Nissan is having to recall some Almera cars built in Sunderland.
The move is part of a two million world-wide recall by the three big Japanese car-makers - Nissan, Toyota and Honda.
The vehicles concerned were fitted with faulty airbags made by a Japanese company.
Rachel Sweeney sent this report from Sunderland.
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