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Government Ups Air Bag Warning To 7.8M Vehicles

The U.S. government is now urging owners of nearly 8 million cars and trucks to have the air bags repaired because of potential danger to drivers and passengers. But the effort is being complicated by confusing information and a malfunctioning website.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/22/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers.

10/22/2014

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US Opens Probe Of Chevrolet Impala Air Bag Performance

The probe was opened over an April 2011 car crash that severely injured an elderly man when the passenger air bags didn’t deploy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/26/2014

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BMW Recalls 1.6M Cars For Air Bag Problem

BMW is expanding a recall of its most popular models to fix a growing air bag problem that is hitting much of the auto industry.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/16/2014

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Drivers Beware: Your Air Bag May Not Deploy

Here’s an unsettling fact about cars equipped with air bags: They don’t always deploy when drivers – or regulators – expect them to.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/17/2014

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Nissan Issues Second Recall For Air Bag Problems In More Than 1 Million Vehicles

It’s the company’s second recall to fix air bags that may not inflate in a crash.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2014

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Nissan Recalls 5 Models For Air Bag Problem

Nissan is recalling five of its 2013 models in the U.S. because a faulty sensor can permanently turn off the front-seat passenger air bag.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2013

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Jeep Grand Cherokee, Liberty SUVs Recalled To Fix Air Bags

Chrysler is recalling more than 744,500 older model Jeep SUV’s in the U.S. because the air bags can inflate while people are driving them.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/09/2012

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Ford Recalls Fiesta Subcompact For Air Bag Problem

Ford is recalling more than 154,000 Fiesta subcompacts to fix a problem with the side air bags.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/16/2012

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