The 2007-’11 BMW X5 Among Vehicles Recalled for Defective Takata Airbags

    WASHINGTON — BMW of North America is recalling 91,806 SUVs for defective Takata front-passenger airbag inflators, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The vehicles are: 2008-’11 BMW X6 xDrive35i 2008-’11 BMW X6 xDrive50i 2008-’11 BMW X6 M 2010-’11 BMW X6 ActiveHybrid 2007-’11 BMW X5 xDrive30i 2007-’11 BMW X5 XDrive35i 2007-’11 BMW X5 xDrive48i […]

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    For Defective Airbags, 2005-’06 Ford GT Added to Takata Recall

    Ford spokeswoman Elizabeth Weigandt told Edmunds the Ford GT was omitted inadvertently in the original announcement about the expanded recall. DEARBORN, Michigan — The 2005-’06 Ford GT coupe has been added to Ford’s recall of 1.9 million vehicles for defective Takata front-passenger airbag inflators, Ford said on Thursday. The recall affects about 3,500 older-model GTs. […]

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    Subaru Recalled 383,101 Vehicles in Expanded Takata Airbag Recall

    The vehicles are: 2003-’04 Subaru Legacy 2003-’04 Subaru Outback 2009-’11 Subaru Legacy 2009-’11 Subaru Outback 2009-’11 Subaru Forester 2006-’11 Subaru Impreza 2006-’11 Subaru Tribeca 2003-’06 Subaru Baja WASHINGTON — Subaru of America is recalling 383,101 vehicles to replace defective Takata front-passenger inflators in three new campaigns, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced on Friday. […]

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    Expanded Takata Airbag Recall Included 2006-’07 Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Evolution

    “In the event of a crash necessitating airbag deployment, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling,” said NHTSA in its recall summary. “An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.” WASHINGTON — Mitsubishi Motors […]

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    2016 Volvo XC90 Recalled for Sunroof Problem

    “The sunroofs on the affected vehicles have a switch on the overhead console that may not be adequately recessed to prevent the switch from being unintentionally pressed,” NHTSA said in its recall summary. “If the switch is unintentionally pressed and the sunroof panel closes, there is an increased risk of occupant injury.” WASHINGTON — Volvo […]

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    Expanded Takata Airbag Recall Included 731,628 Mazdas

    The vehicles include: 2004-’11 Mazda RX-8 2004-’06 Mazda MPV 2003-’11 Mazda 6 2006-’07 Mazdaspeed 6 2007-’11 Mazda CX-7 2007-’11 Mazda CX-9 WASHINGTON — Mazda North American Operations added 731,628 vehicles to an expanded Takata airbag recall, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Friday. “In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the […]

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    Software-Related Vehicle Safety Recalls on the Rise, Study Says

    SafetyIQ, an online application developed by J.D. Power that integrates National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data with the research firm’s own automotive data, shows that software-related formal complaints by consumers so far in 2016 are at least on par with this time last year.  Software-related vehicle safety recalls are on the rise, according to a […]