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Beginning in 2008, auto manufacturers recalled a number of vehicles containing these airbag inflators because of ruptures that occurred when vehicles crashed.
New Delhi [India], Jan 19 ( ANI ): Honda Cars India Ltd (HCIL) on Friday issued a recall for 22,834 vehicles of 2013 model of Accord, City and Jazz as part of a precautionary global recall campaign concerning Takata front airbag inflators.
DETROIT -- Ford is telling owners of about 2,900 Ranger small pickup trucks not to drive them after finding out that an exploding Takata air bag inflator killed a driver in West Virginia.
Owners will be notified by March and dealers will replace front passenger inflators or air bag assemblies.
Honda Motor Company (NYSE: HMC), a Japan-based automaker, is repairing or replacing for free the defective airbag inflators of around 450 Honda and Acura vehicles on Saipan island at Joeten Motor Co.
There is a possibility that during the manufacturing process, some inflators may have been improperly welded and/or misassembled, which may allow the stored compressed gas to be released into the inflator, resulting in partial inflation of the airbag without a deployment command.
The problems for Takata started in 2008 when they were forced to recall around 100 million airbag inflators around the world which are used in vehicles made by 19 automakers, including Honda, Ford, Volkswagen and Tesla.
The Japanese automaker said that the latest recalls were part of a wider recall of airbags which use inflators made by Takata Corp ordered by global transport authorities last year.
amp;nbsp;The air bag inflators were found to explode with too much force and eject shrapnel.
The company's Indian subsidiary Honda Cars India Ltd ( HCIL), announced that it will voluntarily replace Takata passenger front airbag inflators in these models, which are manufactured between 2003 and 2011.
43 million cars needed repairs over a separate issue involving air bag inflators.
air bag inflators for front passenger seats, AP reported.