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Porsche and Volkswagen Recall Unsafe Airbags

Affected are 2016-2017 Porsche 911 and Boxster, 2016 Cayman and Panamera, as well as 2015-2016 VW Tiguan and CC vehicles. Continue reading

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FCA Recalls Jeep Wrangler for Defective Airbags

Under certain crash conditions, rotation of the headlamp can cause the sensor wiring to separate from the front impact sensor. Continue reading

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More Airbag Recalls from BMW, Toyota and Volvo

Only at BMW is the supplier Takata responsible for once again defective welds on its PSDI-X inflator. The Toyota recall involves Chinese supplier ARC Qing Hua (Xian) Automotive Company. Volvo did not name the supplier. Continue reading

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Volkswagen Recalls 420,000 Cars, SUVs for Bad Airbags

The fix for this safety recall is still under development even though the first field reports of the defect appeared in 2011. NHTSA’s Office of Defects Investigation has received nine reports from consumers alleging steering wheel clock spring/steering column control module (SCCM) failures in 2012 Volkswagen Passat and CC models. NHTSA opened an investigation last March after VW internal reviews said “low failure rate detected and no impact on vehicle safety” was found at a 2012 meeting. Continue reading

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Takata Airbag Recall on 3.3 Million BMW, Honda, Mazda, Nissan and Toyota Cars

While an airbag is a safety device, its explosion if not properly controlled can be deadly. Japanese supplier Takata is recalling more than 3 million vehicles globally because its airbags when deployed can send metal fragments – shrapnel – into a car’s interior striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants. Continue reading

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