Report: US investigating 4 deaths relating to Hyundai-Kia air bags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is launching an investigation into automakers based in Korea. Officials say air bags did not inflate during crashes involving vehicles made by Kia and Hyundai.

The outcome, 4 people have reportedly died. The total number of cars being looked at, 425,000. The problem reportedly arises from an electrical circuit shorting out during a collision.

The vehicles include, Hyundai Sonata midsize cars made in 2011 and Kia Forte compacts from 2012 and 2013.
But there could be even more because more automakers carry the same type of computer. To see if your vehicle has a recall visit

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