Toyota Recalls 636,331 Vehicles Due to Defective Air Bags in Three Separate Recalls

Toyota has announced three separate recalls, two of which are expansions or previous recalls, which involve air bag defects in older Toyota model vehicles. The first recall involves 159,700 Toyota RAV4 vehicles manufactured May 13, 2003, to October 25, 2005 that are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal air bag.  These RAV4s are from Toyota’s [...]

May 18th, 2015|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

Ford Follows Honda’s Lead by Expanding Air Bag Recall in 463,000 Older Model Vehicles

Following Honda’s massive 5 million vehicle recall involving the defective Takata air bag inflators, Ford has announced it will expand the recall of older model vehicles that are equipped with driver side Takata airbags with inflators.  Previously, Ford had recalled only 55,000 vehicles with the defective airbags in high humidity climate states only.  Now, Ford [...]

December 18th, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|0 Comments

Air Bag Failures Leads to Recall of 5,394,000 Honda Vehicles

In this year of massive and unprecedented automobile recalls, Honda launched one of the biggest of 2015 when it announced on December 15, 2015 it was recalling 5,394,000 vehicles because when the driver side frontal air bags are deployed, excessive pressure may cause the inflator to rupture resulting in metal fragments striking occupants.  It is [...]

December 17th, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|0 Comments