The government has ordered a compulsory recall of 2.7million vehicles with falty Takata airbags over fears they may explode, causing horrific injuries.
Naturally this has created a lot of uncertainty, especially for those trying to sell a recalled vehicle, or those in the market afraid of purchasing one.
For those buying from a dealership, the remedy is straightforward - dealerships and businesses are required to have the airbag replaced before selling the vehicle.
The federal government has ordered a recall of 2.7million vehicles fitted with Takata airbags over fears they could explode and cause horrific injuries
Buyers are being asked to check a vehicle's identifiaction number with the manufacturer or their local dealership in order to establish whether the airbag needs replacing
But the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission advises that anyone buying a vehicle should still double-check to make sure the rules were followed.
To do this, you will need your Vehicle Identification Number - or VIN - which is a 17 digit number found in your