Australian carmakers replace airbags with same faulty product, says Choice

ACCC warns airbags installed after worldwide recall of potentially lethal Takata devices will degrade in six years

The federal government may force a mandatory recall of thousands of vehicles to repair potentially lethal faulty airbags.

A Choice investigation found at least five car manufacturers recalled vehicles only to replace them with the same faulty devices.

Related: Faulty Takata airbag may have caused man’s death in car crash, police say

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