Major recall for more vehicles that have Takata airbags


Subaru, Tesla, BMW, the Volkswagen Group, Mercedes-Benz, and Ferrari have announced separate recalls to replace defective airbag inflators, according to the Associated Press.

The largest series of automotive recalls in USA history was made Friday again because of faulty air bags made by the Takata Corporation of Japan.

Just when you think that there can't be any more vehicles affected by the Takata airbag recall, here comes another 1.7 million.

Takata's airbag inflator debacle is far from over. Almost two dozen people have died worldwide and hundreds more injured.

Subaru: 826,144 vehicles from 2010-14 including Foresters, Legacys, and Outbacks.

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By last December, more than 50 million vehicles had been recalled because of Takata airbags. Volkswagen is recalling 119,394 vehicles, including Audi and Passat models from 2015 to 2017. About 10 million inflators are being recalled in the US this year.

BMW: 266,044 vehicles from model years 2000-04.

Tesla: 68,763 Model S hatchbacks from model years 2014-16. Daimler wrote the vans affected by the recall were made from 2015 to 2017. Finally, Ferrari listed various 2014 to 2018 models.

Numerous recalls are limited to specific geographic regions in the U.S. Owners can check to see if their vehicles have been recalled by going to and keying in a 17-digit vehicle identification number.