Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with Takata airbags

Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with Takata airbags

Automakers recall 1.7 million cars with Takata airbags

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.

At least 23 people have died from the problem worldwide and hundreds more have been injured, which triggered the largest automotive recall in USA history, per the AP.

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Ford, Honda, Toyota, and Fiat Chrysler already released their 2019 Takata recalls totaling more than 5 million vehicles. At least 23 people have died from the problem worldwide.

As of December, automakers have recalled 50.36 million inflators and replaced 27.2 million of them.

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Subaru: 826,144 vehicles from 2010-14 including Foresters, Legacys, and Outbacks. Volkswagen contributed 119,394 cars to the recall, including some Audi-badged models, while BMW noted 266,044 cars made between from 2000 to 2004 and 2007 to 2015 are part of the latest campaign. Finally, Ferrari listed various 2014 to 2018 models. The last wave of recalls is expected to be announced early in 2020.

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

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

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