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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.

Polaris Stop Sale of Slingshot, Issues Recall for Possible Steering Rack Fault


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Polaris has just announced that it is stopping sale of the new Slingshot three-wheeler after it discovered some vehicles may have defective ball bearings in their steering racks – it’s issuing a voluntary recall.

Lincoln Recalls All MKCs Built Through September to Relocate Push-Button Starter


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Ford announced it is recalling all Lincoln MKC SUVs built through September 9, 2014, for two separate issues that can cause the engine to shut off while driving.

 The main issue affects all 13,574 MKCs built and is related to the design of the push-button starter and gear shifter on the MKC’s center stack.

VW Recalls Nearly 88,000 Cars In The U.S. Over Fire Risk, Headlight Concerns


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Volkswagen of America has issued two recalls this week concerning US-market 2014 and 2015 model-year Golfs, GTIs, Beetles, Passats and Jettas.

NHTSA Wins Most Legal Battles Against Automakers


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Since the 1960s, when car safety became an issue and relevant laws were drafted, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has had a history of prevailing over recall issues that end up in court.

Porsche Recalls 205 918 Spyders Worldwide to Replace Chassis Components


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As you probably know, Porsche will only build 918 units of the 918 Spyder hybrid hypercar, all of which have been already sold. But 205 owners of the $1,180,000 sports car will not be very thrilled to hear that their cars will be recalled “as a precautionary measure.”

Nissan Recalls 470,000 Vehicles Globally for Possible Fuel Leaks


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Nissan announced that it is issuing a worldwide recall for around 470,000 cars and SUVs over possible fuel leaks. The recall affects Nissan and Infiniti vehicles from 2012 to 2015 model years with direct injection engines.

NHTSA Lambasts Chrysler for Limiting Recalls Concerning Faulty Airbags


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Last Friday, National Highway Traffic Safety Association Deputy Chief David Friedman called out Chrysler for its decision to limit an earlier recall for defective passenger-side airbag deflators.

Park Mode Malfunction May Cause TLX to Roll Away, Acura Halts Sales


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The TLX sedan was revealed at the 2014 New York Auto Show as a 2015 model and has so far been a sales success for Acura, clinching second place behind only τηε MDX crossover. Unfortunately for Honda’s premium brand, it has just been hit by a recall.

BMW Recalls i8 for Risk of Fire


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Some i8 owners will soon be receiving a recall notice from BMW which has discovered a potential fire risk present in some of the cars manufactured so far.

We don’t know if an actual fire prompted the manufacturer to issue the recall of the 223 cars it believes to be affected, but whenever fire is even a possibility, things need to be addressed as soon as possible.

Jaguar Recalls 7,000 F-Types in the US for Defect in Passenger Airbag Activation


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According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Jaguar Land Rover is recalling 7,097 of the F-Type in the US because of a faulty passenger-side airbag wiring.

Fire Risk Prompts Ford to Recall 2015 Mustang


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Ford has jumped ahead of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issuing a new recall for the 2015 Mustang over a potential fuel line leak.