflator modules, affecting a total 12,444 units of the T30 Nissan X-Trail CKD, J31 Nissan Teana CBU and M12 Nissan Liberty CBU. The local Nissan distributor is urging owners to have their cars inspected at the nearest Tan Chong Express Auto Service Centre (TCEAS) outlet.

The breakdown includes 12,420 units of the aforementioned T30 X-Trail CKD made between May 1 2002 to March 2007 and four units of the J31 Nissan Teana CBU assembled between August 2004 to the month of September 2004. As for the M12 Nissan Liberty CBU, a total of 20 units made in the year 2003 are affected.

Customers will be notified by ETCM to bring in their respective vehicles to have the faulty airbag inflator replaced, but some current owners may need to find out for themselves if their vehicles are involved in the recall, as ownership may have changed over the years. Additionally, those who have previously checked the status of their cars are required to validate their vehicles again due to a system reclassification.

Individuals with questions are advised to contact ETCM at through its toll-free hotline, 1800 88 3838, or visit this link for additional information.