Ford will pay dealers for searching for cars with defective airbags

Ford will pay dealers for searching for cars with defective airbags

August 9, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

The company Ford offered to pay US dealers a mark of one thousand dollars for every Ranger pickup truck that was found and repaired in 2006. These machines were included in the list of “not recommended for use” because of poor-quality gas generators Takata pillows, which can injure the driver or passenger. This is reported by Automotive News.

According to the representative of Ford, the car manufacturer has already repaired about 75 percent of defective “Rangers”, and then decided to further encourage dealers. The company expects to resolve as soon as possible the problems with the airbags and do not want any of the customers to suffer.

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The scandal with low-quality airbags caused the largest car recall and bankruptcy of the Japanese Takata. 120 million cars of Honda, Toyota, Nissan, BMW, Ford and other brands were recalled all over the world. Because of the exploding gas generators, 16 people died, another 180 suffered various injuries.