• In this Thursday, June 25, 2015, file photo, Japanese seat belt and air-bag maker Takata Corp. Chairman and CEO Shigehisa Takada gestures during a news conference regarding the expanding recall of his company's air bags in Tokyo. The 2015 American Consumer Satisfaction Index found that satisfaction with automobiles dropped for the third straight year to the lowest level since 2004. Last year automakers recalled a record 64 million vehicles for problems such as exploding air bags, including Takata air bags. (AP Photo/Shuji Kajiyama, File)

    Survey: Recalls make Americans less satisfied with cars

    DETROIT (AP) — Americans are less happy with their cars and trucks than at any time in more than a decade, and it’s largely because they’re getting sick of dealing with recalls.