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High priority models in Takata air bag inflator recall

November 18, 2015

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has designated cars and trucks from 12 different auto and truck makers as “Priority One” for replacement of Takata air bag inflators. The agency says the vehicles have the highest risk for problems with the inflators, which can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel into the passenger compartment. Most of the top priority vehicles are in a high humidity region along the U.S. Gulf Coast.

AutomakerModelModel Years
BMW3 Series in humidity region2002-2006
Daimler VansFreightliner and Dodge Sprinters in humidity region2007-2008
Daimler TrucksSterling Bullet nationwide2008-2009
Fiat ChryslerChrysler 300, 300C in humidity region2006-2008
Chrysler 300, 300C nationwide2005
Dodge Charger in humidity region2006-2008
Dodge Challenger in humidity region2008
Dodge Dakota in humidity region2005
Dodge Durango in humidity region2004-2005
Dodge Magnum in humidity region2006-2008
Dodge Magnum nationwide2005
Dodge Ram pickup in humidity region2004-2005
FordGT in humidity region2005-2006
Mustang in humidity region2005-2008
Ranger in humidity region2004-2005
General MotorsPontiac Vibe in humidity region2003-2007
Saab 9-2X in humidity region2005
HondaAcura 3.2CL nationwide2003
Acura 3.2TL nationwide2002-2003
Honda Accord nationwide2001-2003
Honda Civic nationwide2001-2003
Honda Civic in humidity region2004-2005
Honda Civic Hybrid in humidity region2003-2005
Honda Civic Hybrid outside humidity region2003
Honda CR-V nationwide2002
Honda CR-V in humidity region2003-2004
Honda Element in humidity region2003-2006
Honda Odyssey in humidity region2002
Honda Pilot nationwide2003
Honda Pilot in humidity region2004-2005
Honda Ridgeline in humidity region2006
MazdaMazda6 in humidity region2003-2008
RX8 in humidity region2004-2008
Speed6 in humidity region2006-2007
MitsubishiLancer and Evolution in humidity region2004-2006
Lancer Sportback in humidity region2004
Raider in humidity region2006-2009
NissanInfiniti QX4 in humidity region2002-2003
Nissan Pathfinder in humidity region2002-2004
Nissan Sentra in humidity region2002-2004
SubaruImpreza-WRX-STI in humidity region2004-2005
Legacy, Outback in humidity region2005
ToyotaLexus SC430 in humidity region2007
Toyota Corolla, Matrix in humidity region2003-2007
Toyota Sequoia in humidity region2005-2007
Toyota Tundra in humidity region2003-2004
Toyota Tundra outside humidity region2005-2006

Source: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Federal Register.

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