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09 January 2018, 08:39 | Justin Tyler
Air bag manufacturer Takata is recalling an additional 3.3 million faulty air bag inflators in the latest phase of what CBS News reported is the largest automotive recall in the country's history.
The new recall affects frontal airbags in certain 2009, 2010 and 2013 vehicles manufactured by Honda, Toyota, Audi, BMW, Daimler AG, Fiat Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Jaguar-Land Rover, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru and Tesla.
In addition to the makes involved in the most recent recall, the NHTSA has a full list of impacted vehicles, including the most recent additions, on their website. If that happens, the airbag can explode with greater force than intended, sending metal fragments into the vehicle's cabin, and could injure or kill the driver or front passenger.
"Approximately 34 million vehicles are now under recall for approximately 46 million defective Takata air bags that can explode when the air bag deploys, causing serious injury or even death", the NHTSA said. The problem brought a criminal conviction and fine against Takata and forced the Japanese company into bankruptcy protection.
Many automakers have been slow to replace the potentially deadly inflators.
The total number of recalls caused by the potentially risky airbags is now approaching 50 million and may reach as many as 70 million next year, Takata says. The fix: Once it has been determined that a vehicle meets the requirement for these recalls, replacement airbags will be installed, NHTSA says.
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