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South Carolina driver killed by exploding air bag inflator

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Take advantage of these recalls everyone! Stay safe.

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He should have seen the warning label: Takata

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Yes, long gone are the times when you could enjoy driving and the cars only consisted of necessary and high quality parts that were exactly made to just only make the car driving and the driver enabling for a joyful driving. It’s just not meant to be equipped with too much electronics, chemicals and driving unrelated accessories, nor should there ever be used cheap parts or produced under cost , lesser resources or environmental policy pressures, because the result is then everything else but surely no car.

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Horrendous.

Takata may be defunct, but their product continues to pose a deadly threat to many.

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He should have seen the warning label: Takata

How would he have done this exactly?

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The problem is not people ignoring the recalls, although they exist, but the shortage of actual replacements.

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Drivers can check to see if their vehicles have been recalled by going to https://www.nhtsa.gov/recalls and keying in their 17-digit vehicle identification number.

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ArtistAtLargeToday  04:03 pm JST

The problem is not people ignoring the recalls, although they exist, but the shortage of actual replacements.

Not according to the article: "Honda says it has adequate supplies of replacement inflators, and it is urging people to get recall repairs done, especially of older models."

Apart from stealing the car it seems Honda did all they could to get the car into the workshop:-

The company said the Accord in the South Carolina crash was recalled in April of 2011. Starting in June of 2011, the company made more than 100 attempts to reach owners of the car including mailed notices, phone calls, emails and even in-person visits, the statement said. The company sent the current owner a recall notice on Nov. 17, 2020.

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Three recalls have saved me a boatload of money and heartache.

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He should have seen the warning label: Takata

Driven many cars I wouldn't be able to tell you the make of the air inflator, even the car I'm driving now. But, Honda has been in the news about recalls, I'm guessing if I was driving a Honda my ears would have pricked up

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A 2002 Honda...my guess it was a young kid because I've looked at a dozen sites about this and cannot find one that lists any information on the accident itself and neither Honda nor the Corporate sycophants in Gov would want grisly details of, say, the death of a 16 year old girl in her first car in such negligent circumstances associated with their names...

"crash of a 2002 Honda Accord on Jan. 9, 2021, in Lancaster County, South Carolina" but absolutely no other info available, not even a news report independent of the Honda press release, which seems almost like something is being covered up here. I know...'paranoia'. But living in America, 'paranoia' long ago became simply 'expectation'... and if it looks even a little corrupt, lifting the lid here in the U.S. almost always reveals massive social 'black mold' infestation of one sort or another and nowhere more than in the Corporo-Governmental interface. In Corporate behaviors, details are G-d's own Light...

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Excerpt from 247newsnetworks.com article

"The company said the Accord in the South Carolina crash was recalled in April of 2011. Starting in June of 2011, the company made more than 100 attempts to reach owners of the car including mailed notices, phone calls, emails and even in-person visits, the statement said.

“Our records indicate that the recall repair was never completed,” the statement said.

The company said the driver who was killed was not the registered owner of the Accord, and Honda does not know if the driver knew about the unrepaired recall.

The car has changed ownership several times, most recently in October of 2020, Honda spokesman Chris Martin said. The company sent the current owner a recall notice on Nov. 17, 2020, Martin said.

Honda says it has adequate supplies of replacement inflators, and it is urging people to get recall repairs done, especially of older models."

https://247newsnetworks.com/2021/04/22/faulty-takata-air-bag-blamed-for-january-death-in-south-carolina/

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