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in·fla·tor

(in-flā'tōr, -tŏr),
An instrument for injecting air.

inflator

(in-flāt′ŏr)
An apparatus for forcing air or other gas into an aperture.
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The company knew about several ruptures which occurred as early as 2004 but did not take appropriate action to recall these unsafe inflators until November 2014.
The HCIL also reiterated the importance of replacing the defective Takata front airbag inflators urgently as they may deploy with excessive internal pressure when activated.
Waszkiewicz stated that the automaker brought in factory-trained technicians from Torrance, California to Saipan to repair or replace the affected vehicles' airbag inflators.
The previously shared service campaign emphasizes on the fact that the affected vehicles are equipped with a front passenger airbag inflator which contains a compressed gas and propellant to inflate the airbag," the company said on Thursday.
Earlier this year an American judge said the costs of replacing all of the faulty Takata inflators could be $8 billion.
The Takata bag inflators were present in 3 series cars (years 2000 to 2002) and 5 series vehicles (2001 through 2002).
While the campaign for CR- V and Civic will begin immediately, the replacement of inflators for other affected models would begin from September 2016, and the company will communicate with customers directly, HCIL said in a statement.
Lateon Tuesdayit recalled Prius models and Lexus CT200h cars made from 2010 to 2012 over air bag inflators that could have a small crack in a weld, which could lead to the separation of the inflator chambers.
Facing the consequences of the largest-ever US safety recall after its airbag inflators malfunctioned, the firm named an outside committee in February to lead an overhaul.
The recalls mark the latest expansion of a safety crisis over defective Takata air bags that began in 2009 and has involved the recall of some 24 million vehicles fitted with 28 million Takata inflators.
said it is expanding its safety recall on vehicles that have certain Takata air bag inflators after a death in December of man who was driving a 2006 Ford Ranger pickup truck was linked to the faulty air bag.
recall of potentially deadly air bag inflators could take years to complete, industry experts and safety advocates said, as automakers scrambled to line up replacement parts, some not from Takata.