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Automakers expand Takata air bag recalls after new problem found
Automakers expand Takata air bag recalls after new problem found

A new problem has been found with Takata Corp. air bags, prompting Toyota Motor Corp. and Nissan Motor Co. to expand their recalls by 6.5 million vehicles. In the U.S., about 637,000 Toyota vehicles are being recalled. Nissan has not yet released the U.S. numbers for its vehicles. In total, Toyota said Wednesday that it was recalling nearly 5 million more vehicles across the globe for the air bag inflator problem. The recall affects 35 models, including the Corolla subcompact, RAV4 sport utility vehicle and Tundra pickup, produced from March 2003 through November 2007. In the latest recall, front passenger and front driver-side air bag inflators can deploy abnormally, or rupture,...

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