Air Bag and Car/Truck Recalls - Really Complete Information

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Truck loaded with Takata airbag inflators explodes - 8/29/2016 One killed, four injured in the accident near a Takata warehouse in Texas last week. HOUSE LEVELED - TWO CARS DESTROYED, Woman in house had to be Identififed by Dental Records. Senators want certain Hondas with Takata airbags taken off the road Two U.S. senators are calling on Honda to issue "do not drive" orders to owners of 2001-2003 Honda and Acura models with Takata airbags that have been shown to have a 50 percent chance of rupturing in a crash. Models listed: The higher-risk inflators are in the following vehicles: 2001-2002 Honda Civic; 2001-2002 Honda Accord; 2002-2003 Acura TL; 2002 Honda CR-V; 2002 Honda Odyssey; 2003 Acura CL; and 2003 Honda Pilot. The airbag inflators in these models contain a manufacturing defect that, according to federal safety regulators, greatly increases the potential for dangerous rupture when a crash causes the airbag to deploy. Risk of Takata airbag inflator ruptures on older cars worse than believed New luxury cars not immune from the Takata airbag curse - found in some Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari cars as well as Daimler vans. The new findings update a report Nelson released last month that found Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota, and Volkswagen are selling new vehicles subject to the future recall. To date, seven out of 17 automakers Nelson contacted have admitted to equipping new vehicles with defective Takata airbags. Tesla remains the only automaker that has not provided a written response.1:44 AM 9/1/2016 Toyota expands Takata airbag recall - 6/2016 Another 1.5 million vehicles are added to the list Toyota Motor Sales, USA is expanding its recalls involving Takata front passenger air bag inflators by approximately 1.584 million vehicles. A safety defect may arise in front passenger air bag inflators in the involved vehicles due to inflator propellant degradation occurring after prolonged exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures and high temperature cycling. This may result in an inflator rupture when the air bag deploys. Approximately 1,584,000 additional vehicles in U.S. are being recalled. Among them: 2009 - 2011MY Corolla, Matrix 2006 - 2011MY Yaris 2010 - 2011MY 4Runner 2011 - MY Sienna 2008 - 2011MY Scion xB 2007 - 2011MY Lexus ES 2010 2011MY Lexus GX 2006 2011MY Lexus IS Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331, or Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987.

Defective TAKATA Air Bags are still being used in some NEW and REPAIRED CARS

CNNMoney states that FLAWED Takata Airbags are being used in NEW Cars (CLICK HERE) "Takata versions being installed today are expected to be recalled as well, but likely not until 2017 or 2018" - CNNmoney "Takata has until the end of 2018 to phase out supplying the defective inflators to fulfill existing contracts" - CNNmoney "It will be 2019 before there are enough Takata airbags replacements" - (CLICK HERE) "Fiat Chrysler, Mitsubishi, Toyota & Volkswagen were identified as still using FLAWED Takata air bags" - CNN Money "An even bigger problem is the fact that many of the cars being repaired today also are getting newer versions of the same flawed design." - CLICK HERE for the Article

Check Your Car/Truck to see if it has been recalled

U.S. Federal Government (NHTSA) RECALL web site
TOYOTA Recalls - Complete

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