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Old 01-22-2010, 08:56 AM   #1
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NHSTA Investigates F-150 Airbags

http://www.reuters.com/article/idCNN...0100121?rpc=44

Yay airbags randomly deploying!


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Old 01-22-2010, 09:24 AM   #2
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Old 01-22-2010, 01:37 PM   #3
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I always feared airbags going off during a auto-wash!
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i hope nothing bad comes out of this.
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Honda has some real issues with this too...not good.

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Honda has some real issues with this too...not good.

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In Honda's case, the detonator for the airbag's casing (metal) will explode, too, shooting shrapnel out at occupants in the event that an airbag is deployed. Lovely, eh?

I guess someone already died, sadly, due to said problem.
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my dad has an '04, which would fit into this. I sent him the article and he said, "Thanks, I’ll keep and eye open for a flying air bag. Hope it only deploys at low speed. Can you imagine having to fight down your air bag while driving down the highway?"
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In Honda's case, the detonator for the airbag's casing (metal) will explode, too, shooting shrapnel out at occupants in the event that an airbag is deployed. Lovely, eh?

I guess someone already died, sadly, due to said problem.
And in Honda's case I don't think anything has been done about it. The NHSTA has done no investigation and Honda and its dealers continue to say that cars must of been involved in some sort of accident, and telling owners its their fault they must of hit something.
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Old 01-24-2010, 12:10 PM   #9
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Ford mentions in the thing it might be an electrical short
but the redesigned one isn't affected
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