2009 – 2010 Nissan Maxima – The upper strut insulator could crack. This might affect the stability and could increase the chance of a crash. Please call your dealership and schedule an appointment.
Archive for September, 2009
2009 – 2010 Nissan Altima – The upper strut insullator could crack. This could affect the stability and increase the chance of a crash. Please call your dealership and schedule an appointment.
The insurance Institute for Highway Safety has produced a video of two vehicles crashing. One was a 1959 Chevrolet Bel Air and the other a 2009 Chevy Malibu. The test was done on the 50th anniversary of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to show all the progress that has been made over the years regarding vehicle safety. The Bel Air collapsed including the area where the driver would be seated. The Bel Air got a poor rating in every category and the 2009 Chevy Malibu received a Good in every category but one which was a Marginal rating.
2006 Saturn Ion – Lighting problem -Sabersport is recalling 16,270 combination corner and bumper lamp assemblies. These headlamps do not conform with certain requirements. The decreased lighting visibility could result in a vehicle crash. Pleas call your Saturn dealership immediately and schedule an appointment.
2008 Saturn Vue – Steering problem – Some of the Saturn Vue’s may have a problem with the nut securing the power steering line to the power steering pump. It may loosen and if this happens there could be a power steering leak.The fluid could come in contact with hot exhaust components and could create a possible engine fire. Please call your Saturn dealership immediately and schedule an appointment.
2006 Saturn Outlook – Fuel System problem – On some motor homes built on a Ford chassis, the fasteners holding the fuel tank mounting may not have been properly tightened which could mean the fuel tank might loosen and fall. If this happens, there is the possibility for the tank to ignite which could result in personal injury, and property damage. Please call you dealership to schedule an appointment immediately.
2006 Saturn Outlook – structure problem – On certain motor homes equipped with Kwikee electric steps, the steps may have been manufactured incorrectly. The defective control unit could develop an electrical short which could cause the plastic case to ignite. This could result in a personal injury and/or vehicle property damage. Please contact your dealer immediately.
The Ford Motor Company became the first auto manufacturer to endorse a federal ban on drivers text messaging. Legislation proposed by Senator Charles Schumer would cut federal highways financing by 25% to all states that do not comply with a test messaging ban. Other automakers have not yet taken a stance on the bill.
The Governors Highway Safety Association, which initially opposed such a law has now changed its opinion based on a study by Virginia Tech which says that drivers texting have a 23 time greater risk of a crash than those not texting.
2009-2010 XC70 – computer problem – Some vehicles may have a computer programing problem which involves the fuel pump which could create a stall. Please contact your Volvo dealership immediately.
2009-2010 XC60 – computer problem – Some vehicles may have a computer problem involving the fuel pump that could create a stall. Please contact your Volvo dealership now.