Takata recalling 10 million air bag inflators

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Recall Alert: Takata recalls 10M more air bag inflators

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Another 10 million front air bag inflators are being recalled because they can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel.

The recalled inflators were used to replace dangerous ones made by Takata until a permanent remedy could be developed. The 10 million estimate includes inflators that have never been installed, according to Reuters.

Automakers affected by the recall include Audi, BMW, Honda, Daimler Vans, Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari, Ford, General Motors, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota and Volkswagen.

The affected manufacturers will determine what models have been affected and launch their own recalls. Ford, Fiat Chrysler, Honda and Mazda already have made announcements.

The inflators are part of the approximately 70 million in the U.S. that Takata was to recall as part of the agreement with National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

The Associated Press contributed to this report. 

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