Nightly News   |  April 11, 2013

Millions of cars recalled over airbag defect

Toyota, Nissan, Honda and Mazda have recalled 3.4 million vehicles worldwide due to defective airbag systems that can either catch fire or inadvertently inflate. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> four different japanese car manufacturer rs ordered a recall because of an air bag problem. toyota, nissan, honda, mazda all used the the same manufacturers and they all use the same defect. metal fragments can shoot out of the air bag compartment spraying the interior of the vehicle with shrapnel. we put the list of vehicles affected on our website