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Nissan, Infiniti and GM Recall Models

Nissan/Infiniti and GM are recalling about 23,500 vehicles. 2010 to 2011 Cadillac SRXGeneral Motors is recalling about 8,800 Cadillac SRX models from the 2010 and 2011 model years because they could roll away. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the transmission shift cable on these models “was improperly installed and may come out of the transmission bracket.” If the cable isn’t attached properly, the shifter, which is attached to the transmission, won’t work ... continue reading»

Tags: Safety, NHTSA, Cadillac SRX, Infiniti FX, Infiniti M, Nissan Frontier, Nissan Xterra, Nissan Pathfinder, Nissan NV, Model News, Recall

Kia Recalls 10,631 Sorento Models

Kia is recalling Sorento models from the 2007 to 2008 model years because the front passenger airbag could be turned off even when an adult is sitting in the front passenger seat. About 10,600 Kia Sorento models are affected by the recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration explains that “the front passenger air bag is designed to be turned off in limited circumstances including when children and small adults are seated in the front passenger seat, there is ... continue reading»

Tags: Safety, NHTSA, Kia Sorento, Model News, Recall

Volvo Recalls 8,400 S80 Sedans

If you own a 2007 Volvo S80, you may be part of an 8,400-vehicle recall. Volvo has red-flagged these models, which were manufactured from March 8, 2006 to May 16, 2007, for steering problems. The New York Times explains that “the automaker said a leak of power-steering fluid could result in a sudden loss of power assist. It attributed the problem to an improperly routed hose on vehicles equipped with the 6-cylinder, nonturbocharged engine. Volvo said it was not ... continue reading»

Tags: Safety, Volvo S80, Model News, Recall

Nissan Recalls 20,000 Altimas

The automotive press is abuzz with the new fuel economy standards the Obama Administration finalized last Friday, but if you’re the owner of a 2011-2012 Nissan Altima, you have more immediate concerns. Nissan is recalling 20,000 Altimas for a traverse link bolt that isn’t tightened properly, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports. Improperly tightened bolts can come loose, causing a rattling noise or vibration, but a bolt that comes out can make it difficult to control ... continue reading»

Tags: Safety, Nissan Altima, Model News, Recall

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