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450 Smart ForTwo—part of Takata airbag recall?

I just tried to enter my VIN number for my 2005 Smart 450 ForTwo Cabrio on the safercar.gov site, to see whether it's part of the Takata airbag recall, but the site would not recognize my VIN number (no surprise—it's a gray market car...) and referred me to Mercedes Benz US, which will be no help, of course.

Anyone out there know where I can get absolutely reliable verification of whether or not my car is part of this recall? And, is there generally a site where I can register my car to be notified of any recalls for this model?
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Try Transport Canada: https://www.tc.gc.ca/eng/motorvehicl...ions-1433.html

No guarantee your VIN will show up either....

Not aware of any way to register for recall info on gray market cars.
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If the smart 450 used Takata airbags, then it's good to be skeptical. Might want to reach out to the original distributor of your gray market car, or even contact Takata directly.
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