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Mar 17 2018

Airbag Recall Widens to 34 Million Cars as Takata Admits Defects, auto recalls.#Auto #recalls

The New York Times For more than a decade, the Japanese company Takata, one of the largest suppliers of airbags, denied that its products were defective even as motorists were killed by exploding airbags and automakers around the world recalled millions of cars equipped with its products. But on Tuesday, in an about-face, Takata admitted that its airbags were defective and agreed to double the number of vehicles recalled in the United States, to nearly 34 million — or about one in seven of the more than 250 million vehicles on American roads — making it the largest automotive recall …

Mar 17 2018

Auto Recalls Going Through Roof in U, auto recalls.#Auto #recalls

Auto recalls are spiking — here’s why Toyota recently announced it was recalling 6.5 million cars, due to a faulty window switch. Then Mazda announced it was recalling 4.9 million cars because of a defective ignition switch. If you re wondering whether auto recalls are on the rise, they are. The number of recalls by automakers has risen steadily in the U.S. for the past two decades. For the first three quarters of 2015, there have been roughly 141 recalls, covering about 34 million vehicles, which means it is pacing a bit below last year s numbers, the NHTSA says. …

Feb 13 2018

Recalls: Breaking News, Photos, Videos – The Car Connection, auto recalls.#Auto #recalls

Recalls BMW is calling back about 1.4 million cars to address one of two issues that could cause them to catch fire, even when the vehicles are not being operated. The larger recall includes about 740,000 6-cylinder versions of the company’s 1-Series, 3-Series, 5-Series, X3, X5, and Z4 models sold between. Read More Owners of 2014 through 2016 model year Kia Souls may meet an unwanted notification in their mailbox next month. Kia will recall 342,381 Souls for the second time to rectify a steering issue fix. The brand says the previous fix may not have completely remedied the problem. …

Feb 13 2018

Recalls, Vehicle Recalls, Car Recalls, and Safety Recalls – Kelley Blue Book, auto recalls.#Auto #recalls

Recalls – what to know What to do when your car is recalled. For many consumers, the word “recall” dredges up feelings of fear and anxiety. It may help if you try to think of a recall as an extension of the manufacturer’s continued commitment to the consumer’s safety even years after the warranty period has expired. In most cases a recall of your car does not mean that it is destined to breakdown, but rather that a problem in the manufacturing process has been identified in a number of similar models and therefore has the potential to surface in …

Jan 17 2018

Recalls: Breaking News, Photos, Videos – The Car Connection, auto recalls.#Auto #recalls

Recalls BMW is calling back about 1.4 million cars to address one of two issues that could cause them to catch fire, even when the vehicles are not being operated. The larger recall includes about 740,000 6-cylinder versions of the company’s 1-Series, 3-Series, 5-Series, X3, X5, and Z4 models sold between. Read More Owners of 2014 through 2016 model year Kia Souls may meet an unwanted notification in their mailbox next month. Kia will recall 342,381 Souls for the second time to rectify a steering issue fix. The brand says the previous fix may not have completely remedied the problem. …

Apr 23 2017

U. S. Department of Transportation Unveils New, Free, Online Search Tool for Recalls Using Vehicle Identification Number #aftermarket #auto #accessories

#auto vin check # U.S. Department of Transportation Unveils New, Free, Online Search Tool for Recalls Using Vehicle Identification Number NHTSA 36-14 Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Consumers will be able to tell whether their vehicle or a used vehicle they are considering is at risk due to an uncompleted recall WASHINGTON – Every year, millions of vehicles are recalled in the United States due to safety defects or noncompliance with federal safety standards. To help car buyers, owners and renters know that their vehicles are safe and their safety defects have been address, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway …

Feb 9 2017

U. S. Department of Transportation Unveils New, Free, Online Search Tool for Recalls Using Vehicle Identification Number #fisher #auto #parts

#auto vin check # U.S. Department of Transportation Unveils New, Free, Online Search Tool for Recalls Using Vehicle Identification Number NHTSA 36-14 Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Consumers will be able to tell whether their vehicle or a used vehicle they are considering is at risk due to an uncompleted recall WASHINGTON – Every year, millions of vehicles are recalled in the United States due to safety defects or noncompliance with federal safety standards. To help car buyers, owners and renters know that their vehicles are safe and their safety defects have been address, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway …

Dec 2 2016

Nutson s Weekly Auto News Digest – November 23-29, 2015: Welcome Peterson Buh Bye Jeff, VW Of Course, 80K Tesla, NAIAS Sans Jaguar, Recalls Of Course #tunkhannock #auto #mart

#miami auto show # Nutson’s Weekly Auto News Digest – November 23-29, 2015: Welcome Peterson Buh Bye Jeff, VW Of Course, 80K Tesla, NAIAS Sans Jaguar, Recalls Of Course Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Chicago Bureau The Auto Channel AUTO CENTRAL Chicago, November 29, 2015; Every Sunday Larry Nutson, Senior Editor and Chicago Car Guy along with fellow senior editors Steve Purdy and Thom Cannell from The Auto Channel Michigan Bureau, give you TACH’s “take” on this past week’s automotive news in easy to digest nuggets. If you wish to know more just click on the link that will take …

Oct 22 2016

U. S. Department of Transportation Unveils New, Free, Online Search Tool for Recalls Using Vehicle Identification Number #sun #auto #warehouse

#auto vin check # U.S. Department of Transportation Unveils New, Free, Online Search Tool for Recalls Using Vehicle Identification Number NHTSA 36-14 Wednesday, August 20, 2014 Consumers will be able to tell whether their vehicle or a used vehicle they are considering is at risk due to an uncompleted recall WASHINGTON – Every year, millions of vehicles are recalled in the United States due to safety defects or noncompliance with federal safety standards. To help car buyers, owners and renters know that their vehicles are safe and their safety defects have been address, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway …