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April 11th, 2013
07:08 AM ET

Massive recall by Japanese auto makers over faulty airbags – Shannon Travis reports

FROM CNN MONEY:

Japanese automakers Honda, Nissan, Toyota and Mazda are recalling around 3.4 million cars due to airbag defects.

Toyota (TM) said it was recalling 1.7 million cars around the world, including some popular Corolla, Matrix and Camry models. Nissan recalled around 480,000 cars, while Mazda added another 45,000. Honda (HMC), which is recalling more than 1.1 million autos, said the recall was necessary to replace passenger front airbag inflators.

Most of the recalled cars appeared to be from the 2001, 2002 and 2003 model years.

This morning on "Early Start," CNN's Shannon Travis reports on how this could affect consumers.

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