Government orders unprecedented four million car recall to fix exploding airbags

Up to one million cars have been added to the recall of more than 3 million vehicles in Australia to replace potentially deadly airbags that have so far claimed one life and seriously injured another driver.

Brands such as Audi and Volkswagen as well as certain European sourced models from Ford and Holden are understood to be affected.

It will be free to get the problem fixed, although somewhat inconvenient. The issue is very serious though - after 6 years the airbags can explode, sending metal into the faces of motorists.

Watch above to see if your vehicle may be on the recall list.

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