The National Highway Traffic Safety Administrationhas issued an urgent warning to Honda and Acura owners. According to the U.S. Transportation Secretary the dangerous Takata air bag inflators have a much higher risk of ruptures in certain Honda and Acura vehicles. The Takata air bag recall is the largest recall in history affecting more than 41 million vehicles. The air bags can rupture and shoot metal pieces into drivers and passengers.
While all recalls are serious, rarely does the NHTSA issue a warning of this urgency. New testing data by the NHTSA reveals the Honda and Acura vehicles have rupture rate chances are as high as fifty percent, posing grave danger to drivers.
The urgent recall includes:
- 2001-2002 Honda Civic
- 2001-2002 Honda Accord
- 2002-2003 Acura TL
- 2002 Honda CR-V
- 2002 Honda Odyssey
- 2003 Acura CL
- 2003 Honda Pilot
Officials warn owners to stop driving the recalled vehicles immediately and to only drive them to take them into the nearest dealership for a no-cost repair.
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Air bags are supposed to protect you in the event of a crash, not harm you further. If you have sustained serious injuries due to the defective and dangerous Takata air bag inflators, call product liability attorneys at Burnetti, P.A. today at 1-888-BURNETTI for a free case review.