Other Defect Investigations

Center for Auto Safety Calls for Ford to recall Explorers over Carbon Monoxide exposure inside over 1.3 million vehicles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2017 Contact: Jason Levine, (202) 328-7700, JLevine@autosafety.org Center for Auto Safety Calls for Ford to recall Explorers over Carbon Monoxide exposure inside over 1.3 million vehicles Washington D.C. – The Center for Auto Safety, the nation’s leading independent non-profit organization providing consumers a voice for …

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Consumer Groups: Subaru Owners Deserve Transmission Recall Not Extended Warranty

By Christopher Jensen Consumer advocates from three groups say Subaru should be recalling models with a stalling problem instead of providing owners with an extended warranty on a troublesome continuously variable transmission. Stalling cars create “potentially dangerous situations for drivers,” said Jason Levine, the executive director of The Center for …

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The Center Calls for NHTSA Investigation of Chrysler Totally Integrated Power Modules (TIPM)

CAS SEEKS NHTSA DEFECT INVESTIGATION OF MILLIONS OF 2007-14 CHRYSLER SUVs, TRUCKS & VANS WITH TOTALLY INTEGRATED POWER MODULES (TIPMs) The Center for Auto Safety today filed a petition for a defect investigation with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), requesting the agency open a formal investigation into safety-related issues associated with Chrysler's Totally Integrated Power Module (TIPM).

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Government Investigates 88,000 Honda Pilots for Faulty Brakes

Spurred by a complaint from an owner in Massachusetts, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has opened an investigation into whether almost 88,000 Honda Pilots from the 2005 model year may have a defect in which the brakes are applied without warning.

The announcement of the investigation (PDF) was posted early on Friday on the agency’s Web site.

The safety agency began looking into the issue as the result of a defect petition (PDF) filed by Carrie Carvalho of Arlington, Mass.

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Consumer Advisory: Toyota Announces Recall of 110,000 Tundra Pickups for Excessive Corrosion

NHTSA 11-09
Tuesday, November 24, 2009
Contact: Eric Bolton

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