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Recalls: Toyota and Lexus expand recall for cars affected by faulty Takata airbags

The Takata Recall saga continues as Toyota and Lexus both officially announced to be expanding their recall of cars affected by the original Takata airbag inflator issue, leading to one of the auto industry’s biggest recalls in history. It’s the sort of mass hysteria you’d expect when one company basically monopolizes a very specific market […]

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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: Honda expands recall with Takata similarly like Toyota

Honda is one of the hardest hit automakers in the latest recall, which also happens to be the largest in automotive history. Yea, the one involving the Takata airbags. Well, similarly to Toyota, who just expanded the recall to more cars, Honda did the same in the US, according to one of the more recent […]

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Recalls: Toyota and Takata expand their recalls by an additional 1.37 million vehicles

Takata has been in the news quite a bit for obvious reasons–so far, they’ve announced the largest safety recall in pretty much all of the history of the automobile. Now, it seems Toyota and Takata officially announced to be expanding the recall by a whopping 1.37 million vehicles. The new list includes the 2003-2007 Toyota […]

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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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Recalls: Honda expands Takata airbag recall to 5 million cars

Honda has already begun implementing replacement programs for front driver’s side steering wheel-mounted airbags following numerous confirmed problems and even deaths, all caused by original faulty inflators that turn into grenades blowing up in your face. It’s bad. To make sure Honda does their job to conduct damage control, the Japanese giant just enlarged their […]

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Toyota calls for a nationwide recall for Takata airbags

Toyota’s been down this route before and it doesn’t want to have to deal with the consequences of inaction, in particular to the worry of faulty airbag inflators that can prove to be fatal rather than life-saving. That said, Toyota officially announced to be in favor of a nationwide recall issued by Takata in order […]

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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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Report: Takata continues to dig hole with flawed airbag

Takata still is hitting the headlines after a scandal involving defective airbags for millions of cars built over a decade and now, The New York Times reports that Takata is facing even more controversy after the supplier didn’t instigate a recall in time. More so however, The New York Times alleges that Takata knew of some of […]

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TAKATA Drift II 4 Point Harness
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Vintage Green Takata 4 point harness USED Made In Japan 2011 Spoon Sports Mugen
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