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Tens of millions of vehicles with Takata air bags are under recall. Long-term exposure to high heat and humidity can cause these air bags to explode when deployed. Such explosions have caused injuries and deaths.
NHTSA urges vehicle owners to take a few simple steps to protect themselves and others from this very serious threat to safety.
A separate group of defective Takata air bags was recalled in late 2019. Unlike the air bag inflators in the larger Takata recalls, this recall involves non-azide driver inflators. The defect in the NADI inflators can result in the air bag either exploding or underinflating during deployment. READ MORE