Air Bags

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U.S. Safety Agency Probes Honda Accord Air Bag Failures

U.S. auto safety regulators are investigating reports that air bags on some older Honda Accords may not inflate in a crash.

08/21/2015

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Volkswagen Recalls Cars For Faulty Air Bags

Volkswagen is recalling 420,000 vehicles of eight different models in the U.S. because of a problem with its front air bag that can prevent it from deploying in a crash.

08/14/2015

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GM Recalls Cobalts For Bad Air Bag Wiring

General Motors is recalling 73,424 Chevrolet Cobalt cars in the U.S. and Canada because improper wiring could prevent a driver’s side air bag from deploying after a crash.

08/14/2015

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Subaru Recalls Cars To Fix Air Bag Problem

Subaru is recalling 32,400 of their Impreza compact cars in the United States to fix a problem that can stop the front passenger air bag from inflating during a crash.

07/15/2015

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Mazda Adds Vehicles To Air Bag Recall

Mazda is recalling nearly 540,000 cars and pickup trucks, adding to the growing list of models under recall for air bags that potentially can explode with too much force.

06/05/2015

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After Insistence From Feds, Takata Acknowledges Defects In Air Bag Inflators

Air bag maker Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million of its inflator mechanisms defective, effectively doubling the number of cars and trucks that have been recalled in the U.S. so far.

05/19/2015

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Fiat Chrysler Adds Jeeps To Air Bag Recall

Fiat Chrysler has added almost 69,000 Jeep Cherokees to a recall in order to fix side air bags that can inflate without a crash. The recall now covers nearly 317,000 vehicles.

05/13/2015

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Nissan Expands Air Bag Recall After Woman Injured By Flying Shrapnel

Nissan is adding 45,000 small cars to a previous recall after a woman was injured by flying shrapnel from an exploding air bag. The woman’s 2006 Nissan Sentra was not part of any recall.

04/16/2015

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Honda Adds Vehicles To Air Bag Recall

Honda is adding nearly 105,000 vehicles to its growing recall of air bag inflators that can explode with too much force. Dealers will replace the driver air bag inflators for free.

03/19/2015

A Takata employee sews an airbag at Takata's (TK Holdings Inc.) crash-testing facility August 19, 2010 in Auburn Hills, Michigan. (credit: Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Autopsy Finds Texas Man Was Killed By Exploding Air Bag

An autopsy has found that a metal disc from a defective air bag sliced into a Texas man’s neck and killed him after a low-speed car accident last month.

02/09/2015

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Ford Expands Air Bag Recall Nationwide

Ford has agreed to government demands to expand a driver’s side air bag inflator recall to the entire nation. The move adds 447,000 Ford vehicles to the recall list.

12/18/2014

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Chrysler Expands Air Bag Recall

Chrysler is bowing to demands from U.S. safety regulators, and will add about 179,000 vehicles to a recall list for air bags that could explode with too much force.

12/12/2014

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