“Where the petition does reference the testing conducted by Takata on Ford inflators, there is little evidence provided to suggest that these inflators will continue to perform after years of exposure.” – The Center For Auto Safety
By David A. Wood
January 21, 2021
Safety regulators decide Ford should recall 3 million vehicles over driver-side Takata airbags.
Ford and Mazda will soon recall vehicles to replace Takata airbag inflators after failing to convince the government there are no problems with safety.
Ford and Mazda issued previous airbag recalls but told the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) certain Takata inflators were “inconsequential to motor vehicle safety.”