Airbags on Ford Motor Co.’s ’02 Explorer and Mercury Mountaineer SUVs and BMW AG’s 3-Series are the focus of an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. NHTSA says it is investigating 222,584 ’02 Explorers and Mountaineers built before Sept. 4, 2001, because improperly installed wiring in the steering wheel and shaft may prevent the bags from deploying. NHTSA says Ford has received 486 warranty claims in relation to the problem, but there are no reports of accidents or ...

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