Archive for the 'Recalls' Category

Toyota has announced a recall of 1.7 million vehicles for problems with the fuel system. Most of the recalled vehicles are not in the United States, but 245,000 Lexus vehicles have been recalled. Lexus GS and IS models have been recalled for an inspection of the fuel pressure sensors, which could have been installed improperly […]

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The 2011 Ford F-150 has been recalled to fix a potential fire caused by faulty electrical wiring. Ford has issued a recall on 14,737 2011 F-150s, Lincoln MKXs and Ford Edges. A body-control module that is used by all three models can short out and possibly cause a fire. Ford has informed the National Highway […]

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The 2011 Land Rover LR2, which will face competition from the new Porsche Cajun in the next few years, has been recalled for a faulty air bag. Land Rover LR2 SUVs from the 2010 and 2011 model years are being recalled for a problem with the driver’s frontal airbag. The Land Rover LR2 recall affects […]

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General Motors has announced a recall on 185,000 small pickup trucks because the child safety seat anchor does not comply with federal safety standards. The recall affects the 2004-2011 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, as well as the 2006 Isuzu i-280 and i-350 and the 2007-2008 Isuzu i-290 and i-370. The recall affects regular and […]

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Nissan has announced that 605,000 cars and trucks made from 2001 to 2010 will be recalled due to a steering problem and a battery defect. GM also announced that 13,780 Buick Lucerne and Cadillac DTS models will be recalled because of a fluid leak that could cause a fire. Chrysler will be recalling 16,000 Jeep […]

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BMW has issued a recall on 130,000 vehicles equipped with the company’s twin-turbo 3.5-liter engine. The fuel pump on affected BMWs has been found to be defective and BMW says that only 40,000 cars and SUVs will need the pump replaced, while the rest will be fixed using a software upgrade. The recall is in […]

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The NHTSA claims that despite praiseworthy efforts by Ford, many of the 14 million Ford vehicles recalled for a potential fire risk from 1999 to 2009 have not been repaired. Used car owners who may not know that there is a recall in effect for their vehicles are most likely to not have the repairs […]

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Volvo has found that the airbags on 9,746 vehicles may not deploy correctly and is issuing a recall to fix the problem. The recall affects 2010 and 2011 Volvo S80 and XC70 models, as well as 2010 V70 wagons and 2011 XC60 SUVs. The faulty airbags can be traced to “an intermittent fault in the […]

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Nissan Cube Recalled For Fuel Leak

The NHTSA is issuing a recall on 2009 and 2010 Nissan Cube models due to excessive fuel leakage in rear crash tests. During the NHTSA’s rear crash tests, the Cube leaked more fuel than is acceptable, which could lead to a fire in the event of a rear-end collision. According to Autoblog, 46,000 Nissan Cube […]

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Subaru is recalling 809 Legacy and Outback models from the 2010 and 2011 model years for a defect in the transmission that could cause the gears to break while the car is driving. Apparently, an essential lubrication hole for the transmission was left out due to a programming error. Subaru recently recalled 29,443 2010 Legacy […]

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