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General Motors isn't the only automaker with the issue

General Motors isn't the only automaker with ignition switch problems. Chrysler is fighting it too and is now announcing a recall of 695,957 examples worldwide.

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Covers 360,000 Nissan Versa small sedans and hatchbacks

The U.S. government's road safety agency is investigating complaints that a trim panel can cause unwanted acceleration in Nissan Versa small cars.

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8.2 million of the total are related to ignition problem

General Motors today announced a truly massive recall covering some 8.4 million vehicles in North America.

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General Motors has now recalled over 15 million cars worldwide this year due to various issues

General Motors has announced another set of recalls, covering some 2.42 million cars in the United States. For those keeping track, The General has now recalled over 15 million cars worldwide this year due to various issues.

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Repairs will cost GM approximately $300 million in the first quarter

General Motors is recalling nearly 1.2 million SUVs for defective side air bags, as well as another 364,000 vehicles for separate problems.

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Fuel pump covers pose a fire risk

Honda Motor Co. is recalling 886,815 Odyssey minivans in the U.S. because a fuel pump cover can deteriorate and cause a fuel leak.

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Software glitch could cause vehicles to stall

Toyota is recalling 1.9 million hybrid Prius cars globally for a software glitch that could cause the vehicle to stall.

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Almost 3 million vehicles are affected

TOKYO (AP) - Toyota Motor Corp. is recalling 2.77 million vehicles around the world for a water pump problem and a steering shaft defect that may result in faulty steering - the latest in a spate of quality woes for Japan's top automaker.

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Wires can overheat and melt, knocking out headlights

DETROIT (AP) - Honda says it is recalling more than 820,000 Civic compact cars and Pilot SUVs because the headlights can fail.

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Leaks could potentially cause engine fires

DETROIT -- Honda is recalling 600,000 Accord midsize cars in the U.S. and Canada to fix a faulty power steering hose that can leak fluid and cause a fire.

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Last year was a big one for recalls. According to The New York Times, 2010 served up a record number of voluntary recalls from automakers. A total of 14.9 million vehicles were ushered back to dealerships for repairs that were not part of a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration investigation. The figure is up 8.5 million vehicles from 2009. That doesn't necessarily mean that the repairs were made out of the goodness of automakers' hearts, of course. When a manufacturer learns of

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Mitsubishi Evo X - Click above for high-res image gallery

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2009 Nissan Cube – click above for hi-res image gallery

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