Is My Car Affected by the Takata Airbag Recall?
Mar30

Is My Car Affected by the Takata Airbag Recall?

Is My Car Affected by the Takata Airbag Recall? The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration strongly urges the owners of certain Toyota, Honda, Mazda, BMW, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Subaru, Chrysler, Ford and General Motors vehicles to bring their cars in for repairs immediately. People with vehicles in consistently hot and humid areas such as Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, the Gulf Coast states, Hawaii, and island territories...

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Nearly 2 million cars recalled for electronic airbag malfunction
Feb07

Nearly 2 million cars recalled for electronic airbag malfunction

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Safety Advisory has issued a recall in 2.12 million cars after an electronic component used for airbags and seatbelts malfunctioned. Officials said the recall includes the following makes and models: 2002-2003 Jeep Liberty and 2002-2004, Jeep Grand Cherokees, 2003-2004 Honda Odyssey; and 2003 Acura MDX, 2003-2004 Pontiac Vibe; Dodge Viper; and Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix, and Toyota...

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Takata stalls on airbag recall
Nov27

Takata stalls on airbag recall

The Japanese auto parts manufacturer says a national recall would not allow replacements get where they are needed most.

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Senators Push National Recall of Takata Airbags
Nov24

Senators Push National Recall of Takata Airbags

AP News – Senators Ed Markey and Richard Blumenthal spoke before a Senate committee hearing on the dangers of Takata Corp. airbags following a recent string of deployment-related deaths. (Nov. 20) The Associated Press is the essential global news network, delivering fast, unbiased news from every corner of the world to all media platforms and...

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Potentially deadly airbag recall reaches millions
Nov20

Potentially deadly airbag recall reaches millions

The owners of nearly five million vehicles with a potentially deadly airbag defect are being urged to bring them in for repairs. So far, more than 11 million vehicles worldwide have been recalled. Jeff Glor...

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NHTSA warns millions of drivers to get airbags fixed
Oct24

NHTSA warns millions of drivers to get airbags fixed

The U S government issued an urgent plea to more than 4. 7 million people to get the air bags in their cars fixed, amid concern that a defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes. Safety advocates say at least four people have died from the problem and there have been multiple...

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Water Bottles Recalled for Safety
Aug24

Water Bottles Recalled for Safety

The Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a recall of four Brita children’s water bottles featuring popular cartoon characters because of a risk for cuts. (Aug. 19) Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Get updates and more Breaking News here:...

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Safety Groups want Used Car Dealers to Stop Selling Cars that have been Recalled but not Repaired
Aug01

Safety Groups want Used Car Dealers to Stop Selling Cars that have been Recalled but not Repaired

(Aired 7/10/2014 on NY1 & Time Warner Cable News stations) Car-safety groups say they want used car dealerships like CarMax to stop selling vehicles that have been recalled but not repaired, and they’re asking the federal government to investigate. Washington bureau reporter Geoff Bennett filed the following report for NY1. An unsuspecting used car buyer could easily drive off a lot in a recalled vehicle that hasn’t...

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