Ford issues recall over exploding air bags in Rangers

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  1. 2900 Ford Rangers recalled over explosion dangers in air bags  KTRK-TV
  2. Why Ford Wants Owners to Immediately Stop Driving Their 2006 Ford Rangers  Fortune
  3. JUST IN: Stop driving 2006 Ford Rangers now for airbag risk, Ford says  Palm Beach Post (blog)
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The recall for the U.S. and Canada stems from the ongoing Takata air bag recall..Ford officials are recalling about Rangers for fear of exploding Takata air bags..Ford is telling owners of about Ranger small pickup trucks not to drive them after finding out that an exploding Takata air bag inflator killed a driver in West Virginia. The problem touched off the largest string of auto recalls in U.S. history and forced Takata into bankruptcy. More than people have .The recalls cover driver and passenger inflators in certain Ford Ranger and Mazda B Series trucks made by Ford. Takata uses ammonium nitrate to create a small explosion that inflates air bags. But the chemical can deteriorate over time and burn too fast, blowing apart a metal canister..

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