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The fund established to compensate victims of Takata’s defective airbag inflators is writing more checks. The fund administrators have announced they are paying an additional $46 million to settle 161 more claims.

The fund has already paid out billions of dollars after the largest auto recall in history. The airbag inflators can degrade over time and explode, spraying the inside of the vehicle with tiny bits of metal.

The faulty airbags have been linked to 18 deaths in the U.S. and hundreds of injuries. Worldwide, there have been at least 27 fatalities.

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