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Dangerous Airbags Affect Millions Of Drivers

November 30, 2018 GMT

(NAPSI)—Roughly 37 million vehicles—across all makes and models—have dangerous, recalled airbags that need to be replaced immediately and they’re FREE.

In the event of a crash, the faulty airbags can explode with sharp metal fragments, causing serious injury or even death to the driver or passengers.

The easiest way to check if your vehicle has a defective airbag is to find your vehicle’s 17-digit vehicle identification number (VIN), typically located on the driver’s side dashboard by the windshield and on vehicle registration and insurance documents. Next, visit CheckToProtect.org and enter the VIN. Within seconds, you’ll learn whether the vehicle has an open airbag safety recall.


If you do have an open airbag recall, call your dealer immediately to set up a FREE repair. Recall repairs are FREE and will always be done at an authorized dealer, even if you purchased the vehicle somewhere else. Alternative transportation may be available at some dealers.

Even after you’ve checked your vehicle, it’s important to set a reminder to check every six months for airbag and other safety recall notices. Recalls are announced by automakers throughout the year, and if you miss a recall announcement—or have lost touch with your original dealer—you could be driving a vehicle with a dangerous safety recall.

To help protect your family and friends from these dangerous airbags, encourage everyone you know to Check To Protect today.

“Visit CheckToProtect.org and enter your car’s VIN to learn whether the vehicle has an open airbag safety recall you can get replaced, free, at the dealership. http://bit.ly/2BFVfpn

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