NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A consumer alert has been issued about a massive recall involving potentially deadly air bags.
The automakers involved in the recall are Subaru, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler vans, Mercedes and Ferrari.READ MORE: Times Square Shooting: Florida Judge Orders Suspect Farrakhan Muhammad Held Without Bail
About 1.7 million vehicles need to replace air bag inflators made by the Japanese company Takata.READ MORE: State Trial For Three Ex-Officers Charged In George Floyd’s Death Postponed Until 2022 Religious Violence Spreads Across Israel As Death Toll From Gaza Airstrikes Mounts
The air bags can hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At least 23 people have died from the problem worldwide.