1.7 million vehicles recalled to replace Takata airbag inflators

Galtero Lara
Febrero 10, 2019

About 1.7 million vehicles need to replace air bag inflators made by the Japanese company Takata.

The largest series of automotive recalls in US history was made Friday again because of faulty air bags made by the Takata Corporation of Japan.

Tesla, Ferrari, BMW, Mercedes, Subaru, Volkswagen, and Daimler Vans are recalling about 1.7 million vehicles to replace the potentially deadly airbag inflators made by Takata.

Already, at least 23 people have been killed in accidents related to the airbags, as hundreds more have been injured.

In the latest round, Subaru is recalling 826,144 vehicles, including various Forester, Legacy and Outback models from 2010 to 2014.

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The Associated Press reported automakers had recalled 50.36 million inflators as of December 2018. Mercedes is calling back 288,779 cars from model years 2010 to 2017.

Daimler Vans: 159,689 vehicles from model years 2015-17. Volkswagen is recalling 119,394 vehicles, including Audi and Passat models from 2015 to 2017.

To find out if your vehicle is being recalled, go to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration website.

Tesla: 68,763 Model S hatchbacks from model years 2014-16.

Be sure to check if your vehicle is included in the recall!

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