Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ® has become aware that Toyota announced the recall of 1.7 million North American vehicles, a part of the ongoing recall involving potentially deadly Takata front passenger airbag inflators.
The Takata airbag recall has affected virtually all major automakers. The airbags were made with the chemical ammonium nitrate and were prone to exploding upon deployment, potentially hurling fiery shrapnel into passengers. At least 23 people worldwide have died in incidents blamed on the defective devices.
The latest recall affects certain Toyota and Lexus models, including 1.3 million in the U.S. In addition to the Toyota recall, this week, the Ford Motor Co. issued a recall of nearly 1 million vehicles in North America in connection with the Takata airbag recall. The most vulnerable vehicles were fixed first, but safety advocates say more vehicles should have already been repaired, given the danger associated with the inflators.
If you have a question regarding your vehicle’s safety, you should call the experienced lemon law attorneys at Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ®. Our lemon law attorneys will take time to talk to you about your rights and will let you know if they can help. Visit www.YOURLEMONLAWRIGHTS.com or call 1-800-US-LEMON (1-800-875-3666) to submit your information to see if we can help.