Inchcape European Automotive Pty Ltd — Citroën C3 (A5 Series), Citroën C4 (B7 Series), Citroën DS3, Citroën DS4, Citroën DS5

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Citroën C3 (A5 Series)
Driver's & passenger's airbag

Citroën C4 (B7 Series)
Driver's airbag

Citroën DS3
Driver's & passenger's airbag

Citroën DS4
Driver's airbag

Citroën DS5
Driver's airbag

Affected vehicles were imported and distributed in Australia by Sime Darby Motors and Ateco Automotive between 2009 and 2016.
Identifying features

VIN (Vehicle identification number)

See attached VIN list

Reasons the product is recalled

Airbag inflator: As it gets older, a combination of high temperatures and humidity can cause the airbag inflator propellant to degrade. If an affected vehicle is involved in a collision triggering the airbag, the metal inflator housing may explode/rupture under too much internal pressure.

The hazards to consumers

In the event that a defective airbag inflator ruptures, metal fragments may propel out through the airbag cushion towards the vehicle occupants causing serious injury or fatality.

What consumers should do

Owners of affected vehicles should contact their local Citroën dealership or Citroën Australia head office directly via the website at or at to arrange for a replacement airbag inflator free of charge.

Consumers who are unsure whether they are affected can also use Citroën Australia's VIN look-up tool at or contact Citroën Australia on 1300 783 994 or contact their preferred dealer.

Alternatively, consumers can use their registration plate number to check if their vehicle is affected by going to

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Further information for consumers is available at:


Authorised Representative of Traders: Inchcape European Automotive Pty Ltd

Traders who sold this product

National Citroën Dealer Network
Sime Darby Motors
Ateco Automotive

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Responsible regulator

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission is the responsible regulator for this recall.

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