Recalls

RecallsA Recall for ZF
What has nine speeds and must be recalled? Around half-a-million vehicles equipped with a ZF gearbox! Previously, only some Fiat Chrysler Automobiles models were involved; now, the recall has been expanded to cover a large array of vehicles fitted with this transmission. According to the German parts manufacturer, vehicles from …
RecallsAston Martin Recalls Cars for Door Lock Issues
Do you know someone who owns an Aston Martin? If you do, consider yourself lucky and ask for a ride; these are exceptional machines that deserve to be enjoyed. However, Transport Canada just published a warning for the locks and the door mechanism. On every single DB9 produced between 2009 …
RecallsYet Another Recall for the Porsche 918 Spyder
The Porsche 918 Spyder has been recalled on several occasions since its launch. It never had any major problems, but the German manufacturer preferred not to take any chances and contacted every single owner of the supercar, asking them to bring them in for repairs. The first recall was about …
RecallsTakata Recall: Another 12 Million Vehicles Added to the List
Here's yet another chapter in the Takata airbag scandal: no less than 12 million vehicles have been added to the recalled vehicles list. In case you weren’t aware, many manufacturers were contracting Takata to manufacture their airbags. During the process, Takata used a chemical that degrade over time. In an …
RecallsDouble Recall for the Fiat 500 and Jeep Wrangler
Here is an interesting double recall from FCA: globally, 41 000 units of the Fiat 500 and about half a million Jeep Wranglers need to go back to the shop to be potentially repaired. Let’s start with the Fiats. On the 500 city car produced between 2012 and 2016, a …
Recalls3500 Subarus Recalled for Steering Problems
The 2016-2017 Subaru Legacy and Outback are now the target of a recall: Transport Canada recently published a warning about those vehicles. On some of these, parts of the steering column might be defective. This could cause the car to lose its steering capabilities, which is a safety risk if …
RecallsTakata Airbag Recall: Another 40 Million Cars Added to the List
Takata just announced that between 35 and 40 million cars had to be added to the recall list. The total number now hovers around 69 million units… Every single airbag made by Takata has to be recalled. For now, the side-impact and rear airbags aren’t affected. This means that there …
RecallsTesla Must Recall The Model X
Bad news for Tesla: a few short weeks after starting to deliver its much-awaited Model X SUV, the Californian manufacturer will have to recall pretty much every single SUV they sold. Every Model X built between September 2015 and March 26, 2016 were built with a defect in the third …
RecallsMore BMWs Affected by Takata Recall
We haven’t talked about it for a few weeks now, but the Takata airbag scandal isn’t done yet: more than 104,000 vehicles from BMW have been added to the long casualty list in Canada. As a reminder, the problem is located in the airbag’s inflator. In the affected vehicles, said …
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