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    Followup: 2015 Chevy Colorado, GMC Canyon airbag problem causes recall
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    The recall affects 2,432 vehicles, though only 138 had actually reached consumers. General Motors quickly fixed an airbag-wiring problem with the 2015 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon, but is still conducting a small recall to repair the midsize trucks that are launching this fall. The ...

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    Recalls: Acura recalling 43k MDX and RLX models over seatbelt issue
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    If you've ever lived in a wintery climate, you may have noticed something strange: no, not the perilously enticing sparkle of cold metal in the sunlight or the way your warm breath suddenly becomes visible in the frigid air, but the way your seatbelt seems increasingly reluctant to retract as the ...

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    Report: GM ignition-switch recall death toll rises to 27
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    When General Motors began addressing the ignition switch debacle earlier this year, it estimated that 13 people had died due to its negligence in replacing the faulty component. That figure, however, has more than doubled by now. According to Bloomberg, Kenneth Feinberg – the attorney whom ...

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    Recalls: 2015 Mercedes C-Class recalled over steering issue
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    This probably isn't the start Mercedes-Benz execs in Stuttgart were hoping for with the launch of the critically praised 2015 C-Class. The company is recalling 10,500 examples of the US-market sedan because the steering wheels squeak and won't turn, The Detroit News reports. Mercedes is blaming ...

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    Recalls: Mitsubishi recalling 166k cars, crossovers over stall risk
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    Mitsubishi is recalling 165,923 vehicles in the US because it's possible for the drive belt to detach from their engines, potentially causing a stall. Specifically, the campaign covers 2008-2011 model-year examples of the Lancer, Lancer Evolution (pictured above) and Outlander as well as the ...

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    Recalls: Nissan recalls over 220k Altima sedans over hoods that could fly open
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    Nissan will be recalling 220,000 Altima sedans, according to a new recall bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Apparently, model year 2013 Altimas built between March 6, 2012 and February 28, 2013 are at risk of their hoods flying open at speed. According to NHTSA, ...

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    Recalls: Ram recalling over 43k Promaster and C/V Tradesman vans for separate issues
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    Ram has announced that it will be recalling over 43,000 vehicles as part of a pair of campaigns targeting its two main cargo haulers, the ProMaster and C/V Tradesman. In the case of its newer offering, the 2014 ProMaster, 21,470 vehicles are being recalled so that Ram dealers can replace the ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler calling in 1,912 Vipers over airbag sensors
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    A recall of less than 2,000 units wouldn't ordinarily factor on our radar screens. But then the Viper is no ordinary car. Chrysler has announced that it has discovered a problem with the sensor that is tasked with determining the seat position on SRT Vipers covering the 2013 and 2014 model years ...

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    Recalls: GM recalls 61k more vehicles in three campaigns
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    Following a stop-delivery order for its new midsize trucks and a rash of recent recalls, General Motors is issuing three more campaigns covering 60,575 vehicles in North America with 57,182 of them in the US. As of October 1, the automaker has issued a total of 74 recalls (see the ridiculously ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 524k vehicles over hood latches and toe link nuts
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    Just hours after confirming to Autoblog its intention to recall 97,540 vehicles in the US (117,651 in North America) for a possible manufacturing defect in the chassis control module of several models, General Motors is issuing two more campaigns that affect another 379,401 units in the US ...

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    Report: Cadillac recalls 17,500 SRX CUVs in Canada
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    When reporting on recalls, Autoblog generally tries to focus on the US market. However, a recent campaign in Canada seems important enough to be worth mentioning because it could eventually affect American drivers. General Motors is repairing 17,481 Canadian examples of the Cadillac SRX from the ...

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    Recalls: GM recalling 117,000 sedans, crossovers, SUVs, pickups and vans
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    General Motors has issued a stop-sale to dealers and has notified the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration of its intention to recall 117,000 vehicles in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Of those vehicles, only 4,500 are at dealerships. The affected vehicles include the ...

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    Recalls: Mitsubishi recalling i-MiEV models for brake problem
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    Mitsubishi is issuing a recall for the 2010-2014 i-MiEV that affects 1,810 units of the little electric car, because it's possible for the brake vacuum pump to stop working. If this happens, the result would be longer stopping distances, according to the company. The affected models were built ...

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    Recalls: Harley recalls 107,000 motorcycles due to clutch problem
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    Harley-Davidson is getting in on the recall chorus this year, announcing a six-figure callback of its Touring and CVO lines of cruisers. 105,746 Electra Glide Ultra Classic, Ultra Limited, Police Electra Glide, Street Glide Special, Street Glide, Tri Glide Ultra, CVO Limited, CVO Road King, CVO ...

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    Recalls: Toyota recalls 690,000 Tacoma trucks for rusty leaf springs, fire risk
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    Toyota has announced that it will be issuing a recall of 690,000 Tacoma pickups from model years 2005 through 2011. The affected vehicles include both the four-wheel-drive model and the two-wheel-drive PreRunner (but not the standard 4x2 pickups), which may have a rather serious problem with ...

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    Report: Takata airbag recall may soon embroil GM
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    When it comes to recalls, two companies have taken up the bulk of the news lately. One is General Motors, which has been cleaning house in the wake of the ignition switch debacle. The other is Takata, an airbag manufacturer that supplies some of the biggest names in the business. But now those ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalling 850,000 cars and SUVs for airbag issues
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    Ford has announced a major recall of 850,000 vehicles from model years 2013 and 2014 due to a problem with the "restraints control module." According to Ford, a short circuit could develop in the module, causing the airbag warning light to illuminate. In more severe cases, dependent on where the ...

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    Recalls: Chrysler recalls 350k vehicles over ignition switches
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    Chrysler has announced a recall covering 349,442 vehicles due to ignition switches that can either become stuck or move without warning. All of the affected vehicles are from the 2008 model year, and were built before May 12, 2008. The automaker has learned that ignition keys on some vehicles ...

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    Recalls: Ferrari recalls 458 Italia because its trunk is a dangerous place to stow kids
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    Ferrari is recalling 3,000 458 Italia and Spider models and, believe it or not, it's not because they may catch fire. Nope, instead, the issue focuses on anyone that's unfortunate enough to become trapped in the Ferrari's perilously small frunk (front-mounted trunk). Apparently, should someone ...

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    Recalls: GM recalls Chevy Impala, Cadillac XTS for braking problem
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    Back in April, General Motors launched an investigation into braking issues affecting the 2014 Chevy Impala. Now there's a recall of both the Impala and the Cadillac XTS with which it shares its Epsilon II platform. The issue apparently revolves around the electronic parking brake, which may not ...

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