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Honda recalls 2.4 million vehicles for a separate Takata airbag issue
Honda recalls 2.4 million vehicles for a separate Takata airbag issue

Honda is recalling 2.4 million older model Honda and Acura vehicles to inspect and replace airbag inflators supplied by Takata, Honda announced Tuesday. The recall affects 1996-2003 model years, but Honda said it was not related to prior Takata airbag inflator recalls. Last week, BMW, Nissan, GM...Read More»

2008 BMW 3-Series 328i
Takata airbag recall expands as Nissan, BMW, GM, Ferrari call back already repaired vehicles

More automakers are recalling vehicles already recalled and repaired in the ongoing Takata airbag recall. The latest surge in recalls covers vehicles that had a temporary replacement, or like-for-like repair, while regulators and automakers scrambled to assess the scope of one of the largest...Read More»

2011 Subaru Legacy
Subaru recalling nearly 500,000 cars for replacement airbag inflators

Subaru will recall 497,922 cars to replace airbag inflators that were previously swapped in for other faulty airbag inflators as part of one of the largest recalls in automotive history. The recall covers many models sold by Subaru from 2003 to 2014, including the 2003-2006 Baja, 2009-2013...Read More»

2012 Mazda6
Mazda recalls vehicles already recalled and repaired for faulty airbags

Like a Major League Baseball season and the Twitter feeds of narcissists, the Takata airbag fiasco seems never-ending. In paperwork filed with the NHTSA last week, Mazda announced two recalls for cars with passenger front airbag inflators that had already been replaced under a previous recall. The...Read More»

2010 Toyota 4Runner Trail
Toyota recalling more than 928K cars in final phase of massive Takata airbag fix

Toyota will recall more than 928,000 sedans, SUVs, trucks, minivans, coupes, and convertibles in the final phase of a massive fix to replace faulty airbag inflators made by now-defunct airbag supplier Takata. The recall covers a broad swath of Toyota, Scion, and Lexus vehicles that include: -...Read More»

2012 Honda Accord
19K Honda, Acura models recalled for the second time to fix airbag inflators

Honda and Acura recalled about 19,000 sedans, coupes, hatchbacks, and crossover SUVs to replace passenger-side airbag inflators that may have been installed improperly during an earlier recall. DON'T MISS: 119K 2019 Honda CR-V crossover SUVs recalled to fix airbags Each car was previously recalled...Read More»

2014 Honda Ridgeline 4WD Crew Cab RTL Steering Wheel
1.1M Honda and Acura vehicles added to growing Takata airbag recall

Honda on Monday issued a recall covering 1.1 million cars and crossover SUVs to replace defective driver's side airbags made by automotive supplier Takata. The latest recall applies to certain 2003 through 2014 model-year Acura and Honda cars and crossover SUVs built with Takata airbag inflators...Read More»

Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)
1.5M more cars added to Takata airbag recall

Last week, more than half a dozen automakers added another 1.5 million vehicles to the growing list of cars recalled to fix faulty Takata airbags. The issue is the same as other Takata airbag recalls and it affects both driver- and passenger-side airbags, depending on vehicles. Airbag inflators...Read More»

2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e XLE
Toyota's knocking on your door for your defective airbag

Toyota is eager to reach owners of vehicles with defective Takata airbag inflators to alert them about free replacement, so much so that the automaker confirmed Monday that it will start knocking on doors. In an e-mail to The Car Connection, a Toyota spokesperson said that the automaker's...Read More»

2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Yellow Jacket
FCA adds 1.6M vehicles to Takata airbag recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday added 1.6 million more vehicles to the recall of defective Takata airbag inflators. FCA said this is the fourth and final phase of scheduled recalls for the faulty inflators. In the latest round of recalls, FCA will replace the passenger side airbag inflators...Read More»

2011 Toyota Sienna Limited
Toyota adds 1.3 million more vehicles to Takata airbag recall in US

Toyota on Wednesday added 1.3 million more vehicles to the Takata airbag inflator recall in the U.S., which comes a month after a follow-up recall for another 65,000 cars. The new recall adds the following vehicles to the list of recalled models with faulty airbag components made by Japanese...Read More»

2005 Toyota Corolla CE
Toyota to replace 65,000 defective Takata airbag inflators

Toyota on Wednesday issued a follow-up recall to replace defective Takata airbag inflators—again—on 65,000 vehicles. This time, however, Toyota said that it will replace the inflators with new units produced by another third-party supplier. The automaker announced the recall on...Read More»

2015 Mazda CX-9 GT
156,000 Mazda cars and crossover SUVs added to Takata airbag recall

Mazda on Tuesday said that an additional 156,000 cars and crossover SUVs are subject to an increasingly massive recall to replace defective airbag components built by automotive supplier Takata. The latest recall covers 2010-2013 Mazda 6 sedans, 2010-12 Mazda CX-7 crossover SUVs, 2010-2015 Mazda...Read More»

2015 Honda Pilot
1.4 million Honda, Acura vehicles added to Takata airbag recall

Honda said last week that about 1.4 million more of its cars, crossover SUVs, and pickup trucks contain faulty airbag inflators made by automotive supplier Takata. This latest round of recalls bumps the number of vehicles equipped with dangerous Takata airbag inflators to nearly 40 million in the...Read More»

2009 Ford Ranger
Ford offers dealers $1,000 to find and fix Ranger pickups with Takata airbags

Ford is paying its dealerships to track down about 10,000 Ranger pickup trucks that the automaker and the NHTSA have told owners to stop driving until their faulty airbag components are replaced. Automotive News reported Wednesday that Ford will pay its dealers to locate and repair certain 2006...Read More»

2010 Nissan Versa
More Nissan Versas added to Takata airbag recall

A handful of 2007-2008 Nissan Versa subcompacts have been added to the growing list of vehicles fitted with faulty Takata airbag inflators. Nissan last month said that it had identified 233 Versa sedan and hatchback models with passenger-side airbag components that could explode. The cars were...Read More»

2006 Mazdaspeed6
Mazda adds another 270,000 vehicles to Takata airbag recall, still largest in history

Mazda and the NHTSA said last week that they will add another 269,618 vehicles to the Takata airbag recall total, already the largest in history at over 50 million vehicles affected in the U.S. alone. The recall aims to replace faulty airbag detonators that can deteriorate over time and cause...Read More»

2006 Ford Ranger Sport
Ford, Mazda issue do-not-drive order for 35,000 compact pickups

Drivers of more than 35,000 2006 model year Ford Ranger and Mazda B-Series compact pickup trucks should park their vehicles until their faulty Takata airbags can be replaced, officials said Monday. Owners of nearly 33,500 2006 Ford Ranger pickups and about 2,000 2006 Mazda B-Series small pickup...Read More»

Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)
Takata airbag recall grows by 3.3 million more cars

An additional 3.3 million cars using Takata airbag inflators have been added to an already massive recall list. The tally now stands at approximately 34 million vehicles, making it the largest wave of recalls in U.S. history. The latest round affects cars made by Honda, Toyota, Audi, BMW, Daimler...Read More»

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