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Monday, 20 November 2017 20:30

Nissan Recalls Versas for Spring Corrosion

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling 1,117 2012 Versa Hatchback vehicles that were sold or ever registered in the District of Columbia, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin. 
Road salt may corrode the front coil springs; possibly resulting in the coil springs fracturing. 
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace both front coil springs, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 27. 
This campaign expands recall 15V573.

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Indian Motorcycles Co. is recalling 2,096 2017-18 Chief, Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chief Vintage, Chieftain, Chieftain Classic, Chieftain Dark Horse, Chieftain Elite, Chieftain Limited, Springfield, and Springfield Dark Horse motorcycles.
These motorcycles may be equipped with a European-market, not U.S.-market, halogen headlight assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."
Indian will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the motorcycle and replace any incorrect headlight assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November.
Indian's number for this recall is I-17-03.

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Daimler Vans USA LLC (DVUSA) is recalling two 2016 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vehicles.
The label on the B-pillar may state a higher maximum vehicle load capacity than the vehicle is designed for. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, "Certification."
DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will check the label and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

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Tuesday, 14 November 2017 00:26

Mercedes-Benz Recalls Vehicles for Axles

Mercedes-Benz USA LLC is recalling 2,098 2015-16 C63 AMG, 2015-17 C63S and 2017 C63S AMG Coupe and C63 AMG Cabrio vehicles.
The rear axle differential mounting flange may fracture from repeated aggressive launches.
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle's stability system software and chassis control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December.

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Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:43

Enterprise Honors Top Auctions

Enterprise Holdings will honor 14 automotive auction partners from across the country with its 2017 Auction Achievement Awards.
This annual program recognizes auto auction partners for exceptional services that support Enterprise Holdings' efforts to remarket late-model, low-mileage, well-maintained rental and fleet vehicles to potential buyers.
Regional Enterprise Holdings teams present the awards to the auction partners in their area, in two categories: whole-car auctions and damaged-vehicle auctions. Recipients are recognized for exceptional performance in the areas of communication, customer service, marketing and reconditioning, operational success, and strategic planning.

The 2017 Auction Achievement Award winners in the whole-car category are:

ADESA Los Angeles (Orange, Calif.)
Manheim Central California (Roseville, Calif.)
Manheim Cincinnati
Manheim Dallas (Irving, Texas)
Manheim Fredericksburg (Rockville, Md.)
Manheim Omaha (Davenport, Iowa)
Manheim San Diego (Orange, Calif.)

The 2017 Auction Achievement Award winners in the damaged-vehicle category are:
Dealers Auto Auction of the Rockies (Highlands Ranch, Colo.)
IAA Atlanta (College Park, Ga.)
Manheim Dallas TRA (Irving, Texas)
Manheim NJ TRA (Wayne, Pa.)
Manheim Southern California TRA (Orange, Calif.)
Manheim Tampa TRA
Metro Salvage Pool (Davenport, Iowa)

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Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling six 2016 Prius vehicles. A capacitor within the hybrid system may not have been properly bolted to the inverter housing.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the inverter, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by early December.
Toyota's number for this recall is H0U.

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Thursday, 09 November 2017 00:16

GM Recalls 16 Vehicles

General Motors LLC is recalling 16 2015-2016 GMC Canyon and Chevrolet Colorado, and 2016 Chevrolet Volt vehicles.
The driver's frontal air bag may improperly inflate during second-stage deployment in the event of a high-speed crash.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 10.
GM's number for this recall is 17387.

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Chrysler is recalling 414,134 2012 Jeep Liberty and 2012-2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger vehicles.
A component within the occupant restraint controller (ORC) may fail and prevent the active headrests from deploying in the event of a rear-end crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ORC as necessary, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed Nov. 29. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available.
Chrysler’s number for this recall is T56.

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Thursday, 02 November 2017 18:58

Ford Recalls More Than 1 Million Trucks

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 1,101,107 2015-2017 Ford F-150, and 2017 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty trucks.
The doors on these vehicles may have a bent or kinked actuation cable or the door latches may freeze after water gets into the latch. Either condition can result in the doors opening while driving although they appear to be closed.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the door latch actuation cables and repair if necessary, and install water shields over the door latches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 13.

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Thursday, 02 November 2017 00:45

Toyota Recalls Minivans That Might Roll Away

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling 310,475 2005-2007 and 2009-2010 Toyota Sienna vehicles.
In the affected vehicles, due to a problem within the shift lock assembly, the shift lever may be moved out of the 'Park' position without depressing the brake pedal.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shift lock solenoid and reapply the grease, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Dec. 1.
Toyota's number for this recall is H0V. Vehicles that were previously recalled under campaign 13V-429 are not affected by this recall.

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