Both Chrysler and Volvo have announced fairly sizeable recalls. Chrysler is bringing a total of 26,397 cars, trucks and vans back to dealers to replace a faulty power steering line the company says could cause an engine fire. The hoses have been found to separate from the crimped end thanks to a change in the type of materials used in the hose's manufacturing process. The Detroit News reports that as of right now, Chrysler isn't aware of any accidents or injuries that have arisen as a result of the problem. The recall covers the 2010 Chrysler Sebring and 300 as well as the Dodge Charger, Challenger, Avenger and Journey as well as the 2011 Ram.
Meanwhile, Volvo is recalling 9,746 vehicles due to faulty airbags. Certain 2010-2011 S80, XC60, XC70 and V70 models have been found to have faulty wiring connectors attached to the clock spring in the driver side steering wheel. That fault may cause the vehicle's airbag to fail to deploy properly. Workers will repair the problem with a metal shim.
[Source: The Detroit News]