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This page includes information about the Department of Justice’s recent settlement with TK Holdings and Takata Corporation. Approximately 2,500 Virgin Islanders vehicle owners have been deemed eligible to receive a $200 check because of the settlement. Simply follow the instructions below to see if you qualify.

A notice to Virgin Islands vehicle owners from Attorney General Claude Earl Walker on the recent Takata settlement

On May 25, 2016, the Attorney General’s Office filed a complaint against TK Holdings and Takata Corporation in V.I. Superior Court asserting causes of action related to Takata airbags and seeking civil penalties. The Virgin Islands asserted claims that Takata engaged in unlawful practices in connection with the manufacturing, marketing and selling of its dangerous airbags installed in vehicles sold to Virgin Islands consumers.

Takata, which filed for bankruptcy last year, has agreed to pay the Virgin Islands approximately $1.5 million and a significant portion of these settlement proceeds will be used to give $200 each to 2,500 Virgin Islands consumers who own older vehicles equipped with Takata airbags.

Consumers must follow these four (4) steps to determine if they are eligible:

Step 1

Review the following list of vehicles below to determine whether you own any vehicle listed:

  1. Acura 3.2TL: 2002 & 2003
  2. Acura 3.2CL: 2003
  3. BMW 3 Series: 2002, 2004 & 2006
  4. BMW M3: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, & 2006
  5. Chrysler 300: 2005 & 2006
  6. Chrysler 300C: 2006
  7. Dodge Charger: 2006 & 2007
  8. Dodge Dakota Pickup: 2005
  9. Dodge Durango: 2004 & 2005
  10. Dodge Magnum: 2005, 2006 & 2007
  11. Dodge RAM 1500 Pickup: 2004
  12. Dodge RAM 2500 Pickup: 2004
  13. Ford Mustang: 2005 & 2006
  14. Ford Mustang GT: 2006
  15. Ford Ranger: 2004, 2005 & 2006
  16. Honda Accord: 2001, 2002 & 2003
  17. Honda Civic: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004 & 2005
  18. Honda CR-V: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006
  19. Honda Element: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006
  20. Honda Odyssey: 2002
  21. Honda Pilot: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007 & 2008
  22. Honda Ridgeline: 2006
  23. Infiniti QX4: 2002 & 2003
  24. Mitsubishi Lancer: 2004, 2005 & 2006
  25. Nissan Pathfinder: 2002 & 2003
  26. Nissan Sentra: 2002 & 2003
  27. Subaru Impreza: 2004 & 2005
  28. Subaru WRX: 2004
  29. Subaru Legacy: 2005 & 2006
  30. Subaru Outback: 2005, 2006 & 2008
  31. Toyota Corolla: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007
  32. Toyota Matrix: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 & 2007
  33. Toyota Sequoia: 2005 & 2006
  34. Toyota Tundra: 2005 & 2006
  35. GM Pontiac Vibe: 2003, 2004, 2005 & 2006
  36.       Mazda6: 2006

Step 2

Review the following list of license plate numbers below to determine whether your vehicle is listed. If you’re on a mobile device, hold it horizontally to see all plates, and click on the left or right arrows below the sheet to choose your island. Once chosen, click on the respective island and the license plate numbers will populate.

Step 3

If you own a vehicle listed in Step 1 and you see your license plate number listed in Step 2, then please appear at the one of the following locations:

  • John

The St. John Legislature Annex Building on June 13, 2018, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

  • Croix

The Canegata Ballpark on June 14 and 15, 2018, between 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

  • Thomas

The Attorney General’s Office at the GERS Complex on June 18 and 19, 2018, between 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Step 4

Please bring the following items when you appear at one of these locations:

  1. Your original registration for your vehicle with the tag number listed in Step 2; and
  2. Your Virgin Islands Driver’s License.

Finally, Ford and Mazda are advising owners of 2006 Rangers and B-Series trucks not to drive these vehicles, unless they are going to a dealer to have their Takata airbags replaced immediately.

I urge consumers to visit www.nhtsa.gov/equipment/takata-recall-spotlight or to contact their vehicle dealers to determine whether their airbags have been recalled.  Consumers whose vehicles are under recall should make an appointment immediately with their dealers to get their Takata airbags replaced for free. If you have further questions or want more information, please visit www.dlca.vi.gov or http://www.doj.vi.gov/, or call (340) 774-5666.