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    Report: US House committee will probe GM recall
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    The public inquiry into the General Motors recall of roughly 1.6 million vehicles continues to broaden, and the US House Energy and Commerce Committee is planning a hearing to investigate GM's reaction to the problem. A date for the questioning hasn't been set yet, but it's expected to include ...

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    Recalls: 2014 Toyota Highlander recalled over seatbelt anchors
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    Toyota has announced a small recall of its redesigned, 2014 Highlander over issues with one of its seat belts. The affected vehicles, which were built from November 20, 2013 to January 18, 2014, could have a seatbelt assembly in the middle seat of the third row that wasn't properly secured to a ...

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    Report: GM bankruptcy terms may limit liability in ignition-related recall lawsuits
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    General Motors is facing an investigation from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration over its handling of a recall affecting roughly 1.6 million cars, but the automaker may have found a legal shield from possible future consumer lawsuits. The solution hinges on the old, ...

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    Report: GM's got 107 problems and NHTSA's No. 1
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    General Motors' problems with its recall of roughly 1.6-million vehicles continue to mount. Now that it has emerged that GM knew about the problem since at least 2004 but waited to recall vehicles until February 2014, regulators at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have begun a ...

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    Recalls: 2014 Ram Promaster recalled over brake hoses
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    It's barely been a year since Chrysler brought the Fiat Ducato over to these United States as the Ram Promaster, but already it's being subjected to its second recall – both of them revolving around essential controls that are critical to the vehicle's operation. The first came less than a ...

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    Followup: GM facing federal investigation into timeliness of deadly ignition recall
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    Thirteen motorists are dead, and federal safety regulators want to know why. On Wednesday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced it would investigate why General Motors delayed a recall of more than 1.37 million vehicles when it knew a defect existed for as long as a ...

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    Report: GM tells NHTSA pickup truck electronic glitch is 'inconsequential'
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    General Motors has been enduring some serious problems with recalls recently, and it is hoping to avoid launching another major safety campaign. 200,921 2014 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra pickups are under the microscope due to a rare problem with their instruments, an issue GM calls calls ...

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    Recalls: 2013 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport models with leather seats recalled over airbag fears
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    Mitsubishi is recalling 733 of its 2013 Outlander Sports that were fitted with leather seat covers due to problems with the seat-mounted airbags. Apparently, the wiring for the airbags may have been routed incorrectly when the seat covers were installed at the port. According to the National ...

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    Recalls: Nissan recalling 2012-14 Frontier pickups over fire risk
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    Nissan is recalling its Frontier pickup over fire concerns, according to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration bulletin. A total of 13,535 vehicles are being recalled, all from the 2012 to 2014 model years, built between November 28, 2012 and December 27, 2013. The NHTSA report states ...

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    Report: Chrysler extends fuel tank warranties on LX cars, NHTSA ends probe
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ended its investigation of 153,817, 5.7-liter and 6.1-liter Hemi V8-powered 2006 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger and Dodge Magnum models after reports of stalling. Chrysler has responded by granting a lifetime warranty on the fuel tanks for these ...

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    Report: Feds investigating 2010-11 Mazda CX-9 CUVs over braking issues
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating 62,000, 2010-2011 Mazda CX-9 models over brake problems. The government safety watchdog says it has received seven complaints of an observed loss of power braking power to stop the crossover, according to the The Detroit ...

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    Official: NHTSA mandates mailing labels to curb recall notices looking like junk mail
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that it will require manufacturers to use new labels on recall notification mailings, as of February 18. In an effort to draw a clear distinction between a recall notice and a piece of junk mail, the very clear (though rather ...

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    Report: Toyota nearing $1B settlement of unintended acceleration criminal probe
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    According to those all-too-nebulous "people familiar with the matter," Toyota is close to a settlement with the US federal government to end a criminal probe over its long-running unintended acceleration fiasco. Though Toyota has never admitted guilt, the deal could reportedly crest a billion ...

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    Report: NHTSA closes Ford F-Series Super Duty steering probe without recall
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's investigation into 2008 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty pickups, which was originally opened last year, has now ended without a recall. NHTSA was looking into steering failures on some 336,000 trucks. The issue rested with the steering gear - ...

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    Report: Toyota issues stop sale on 6 key models over seat fabrics; recall possible? [UPDATE]
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    Toyota has issued a stop-sale order on six of its core models due to concerns about the flammability of certain seat fabrics. The issue rests not with the cloth and leather covers themselves, but with a piece of seat heater beneath them that fails to meet US Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards ...

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    Recalls: Ford recalls select Explorer, E-Series vans
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    Just a few days ago we brought you news that Ford had issued a recall on 28,000 units of the Edge crossover for problems related to the fuel line. But now the Blue Oval has issued recall notices on two more of its larger vehicles. The first relates to the Explorer, 395 examples of which from the ...

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    Followup: NHTSA closes book on Jeep 'trailer hitch' recall after all
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    After much debating and hand-wringing, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration now says it has "no reservations" with Chrysler's plan to recall certain Jeep Liberty and Grand Cherokee models over concerns that their fuel tanks, which are located behind the rear axle, could rupture or ...

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    Recalls: Ford calling in 28k Edge crossovers over fuel line leak
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    A problem with the fuel line on certain examples of the Ford Edge has prompted the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to issue a recall. The issue revolves around the metal housing on the fuel line pulse damper, which was apparently improperly manufactured in the first place and is ...

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    Followup: NHTSA upgrading Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango headliner fire probe
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    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation into headliner fires experienced by a small number of Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango owners has been upgraded to an engineering analysis, the step before the initiation of a recall. In August last year the investigation began ...

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    Recalls: Tesla recalling 29,000 Model S wall chargers to prevent overheating
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    Tesla's big wall charger adapter replacement program is about to get a lot bigger. For one thing, the replacement has become an official recall. Secondly, the number of affected adapters is higher than expected: 29,222 units. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration officially ...

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