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FCA US (Formerly known as Chrysler Group) blames inconsistent assembly procedures at a supplier's plant.
A software flaw in RAV4 EV's propulsion system may cause the vehicle to shift out of gear resulting in loss of power.
The 20 foot long vehicle, built by the Slovakian company, transforms in seconds for an automobile to an airplane! Check out the video here @
Fuel tanks in Grand Cherokee and Liberty models can rupture after being rear-ended causing a fire which has already killed or seriously injured 75 individuals since 1998
Ford Explorer SUVs, F-series Super Duty ambulances, Lincoln MKT limos and hearses all contain faulty parts such as door handles, vacuum pump relays and sensors
The faulty switch can move out of the run position and cause loss of power, brakes and airbag deployment
The C-Class beat the Passat and Mustang becoming 2015's best world car at the New York Auto Show
A 514 HP Dual Motor comes standard as well as all wheel drive and a 240 mile driving range
A faulty fuel pump issue may cause the vehicle to stall while driving or not start at all.
A 2003 Honda Civic owner was wounded when the airbag exploded after a crash. The bursted airbag sent a piece of metal into the neck of the driver.
In just the first few months of this year, Toyota has recalled over 100k Vehicles including Camry, Camry Hybrid, Highlander Hybrid, Rav4 and Scion tC Release.
Investigations are underway by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for doors flying open when driving.
Cold weather can ultimatley corrode bolts inside the steering gear motor, causing loss of power steering
Tighter and more scrutinous federal regulations will increase the amount of recalls in the near future. There were over 60 million recalls in 2014.
Millions more used vehicles being recalled today because of the Takata airbags being dysfunctional in the Japanese Market.
A flaw in the coil springs of 2008-2010 Versa Models are in a preliminary evaluation for defects that could cause brake line damage or tire ruptures.
According to a pending lawsuit, both Takata and Honda previously knew of the defects.
If you own a Honda, Ford or Fiat Chrysler, please take a minute to check if your vehicle has been recalled at
The Takata Airbags can malfunction in regions of high humidity, especially here in Florida. If you own an Acura, BMW, GM, Chevy, Dodge, Honda, Infiniti, Lexus, Mazda, Nissan, Toyota, Pontiac, Saab, Ford or Fiat Chrysler, please take a minute to check if your vehicle has been recalled at
Used car dealers & CarMax are legally allowed to sell unrepaired recalled & unsafe vehicles, even though CarMax labels the vehicles as "quality certified". Approximately 10% of the used vehicle inventory at two California Carmax locations were under Federal recalls and had not been fixed. No indications were given to consumers about the unrepaired recall safety hazards concerning those automobiles.
A problem with the steering and suspension on 07-14 Mazda CX-9 can rust and cause loss of control while driving.
After VW admitted to the manipulation of U.S. emissions tests, S&P Dow Jones Indices LLC and RobecoSAM agreed to remove Volkswagen from the DJSI World, DJSI Europe and all other related indexes. Harsh, but deserved. The Former VW Ceo, Martin Winterkorn, will be investigated on criminal charges.
Another fire hazard has GM recalling multiple older model vehicles including Pontiac Grand Prix, Impala, Lumina, Chevy Monte Carlo,Oldsmobile Intrigue and the Buick Regal. General Motors is advising against parking any of the affected vehicles in your garage until they are repaired since they may catch fire and cause injuries, casualties and/or property damage. FCA also recalling late model Jeep and Ram 1500.
\This recall affects headlights on Crown Victorias and Grand Marquis years 2003-2005 as well as other vans, & trucks for multiple issues.
GM recalls 2003-2011 Saab 9-3's, 2010-2011 Saab 9-5's & 2008-2009 Saturn Astra's for Takata Airbag replacement. GM Spokesperson, Tim Wilkinson says it's ok continue to drive the affected vehicles until the repairs are made.
Toyota has received reports of injuries, crashes and deaths because of a faulty parking brake in the 2016 & 2017 Prius models. The brake cable can disengage and the vehicle may begin to move if in a gear other than park.
The recall pertains to the deadly Takata exploding airbags, which have killed 16 people so far & includes the following models: 2005-2009 and 2012 Mustang, 05-06 Ford GT, 06-09 Mercury Milan, 2006-2009 and 2012 Fusion, Zephyr & MKZ, 07-09 MKX, and 07-09 Ranger & Edge
FCA US is recalling almost 70,000 AWD vehicles to replace the front prop shaft bolts. This pertains to the drive line where some of the bolts may loosen. The vehicles affected include the 2014-2017 Chrysler 300 and Dodge Charger Sedans. No injuries have been reported.
A defective fuse has caused over 51 fires in various models of Mercedes cars & SUVs. The models include the C-class, E-class and CLA cars, and GLC SUVs, years 2015-2017.
The power steering hose clamp become loose & can leak which can lead to a fire
An issue with coolant circulation can cause engine overheat, causing pressurized oil to leak through the cylinder head which may catch on fire. Another issued recall involves faulty door latches which may fail and the doors may fly open unexpectedly.
Many newer model 2013-2016 Dodge Ram pickup trucks are being recalled for a software issue which can prevent the airbags from deploying in a rollover accident or crash. A few accidents and one death has been reported because of the recall. The issue may also disable the seat belts.
The 2014 and 2016 Mazda3 and the 2014-2015 Mazda6 are being recalled for faulty parking brakes which can lead to injury or property damage.
Another person has died as a result of the exploding Takata airbags, bringing the death toll to 12. Nissan is recalling 627k Versas, Ford vehicles are affected and Mazda. The Takata Corp. filed bankruptcy last month.
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