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East County News Service

November 14, 2016 (San Diego) -- The Sheriff's Department is partnering with the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS), the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and other agencies in spreading the word about a nationwide recall to replace at-risk airbags in certain vehicles.

The recall involves vehicles, particularly Hondas and Acuras, that are equipped with Takata airbag inflators. Recall repairs are free of charge to all vehicle owners.

To find out if your vehicle is part of the recall, go to: and enter your vehicle's Vehicle Identification Number (VIN).

If your vehicle is included in the recall, contact your nearest dealer and schedule an appointment to have your vehicle repaired for free.

For more information about the airbag recall, visit:

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