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Toyota recalls over 300,000 Tacoma Access Cab Vehicles because Seat Belt Screws may Loosen over time

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – Toyota is recalling certain model year 2005-2010 Tacoma Access Cab vehicles manufactured September 14th, 2004, through March 29th, 2010; and model year 2011 Tacoma Access Cab vehicles manufactured July 1st, 2010, through September 7th, 2011.

2010 Tacoma Access Cab

2010 Tacoma Access Cab

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Tennessee Highway Patrol encourages Back To School Safety

 

The Tennessee Highway PatrolNashville, TN – Tennessee Highway Patrol Colonel Tracy Trott is reminding motorists to exercise an abundance of caution in neighborhoods and around school zones during the upcoming 2013-2014 school year. State Troopers will target speeders, distracted drivers and those who disregard stopped school buses that are loading and unloading children.

State Troopers issued 5,247 citations in school zones during the 2012-2013 school year. That’s up from 3,856 citations issued in 2011-12. Last year’s citations included 759 speeding violations and two citations for passing a stopped school bus.

School Kids getting on a bus.

School Kids getting on a bus.

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Chrysler recalls over 200,000 Vehicles due to software error that can possibly cause wrong Airbag to Deploy

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2013 Town & Country, Dodge Grand Caravan, and RAM C/V Tradesman vehicles manufactured May 10th, 2012, through June 7th, 2013.

A software error may result in the opposite side airbags deploying from the collision point (a left side impact would deploy the right side airbags and vice versa).

2013 Dodge Grand Caravan is one of the vehicles included in this recall.

2013 Dodge Grand Caravan is one of the vehicles included in this recall.

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Chrysler recalls over 400,000 vehicles due to Head Restraints possibly not deploying during Rear Impact

 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration - NHTSAWashington, D.C. – Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2011-2013 Sebring and 200 vehicles manufactured June 28th, 2011, through December 13th, 2012; model year 2011-2013 Dodge Avenger vehicles manufactured June 25th, 2011, through January 14th, 2013; model year 2011-2012 Dodge Nitro vehicles manufactured June 17th, 2011, through December 15th, 2011; and model year 2011-2012 Jeep Liberty vehicles manufactured June 17th, 2011, through August 15th, 2012.

Electrical over-stress of a resistor in the occupant restraint control module may lead to the non-deployment of the active head restraints during a rear impact collision.

The 2013 Chrysler 200 is one of the vehicles being recalled.

The 2013 Chrysler 200 is one of the vehicles being recalled.

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Honda recalls over 140,000 Honda Fits due to possible Window Switch Overheating that could cause a Fire

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Honda is re-recalling certain model year 2007-2008 Fit vehicles covered under previous recall 10V-033. The remedy applied in this earlier recall may have been insufficient.

In the affected vehicles, over time, the plastic cover may separate from the master power window switch allowing water to enter the driver’s window and reach the master power window switch. If the master power window switch is damaged as a result of the water intrusion, overheating and failure of the switch may result.

2007-2008 Honda Fit recalled.

2007-2008 Honda Fit recalled.

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Chrysler recalls over 1.5 million Vehicles due to possible Fuel Tank Failure that may result in a Fire

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 1993-1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles.

The fuel tanks in these vehicles are at risk of failure and leakage in certain rear impacts.

2002 Jeep Liberty

2002 Jeep Liberty

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General Motors recalls nearly 200,000 vehicles due to possible Short Circuit that could lead to a Fire

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – General Motors (GM) is recalling certain model year 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXT and GMC Envoy XL and 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Buick Rainier, SAAB 9-7X, and Isuzu Ascender vehicles.

Fluid may enter the driver’s door module, causing corrosion that could result in a short in the circuit board.

2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer is one of the models being recalled.

2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer is one of the models being recalled.

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Chrysler recalls over 180,000 Jeep Wrangler vehicles due to possible loss of Transmission Function

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Chrysler Group LLC (Chrysler) is recalling certain model year 2012-2013 Jeep Wrangler vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and an automatic transmission and manufactured January 23rd, 2011, through February 23rd, 2013.

The power steering line may contact and wear a hole in the transmission oil cooler line resulting in a loss of transmission fluid.

2012 Jeep Wrangler

2012 Jeep Wrangler

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Kia recalls over 600,000 vehicles due to stop lights failing to illuminate, inability to disengage cruise control

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Kia Motors Corporation (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 Rondo and Sportage, model year 2007-2011 Sorento, model year 2007 Sedona, model year 2010-2011 Soul, and model year 2011 Optima vehicles.

The stop lamp switch in the affected vehicles may malfunction.

2011 Kia Sorento is one of the vehicles being recalled.

2011 Kia Sorento is one of the vehicles being recalled.

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Honda recalls nearly 200,000 vehicles due to possible Inadvertent Application of Brakes

 

National Highway Traffic Safety AdministrationWashington, D.C. – Honda is recalling certain model year 2005 Pilot vehicles manufactured July 29th, 2004, through August 29th, 2005; model year 2005-2006 Acura MDX vehicles manufactured September 16th, 2004, through September 22nd, 2005; and model year 2005 Acura RL vehicles manufactured March 1st, 2004, through June 29th, 2005.

An electrical capacitor may have been damaged during the manufacturing of the Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) control module causing intermittent, automatic, minor brake application.

2005 Acura MDX

2005 Acura MDX

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