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2005-2009 Toyota Tacoma Recalled For Potential Airbag Issue

2005-2009 Toyota Tacoma Recalled For Potential Airbag Issue

About 495,000 Toyota Tacoma pickups are being recalled for an issue in the steering-wheel assembly that could lead to airbag deployment failure. The recall covers certain Tacoma models from 2005 to early 2009, and relates to the steering-wheel spiral cable design. Friction between that cable and a... read more

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2012 Honda Crosstour EX-L

Honda Recalls 2012 Accord, 2012 Crosstour, 2011-2012 Ridgeline

Honda has issued two recalls today -- one for the 2012 Accord and 2012 Crosstour, and another for the 2011-2012 Ridgeline. The 2012 Accord and Crosstour recall is the most... read more February 3, 2012 by  0


 
2003 Jeep Liberty Renegade

2002-2003 Jeep Liberty Airbags Fire At Random, NHTSA Investigates

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has ramped up its investigation of the popular Jeep Liberty after dozens of reports of airbags deploying without warning... read more January 31, 2012 by  3


 
2007 Kia Optima LX

Kia Recalls Over 145,000 Optimas, Rondos For Airbag Flaw

Kia Motors Corporation has issued a recall for the 2006 - 2008 Optima sedan and for the 2007 - 2008 Kia Rondo. In those vehicles, Kia has identified a problem with the... read more January 20, 2012 by  0


 
2012 Audi A6

2012 Audi A6: Recall-Alert

Volkswagen, the parent company of Audi, is recalling certain 2012 Audi A6 luxury sedans for a defect in the head-curtain airbag. A notice on the National Highway Traffic... read more December 14, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Audi A6

2012 Audi A6 Recalled For Airbag Flaw

Audi's parent company, Volkswagen, has issued a recall for 2012 models of the Audi A6. At issue is a flaw in the head-curtain airbag, which might prevent that device from... read more December 14, 2011 by  0


 
2009 Pontiac G8

2008 - 2009 Pontiac G8 Recalled For Airbag Delay

General Motors is recalling Pontiac G8 vehicles from model years 2008 and 2009. In certain circumstances, the airbag systems in those cars can suffer from a slight delay... read more November 7, 2011 by  0


 
GM and Takata's front center air bag. Image: © GM Corp.

General Motors Leads With Industry-First Front Center Airbag

The 2011 Chevrolet Cruze has 10 standard airbags and that was an industry first for a compact car. Today, General Motors adds another industry first, announcing it will... read more September 29, 2011 by  2


 
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... read more September 19, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Toyota Camry

2012 Toyota Camry: Aiming For Five-Star Safety With Ten Airbags

As we reported earlier in the week in our first drive of the 2012 Camry, Toyota is serious about earning its reputation for dependability and safety back in the redesigned... read more August 24, 2011 by  2


 
2011 Ram 1500 2WD Quad Cab 140.5" SLT Angular Front Exterior View

Pickup Vs SUV: Which Is The Safer Choice?

Recently we reported on a new Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) study that compares the relative safety of SUVs and passenger cars—and finds that SUVs are... read more June 19, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Saab 9-5

2011 Saab 9-5: Top Safety Pick, Class-Leading Roof Rating

The 2011 Saab 9-5 might be relatively rare on U.S. highways, as it's been plagued by production issues related to Saab's financial difficulties and change of ownership. But... read more June 16, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Cadillac SRX

2011 Cadillac SRX: Recall Alert

General Motors has announced the recall of 47,401 Cadillac SRX crossovers built for the 2011 model year. The vehicles in question were built between February 2, 2010 and... read more June 10, 2011 by  0


 
2011 Chevrolet Volt in IIHS crash test

2011 Chevrolet Volt: Top Safety Ratings From Both U.S. Agencies

General Motors' [NYSE: GM] breakthrough Chevrolet Volt might be one of your safest family-car choices as well as one of the cleanest, greenest choices. The 2011 Volt has... read more June 3, 2011 by  0


 
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... read more May 29, 2011 by  0


 
2008 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited X

Jeep Wrangler In NHTSA Airbag Probe

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is looking into a potential defect with the airbag system on 2007 and 2008 model year Jeep Wranglers. Some 222,000... read more May 28, 2011 by  3


 

 
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