Can an Incentive Plan Speed Up Takata Airbag Recall Repairs? | Edmunds

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Can an Incentive Plan Speed Up Takata Airbag Recall Repairs? | Edmunds

Toyota is partnering with the Carma Project in the hope that word of mouth and prizes will improve the rate of recall repairs for the dangerous Takata airbags.

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  • NicenNicen Member Posts: 2
    The Takata airbags used ammonium nitrate as the excelerant. This is very unstable and becomes even more unstable in high humidity. I read that when they replace your airbag, they are putting the same engineered airbag design, using the same excelerant, but with the addition of a desiccant bag. When the desiccant bag gets saturated, the same issue will occur, unstable ammonium nitrate that will go off for no reason.
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