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Carma Project, Toyota Try to Up Takata Recall Awareness

Carma Project claims – not without self-interest – that “will further help address the recall of deadly Takata airbags, which is labeled ‘the largest and most complex safety recall in U.S. history’ by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). About 87% of all Toyota vehicles sold during the past 15 years are still on the road today. Continue reading

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Recalls from Ford, Lamborghini, Lexus, Mazda and VW

When an automaker or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA ) concludes that a vehicle creates an unreasonable risk to safety or fails to meet minimum safety standards( often because of customer complaints), the manufacturer is required to fix that vehicle at no cost to the owner. Continue reading

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Mazda Recalls Takata Airbag Inflators with New Supplier As Replacement

The remedy parts for replacement are an air bag inflator that is manufactured by different part – unnamed – supplier and is free from phased stabilized ammonium nitrate that Takata uses. Continue reading

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Nissan Expands Takata Airbag Shrapnel Recall

Nissan North America is now recalling 2002-2003 Nissan Maxima, Pathfinder and Infiniti I35 and QX4 models as well as 2002-2004 Nissan Sentra and 2003 Infiniti FX vehicles because a defective Takata supplied airbag inflator can send shrapnel into the passenger compartment. Continue reading

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Toyota Airbag Recall Expands to 3 Million Vehicles

Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A. will re-notify owners of vehicles involved in an April 2013 safety recall for the front passenger airbag inflators installed in several models. The latest safety defect follows the announcement by Toyota Motors in Japan that it is recalling 650,000 more cars due to defective airbags made by Takata. Continue reading

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BMW Joins the Global Takata Airbag Shrapnel Recall

BMW is recalling more than 42,000 2002-2003 3-Series cars because the Takata-made passenger side airbags when deployed can send metal fragments – shrapnel – into a car’s interior striking and potentially seriously injuring people. Continue reading

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