Publications

Takata Recall - guidance for locating vehicles in the second-hand market

Vehicle dealers have specific obligations under the Takata Recall Notice and must comply with the requirements in the compulsory recall regarding the sale of second-hand vehicles fitted with Affected Takata Airbag Inflators.
Date published: 
13 Sep 2019

Takata Recall - guidance for the auto-recycling industry

Auto wreckers, dismantlers and recyclers have specific obligations under the Takata Recall Notice relating to the sale and identification of vehicles and spare parts containing Affected Takata Airbag Inflators. 
Date published: 
13 Sep 2019

Communication ideas: reaching consumers affected by the Compulsory Takata Recall

This information may assist Suppliers in communicating with consumers affected by the compulsory Takata Recall. These ideas may help maximise replacement of affected Takata airbag inflators by improving a Supplier’s reach.
Date published: 
12 Feb 2019

Vehicle jacks: supplier guide

This guide provides a summary of the requirements for the supply of vehicle jacks. It has been updated with information on specific vehicle jacks manufactured after 30 June 2011 complying with the mandatory standard.
Date published: 
19 Oct 2018

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers on obtaining vehicle owner contact details

Under the Recall Notice, a supplier is the first person to supply a vehicle with an Affected Takata Airbag Inflator into Australia. A supplier will usually be able to contact vehicle owners through the supplier’s dealer network.

Date published: 
23 Aug 2018

Takata recall - guidance for grey importers and RAWS participants

Parallel, sometimes referred to as ‘grey’, importers of new and used motor vehicles in Australia have key obligations under the Recall Notice. Such importers sell legal, non-counterfeit vehicles outside normal distribution channels and may have no relationship to the producer of the vehicle.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for suppliers of spare parts

Due to the serious safety risk, it is important that all spare parts that are, or contain, Affected Takata Airbag Inflators are identified, quarantined and ultimately destroyed and are not re-installed into vehicles

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for independent secondhand vehicle dealers

Affected Takata Airbag Inflators installed in vehicles pose a serious safety risk and it is important that this safety risk and the need for future replacement are clearly communicated to prospective purchasers of affected vehicles.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for authorised vehicle dealers

Most recall and replacement obligations in the Recall Notice are placed on vehicle manufacturers. Vehicle manufacturers may satisfy some of these obligations by work undertaken by their authorised dealer network.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018

Takata recall - guidance for vehicle manufacturers

Vehicle manufacturers (also known as Original Equipment Manufacturers or OEMs) have key obligations under the Recall Notice.

Date published: 
28 Feb 2018