Tag Archives: Takata Airbags

Safety Second: Stats Paint Scary Picture of Recall Reality

Looking for a used car? Make sure it doesn’t have an open recall. Because dealers might not tell you. Today, even the cheapest new vehicle is packed to the gills with electronic wizardry. From Bluetooth, to traction control, to anti-lock brakes, there’s nary an inch of the modern cars which doesn’t have a little bit of silicone in […]

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Consumer group warns against buying used cars from CarMax

CarMax, the nation’s largest used car retailer, is in hot water following accusations for selling recalled cars, according to an official statement released by the Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety. In CARS’ latest press release, the group warns against buying used cars from CarMax. CARS alleges the company sold and “continues to sell unsafe, […]

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Recalls: Two deaths in Malaysia added to Takata airbag inflator fatality list as company expands campaign

Takata unfortunately is suffering the consequences even further from an expanded recall campaign, adding an additional 35-40 million airbags, listed as defective. That’s a crap-ton of airbags (and does it raise the question about monopolies with airbag suppliers? Probably…). Nonetheless, two more deaths occurred as a result of faulty inflators equipped in Honda vehicles in […]

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Recalls: Takata could be expanding its airbag recall by quite a lot – [UPDATED]

This article has been updated with the NHTSA’s official statement of expanding the Takata airbag recall in the United States. Check it out after the jump. Takata is still under heavy scrutiny for its recent recall of airbag units for faulty actuators, leading to flying pieces of shrapnel and metal into the driver like frag grenade […]

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Recalls: Takata announces and expands one of history’s largest recalls for faulty airbags

We are in the age of recalls where automobile manufacturers realized it was a bad idea to cut corners and budgets in certain places, and it’s costing them greatly. For instance, we just had the largest single recall ever in automotive history with General Motors and their faulty ignition switches. Now, it seems the Takata […]

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The NHTSA demands a national recall of Takata airbags

The Takata airbag recall is the latest recall issue to hit the news since GM’s massive recalls over the past year. The problem has become so widespread that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a request of nationwide action as they continue to investigate. Due to the rise in finding deaths related to faulty […]

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1992 HONDA ACCORD AIR BAG AIRBAG NON-RECALL TAKATA STEERING WHEEL SRS OEM 92
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DRIVER L. AIR BAG DRIVER ROOF SEDAN TAKATA MANUFACTURER FITS 09-10 COBALT 703307
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2 - Takata Decals Stickers racing jdm toyota lexus subaru honda seatbelt airbag
2 - Takata Decals Stickers racing jdm toyota lexus subaru honda seatbelt airbag picture
2 - Takata Decals Stickers racing jdm toyota lexus subaru honda seatbelt airbag