Toyota recalls 1.7m more autos over Takata airbag defects
12 January, 2019, 04:02 | Author: Regina Silva
At least 23 people have been killed worldwide and hundreds have been injured.
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Affected airbags were made with the chemical ammonium nitrate and the airbags were prone to exploding once deployed. When exposed to long-term high heat or humidity the airbags can explode upon deployment which is what could cause the injury or death to the drivers or passengers in the vehicles equipped with the faulty airbags, according to the NHTSA.
Automakers in the United States repaired more than 7.2 million defective Takata air bag inflators in 2018 as companies ramped up efforts to track down parts in need of replacement, according to a report released last month. That's why inflators in the South along the Gulf of Mexico pose the greatest risks, according to the AP.
Like other Takata-related recalls, the fault revolves around airbags propellant that could degrade over time due to exposure to high temperatures and humidity. In total, 19 automakers are recalling more than 100 million potentially faulty inflators worldwide.
It is more than three years after the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took over management of recalls involving Takata inflators.
The recalls forced Takata of Japan to seek bankruptcy protection.
They cover 37 million vehicles and about 50 million inflators in the US.
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