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Is that a light at the end of the Takata tunnel? Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) says they’ve entered the _ fourth and final stage_ of Takata recalls with a campaign to replace the passenger-side inflators in 1.6 million vehicles.
The bulk of the vehic … continue reading
Did you know it’s been almost five years since the first Takata recall? And just like the ongoing nightmare it’s become, we find ourselves staring down the barrel of yet another recall expansion.
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling 317,000 veh … continue reading
If the passenger airbag deploys in any car it means you've had a bad day. However, if you own a 2016 Viper, it's been a really bad day.
"The 2016 Vipers have defective welds on the passenger airbag chutes that can cause the airbag doo … continue reading
Three fatalities. Five injuries. One massive recall for Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) vehicles.
"The automaker says it opened an investigation in April 2015 after 10 crashes were reported, and after months of research, engineers determined the … continue reading
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) announced they will recall 4.3 million vehicles with dangerous Takata airbags, and that includes plenty of Dodge models. … continue reading
Continental Automotive systems did the right thing by announcing their airbags had corrosion issues, but there's just one problem --- they've known about this for years:
"According to documents released by the National Highway Traffic … continue reading
Fiat-Chrysler (FCA) is recalling 112,000 vehicles with defective Continental airbags:
"Chrysler opened an internal investigation in July 2015 to find out why a 2009 Dodge Journey airbag deployed for no apparent reason. The automaker l … continue reading
Having a bad day? A little too energized from your morning coffee? Be careful how much force you use to close your car's doors:
"Days ago, Fiat Chrysler (FCA) recalled 667,000 trucks with airbags that can deploy just by slamming the d … continue reading
Just a few days after switching its name, FCA US is issuing a massive recall for 3.3 million older vehicles with Takata airbag inflators.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has been not-so-subtly suggesting automaker … continue reading
Dodge is part of a new recall of Takata airbag inflators in over 350,000 vehicles. The recall is currently limited to areas of high humidity, including Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, Texas and the territories of … continue reading