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In the event of a crash that would trigger a passenger air bag deployment, too much generant can cause the inflator module to explode. If the air bag module explodes, metal and plastic debris could cause severe injury to vehicle occupants.

Air Bags — Frontal

Vehicle description: Certain sport utility vehicles were built with the inflators in the passenger side air bag modules having the wrong amount of generant.
Dealers will replace the passenger side air bag unit.
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Date Announced
FEB 22, 2001
Vehicles Affected
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