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NHTSA issues airbag warning on 4.7 million vehicles
NHTSA issues airbag warning on 4.7 million vehicles

If you drive a car made in the early 2000s, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants you to see your dealer -- right now. The federal agency issued a rare alert Monday, warning that owners of vehicles fitted with airbags made by Takata Corp. should have their vehicles inspected as soon as possible. The airbags could fail to deploy properly, the agency said. The warning is particularly urgent for owners of vehicles in Florida, Hawaii and Puerto Rico, as well as certain other regions of the Caribbean and South Pacific, because humid weather could aggravate the problem. The warning affects more than 4.7 million vehicles made by Toyota, Honda, Nissan, Mazda, BMW and General...

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