NHTSA Releases Counterfeit Airbag Test Video

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Counterfeit airbags are dangerous, and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants consumers to see the risks for themselves.

Last week, NHSTA issued a report about a rise in the number of counterfeit airbags infiltrating vehicle repair shops, and the dangerous consequences to drivers. The group's tests have found that many of these bags consistently malfunction; issues reported range from non-deployment to shrapnel being projected during deployment.

Check out NHTSA's video demonstration below.

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By Jennifer Geiger | October 17, 2012 | Comments (1)

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Jim Demers

After a couple of repair shops get sued for millions, maybe the rest will wise up. (Too bad it won't happen until AFTER people have gotten hurt or killed)

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