Auto Recalls

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Federal Safety Agency Seeks Ideas On Getting More Recall Fixes Done

Frustrated that cars recalled for serious safety defects aren’t getting fixed quickly enough, the nation’s auto safety chief will host a gathering of automakers to search for solutions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/28/2015

Jeep Cherokee. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Only Small Number Of Jeeps Fixed 2 Years After Recall Began

Nearly two years after agreeing to recall 1.56 million older Jeeps that could catch fire in rear-end crashes, the maker of the vehicles has repaired only a fraction of the Jeeps covered.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/14/2015

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Nissan, BMW Recall Vehicles To Fix Problems With Fuel Pumps

Nissan and BMW are recalling more than 94,000 vehicles because the fuel pumps can fail and cause stalling.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/10/2015

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Lawsuit That Showed GM Hid Ignition Switch Problem Settled

Brooke Melton, 29, died in a 2010 crash near Atlanta when the ignition switch of her Cobalt slipped out of the run position.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2015

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Toyota Recalls Cars, SUVs For Steering, Software Issues

Toyota is recalling 112,500 cars and SUVs to fix problems with electric power steering controls and electric vehicle software.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/11/2015

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Fiat Chrysler Recalls 467K SUVs For Possible Stalling

It’s the same problem that caused the recall of 189,000 other SUVs in September of last year…

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2015

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Cadillac Recalls ATS Cars To Fix Hair-Trigger Sunroof Switch

The recall affects cars from the 2013 through 2015 model years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/24/2015

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US Gov’t Says Nearly 64 Million Vehicles Were Recalled In 2014

Statistics show that automakers issued 803 recalls totaling almost 64 million vehicles in the U.S. last year — more than double the old record.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/12/2015

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Jeep Recalls 228K Cherokees For Air Bag Problem

Jeep is recalling more than 228,000 SUVs worldwide to fix a software problem that can cause side air bags to inflate for no reason.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/02/2015

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Nissan Recalls SUVs To Fix Electrical Shorts, Hood Latches

Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/28/2015

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