Mazda Recalls Sports Cars for Fuel Pump Issues
Mazda North America Operations is recalling 69,447 model year 2004-08 RX-8 vehicles. Heat from the engine and the exhaust may cause the main fuel pump pipe to crack.
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump filter kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 30.
Mazda's number for this recall is 1017E.
Regulators Share Information
The staff of the Federal Trade Commission has provided its 2016 Annual Financial Acts Enforcement Report to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau on enforcement and related activities regarding Regulation Z (Truth in Lending Act), Regulation M (Consumer Leasing Act), and Regulation E (Electronic Fund Transfer Act).
The report on TILA, CLA, and EFTA addresses, among other things, the FTC’s enforcement actions related to non-mortgage credit, including automobile purchases and financing, payday lending, and consumer electronics financing, mortgage-related credit such as forensic audit scams, leasing, and negative options and other cases involving electronic fund transfers. It also provides information about the FTC’s efforts regarding consumer and business education, research, and policy development related to truth in lending, leasing, and electronic fund transfers.
A copy of the report also has been provided to the Federal Reserve Board.
Southeast Toyota Recalls Rockstar Wheels
Southeast Toyota Distributors LLC (SET) is recalling 1,325 model year 2013-17 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia vehicles accessorized with Southeast Toyota accessory 20-inch Rockstar wheels installed by Southeast Toyota or a Southeast Toyota dealer. The Rockstar wheels were installed with lugnuts that may crack and detach.
SET will notify owners, and dealers will install new replacement lugnuts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 23.
SET's number for this recall is SET17A.
BMW 7-Series Recalls Cars for Door Problems
BMW of North America LLC is recalling 45,484 2005-08 745i, 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, 760Li, and B7 Alpina vehicles equipped with both the Comfort Access and Soft Close Automatic options.
In these vehicles, the doors may appear to be closed and latched but, in fact, may inadvertently open.
The manufacturer has not yet provided a remedy for this recall.