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Chrysler is recalling 646,394 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles.
The affected vehicles had brake booster shields installed under a previous recall campaign to prevent water from entering the brake booster and limiting braking ability. This recall is to verify that the brake booster shield installation was performed properly.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake booster shield, correcting the installation as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin Nov. 7.
Chrysler's number for this recall is T59.

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Tuesday, 26 September 2017 00:29

Mazda Recalls Cars for Wiring Issues

Mazda North American Operations is recalling 57,878 2015-16 Mazda6 vehicles. Debris from the welding process during manufacturing of the front passenger seat frame may damage the occupant classification system (OCS) wiring.
If the wiring becomes damaged, there may be a loss of power steering assist and the deactivation of the passenger air bag, increasing the risk of a crash and the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will attach a protective pad on the seat frame. If the OCS harness is damaged, insulating tape will be applied to the harness. These repairs will be performed free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin Sept. 29. Mazda's number for this recall is 1517H.

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Thursday, 21 September 2017 18:58

Honda Recalls Incorrectly Installed Airbags

American Honda Motor Co. is recalling 646 2008-12 Accord, 2010 and 2012 Accord Crosstour, 2006-11 Civic, 2007-11 CR-V, 2009-12 Fit and Pilot, and 2010-12 Insight vehicles that received replacement passenger frontal air bag inflators.
One dealership may have incorrectly installed the replacement air bag inflators.
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module assembly, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin Oct. 1.
Honda's numbers for this recall are O07, Y0A, N06, G05, M04, Y01, and O09.

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Michelin North America Inc. is recalling 185 Pilot Power 3 replacement sport motorcycle tires, size 180/55ZR17 (73W), manufactured between April 17, 2016 and May 7, 2016.
These tires are missing the required maximum load and corresponding inflation pressure information on the sidewall. As such, these tires fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 119, "New Pneumatic Tires-Other Than Passenger Cars."
Michelin will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tires, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin Sept. 25

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Tuesday, 12 September 2017 00:37

Ford Recalls Trucks for Seat Belts

Ford Motor Co. is recalling 117,423 2015-2017 F-150, and 2017 F-250 and F-350 trucks equipped with a crew cab.
The left rear inflatable seat belt buckle assembly may be inadequately attached to its mounting bracket. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt assembly, replacing the attaching rivet as necessary, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin Oct. 16. Ford's number for this recall is 17C12.

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Monday, 11 September 2017 01:30

BMW Recalls Motorcycles for Bad Bolts

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling 3,368 2014-17 R NINE T motorcycles.
The bolts that connect the right-side swing arm pivot pin to the frame may loosen.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will remove the pivot pin bolts, clean, and re-install them with the proper torque after applying a thread locking adhesive, free of charge.
The recall is expected to begin Oct. 9.

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Mitsubishi Motors North America Inc. (MMNA) is recalling 100,082 2007-13 Outlander vehicles.
In the affected vehicles, water may drop between the hood and the windshield and leak into the wiper motor breathing hole. The water may cause internal corrosion of the windshield wiper motor and the possible failure of the motor.
MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper motor, free of charge. The recall began July 28. 
MMNA's number for this recall is SR-17-003.
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Thursday, 03 August 2017 20:40

BMW Recalls Motorcycles

BMW of North America LLC (BMW) is recalling 14,626 2014-17 BMW R1200GS and BMW R1200GS Adventure motorcycles.
The motorcycle fixed fork tube may separate from the pressed in seal plug that secures the tube to the upper triple clamp.
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will add an additional fixed fork tube bush. A fork that is sufficiently damaged will be replaced with a modified new part.
The recall is expected to begin Sept. 1.

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Wednesday, 02 August 2017 22:37

GM Recalls Vehicles for Airbag Update

General Motors LLC is recalling 40,638 model year 2014-16 Buick Lacrosse and Chevrolet Spark EV, Caprice PPV and SS vehicles; 2014-17 Buick Encore and Chevrolet Corvette, Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles; 2015-16 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Tahoe, Trax, Suburban and Silverado 2500 and 3500 and GMC Yukon and Yukon XL vehicles, and 2015-17 GMC Sierra HD 2500 and 3500 vehicles.
While being previously remedied for another recall (16V-651), the affected vehicles may not have received the complete software update necessary to remedy the recall condition. Without the update, certain driving conditions may cause the air bag sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) software to activate a diagnostic test. During this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the SDM software. Vehicles that have had a previous air bag deployment will have the SDM replaced.
The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. GM's number for this recall is 17287.

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Tuesday, 01 August 2017 00:31

Mazda Recalls Vehicles for Airbags

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling 205,377 2009-11 Mazda6, and 2007-11 CX-7 and CX-9 vehicles.
These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.
Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall was expected to begin July 24.
Mazda's number for this recall is 1317F. This recall supersedes recall 16V356 and all vehicles that were not remedied under that campaign are now covered by this one.

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