19K Honda, Acura models recalled for the second time to fix airbag inflators

24 May
2012 Honda AccordHonda and Acura recalled about 19,000 sedans, coupes, hatchbacks, and crossover SUVs to replace passenger-side airbag inflators that may have been installed improperly during an earlier recall. DON'T MISS: 119K 2019 Honda CR-V crossover SUVs recalled to fix airbags Each car was previously recalled due to defective airbag inflators made by...

1.1M Honda and Acura vehicles added to growing Takata airbag recall

12 Mar
2014 Honda Ridgeline 4WD Crew Cab RTL Steering WheelHonda on Monday issued a recall covering 1.1 million cars and crossover SUVs to replace defective driver's side airbags made by automotive supplier Takata. The latest recall applies to certain 2003 through 2014 model-year Acura and Honda cars and crossover SUVs built with Takata airbag inflators that may have been contaminated with moisture before...

1.5M more cars added to Takata airbag recall

11 Feb
Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)Last week, more than half a dozen automakers added another 1.5 vehicles to the growing list of cars recalled to fix faulty Takata airbags, The issue is the same as other Takata airbag recalls and it affects both driver- and passenger-side airbags, depending on vehicles. Airbag inflators made by Japanese automotive supplier Takata may explode in...

Toyota’s knocking on your door for your defective airbag

15 Jan
2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e XLEToyota is eager to reach owners of vehicles with defective Takata airbag inflators to alert them about free replacement, so much so that the automaker confirmed Monday that it will start knocking on doors. In an e-mail to The Car Connection, a Toyota spokesperson confirmed that the automaker's representatives will visit some owners to schedule...

FCA adds 1.6M vehicles to Takata airbag recall

11 Jan
2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Yellow JacketFiat-Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday added 1.6 million more vehicles to the recall of defective Takata airbag inflators. FCA said this is the fourth and final phase of scheduled recalls for the faulty inflators. In the latest round of recalls, FCA will replace the passenger side airbag inflators sourced from Takata. Like all other Takata...

Toyota adds 1.3 million more vehicles to Takata airbag recall in US

10 Jan
2011 Toyota Sienna LimitedToyota on Wednesday added 1.3 million more vehicles to the Takata airbag inflator recall in the U.S., which comes a month after a follow-up recall for another 65,000 cars. The new recall adds the following vehicles to the list of recalled models with faulty airbag components made by Japanese supplier Takata: - 2010-2013 Toyota Corolla - 2010-2013...

Toyota to replace 65,000 defective Takata airbag inflators

13 Dec
2005 Toyota Corolla CEToyota on Wednesday issued a follow-up recall to replace defective Takata airbag inflators—again—on 65,000 This time, however, Toyota said that it will replace the inflators with new units produced by another third-party supplier. The automaker announced the recall on Wednesday, which affects certain 2003-2005 model year Corolla...

156,000 Mazda cars and crossover SUVs added to Takata airbag recall

24 Oct
2015 Mazda CX-9 GTMazda on Tuesday said that an additional 156,000 cars and crossover SUVs are subject to an increasingly massive recall to replace defective airbag components built by automotive supplier Takata. The latest recall covers 2010-2013 Mazda 6 sedans, 2010-12 Mazda CX-7 crossover SUVs, 2010-2015 Mazda CX-9 crossover SUVs, and 2011 Mazda RX-8 sports...

1.4 million Honda, Acura vehicles added to Takata airbag recall

1 Oct
2015 Honda PilotHonda said last week that about 1.4 million more of its cars, crossover SUVs, and pickup trucks contain faulty airbag inflators made by automotive supplier Takata. This latest round of recalls bumps the number of vehicles equipped with dangerous Takata airbag inflators to nearly 40 million in the U.S. alone. In the affected vehicles, explosive...

Ford offers dealers $1,000 to find and fix Ranger pickups with Takata airbags

8 Aug
2009 Ford RangerFord is paying its dealerships to track down about 10,000 Ranger pickup trucks that the automaker and the NHTSA have told owners to stop driving until their faulty airbag components are replaced. Automotive News reported Wednesday that Ford will pay its dealers to locate and repair certain 2006 Ranger pickup trucks with Takata airbag sensors...