The housing of the driver airbag gas generator can burst when the airbag is activated, owing to excessive internal pressure. This could cause the occupants of the vehicle to be injured by metal fragments.
Measures taken by economic operators: Recall of the product from end users (By: Manufacturer)
The vehicles in question were manufactured between 1 February 2003 and 1 February 2008 (RX-8) and between 14 January 2004 and 22 September 2011 (B2500/BT-50).
Types: SE, UN. EC type-approvals: e11*2001/116*0199*01-02, K270*05-11