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Cars 1.4 million cars recalled due to Takata - airbag recalls never stop

12:00  06 december  2019
12:00  06 december  2019 Source:   auto-motor-und-sport.de

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Takata recalls 1 . 4 million cars due to faulty airbags , including BMW, Honda, Toyota. Takata is adding about 1 . 4 million front driver inflators to recalls in the U.S., according to government BMW is warning owners of some older 3-series cars to stop driving them. A driver in Australia was killed by

NHTSA has called the ongoing recall of airbags made by the major automotive parts supplier Takata "the largest and most complex safety recall in Over 41.6 million vehicles have been recalled due to the faulty airbags , which have been associated with 16 deaths in the U.S. and at least 24 deaths and

Again, many vehicles in the USA have to be called to the workshops because of defective gas generators in airbags. The promotion affects several brands.

  1,4 Millionen Autos wegen Takata zurückgerufen - Airbag-Rückrufe nehmen kein Ende © Caro, Picture-Alliance, Ullstein-Bild, Vario Images, Hans Peter Seufert

The Japanese airbag specialist Takata has actually been insolvent for a long time and is now owned by the Chinese-American automotive supplier KSS. Nevertheless, there are always reports of the problem that led to bankruptcy: defective gas generators in airbag systems that absorb moisture. As a result, the airbag can either be inflated with too little pressure. Or the other extreme happens: the gas generator can explode and fire metal splinters through the interior.

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Airbags are a major defense for car passengers in an accident. But airbags supplied by the Takata Corporation to several automakers have been found to

Approximately 63 million Takata air bags (priority groups 1-12) have been recalled because these Should I stop driving my vehicle until it is repaired? Ford and Mazda are advising some owners of In the Takata air bag recalls , NHTSA ordered the automakers to accelerate their repair programs to fix

Five car manufacturers are affected

Now 1.4 million cars have to be recalled because of this problem in the USA. According to the American traffic safety authority NHTSA, these are vehicles from various manufacturers from the model years 1995 to 2000. Cars of the brands Audi, BMW, Honda, Mitsubishi and Toyota are affected. They are to be brought to the workshops from January 24, 2020. The trigger is said to be an incident in which a BMW driver was killed.

According to NHTSA, the Takata recall in the United States alone now includes 57.4 million airbags. These are spread over 43 million cars from 19 manufacturers.

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