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Ford Expands Recall for Vehicles with Takata Airbags

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Ford Motor said it is expanding its safety recall on vehicles that have Takata Corp's airbag inflators after Takata declared that those inflators were defective.

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The expanded recall includes all 2004-2006 Ford Rangers built in North America.

Ford said a total of 391,394 Ford Rangers are now affected by the expanded recall, including 361,692 in the United States and federalized territories and 29,334 in Canada.

U.S. regulators on Friday announced a new recall of about 5 million vehicles with potentially defective Takata Corp 7312.T air bags.

(Reporting by Arunima Banerjee in Bengaluru; Editing by Saumyadeb Chakrabarty)