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If You Have Purchased a Car from CarMax, You Need to See This

Have you recently purchased a vehicle from CarMax? A recent study shows that a stunning number of cars at several CarMax lots contain parts that have been recalled. Some of those parts have caused deadly accidents in the past! The review looked at almost 1,700 vehicles in three states (Massachusetts, Connecticut and California) and discovered that about 27 percent of those vehicles contained at least one unrepaired recalled part. Why Were the Parts Recalled? Perhaps the most alarming recalled part found in these vehicles were Takata’s air bag inflators. This product has led to the largest automobile recall of all time due to the serious dangers it presents to drivers. Several people have died and hundreds have been injured by this product. These air bag inflators, due to degradation of the gas inside over time and with temperature and humidity, can explode violently, spraying metal shrapnel into anyone sitting close…
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How Many People Have Died Because of Takata Air Bags?

Takata Corp.’s problems continue to escalate. Takata is the company responsible for the largest product recall in United States history, namely millions of defective air bag inflators. The problem with the air bag inflators in question is that, due to defects, they can explode in the event of a crash. If this happens, occupants of the vehicle can be sprayed with metal shrapnel, causing serious injury or wrongful death. The problem is most apparent in mild, humid parts of the world, but it can happen to anyone who has one of these deadly air bag inflators. It seems every day there’s a new story related to the recall. On July 11, Takata added another 2.7 million air bag inflators to the recall. To date, over 100 million defective air bag inflators have been part of this recall. Takata Air Bags Kill Another Person An individual that died in June 2016…
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Are You One of the Millions of Vehicle Owners Driving with Recalled Parts?

A recent study carried out by J.D. Power and Associates, a market research group, discovered 45 million vehicles recalled between 2013 and 2015 have not been fixed. The group used data collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for its study. In 2015, 51 million vehicles were subjected to safety recalls. More than half of the vehicles recalled have not been fixed by repair shops. This study implies that many drivers here in Louisiana have not received repairs for vehicle recalls. According to the National Traffic and Motor Vehicle Safety Act, automakers are required by law to inform car owners of recalls. However, there are cases where vehicle owners remain unaware of recall notices. How to Receive Repairs for Vehicle Recalls Finding information on vehicle recalls is easy and can be done over the internet with a computer or smart phone. To discover if your vehicle has been…
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