Even though their airbags have erupted – flinging shrapnel at drivers – Takata Corp. claims a nationwide air bag recall is unfounded.
Automakers are expanding recalls or adding them to fix potentially faulty passenger air bags in states with high-humidity.
A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?
The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.
Officials are trying to spread the word about dangerous airbags in recalled cars amid word that the U.S. government is adding more than 3 million vehicles to the warning about faulty air bags that have the potential to kill or injure drivers or passengers in a crash.
If you’re tooling around town in an older model Subaru you may be getting a recall notice in the mail. The auto maker is recalling an undetermined number of vehicles because of air bag problems.
Subaru of America is recalling more than 47,000 cars and SUVs with remote starters because the engines can start on their own.
A fire risk triggered Subaru to issue a wide-reaching recall that encompasses nearly 634,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S.