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FCA recalls older Wranglers over jammed airbags

FCA recalls older Wranglers over jammed airbags

“Excessive” off-roading means a lot of dirt and dust that may prevent the airbags from deploying, Fiat Chrysler says. Fiat Chrysler has filed a recall notice with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for 392,464 older-model Jeep SUVs in the United States, to replace their clockspring inside the wheel and […]

Automakers to expand Takata airbag recall in Japan

Automakers to expand Takata airbag recall in Japan

The government urged Takata and the Japanese automakers to provide a recall expansion plan of potentially defective airbags by next week. Following the recent recall expansion in the United States, Takata and the automakers will issue a similar safety campaign in Japan, according to a recent report from the Nikkei […]

Two more deaths linked to Takata airbags

Two more deaths linked to Takata airbags

Honda confirmed that two more people died in its cars in Malaysia following crashes that made Takata’s defective airbags deploy and explode. Takata’s faulty and volatile airbags keep on making casualties, as Honda confirmed two more fatal crashes involving driver-side inflators made by the Japanese auto supplier, climbing the number […]