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Air bag, seat belt issues behind big recalls by GM, Nissan

Two huge passenger safety-related recalls have been announced by General Motors and Nissan. Here’s the breakdown: Company: General Motors No. of vehicles recalled: 2,190,934 Models Recalled: On Feb. 10, GM announced the recall of 619,122 model year 2005-2007 Chevrolet Cobalt, and … Continue reading

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Ford, Honda recall nearly 700K vehicles due to safety concerns

Wiring problems are behind vehicle recalls issued by Ford and Honda. The recall of Ford Focus and Honda CR-V and Pilot vehicles totals nearly 700,000. Read on: Manufacturer: Ford Vehicle model(s): 2012 Focus vehicles made between Aug. 1, 2010 to … Continue reading

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Subaru, Volvo, GM and Nissan issue safety recalls

Hundreds of thousands of vehicles are being recalled by Subaru, Volvo, GM and Nissan, combined, due to safety concerns involving passenger restraint mechanisms and computer software, among others. Read on: Manufacturer: Subaru Vehicle model(s): 2009-12 Foresters made Nov. 26, 2007 … Continue reading

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Ford recalls more than 450K vehicles

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 450,462 vehicles due to safety concerns that may lead to traffic collisions or other harm to their occupants. The recall impacts: 244,530 2001-02 Escape models made between Oct. 22, 1999 and July 19, 2002 because … Continue reading

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Mitsubishi reports faulty turn signals in nearly two dozen vehicles

A malfunctioning turn signal lever has Mitsubishi recalling nearly two dozen new Outlander Sport vehicles. Read on… Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Vehicle model(s): 2012 Outlander Sport vehicle built from Nov. 9, 2011 through Dec. 16, 2011. Number of units recalled: 21 The … Continue reading

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Chevrolet, Vespa recall more than 6,400 vehicles due to safety concerns

Chevrolet Sonic and Vespa scooters are the subject of recalls beginning in mid-January. More than 6,400 vehicles are impacted by concerns that missing parts or malfunctions can cause either traffic collisions or fires in those respective vehicles. Read on: Manufacturer: … Continue reading

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GM, Nissan issue recalls

Car makers are ringing in the new year with recalls that impact more than 26,000 vehicles. All the problems under the hood of these General Motors- and Nissan-made automobiles can cause traffic collisions. Manufacturer: General Motors Vehicle model(s): 2010-11 Cadillac … Continue reading

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Recalls impacting Nissan, Ford, Audi owners

Nissan, Ford and Volkswagen — the maker of Audis — are recalling more than 78,000 vehicles between the three of them due to safety concerns that could cause traffic collisions and injury. Read on: Nissan is recalling more than 62,000 … Continue reading

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Honda recalls nearly 2 million cars, motorcycles

Honda is recalling more than 1.7 million motor vehicles because of air bag safety concerns. At issue, air bags that were installed originally or as replacement air bags could malfunction. The inflator could rupture under excessive pressure, causing metal fragments … Continue reading

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Toyota, GM, Nissan issue recalls

Instead of heading out on the road to do a little Black Friday shopping, some drivers may want to contact the manufacturer of their automobile to check on upcoming recalls. Toyota, General Motors and Nissan are launching recalls for passenger … Continue reading

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