Producers will recall 5 million vehicles worldwide due to another airbag malfunction


This new problem may produce recalls of up to 5 million vehicles worldwide dating as far back as 2006. Only a portion of the 5 million affected cars are in the U.S. Automakers will replace the computers at no cost to owners. Last year, Honda reported two malfunctions in crashes involving 2008 Accords, and U.S. safety regulators began investigating. On Wednesday night, Honda said it would recall 364,787 2008 to 2010 Accord sedans worldwide. Fiat Chrysler announced that it’s recalling 112,000 2009 Dodge Journeys and 2008 and 2009 Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town & Country minivans for the same problem. Mercedes recalled 126,260 C-Series cars from 2008 and 2009 and 2010 GLK350 vehicles. Volkswagen also has issued recalls. If individuals found the problem and replaced computers they had a cost of around $500. Some people filled complaints. Auto industry is again into an airbag safety crisis.


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