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BMW Recalls Motorcycles For Defective Rear Wheels

By Brian Chase on March 30, 2015 - No comments

BMW RecallBMW has issued a vehicle defect recall for about 49,000 motorcycles.

According to an Associated Press news report, BMW has initiated the recall covering several models produced between 2005 and 2011 after finding that the rear wheel can loosen.

BMW has said that the bolt that holds the rear wheel flange may be over-tightened in these motorcycles leading to a crash.

If that occurs, the bolt could loosen, resulting in …Read the rest »

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Regulators Say Nissan Airbag Sensor Recalls Didn’t Fix Problem

By Brian Chase on March 24, 2015 - No comments

Nissan RecallU.S. safety regulators are looking into complaints that two Nissan recalls did not fix a problem with front-seat airbag sensors.

According to an NBC news report, the investigation covers nearly 990,000 vehicles nationwide that were recalled in 2013 and last year because computer software may not detect an adult in the passenger seat.

If that occurs, the airbags …Read the rest »

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Honda Recalls More Vehicles For Defective Takata Airbags

By Brian Chase on March 23, 2015 - No comments

Honda RecallHonda is expanding by 104,871 vehicles a December recall to repair potentially deadly Takata airbags in vehicles in the United States.

According to a USA Today news report, at least five deaths have been linked to malfunctioning Takata airbags in Honda products.

These additionally recalled vehicles include 89,000 Pilot SUVs from the 2008 model year and about 11,000 Civics from 2004 and …Read the rest »

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Honda Urges Consumers to Fix Vehicles With Takata Airbag Defects

By Brian Chase on March 18, 2015 - No comments

Honda RecallHonda Motor Company is preparing to launch an advertising campaign urging consumers to take recalled vehicles equipped with Takata airbags to dealerships for repairs.

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the multimillion dollar media campaign hitting newspapers, radio stations and social media sites such as Facebook will ask customers to check for open recalls or other safety campaigns associated with older Honda and Acura models to ensure they get needed repairs.

Honda has been the most affected by the Takata airbags, which are prone to …Read the rest »

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Toyota Recalls Vehicles For Power Steering Loss

By Brian Chase on March 17, 2015 - No comments

Toyota LawsuitThe last thing you want when you are driving down the freeway is to lose power steering.

But, that’s what can happen in about 112,500 Toyota vehicles that are being recalled.

According to a news report in Consumerist.com, Toyota announced two separate safety recalls, affecting 2,500 model year 2012 to 2014 RAV4 EV and 110,000 model year …Read the rest »

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Chrysler Recalls Vehicles For Faulty Ignition Switches

By Brian Chase on March 16, 2015 - No comments

Chrysler RecallFiat Chrysler has expanded a prior safety recall to include more than 702,000 minivans and SUVs due to ignition defects.

According to a Consumerist.com news report, like the previous General Motors recall, the ignition key in these vehicles can inadvertently move to the off position, disabling safety features of the vehicles.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the recall includes …Read the rest »

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