1.5M extra autos added to Takata air win buy – WTVC


by Sean Szymkowski, particular from The Automobile Connection

The Takata buy impacts both driver- and passenger-side air luggage. (Picture courtesy of MGN)

Final week, extra than half a dozen automakers added one other 1.5 million autos to the rising list of autos recalled to fix sinful Takata air luggage.

The say is the the same as diversified Takata airbag remembers and it impacts both driver- and passenger-side air luggage, reckoning on autos. Air win inflators made by Eastern car supplier Takata would possibly presumably well per chance explode in the occasion of a fracture if they’ve been uncovered to prolonged-time duration humidity or temperature biking. The exploding inflator would possibly presumably well per chance spray occupants with shrapnel and cause serious damage or death. Up to now, 15 U.S. drivers trust died on account of the sinful air luggage and 250 had been injured.

MORE: Toyota provides 1.3 million extra autos to Takata airbag buy in US

Below are the most contemporary autos now enviornment to the Takata air win buy:

6,523 Audi autos

  • 2017 Audi R8
  • 2016-2017 Audi TT

266,044 BMW autos

  • 2015 BMW X1
  • 2007-2014 BMW X5 and X6
  • 2000-2003 BMW 5-Series and some X5 units with an no longer compulsory sport steering wheel

288,779 Mercedes-Benz autos

  • 2010-2015 C250, C300, C300 4Matic, C350, and C63 AMG units. The buy covers sedans, coupes, and convertibles
  • 2010-2017 E350, E350 4Matic, E400, E400 4Matic, and E550 units. The buy covers sedans, coupes, and convertibles
  • 2010-2015 Mercedes-Benz GLK250, GLK350, and GLK350 4Matic
  • 2011-2014 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG

826,144 Subaru autos

  • 2010-2013 Subaru Forester
  • 2010-2011 Subaru Impreza. The buy covers sedans and hatchbacks
  • 2010-2014 Subaru Legacy
  • 2010-2014 Subaru Outback
  • 2010-2014 Subaru Tribeca
  • 2010-2014 Subaru WRX

68,637 Tesla autos

  • 2014-2016 Tesla Mannequin S

112,871 Volkswagen autos

  • 2015-2016 VW Eos
  • 2015-2017 VW CC
  • 2015 VW Passat

Over 11,000 Ferrari units are also allotment of the most contemporary round of Takata air win remembers.

ALSO SEE: FCA provides 1.6M autos to Takata airbag buy

Each automaker will substitute the air win inflators at no keep to prospects. Owners will fetch notification from the businesses when sellers trust the essential formulation to interchange the sinful inflators, most by the heart of this year.


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