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8Jan
honda_ms2017 Honda CR-V: Recall Alert

2017 Honda CR-V: Recall Alert

Cars.com – January 8, 2018

2017 Honda CR-V: Recall Alert

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,100 model-year 2017 Honda CR-V SUVs

The Problem: A fuel supply pipe may have been improperly manufactured, which could result in the pipe disconnecting and leaking while the vehicle is in motion, causing the engine to stall and increasing the risk of a crash. Also, the disconnected pipe may leak fuel, which increases the risk of a fire in the presence of an ignition source.

This recall expands on a recall from July after Honda received reports of fuel leaks involving fuel feed pipes not originally identified as defective by its supplier.

The Fix: Dealers will replace the fuel supply pipe for free…

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8Jan
mb_msMercedes-Benz Recalls 8,500 Vehicles in 3 Recalls

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 8,500 Vehicles in 3 Recalls

CarComplaints.com – January 8, 2018

Mercedes-Benz Recalls 8,500 Vehicles in 3 Recalls

Mercedes-Benz is recalling more than 8,500 vehicles in three recalls just one day after the automaker recalled vehicles for door lock problems.
Adding to the door lock problems, the latest three recalls includes headlight, airbag and braking defects.
More than 8,100 model year 2016-2017 GLC300, GLC300 4MATIC and GLC43 4MATIC vehicles have low-beam headlight problems due to incorrect adjustments at the assembly plant.
Mercedes discovered the problem in November 2016 at an assembly plant when workers found that the lights weren’t angled correctly….

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5Jan
toyota_msToyota recalls vehicles with incorrect load carrying capacity labels

Toyota recalls vehicles with incorrect load carrying capacity labels

Consumer Affairs – January 5, 2018

Toyota recalls vehicles with incorrect load carrying capacity labels

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 649 model year 2017-2018 Toyota 4Runners and Tundras, 2018 Toyota Highlanders, RAV4s and Lexus GX460s, and 2017 Toyota Siennas and Tacomas.

The vehicles may have incorrect load carrying capacity labels, thus failing to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”

An incorrect load information label can result in the operator overloading the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash…

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5Jan
ford_msFord recalls model year 2018 Mustangs

Ford recalls model year 2018 Mustangs

Consumer Affairs – January 5, 2018

Ford recalls model year 2018 Mustangs

Ford Motor Company is recalling 2,100 model year 2018 Mustangs equipped with an automatic transmission and a 12.4″ digital instrument cluster.

If the ignition is turned off when the transmission is not in PARK, the instrument cluster may not illuminate the PRNDL gear position display and the operator may not receive the “Key in Ignition” chime when the driver’s door is opened.

Therefore, these vehicles fails to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, “Transmission Shift Lever Sequence/Starter Interlock/Transmission Braking Effect,” and number 114, “Theft Protection.”…

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3Jan
fca_ms62,000 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram Vehicles

62,000 Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram Vehicles

Cars.com – January 3, 2018

Volkswagen Recall of certain 2018 Audi A5 Coupe vehicles


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 62,000 model-year 2014-16 Chrysler Town & Country and 2018 Pacifica minivans; model-year 2004 Dodge Durango SUVs, 2007 Caliber hatchbacks, 2009 Challenger coupes, 2014 Journey SUVs, 2014-16 Grand Caravan minivans, 2015-16 Dart sedans and 2016 Charger sedans; model-year 2011 Jeep Patriot SUVs, 2014-16 Cherokee SUVs and 2017 Compass SUVs; and model-year 2012 and 2015 Ram 1500 pickup trucks, 2013-18 Ram 2500 pickups, 2012-18 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 pickups, and 2014-17 ProMaster and 2015-17 ProMaster City vans.
The Problem: Kidde plastic-handle or push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers sold through Mopar service parts may become clogged, preventing the extinguisher from discharging as expected or requiring excessive force to activate the extinguisher. Additionally, in certain models, the nozzle may detach from the valve assembly with enough force to cause injury and render the product inoperable. Either malfunction can increase the risk of an injury in a fire…

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1Jan
audi_msVolkswagen Recall of certain 2018 Audi A5 Coupe vehicles

Volkswagen Recall of certain 2018 Audi A5 Coupe vehicles

Miltech – January 1, 2018

Volkswagen Recall of certain 2018 Audi A5 Coupe vehicles

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the head curtain air bag, if the air bag does not deploy properly, the vehicle occupants have an increased risk of injury.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 17V822000
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 8,037
MAKE MODEL MODEL YEAR(S)
AUDI A5 2018
Summary: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Audi A5 Coupe vehicles. The affected vehicles were built with head curtain air bag assemblies that may not unfold properly. As such, these vehicle fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 226, “Ejection Mitigation.”…

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