Ford Motor Co.is warning owners of almost 3,000 older Ranger pickup trucks not to drive them after learning that a driver was killed previous year when a defective air bag made by Japanese supplier Takata Corp. ruptured in a crash.
The latest recall by Ford involves vehicles already recalled in 2016. The recall involves about 2,902 vehicles located in North America, with 2,712 located in the United States and federalized territories and 190 in Canada.
Ford is urging 2,900 owners of 2006 Ranger pickup trucks to stop driving them until dealers can install replacement inflators for their Takata air bags.
Japanese auto supplier Takata plans to sell its viable operations to Key Safety Systems, an affiliate of China'sNingo Joyson Electric Corp, for $1.6 billion. Ford recommends owners park the trucks and make repairs as soon as possible. "It is extremely important that all high-risk air bags are tracked down and replaced immediately", NHTSA spokeswoman Karen Aldana said. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ford will "send mobile fix teams to owners' homes, tow vehicles to a local dealership for fix, and provide loaner vehicles - all free of charge".
Toyota is recalling 601,000 more vehicles in the U.S.to replace defective and potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators.
Takata inflators can explode with excessive force, unleashing metal shrapnel inside cars and trucks and have injured more than 200.
In 2017, prosecutors in Detroit charged three former senior Takata executives with falsifying test results to hide the inflator defect. Tesla will be getting in touch to schedule your replacement service, so there's no need to call them. NHTSA must do more, he said, to make the recall a priority.
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