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53,000 Acura TL Sedans Recalled for Power Steering Problems

Honda is recalling nearly 53,000 Acura TL cars for possible problems with their power steering systems. The recall affects TL sedans from model years 2007 and 2008, although no accidents or injuries have been reported. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some TLs may have problems with a hose that’s part of the power steering system. “Over time the hose could deteriorate, potentially causing a leak,” reports Left Lane News. “Honda warns that a leak could ... continue reading»

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119,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 Models Recalled

Chrysler Group announced that it’s recalling more than 119,000 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 cars from model years 2011 and 2012 for potential problems with anti-lock brakes and electronic stability control. An electrical glitch could cause these systems to fail, which could mean that electronic vehicle control aids won’t work. According to a Chrysler Group press release, a plastic piece that surrounds an electrical fuse could become deformed due to temperature changes. This could interfere with the ... continue reading»

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Gas Prices Continue to Decline

Though gas prices are still fairly high, analysts say that most locations in the U.S. are likely to see lower gas prices for the rest of the summer. Prices at the pump for regular gas have declined about 11 cents over last month’s average price, according to AAA. It’s unusual to see declining gas prices at the beginning of the summer vacation season. “The summer driving season is typically accompanied by higher prices at the pumps, but ... continue reading»

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Pricing Announced for 2013 Acura ILX

Acura has announced that the 2013 Acura ILX will start at $25,900, not including an $895 destination fee. Based on the Honda Civic, this upscale small car is a new-for-2013 model that will slot as Acura’s least expensive vehicle, costing about $4,100 less than the current entry-level TSX sedan. The ILX will be available with a choice of three powerplants: the base 2.0-liter four-cylinder that makes 150 horsepower, 2.4-liter four-cylinder that produces 201 horsepower or ... continue reading»

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2013 Ford Escape Pricing Announced

The redesigned 2013 Ford Escape will start at $22,470, which is about $1,000 more than the outgoing model, according to Ford’s website. Though its base price is higher, the new Escape will offer more standard features than the 2012 model. The base Escape S has front-wheel drive and a four-cylinder engine, and includes features like a six-speaker stereo system, an auxiliary audio input jack and integrated blind spot mirrors. Though the outgoing Escape was available with a ... continue reading»

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