German car manufacturer Volkswagen is recalling over 100,000 cars over concerns that their Takata-made airbag inflators may explode in a crash. The metal fragments that make up the inflator can hit the car occupants, maiming or killing them.
Japanese manufacturer Nissan is recalling 3,930 2002-2006 Sentra vehicles that are potentially equipped with the infamous Takata airbag inflators. These inflators can explode during a crash and fling “sharp metal fragments” into the vehicle’s occupants, injuring or killing them. Until your car is fixed, do not allow passengers to sit in the front seat.
American manufacturing General Motors is recalling close to 6 million SUVs and pickup trucks because of potentially lethal Takata airbags. The inflators on the airbags may explode, flinging deadly shrapnel into vehicle occupants.
Volvo Car USA – which is owned by Chinese multinational auto company Geely – has recalled over 54,000 2001-2003 S60 and S80 luxury sedans because of airbag troubles. The airbag inflator in the recalled vehicles can rupture during deployment, putting the driver and passenger at risk of being hurt by a projectile of metal fragments.
Takata airbag recall now affects 4 more Audi models. Defective airbags can inflate with excessive force and contain shrapnel.
BMW of North America is recalling 1999-2001 323i, 325i, 328i and 330i and 2000-2001 323Ci, 325Ci, 328Ci, 330Ci, 323iT, and 325iT vehicles equipped with Takata manufactured Non-Azide Driver air bag Inflators (NADI).
Honda is recalling specific Acura; ILX Hybrid, MDX, RDX, 3.2TL, TL, ZDX, and Honda; Accord, Civic, Civic Hybrid, Civic GX NGV, CR-V, Element, Fit, Odyssey, Pilot and Ridgeline vehicles. Because of a manufacturing error, the front driver air bag may explode during a crash.
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. recalls certain 2015 Passat, 2015-2016 Eos, 2015-2017 CC, 2016-2017 TT Roadster, TT Coupe, 2017 Audi R8 Coupe, and R8 Spyder vehicles. This is part of a vast and ongoing scheduled recall of vehicles with Takata airbags.
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain Coupe, Cabrio, 4Matic and RWD vehicles that were sold or every registered in “Zone A”, “Zone B” or “Zone C”, for defective Takata airbags.
Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling certain 2010-2013 Forester, 2010-2014 Tribeca, WRX, Outback, Legacy, and 2010-2011 Impreza vehicles sold or registered in hot and humid regions due to potential airbag malfunction.