Major automakers are recalling nearly six million vehicles thanks to airbag issues.
Toyota, for example, is recalling 3.4 million cars because airbags may not inflate in a crash. The recall will cover 2011-2019 Corollas, 2011-2013 Matrix, the 2012-2018 Avalon, and the 2013-2018 Avalon Hybrid.
“The issue has to do with an electronic control unit designed to get signals from crash sensors, in order to deploy airbags and tighten seat belts. But Toyota said there may not be enough protection against certain ‘electrical noise that can occur in certain crashes,’” reports CBS News.
The automaker says anyone impacted will be notified by mail by March 2020.
Honda is Recalling 2.4 Million Cars
Over at Honda, the company has issued a recall of 2.4 million cars in the U.S., and another 300,000 in Canada because of Takata airbag inflators. According to CNN, some Acuras produced between 1996 and 2003 might have dysfunctional Takata airbag inflators that might have been produced without the “appropriate seals” needed to deploy properly.
“Unlike previous recalls, the inflators do not contain volatile ammonium nitrate,” added CBS.
Unfortunately, other automakers continue to deal with the fallout from the airbag issues, too.
Takata, which is now bankrupt, is recalling 10 million other front inflators sold to companies like Audi, BMW, Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari, Ford, General Motors, Nissan, and Volkswagen.