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Dodge Recalls Charger Because Airbags May Go Off If You Slam Or Kick The Doors


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People kicking car doors isn't something you usually encounter, but slamming them is, and if done with excessive force, this could potentially cause the side airbags to deploy on Dodge Chargers.

FCA Must Offer To Buy Back 200,000 Pickups And SUVs Over Uncompleted Recalls


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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has ordered Fiat-Chrysler to offer to buy back from customers any of the 580,000 pickup trucks and SUVs that it failed to fix during several recalls, and which according to FCA, amount to nearly 200,000 vehicles.

Ford And Lincoln Recall Nearly 8,000 New Cars For Parking Brakes


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If you own a 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, 2015 Ford Flex, 2015 Lincoln MKS or 2015 Lincoln MKT built in May this year, chances are that your car is included in FoMoCo's latest recall.

Land Rovers Recalls 65,844 Vehicles For Faulty Door Latches, Sunroofs


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One way to negate all of your vehicle’s safety credentials is for its doors to have a chance of suddenly flying open at speed. That’s the problem with some 65,352 MY 2013-2016 Range Rover and Range Rover Sport which are being recalled.

Ford Recalling 433,000 Cars Because Some Engines Might Not Turn Off


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Ford is recalling approximately 433,000 cars in North America because of a glitch that may allow the engine to run after turning the ignition key to the “off” position and removing the key, or after pressing the Engine Start/Stop button.

Ferrari Recalls LaFerrari To Address A Couple Of Safety Matters


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Attention La Ferrari owners: Ferrari has issued two voluntary recalls concerning some of the automobile’s safety features.

GM Ignition Switch Defect Expected To Result In Record-Breaking Penalty


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General Motors will likely face a massive fine following a government inquiry into the ignition switch scandal that was uncovered last year and is now tied to more than 100 deaths.

Porsche Issues Recall For 918 Spyder, Affects 223 Cars In The USA


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Porsche's extravagant 918 Spyder hybrid hypercar is experience some…technical difficulties after the company discovered a wiring problem.

Takata Reportedly Changed Airbags To Prevent Ruptures In 2008


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As the Takata airbag scandal continues to unfold, sources say the company at the center of the largest consumer product recall knew about the problem in 2008 and quietly made fixes.

Takata Air Bag Recall Explodes To 33.8 Million Cars, Making It The Biggest Recall Ever


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Japanese airbag manufacturer Takata's woes just got worse, much worse, as at the US Transportation Department's insistence, they nearly doubled the amount of recalled cars, from 18 million to 33.8 million.

Ford Recalls Over 12,300 F-150 Trucks Due Problem That May Cause Loss Of Steering


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Ford is issuing a safety recall for certain 2015 F-150 models in North America, because of a serious problem.

Fiat Recalls 5,600 500 EVs To Fix Software Glitch


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A software malfunction has forced Fiat to call back 5,600 all-electric 500 city cars. The models were built from March 2012 to November 1st 2014.

The automaker explains that “if the vehicle goes in to limp home mode, incompatible software between Electric Vehicle Control Unit and Battery Pack Control Module may cause the electric propulsion system to fully shut down.”

Have All Ferrari LaFerraris Been Recalled Due To Fire Risk?


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It would appear so, although Ferrari itself is reportedly denying it. Autoblog.nl says all LaFerraris are being recalled due to a potential fire hazard; owners are now being notified, or so we’re told.

Toyota Recalls All The RAV4 EVs Because Of A Crash Risk


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A problem with the Toyota RAV4 EV and its Tesla-developed drivetrain has forced the Japanese automaker to recall the roughly 2,500 electric vehicles it produced in a short-lived relationship with the California company.

GM Recalls 64,000 Volts Due to Carbon Monoxide Worries


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GM has issued a recall for 64,000 Volts, built between 2011 and 2013, following two injuries from carbon monoxide.

FCA Recalls 2,211 Challenger & Charger SRT Hellcats Over Possible Fuel Leak


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Planning your next highway rolling start drag race Youtube video? Not so fast. In fact, better check in with Dodge in order to see if your hose seals have been properly installed.

Jeep And Dodge Recalling Almost Half A Million SUVs Worldwide


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Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) has issued a voluntary recall of an estimated 467,480 SUVs worldwide to address a potential stalling problem.

Jaguar Land Rover Recalls 104,000 Cars in the U.S. Due to Braking Concerns


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Jaguar Land Rover North America is about to recall as many as 104,000 cars, in order to fix potential issues that could lead to faulty braking and lightning, according to Bloomberg.

Suzuki Halts Sales of Celerio After Brake Failure in Testing


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Suzuki suspended sales of its Celerio in UK, Republic of Ireland, Australia and New Zealand after a repeated brake failure while tested by British magazines Autocar and WhatCar.

VW Group Recalls More Than 93,500 Cars Over Fuel Leak Problems


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If you're still happy while cruising around in your 2011 through 2013 VW, Audi or Porsche, you may want to brace yourself for a pesky yet necessary trip to the dealer in order to replace your fuel injector rails.