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40Nissan Recalls 841,000 Vehicles

Steering wheels can potentially stop working

Nissan Motor Corp has announced they are voluntarily recalling over a three-quarters of a million vehicles worldwide for steering wheel issues. The No. 2 Japanese automaker will recall 841,000 vehicles worldwide, include the Micra compact car and the Cube.

77Toyota recalling 670k Prius models in US, 2.77 million vehicles worldwide [UPDATE]

Automotive News reports Toyota is recalling a total of 2.77 million vehicles worldwide for faulty water pumps and steering system issues. A total of 670,000 of those are 2004-2009 Prius hybrids sold in the US. Those vehicles are headed back to the dealer, where technicians will inspect the intermediate shaft in the steering column for deformed splines and replace the shaft if necessary. Around 350,000 of those same models will also be inspected for a faulty electric water pump. In some cases, th

37Report: Toyota fixed faulty steering arms for over a decade before recall

As investigations into how Toyota handled faulty steering relay rods in the company's pickup trucks and SUVs continue, critics suggest that it's quickly becoming clear that the company has mishandled repair and recall efforts. According to a USA Today article, Toyota had repaired vehicles with the defect for over 11 years in the U.S. before deciding to initiate a recall in Japan, and a recall for the 977,000 affected American vehicles didn't occur until one year later.

63Video: What the recalled Lexus LS steering wheel defect looks like

2010 Lexus LS steering fault – Click above to watch video after the jump

64GM recalls 1.3 million Cobalts, G5s for power steering problem

2010 Chevrolet Cobalt XFE – Click above for high-res image gallery

49NHTSA reportedly investigating Chevrolet Cobalt power steering failures

2008 Chevrolet Cobalt SS Turbo - Click above for high-res image gallery

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