2007

2004-2007 Jeep Liberty Recalled Over Corrosion Fears (UPDATED)
2004-2007 Jeep Liberty Recalled Over Corrosion Fears (UPDATED)

UPDATED: See below Chrysler is recalling over 209,000 Jeep Liberty vehicles from the 2004 and 2005 model years over concerns of corrosion in the vehicles' suspension system. The recall, however, doesn't affect all Liberty models, only those originally sold or registered in Connecticut, Delaware...Read More»

2007 Toyota Camry XLE
Camry Investigation, 2013 Lexus RX Leaked, 2015 Tesla Roadster: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Kia is preparing its flagship sedan while BMW might be working on three-cylinder 3-Series. The second-gen Tesla Roadster has been pushed back, and BMW revealed the new 2012 M6. All this and more in today's car news, right here on The Car Connection. A new study says...Read More»

2007 Toyota Camry
2007 Toyota Camry, RAV4 Under Investigation For Door Fires

If you drive a 2007 Toyota Camry or RAV4, you might want to pay particular attention to the news in coming weeks. According to the Detroit Free Press, those vehicles are being investigated for reports of fires originating in the driver's-side doors. Neither Toyota nor the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS
GM Agrees To Subsidize Cost Of SUV Gas Gauge Repairs

Owners of 2005-07 Chevy Trailblazers, Buick Rainiers, GMC Envoys and Saab 9-7s share a common problem: in some vehicles, the fuel level indicated by the gas gauge doesn’t correspond with the amount of fuel actually in the tank. The cause of the problem is a fuel level sensor that can deliver...Read More»

2007 Hyundai Santa Fe
2007-2008 Hyundai Santa Fe, Veracruz Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Hyundai has issued a recall for 2007 and 2008 models of the Santa Fe and Veracruz. At issue is a flaw in the vehicles' airbag systems, which could prevent the safety devices from deploying during a collision. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the...Read More»

2007 Hyundai Santa Fe
2007-2008 Hyundai Santa Fe, Veracruz SUVs: Recall Alert

Hyundai is conducting a voluntary recall of certain 2007-2008 model year Santa Fe and Veracruz SUVs over concerns about a front airbag defect. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the potential number of affected units at 205,233. Documents from Hyundai...Read More»

2007 Kia Sorento LX
2007-2008 Kia Sorento: Recall Alert

Kia is recalling certain 2007-2008 model year Sorento crossover SUV vehicles over concerns about a faulty sensor in the front passenger airbag control module. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 10,631. Affected...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet Impala
GM Wants Impala Class Action Lawsuit Thrown Out

General Motors has previously admitted that there was a problem with the rear suspension spindle rods on 2007 and 2008 Chevrolet Impalas, but only on models built for law-enforcement use. Despite the fact that numerous civilian Impala owners have experienced problems, which generally manifest as...Read More»

1997 Mazda MX-5 Miata M-Edition
Reader Advice: What Car To Replace A 1997 Mazda Miata?

We get a lot of reader mail at High Gear Media, and we’re happy to report that very little of it involves threats of bodily harm. The most common question we get involves the purchase of a replacement vehicle, and reader Sondi Moore has reached out to us seeking advice on a replacement for a...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen Jetta
2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Models Probed By NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI and 2011 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sportwagen models. Seven complaints have been received to date about a leak in the fuel line to the number two fuel injector, which operates under extremely...Read More»

2007 Volvo S80
2007 Volvo S80: Recall Alert

Volvo is recalling certain 2007 model-year S80 sedans to correct a possible power steering system flaw. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) site lists the number of potential affected units at 8,406. Affected vehicles were manufactured from March 8, 2006, through...Read More»

2011 Cadillac SRX
Groupon Works For Cupcakes, Not Cadillacs: Why It Failed

Last week, we told you about LaFontaine Buick GMC Cadillac's experiment with Groupon. It was the first time that the popular online coupon service had been used to sell new cars, and folks throughout the auto industry held their collective breath, wondering if it would work. If you were one of...Read More»

2007 Ford Five Hundred
2007 Ford Five Hundred, Mercury Montego: Recall Alert

Ford Motor Company is recalling some 3,000 2007 model year Ford Five Hundred and Mercury Montego sedans to replace the fuel tanks. A notice on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) lists the potential number of affected units at 2,945. The 2007 Ford Five Hundred and Mercury...Read More»

2007 Ford Five Hundred SEL
2007 Ford Five Hundred, 2007 Mercury Montego Models Recalled

Ford has announced a voluntary safety recall of 2,945 Ford Five Hundred and Mercury Montego vehicles built from September 5, 2006 through September 11, 2006. Certain units may have been built with inconsistent welds between the fuel tank and the fuel filler neck; as a result, the welds may not hold...Read More»

2006 Lexus RX 400h
Toyota Recalls 2006 & 2007 Highlander Hybrid & Lexus RX 400h

Toyota has issued a voluntary recall for certain Toyota Highlander Hybrid and Lexus RX 400h models from the 2006 and 2007 model years. The problem? Some of those vehicles' Hybrid System Inverters were improperly constructed, which could result in reduced power -- or no power at all. According to a...Read More»

2007 Jeep Wrangler X
Jeep Wrangler Airbag Issue Prompts NHTSA Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is following up on 29 consumer complaints relating to airbag issues on 2007 and 2008 model year Jeep Wranglers. Affected by the investigation are: 2007 – 2008 Jeep Wrangler 4x2 two-door models 2007 – 2008 Jeep Wrangler 4x4 two-door...Read More»

2007 Nissan Altima
NHTSA Investigates Nissan Altima Brake System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is looking into reports that master cylinder assemblies on some 2007 and 2008 Altima models may leak brake fluid, prompting a dashboard warning light and an eventual reduction in braking ability. The investigation stems from 20 consumer complaints...Read More»

2007 Nissan Altima
2007 - 2008 Nissan Altima In Airbag Safety Probe

The 2007-2008 Nissan Altima sedan is the subject of a safety probe at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The federal agency is investigating whether a braking problem can lead to a loss of all braking ability in the popular family sedan. The NHTSA is studying some 440,000...Read More»

2007 Ford Freestyle
Ford Freestyle Under Investigation For Low-Speed Surging Issue

The federal government has opened an investigation over reports of Ford Freestyle crossover utility vehicles surging or lunging unexpectedly. In a defect investigation document filed last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) describes a "throttle body malfunction,"...Read More»

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