Subaru is recalling 783,000 vehicles to replace dangerous Takata airbag inflators.
This campaign is part of an industry-wide effort involving more than a dozen automakers and 1.7 million vehicles. The chemical inside of Takata airbag inflators can become unstable over time, leading to violent and sometimes deadly airbag deployments. The recall is for both driver and passenger side inflators in certain 2010-2014 model years, but is limited to certain states.keep reading article "The Latest 783,000 Subaru Vehicles Recalled with Takata Inflators"
Whoever had January 20th in the how long will it take for Subaru to have its first Takata recall in 2018 pool, step forward to claim your prize.
The automaker is recalling 230,000 vehicles to replace their passenger-side airbag inflators.…keep reading article "New Year, New Takata Recalls. Because, Of Course There Is."
Subaru may want you to feel the freedom, but even they can't escape a Takata recall.
By now I'm guessing you've heard about the dangers of Takata airbags, but let's go over a quick recap.…keep reading article "Subaru Can’t Escape Another Takata Recall"
This latest round of Takata recalls has been split into what the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling "zones" across the country.
Takata's metal inflators are at risk of exploding because they don't contain a drying agent called desiccate. Over time, the ammonium nitrate inside the inflator can become unstable when exposed to heat and humidity. If they do explode during an airbag deployment, metal shrapnel shoots throughout the cabin, injuring or killing the people inside.…keep reading article "Subaru Recalls 383,000 Vehicles with Takata Airbags"
Let's face it --- there are a lot of dangerous things that can go wrong with your car.
Having your hood fly open and slam into the windshield while driving? That definitely ranks up there.…keep reading article "Hood Latches Recalled in Tribeca Hoods"