Here We Go Again. Mazda Recalls 40,000 Additional Vehicles with Takata Airbags

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Uh oh, just two months after issuing their first Takata recall, Mazda has expanded the recall to 40,000 more vehicles. While the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has demanded that all driver's side Takata inflators be replaced nationwide, this latest recall is only expands the previous regional recall.

The new region includes more areas of "high humidity," which has been known to accelerate the inflator problems. This includes Florida, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, Saipan, Guam, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, Georgia, Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas.

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