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Ford urges 2,900 pickup owners to stop driving after new Takata death

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By David ShepardsonWASHINGTON (Reuters) - Ford Motor Co said on Thursday it had confirmed a second death in an older pickup truck caused by a defective airbag inflator of Takata Corp and urged 2,900 owners in North America to stop driving immediately until they can get replacement parts.The second largest U.S. automaker said it confirmed in late December that a July 2017 crash death in West Virginia in a 2006 Ford Ranger was caused by a defective Takata inflator. It previously reported a similar death in South Carolina that occurred in December 2015.Ford said both Takata deaths occurred with ...

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 14:33 IST
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