The problems continue with the airbags produced by Takata. This time it’s up to Audi which has to face a maxi recall from over 62,000 cars due to the safety devices produced by the Japanese company that could be faulty and increase the danger for the occupants of the cars of the Four Rings house in the event of an accident. Affected by the recall are the older generation of TT convertible, TT coupé, A4 or A4 berlin.
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Last year Audi recalled 106,000 units of its older models to repair defective Takata airbags. The airbags in the recalled cars contained front airbag inflators of the non-azide driver (NADI) not up to standard. BMW, Honda, Acura, Toyota, Mitsubishi and Isuzu are some of the other automakers that have already issued recalls for vehicles with this type of airbag. According to the recalls cited for vehicles with this type of devices, the House of the Four Rings also recalled more vehicles with similar airbags. If the previous recall concerned the cars produced from 1998 to 2001, this time it concerns models made between 2000 and 2002.
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In particular, these are the Audi TT coupé from 2000 to 2001 with production dates ranging from 10 January 2000 to 1 September 2000, Audi TT from 2000 to 2001 with production dates ranging from 8 February 2000 to 12 September 2000 and Audi A4 and S4 sedans and wagon season from 2000 to 2002 with production dates ranging from 10 January 2000 to 13 August 2001. NADI airbags they are on the driver’s side and pose a serious risk to the occupants. Their problem is attributed to excessive moisture in the airbag inflators, which causes the airbags to deploy improperly or with excessive force during an accident. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has already activated a toll-free number for any reports from the owners of the cars affected by the recall.