NHTSA Warns Driving 2001-03 Hondas and Acuras with Takata Airbags

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Takata Airbag Inflators Still are pretty Risky, Research Shows. New Data revealed that Takata Airbags are pretty deviant and risky for the users.

NHTSA released a report based on a new set of test data. This data selected and tested the air bags from the 2001-2003 Honda and Acura models. The results of the data collected showed that the risk of raptures and injuries caused sue to shrapnel pieces due to Takata inflator airbags was pretty high in these models.

The notice and call by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ensured that these vehicles must be taken in consideration for the removal of fault. The notice accounted the fact these vehicles should go through proper procedure in order to fix the causes that can cause an injury. The implementations have to make before anybody gets on a car crash or gets injured.

The results show that as much as 50 percent of these tested vehicles had dangerous airbags. This means that these inflators can rupture in crash and can actually cause immense injuries. These vehicles are declared unsafe for and the order to repair them have been summoned too.

The cars which have been categorized dangerous in this situation include 2001-2001 Honda Civic, the Honda Accord 2001-2002, Acura TL 2002-2003, 2003 Acura CL, and 2003 Honda Pilot.

It was found that the airbag inflators in these vehicles have a defect in them. This defect increases the cause of rupture as soon as the car gets in a crash. The vehicles that have spent more time in areas that have more humidity in environment are more likely to get ruptured in a crash.

The owners of these vehicles are supposed to register themselves for the repair. The repair will be provided to them free of cost at their dealers. The replacement parts of these vehicles are available as well.

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