Most commonly, these people refuse to have their vehicles sent for repairs simply because they underestimate the danger of the defects in their vehicles.
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Toyota, recalling some 778,000 vehicles, is warning owners not to allow front-seat passengers until the airbags are fixed. “In fact, Toyota considers the Takata passenger bags so dangerous that dealers are being told to shut off the passenger bags if an owner comes in for recall repairs but parts aren’t yet available,” USA Today says.
Multiple other vehicle types became involved in the massive recall. Toyota alone recalled over a million vehicles off the road. The Wall Street Journal reported the Honda Accord as being one of the models with the Takata airbags.
Staying up to date on current news such as recalls is important and if your vehicle may be affected by the brake defect, please get your vehicle serviced immediately.
Over the last fifty years, a wide variety of such safety violations and defects have been discovered in various makes and models of the nation’s fleet of vehicles. Those problems have included everything from defective and substandard steering equipment to defective brakes and accelerators, wiring problems, defective airbags, and tire issues. Learn more here about this important safety issue that affects drivers in Laredo and across Texas and the nation.