BMW Recalls Several Of Its 7 Series Vehicles

October 26, 2012 by  
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BMW has recently issued a recall for several units of vehicles manufactured between 2005 and 2007.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 7 Series vehicles of 2005 through 2007 years were furnished with a software that may not warn drivers that certain doors are not fully latched, which could cause a passenger to ejected if the door suddenly opens while the vehicle is in use.

To prevent injuries, the company decided to issue this recall at once.

The federal agency is urging recalled car owners to contact the manufacturer as soon as possible to have the software repaired.

For more on this recall announcement, click here for the full article.

Honda Recalls CR-V Vehicles Over Incorrect Labels

October 23, 2012 by  
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Honda has issued a recall for all 2012 units of the CR-V model, reports indicate.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued a recall statement regarding all units of the vehicles with the LX trim level that were manufactured by Honda between August 30 and August 31, 2012. All labels carrying information regarding gross vehicle weight rating, tire size, gross axle weight rating front and rear and rim size may be incorrect, which could lead to an accident since an overloading of the vehicle could render a tire to fail.

Honda reported that if the label is incorrect, the driver could load the vehicle improperly, which could cause issues that could lead to an accident.

Fore more details on this recall, click here for the full report.

Recall Issued For 2009 And 2010 Ram 1500 And Dodge Dakota Vehicles

October 15, 2012 by  
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Reports show that  recall announcement regarding all units of the 2009 and 2010 Dodge Ram 1500 vehicles and Dodge Dakotas has been reissued.

These vehicles are being recalled by Chrysler due to the possibility that the rear axle these vehicles were assembled with could lock up unexpectedly. If this were to happen while the vehicles is in use, it could eventually cause the motorist to lose control of the wheel and the car could crash.

Owners of these models of Chrysler cars will be contacted sometime next month and dealers will be able to fix the issue for free. There has been no reports of any injuries or accidents linked to this axle issue, however, consumers are being asked to beware of the problem and avoid driving the vehicle until the issue is repaired.

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Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Ram 1500, Dodge Dakota

Suzuki Recalls 2012 Equator Vehicles

September 28, 2012 by  
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According to recent reports issued by several news agencies, Suzuki decided to issue a recall of several units of two-wheel drive vehicles hat have been manufactured between July 19, 2012 and July 12, 2012.

The recall was issued for all 2012 Equator vehicles because it has been discovered that the wheel hub that this vehicle is equipped with has been manufactured below the standards that require a certain specified hardness, which could lead the component to suffer a premature wear.

If the component cracks as a result of the crack, the driver may lose control of the vehicle and a crash could occur.

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Vehicles Recalled, Door Closure Warning System Could Fail

September 28, 2012 by  
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has reported in a recent announcement that all units of the 2009 through 2011 Aeromaster work trucks have been recalled.

These vehicles along the 2011 Reach work trucks have failed to comply with federal standards concerning door locks. According to the news, Utilitimaster decided to recall these vehicles because they were equipped without a primary door closure warning system, which could make the driver unaware that the door is actually fully closed. Without a warning system, the firm claims, the door could become open unexpectedly and the driver may become injured.

To prevent injuries in the event of an accident, the company decided to issue this recall.

For more details on this recall announcement, click here for the full article.

Motorcycles With Faulty Throttle Cables Are Recalled

September 28, 2012 by  
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Several news agencies have reported that all units of 2012 and 2013 Victory motorcycles are being recalled over a possible issue with the throttle cable retention nuts in these models.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the pull or push throttle cable in these vehicles were nor properly torqued during the assembly of the vehicle, which could lead the nuts to become loose, increasing the risk of an accident. If the nuts are dislodged while the vehicle is in use, the components could interfere with the throttle function and the vehicle could crash.

To prevent this from happening, the company decided to issue this recall right away.

Victory is now contacting owners of the affected vehicles and, according to the federal agency, all repairs and replacements should be performed for free.

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Altec Recalls Vehicles Over Defective Rods

September 28, 2012 by  
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Several models of aerial device vehicles are being recalled over a possible issue with the vehicles’ outrigger cylinder piston retention system.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 2002 thought 2009 AH75/85/100 and HL125 models manufactured by Altec were equipped with rods that may protrude beyond the enclose of the chassis, which could lead to the loosening of the rod while the vehicle is in use. If this happens, the outrigger could strike a nearby object or person, which could lead to injuries or property damage.

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Saturn Aura & Chevy Malibu Recalled

September 28, 2012 by  
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Reports have demonstrated that GM has recently issued yet another recall for all units of the 2007 through 2010 Saturn Aura and 2008 through 2010 models of Chevrolet Malibu and Pontiac G6.

These vehicles, which were equipped with 4-speed automatic transmissions, may have been furnished with transmission shift cables that could experience a fracture.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has reported that if this fracture occurs and drivers place the shifter in the Park position, the moment the key comes off the ignition, the vehicle could roll away. Since the transmission gear may be defective as a result of the cable’s fracture, the vehicle could pose  crash risk to drivers, passengers and pedestrians.

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474,000 Cars Recalled By GM, Incidents Reported

September 21, 2012 by  
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Multiple media outlets have been reporting heavily on a recent recall issued by GM.

According to some of these articles, 474,000 units of Pontiac, Chevrolet and Saturn vehicles were equipped with transmissions that are causing cars to experience issues associated with the vehicle rolling away unexpectedly. This issue, according to the reports, is a growing concern for GM since it affected several models.

Reports show that all units of Chevy Malibus, Saturn Auras and Pontiac G6s of the year makes from 2007 through 2010 sold across the United States, Mexico and Canada were equipped with automatic transmissions that used cables that can crack or break unexpectedly, which could eventually lead the shifter to show that is in park when the vehicle is actually in gear. If the driver simply stops the car and does not use the emergency brakes, the vehicle may roll over, which could lead to a serious accident.

According to a report issued by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, GM is working on designing retainers over the end of the cabled of the transmissions in these vehicles. In some cases, cables will be fully replaced.

Owners are being contacted via letters to learn about when and where they must take their vehicles to have this problem fixed for free.

This recall was issued after the government decided to investigate the claims associated with transmission issues that led to crashes during the past year. One of the incidents reported to the federal agency led to an injury. Issues associated with transmissions present in GM vehicles have led to a previous recall in 2009, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The vehicles involved in this previous recall included the 2009 models of Chevrolet Cobalt, Buick Enclave, HHR, Traverse and Malibu. The 2009 Pontiac G5 and G6, the GMC Acadia and the Saturn Aura and Outlook were also involved in the recall.

Since the recall was issued not long after the vehicles were released, most of the affected items were still in dealerships, which made it much easier for the automaker. Only 75,000 units of all affected models were in the possession of consumers.

To prevent serious injuries, car owners who own any of the vehicles being recalled are being asked to refrain from driving these vehicles. If you do drive one of these recalled vehicles before the issue is properly corrected, remember to use the emergency brakes every time you park.

For more details on this recall, click here for the full article.

New App Offers Info On New And Used Cars To Consumers

September 20, 2012 by  
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Enhancing their ‘truly try before you buy’ mission, Rent2Buy announces the launch of a new Android App.

According to the news, the App allows participants to digitally and electronically share security information. The car-sharing platform will be actively connecting consumers and sellers by using the new app’s source sharing connectivity power and letting people test cars before they decide to purchase them.

Details of the vehicle, including pictures, as well as details of the renter, including identification photos, are key features in this security enhancement.

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Rent2Buy Launches Android App To Bolster Safety, Security With A Location …

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