Nissan Recalling Almost 1.9M Cars
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AutomotiveJune 5, 2020

Nissan Recalling Almost 1.9M Cars

Nissan is issuing a fourth recall that covers nearly 1.9 millions Altima vehicles manufactured between 2013 and 2018 to fix a latch issue with the hood that can cause it to fly open while the vehicles are in motion.

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AutomotiveMay 5, 2020

More Than 15.9 Million Airbags Not Fixed

The recall issued earlier this year due to airbags exploding at deployment containing sharp metal objects that has killed 16 people is still a major existing recall. Millions of vehicles are still on the road that have not been serviced to address this issue. 

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AutomotiveApril 29, 2020

Round Up of Car Recalls

Things you may have missed during the pandemic include a recall on your car. Here’s a listing of every recall this year (so far).

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AutomotiveFebruary 17, 2020

Over 8 Million Vehicles Recalled Over Two Years

The VRSS system, the Vehicle Recall Search Service, has identified over 8 million vehicles with an open recall. Over 1.7 million from the Takata airbag recall alone. The service was a joint effort by Carfax and the Alliance for Automotive Innovation to allow both DMVs and commercial companies to communicate important recalls to Consumers. New York has become the first state to implement this program during your yearly car inspection.

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AutomotiveJanuary 19, 2020

BMW Releases Three Recalls Linked to Ongoing Air Bag Recall

BMW is the latest of 14 automakers issuing a recall due to the, now bankrupt, Takeda air bag inflator recall announced earlier this month. BMW’s recall covers 357,000 vehicles manufactured between 2000 through 2015. Included are various 3-Series, 1 Series, and SUV models. 

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AutomotiveDecember 21, 2019

Major Automakers Determining Recalls From Potentially Deadly Air Bags

An unknown number of vehicles are at the center of an investigation involving four major automakers that have a potentially deadly type of air bag inflator installed. Inflators made by the now-bankrupt Takata company were most likely installed in car models from 1995 to 2000.

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AutomotiveOctober 29, 2019

Ford Guilty of More than a Dozen Recalls in 5 Months

Nearly 300,000 vehicles have been recalled today due to a faulty coupling that may result in noise, vibration, or unexpected movement while not in motion. The recall affects Ford Transit vehicles from 2015-2017, the recall is nationwide and in some parts of Canada and Mexico. No injuries or accidents have been reported however more than a dozen recalls have been reported by Ford within the last 5 months effecting more than a million vehicles.

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AutomotiveSeptember 12, 2019

General Motors Under Pressure for Brake Recall

Power-assisted breaks are the cause of recall for many of GMs popular truck and SUV models. GM, the owner of Chevy, Cadillac, and GMC was put under heavy pressure to recall nearly 3.8 million vehicles after over a hundred complaints of crashes and 13 injuries as a result of faulty braking performance. This braking problem is caused by a faulty brake control module which severely increases the amount of time required to stop which greatly heightens the risk of a crash. Popular models include Chevy Silverado’s, Cadillac Escalades, and GMC Sierras ranging from 2015-2018. Customers began to be notified in early September. 

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AutomotiveAugust 2, 2019

Faulty Suspensions Avoiding Recall Through Nissan’s “Service Campaign”

Popular car manufacturer Nissan is launching a “service campaign” to avoid recalls and being monitored by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Approximately 200,000 Altima cars are affected due to a suspension component. While no crashes or injuries have been reported associated with the faulty part, 139 owners have complained about the issue. The part in question was redesigned in 2018 to address and improve durability. 

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AutomotiveJune 12, 2019

Ford Motor Co. Recalls 1.2 Million Vehicles

Several recalls have been issued by Ford Motor Co. mainly related to steering control loss including Explorers and Ford F-150 pickups. The Explorer recall will cost the automaker and estimated $180 million. 

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