This week's Takata Airbag Recall update focuses on a number of new developments from the past week. As new information is released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the car manufacturers involved in the recall, Fleet Services will provide our readers timely updates. Click on "Read More" below, for this week's update about the Takata safety recall.
Daimler Trucks North America Driver Side Air Bag Recall:
- 2008-2009 model years Sterling Bullet 4500/5500 Chassis Cab (Sterling-Badged Dodge Ram)
Daimler Vans USA Passenger Side Air Bag Recall:
- 2007-2008 model years Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500
- 2006-2008 model years Dodge Sprinter 2500 and 3500
Honda Passenger Side Air Bag Recall:
- 2003-2007 model Honda Accord L4
- 2001-2005 model Honda Civics
These lists are not final as it will take the car manufacturers, the NHTSA, and Takata Corp. time to check and compile complete lists of all the vehicles affected in the recall. Please continue to check with us or at the NHTSA's special website, http://www.safercar.gov/rs/takata/ for the most up to date information on the recall.
We are saddened to announce a Takata airbag was involved in another fatal accident in Louisiana. An article from the Wall Street Journal from this past weekend tied a malfunctioning Takata airbag to the fatal accident: http://www.wsj.com/articles/takata-air-bag-cited-in-louisiana-death-1434140874
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