Honda recollects one other 2.2 million automobiles over airbag hassle

Honda recalls another 2.2 million vehicles over airbag trouble

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The continued saga of faulty Takata airbags continues. Honda simply introduced that it added 2.23 million extra automobiles to its recall record, making for a complete of eight.fifty one million affected automobiles within the US, Autoblog studies. At difficulty is the airbag inflator utilized by Takata, which may probably spray shrapnel on drivers and entrance-seat passengers. The airbag challenge has steadily grown over the previous few years — now it impacts 14 carmakers and 28 million inflators, reviews the New York Occasions. Up to now, 10 deaths have been linked to the airbags worldwide, together with over one hundred accidents.

This is the record of newly affected Honda automobiles:

The corporate says it’s going to begin sending out notices to clients inside a couple of months, and it will start repairs this summer time. It sounds prefer it’ll be a comparatively straightforward repair, although. Honda will merely exchange the Takata airbag elements with one other provider’s.

By way of: Autoblog
Protection: NYT