Over One Million Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Recalled Over Takata Air Bag Issue

Posted: May 23 2016, 8:10am CDT | by , in News | Cars & Vehicles


Over One Million Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Recalled Over Takata Air Bag Issue
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  • Takata Air Bag Issue: Mercedes-Benz to Recall over One Million Vehicles for the Repair

Mercedes has recalled over one million sold vehicles from all over the world due to fault in Takata Air bags.

Takata Air bag issue has led the Mercedes-Benz company to recall over 40 million cars all over the world. This issue was related to air bags safety. 

It was revealed in various reports that the Takata air bags fitted in those cars had faulty parts. These faulty parts exploded and caused shrapnel injury to the passengers during an accident. This is the reason the company recalled most of the cars in which these faulty parts were assembled. 

A whole lot of Mercedes is supposed to be affected by this problem as well. Mercedes has decided to recall over one million vehicles to fix this inflator problem.

The cars that are recalled involved almost all categories including SUV, Sports cars, Cargo and Sedans. according to CNet. The list is huge and Mercedes is trying the best to solve it.

Mercedes has not received any reports of shrapnel injuries or accidents yet. However they are trying to find the solution for this problem before anything really happens.

 Millions of cars belonging to Toyota and Honda have already been recalled as well. All of these cars were also fitted with Takata Air Bags. 

Takata is facing a huge loss in profits after this problem. It is said that it might become difficult for the company to get as many orders as before after such incidence. 

The cars that are recalled by Mercedes include the C class, S class, GL Class, GLK Class, M Class, SLK Class, Sprinter, and R Class. Many of them are hybrid models which were recently released.   

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