Toyota recall, Toyota Corolla
2002 Toyota Corolla. Photo courtesy of Toyota.

Faulty airbag inflation mechanisms have prompted four major automakers to issue a worldwide recall of approximately 1 million vehicles in the United States and about 3 million vehicles worldwide.

Kicking Tires reports that the affected vehicles include Toyota, Honda, Nissan and Mazda models from model years 2001 through 2004. These models are equipped with airbag inflators that may be faulty. Were the airbag to deploy, it could do so with too much force, causing injuries.

Affected models include:

Read the full U.S. News story covering this recall.

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