If you're not sure whether your car is affected, we have a link to a handy VIN-checker you can consult.

Johannesburg - It's a chilling reminder that South African motorists are not immune from the worldwide Takata airbag debacle.

Subaru SA has asked owners of 2004-2007 Impreza and WRX models to contact their nearest Subaru dealer to make arrangements for the front passenger airbag module of their cars to be inspected and, if necessary, replaced.

Deadly airbag saga: root cause found

If you're not sure whether your Scooby falls within that window, consult the VIN-checker on the Subaru Southern Africa website. Type in your car's VIN number and, if your car is affected, fill out a contact form online so that Subaru SA can contact you.

Visit the Subaru Southern Africa website for more information.

Like us on Facebook

Follow us on Twitter

Subscribe to our newsletter