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    Recalls: 2013 Ford Escape recalled for third time, again for fire risk [UPDATE]

    Oh dear. As if the previous two recalls weren't bad enough, the brand new 2013 Ford Escape is under fire yet again for, well, fire. Or at least the potential for it. According to The Detroit News, 7,600 Escape models – 6,150 of which are in the United States – equipped with the ...

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    Report: NHTSA probing Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 models over safety concerns

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened up investigations into more than 335,000 Chrysler Group vehicles, following reports of fires in Jeep Grand Cherokee models and rear wheel failures in the Dodge Ram 1500. According to documents posted to the NHTSA website, 106,803 Grand ...

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    Recalls: Chevy Cruze recalled for potential fire down below

    No, General Motors is not recalling the Chevrolet Cruze because DVD copies of Steven Seagal's seminal 1997 hit Fire Down Below were left in the trunk of every car that's been sold. If wishing made it so. Rather, the Cruze has been recalled to modify the engine shield that's located under the ...

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    Report: NHTSA investigating Mini Cooper S over engine fires

    Mini and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have announced an investigation into certain Cooper S models after reports of engine fires on at least 12 vehicles, five of which resulted in a total loss. Interestingly enough, Bloomberg reports that in eight of those cases, the fires ...

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    GM recalling 1.4 million passenger cars over potential engine fires

    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has just announced a major recall covering nearly 1.5 million General Motors passenger cars from the late 90's and early 2000s. The recall affects various Buick, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac models equipped with normally aspirated versions of ...

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    NHTSA investigating 2.7 million GM vehicles over engine fires

    Way back in February, the NHTSA began investigating certain full-size trucks and SUVs from General Motors for the possibility of their engines spontaneously combusting, even when the ignition key is in the 'off' position. At that time, the investigation covered some 423,000 vehicles, and GM seemed ...

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    Ford says parts for cruise control recall delayed

    Hang on just a little longer if you've got a Ford with the self-immolating cruise control option. Since the recall was announced in August, there's been a run on service departments, leading to a shortage of fused wiring harnesses for the passenger cars involved in the effort. The SUVs and pickups ...

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    GM to recall over 38,000 SUVs, trucks to prevent potential engine fires

    General Motors, per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) instructions, is recalling over 38,000 of its SUVs and trucks due to a possible fuel leak within the engine compartment. Recalled vehicles include the 2004 Chevrolet Avalanche and 2004-2006 Avalanche 1500; 2006 ...


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