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Takata Says Recall Decision Is Up To Automakers

The Japanese company has refused to comply with a U.S. government demand for an expanded recall of its air bags that can explode and shoot out shrapnel.

12/04/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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Dodge Durango & Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall

By Jim Donovan: Chrysler is recalling more than 184,000 SUVs worldwide because a wiring problem could disable their air bags and seat belt pretensioners. Pretensioners are the devices that tighten belts during a crash to […]

10/14/2014

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BMW Recalls 1.6M Cars For Air Bag Problem

BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.

07/16/2014

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Faulty Airbags Force Auto Makers To Issue Recalls

By Jim Donovan: Faulty air bags which have already led to the recall of millions of cars worldwide are blamed for a new round of recalls in the U.S. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, […]

06/24/2014

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General Motors Recalling More Than 300,000 Vans Over Airbag Concerns

The recall covers vans from the 2009-2014 model years and includes GMC Savana and Chevrolet Express models.

03/18/2014

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Japanese Carmakers Recall 3.4M Vehicles For Defective Airbag

Four carmakers are recalling 3.4 million vehicles due the risk of airbags catching fire.

04/11/2013

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Honda Recalls 748,000 Pilots and Odysseys for Airbag Issue

By Jim Donovan: Honda will voluntarily recall approximately 748,000 model-year 2009-2013 Pilot and 2011-2013 Odyssey vehicles in the United States to inspect and, if necessary, replace the driver’s-side airbag. Driver’s-side airbags in these vehicles potentially […]

01/21/2013

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BLOG: Honda Expands Airbag Recall

By Jim Donovan: Honda is expanding a recall so it can check the driver’s air bags on another 833,000 vehicles for a possible defect. The automaker said it’s adding the vehicles to a previous recall […]

05/03/2011

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