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Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury cars recalled due to faulty Takata airbags

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In case you're one of the fortunate proprietors for a 2005-2006 Ford GT — or certain other Ford vehicles — you might need to begin making arrangements to visit your neighborhood dealership soon.

Passage has recently reported that an extra 816,309 of its vehicles have been reviewed because of defective Takata airbags. The airbags can remove bits of shrapnel, conceivably bringing on harm or demise.

This improvement takes after the previous summer's monstrous review that influenced 1.9 million autos. This review particularly relates to traveler front airbags in Ford, Lincoln, and Mercury marked vehicles. Of the aggregate number of vehicles, more than 75 percent were made in the U.S., with the rest worked in Canada. What's more, it's not quite recently fascinating supercars that were influenced — autos, trucks and SUVs are additionally being reviewed.
The vehicles include:

2005-09 and 2012 Ford Mustang

2005-06 Ford GT

2006-09 and 2012 Ford Fusion

2007-09 Ford Ranger

2007-09 Ford Edge

2006-09 and 2012 Lincoln Zephyr and Lincoln MKZ

2007-09 Lincoln MKX

2006-09 Mercury Milan

Proprietors ought to get a call from Ford soon, and will then have the capacity to go to a dealership to get their airbags supplanted at no extra cost. Proprietors can likewise enter their VIN number on its Safety and Recalls page to check whether their vehicles were influenced. The reference number for the review is 17S01.

The Takata review flipped around the car world when the organization declared in 2013 that 3.6 million vehicles were being reviewed for defective airbags. Quick forward to 2015, and that number mushroomed to more than 40 million. Starting at now, controllers accept there are 85 million vehicles out there with conceivably deficient Takata airbags. While the Takata review became exposed in 2013, gauges demonstrate that the issue could have begun as ahead of schedule as 2001. There were blips of this issue flying up in the vicinity of 2001 and 2013, with no less than 20 was made because of defective Takata airbags. To date, 11 passings and 180 wounds have been connected to Takata airbags.

On the off chance that you, or anybody you know, claim a conceivably influenced vehicle, guide them to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site instantly.

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