The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company ("Goodyear"), has announced the recall of nearly 41,000 Wrangler Silent Armor tires that were manufactured during the year 2009.& The company stated that WRANGLER SILENT ARMOR TIRES, SIZES LT235/80R17 LRE, LT325/60R18 LRE, LT275/70R18 LRE, LT265/70R17 LRE, LT245/75R17 LRE, AND LT285/70R17 LRD, produced between the 9th week of 2009, through the 22nd week of 2009 (March 31, 2009 through May 31, 2009) are being recalled due to increased warranty claims by its customers.
Goodyear stated that the tread may separate in a small number of the Silent Armor... Continue reading »
On February 15, 2012, Porsche Cars North America ("Porsche") issued a recall affecting 20,278 Porsche Cayennes. The headlights on the affected 2011 and 2012 models may become loose and detached when driving, which according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ("NHTSA"), "could lead to the loss of visibility and an increased risk of a crash."
According to the recall notice, owners of the affected vehicles should take their vehicles to any Porsche dealer, which will replace the headlight locking assembly free of charge. For further information you can contact the NHTSA';s... Continue reading »
Jeep models Wrangler and Liberty are fast earning a reputation for allowing drivers to experience the outdoors more than in any other vehicle, but not in a positive way. For the past several model years, a multitude of Jeep owners have complained of wet seats, wet headliners, standing water in the floorboards and trunk area, and even water dripping onto passengers from the roof and windshield. Unfortunately, Chrysler has yet to solve its productions issues for water intrusion into new Jeep vehicles and has thus far offered no realistic options for owners experiencing this problem. If you have... Continue reading »
A car owner's happy driving experience, juxtapose to the enriching quality standards is the foremost priority of any automobile manufacturer. Keeping this as one of the top priorities, almost every manufacturer invests its maximum energies in delivering best-in-class cars.
However, there are definitely a few opportunities for every automobile manufacturer to rectify their errors and it is usually an unhappy occurrence for them, as these errors are diagnosed only after being used by the respective car owners.
The recent case of Honda, the Japanese car manufacturer is one such example, where it... Continue reading »
The EPA's new fuel economy label for 2013 will soon be appearing on vehicle window stickers at a dealer near you. Required for all 2013 model year vehicles (49 CFR Part 575), the revised EPA fuel economy sticker includes a wealth of new vehicle information regarding vehicle fuel consumption and emissions with such data as greenhouse gas emissions, smog rating, and fuel cost over a 5 year period. These revised labels may begin appearing on 2012 vehicles by voluntary early compliance so you should familiarize yourself with the new comparison and fuel economy information as soon as possible to... Continue reading »
In a recent complaint survey conducted by various government agencies like the Consumer Federation of America (CFA), the National Association of Consumer Agency Administrators (NACAA), and the North American Consumer Protection Investigators (NACPI), auto-related issues were named as the top complaints by consumers and consumer protection agencies for the second year in a row. Auto-related complaints include misrepresentations in advertising or sales of new and used cars, lemon buy backs and used cars with faulty repairs. Auto-related complaints also include misrepresentations regarding the... Continue reading »
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