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Ford Issues Takata Safety Recall on 2006 Ranger Trucks

Another two fatalities caused by driver airbag inflator ruptures from Takata inflators have been recorded. In these sad, and possibly preventable, deaths. On Dec. 22, Ford was notified of a crash in West Virginia that happened on July 1, 2017 involving a 2006 Ford Ranger built in North America with a ruptured non-desiccated Takata driver-side inflator. Ford eventually inspected the vehicle on Dec. 27, confirmed that the inflator ruptured resulting in a driver fatality and notified NHTSA. This is the second fatality reported to Ford due to a Takata inflator rupture. The prior fatality was reported in January 2016, which Ford apparently ignored. Continue reading

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