Should Dealers Be Selling Used Cars with Potentially Deadly Takata Airbags?

There are recalls for products all the time: dog food, kid’s toys, tools, the list goes on. Having a part recalled in your vehicle can be a scary reality. And when that recall is for a part that is meant to save your life, if the time comes, it becomes a bigger problem. How are you to know if you’re getting a used car with a defective part inside? Should this be legal for dealers to get away with?

There are about 29 million vehicles currently under a recall that has been linked to 11 deaths and 180 injuries. Still, most cars and trucks affected by the recall are actually considered by federal regulators to be safer with the potentially faulty airbags than without them, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is advising people not to deactivate the airbags in their cars or trucks.
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