Airbag Recall Could Affect Millions Of Drivers In New York
A massive airbag recall could end up affecting millions of drivers across New York.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced that they are asking for a recall of over 67 million vehicles nationwide because of potentially faulty airbags.
The administration said the issue occurred during the manufacturing process and metal fragments could have ended up in the inflator. This could cause the airbags to shoot metal into the vehicle when inflated during an accident.
WHICH VEHICLES ARE AFFECTED BY THE POSSIBLE RECALL
General Motors have begun recalling all model years 2014 and 2017 of Buick Enclaves, Chevrolet Traverses, and GMC Acadias. GM issued a recall of one million vehicles because of issues with the airbags.
WHEN WILL I KNOW IF MY VEHICLE IS BEING RECALLED?
General Motors stated they would be sending out recall notices out in June
ARE GM VEHICLES THE ONLY ONES AFFECTED BY THIS PROPOSED RECALL?
No, GM has issued their recall voluntarily. The maker of the airbag, Arc Automotive is disputing the findings of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and says they will not issue a recall
WHAT OTHER VEHICLES USED THE AIRBAGS?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that other brands like Volkswagen, Ford, and BMV also used the airbags. They did not say when or in which model
Over the past 10 years more than 67 million Takata airbag inflators have been recalled across the United States and more than 100 million airbags worldwide.