Honda Recalls 2.4 Million Cars Over Faulty Airbags

By Juma / January 23, 2020 | 8:00 am




Car manufacturer, Honda is recalling 2.4 million cars in the United States of America to replace “potentially dangerous Takata” airbag inflators.

According to Honda, the cars being recalled covers from the year 1996 to 2003 though the company says the parts to be replaced are not yet available and that repairs will start in about a year.

About 100 million airbags are being recalled across the globe with major car manufacturers being affected. Many people are shunning away from purchasing cars from specific makers over faulty airbags.

At the same time, Toyota said Tuesday it was recalling a total of 3.4 million cars, 2.9 million of which are in the United States of America, because of potentially defective equipment meant to protect passengers during a crash. This has sent chills among millions of Toyota car owners around the world.

The affected models, according to Toyota, in North America, Central America and South America include some Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Avalon, and Avalon HV lines that were produced between 2010 and 2019.

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According to CNN Business, “the Toyota vehicles are being called back because they could be equipped with a defective electronic control unit (ECU) that is meant to help protect passengers during a crash, according to the company.”

The two companies have not said whether they will be making any recall of their cars in Africa if any as car enthusiasts continue to wait.

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