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Jeep recall over fire hazard being delayed for reasons unknown

Jeep recall over fire hazard being delayed for reasons unknown

Earlier this year, Chrysler agreed to recall over a million Jeeps due to a fire hazard that has, to date, claimed a few dozen lives. Such a recall came after the auto maker originally rejected a recall proposal by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, having stated at that time that the pegged vehicles were "safe and not defective." For reasons unknown, the recall has not taken place despite several months having passed.

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Nissan recalls 153,000 SUVs over braking issues

Nissan recalls 153,000 SUVs over braking issues

Following yesterday's Hyundai Genesis recall, another auto maker has recalled some of its vehicles over braking problems, this time around being Nissan. About 153,000 of the maker's SUVs are being recalled, according to the NHTSA, with many of them being the new 2013 and 2014 Pathfinders. Suzuki has also recalled about 210,000 motorcycles over braking issues.

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Hyundai Genesis recall expanded from US into South Korea

Hyundai Genesis recall expanded from US into South Korea

Yesterday, Hyundai revealed that it had recalled about 27,500 of its Genesis sedans, something related to a brake problem it had already been working to fix. The NHTSA had opened a preliminary investigation into the matter following several reports of brake problems and crashes, something that ultimately prompted the recall of the rest of the cars.

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Hyundai Genesis recalled over brake problems

Hyundai Genesis recalled over brake problems

Hyundai has revealed that it will be recalling approximately 27,500 of its Genesis vehicles, all of which are located in the United States and fall in model years between 2009 and 2012. The reason involves problems with the braking system, with the auto maker needing to potentially add more brake fluid and an anti-corrosive additive.

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Toyota issues recall on 885,000 cars including the Camry

Toyota issues recall on 885,000 cars including the Camry

Toyota is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in the world and counts the United States as one of its key markets. The Toyota Camry is the best-selling car in the US making it incredibly important for Toyota. Toyota has announced that it has issued a recall on 885,000 vehicles including its popular Camry.

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Toyota and Nissan announce recalls over rollaway risk and sensor issues

Toyota and Nissan announce recalls over rollaway risk and sensor issues

Both Toyota and Nissan have issued recalls for select models they offer, with Toyota recalling a tad under 700,000 Sienna minivans and Nissan recalling over 900,000 models. In Nissan's case, some of its cars are experiencing problems with an accelerator sensor that could fail, causing the car to stall. Toyota's Sienna minivans, meanwhile, have an issue with a shift lever making a rollaway situation possible.

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Toyota issues major recall of 369,000 vehicles globally

Toyota issues major recall of 369,000 vehicles globally

Toyota has issued a massive recall this week covering a total of 369,000 vehicles. The recall covers two different groups of vehicles for separate reasons. About 200,000 vehicles have been recalled around the world because of a problem with their hybrid powertrain systems.

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Chevrolet Cruze recall hits 293,000 due to braking issue

Chevrolet Cruze recall hits 293,000 due to braking issue

General Motors has revealed that it will recall of 293,000 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles due to issues with braking, something that has resulted in more than two dozen crashes, thankfully all without injury. This follows a previous GM recall earlier this summer for nearly 200,000 SUVs over a fire risk, and another back in May of 38,000 hybrids for the same reason.

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Chrysler recalls nearly half a million vehicles over head restraint issue

Chrysler recalls nearly half a million vehicles over head restraint issue

Chrysler recalled a handful of different vehicles totaling almost 500,000 vehicles due to an active head restraint issue that could cause it to not work properly due to a potentially faulty microcontroller. The head rests are meant to move forward during a car accident, but the issue could prevent that from happening as it should.

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Best Buy issues Macbook Pro battery recall over fire hazard

Best Buy issues Macbook Pro battery recall over fire hazard

Third-party batteries may be a cheaper alternative than going the official route, but they're not always the best route to take when it comes to powering your expensive hardware. Such is the case with a batch of ATG replacement batteries for the Macbook Pro, which Best Buy is recalling due to a risk of catching on fire. The batteries are also being sold at Partstore.com.

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Chrysler recalls 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys after initial refusal

Chrysler recalls 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Libertys after initial refusal

On June 4, Chrysler caught public attention by refusing to recall 2.7 million Jeep Grand Cherokees and Jeep Libertys after the NHTSA requested the auto maker issue a recall over potential fires in rear-end collisions. Chrysler refused, stating that the NHTSA's conclusions were "based on an incomplete analysis" of the information. The manufacturer was given until today to make a decision, and rather than face possible court time and bad PR, it had elected to recall the Jeeps.

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Toyota recalls Prius and Lexus hybrids over brake issues

Toyota recalls Prius and Lexus hybrids over brake issues

There's been quite a few recalls throughout the past year, and Toyota isn't new to them at all, as today's recall is the company's third major one in under a year. Toyota is recalling 242,000 Prius hybrids, as well as hybrids from the car maker's Lexus division, specifically the HS hybrid. The problem seems to be with the brakes, with drivers reporting that they're having to apply more pressure to the brake pedal in order to stop safely.

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