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Chrysler Issues Recall for Brake Problem


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NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V009000
Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
CHRYSLER / SEBRING 2010
DODGE / AVENGER 2010
DODGE / NITRO 2010
DODGE / RAM 2009-2010
JEEP / COMMANDER 2010
JEEP / GRAND CHEROKEE 2010
JEEP / LIBERTY 2010
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER GROUP LLCMfr's Report Date: JAN 07, 2010
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 10V009000 NHTSA Action Number: N/A
Component: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 24177
Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2010 CHRYSLER SEBRING; DODGE AVENGER AND NITRO; JEEP LIBERTY, COMMANDER AND GRAND CHEROKEE; AND MODEL YEAR 2009-2010 DODGE RAM TRUCK. THESE VEHICLES MAY HAVE BEEN BUILT WITH AN IMPROPERLY FORMED OR MISSING BRAKE BOOSTER INPUT ROD RETAINING CLIP.
Consequence:
THIS COULD RESULT IN BRAKE FAILURE WITHOUT WARNING WHICH COULD CAUSE A CRASH.
Remedy:
CHRYSLER WILL REPLACE THE BRAKE BOOSTER INPUT ROD RETAINING CLIP FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING JANUARY 2010. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-853-1403.
Notes:
CHRYSLER SAFETY RECALL NO. J37. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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John Stewart

Polaris Industries Recalls Certain ATVs Due to Crash Hazard

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Name of Product: 2009-2010 Polaris All-Terrain Vehicles (ATVs)

Units: About 8,500

Manufacturer: Polaris Industries Inc., of Medina, Minn.

Hazard: The front suspension ball joint stem can separate from the steering knuckle and cause the rider to lose steering control, posing a risk of injury or death to riders.

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John Stewart

ATV Recall Issued

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BRP Recalls All Terrain Vehicles Due to Loss of Steering Control

Alert #10-708 (Dec 2, 2009) - The following product safety recall was voluntarily conducted by the firm in cooperation with the CPSC. Consumers should stop using the product immediately unless otherwise instructed.

Name of Product: Model Year 2010 Can-Am® ATVs

Units: About 2,400

Distributor: BRP U.S. Inc., of Sturtevant, Wis.

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John Stewart

Toyota Issues Tundra Recall


Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
TOYOTA / TUNDRA 2000-2003
Manufacturer: TOYOTA MOTOR NORTH AMERICA, INC.Mfr's Report Date: NOV 16, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V444000 NHTSA Action Number: PE09049
Component: STRUCTURE: FRAME AND MEMBERS:UNDERBODY SHIELDS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 110000
Summary:
TOYOTA IS RECALLING MODEL YEAR 2000-2003 TUNDRA VEHICLES ORIGINALLY SOLD IN OR CURRENTLY REGISTERED IN THE FOLLOWING COLD CLIMATE STATES WITH HIGH ROAD SALT USAGE ARE AFFECTED: CONNECTICUT, DELAWARE, ILLINOIS, INDIANA, KENTUCKY, MAINE, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, NEW HAMPSHIRE, NEW JERSEY, NEW YORK, OHIO, PENNSYLVANIA, RHODE ISLAND, VERMONT, VIRGINIA, WEST VIRGINIA, WISCONSIN AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA. FOR VEHICLES OPERATED IN THE COLD CLIMATE REGIONS OF THE UNITED STATES WHERE ROAD SALTS ARE FREQUENTLY USED, EXCESSIVE CORROSION OF THE REAR CROSS MEMBER MAY CAUSE THE SEPARATION OF THE SPARE TIRE STOWED UNDER THE TRUCK BED. EVENTUALLY, EXCESSIVE CORROSION OF THE REAR CROSS MEMBER MAY ALSO AFFECT THE FUNCTIONALITY OF THE REAR BRAKE LINE AT THE PROPORTIONING VALVE.
Consequence:
SEPARATION OF THE SPARE TIRE AND REAR BRAKE FAILURE COULD INCREASE THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy:
TOYOTA IS ASKING OWNERS OF THE AFFECTED VEHICLES TO REMOVE THE SPARE TIRE FROM UNDER THE VEHICLE BEFORE DRIVING. TOYOTA WILL INSPECT THE REAR CROSS MEMBER INCLUDING THE SURROUNDING COMPONENTS SUCH AS, THE BRAKE LINE AT THE PROPORTIONING VALVE (WHICH IS MOUNTED ON THE REAR CROSS MEMBER ASSEMBLY) WILL BE ALSO INSPECTED AND REPLACED IF NECESSARY. THIS SERVICE WILL BE PERFORMED FREE OF CHARGE. THE SAFETY RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN ON OR BEFORE DECEMBER 15, 2009. OWNER MAY CONTACT TOYOTA AT 1-800-331-4331.
Notes:
OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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John Stewart

Jeep Wrangler Recall Announced


Vehicle Make / Model: Model Year(s):
JEEP / WRANGLER 2007-2008
Manufacturer: CHRYSLER LLCMfr's Report Date: NOV 03, 2009
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number: 09V436000 NHTSA Action Number: PE09037
Component: POWER TRAIN:AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 161450
Summary:
CHRYSLER IS RECALLING CERTAIN MODEL YEAR 2007 THROUGH 2008 JEEP WRANGLER MANUFACTURE BETWEEN JUNE 2006 THROUGH JULY 2008 PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION. THESE VEHICLES WERE NOT EQUIPPED WITH A TRANSMISSION FLUID TEMPERATURE WARNING SYSTEM.
Consequence:
FLUID COULD BOIL OVER AND MAY COME INTO CONTACT WITH A HOT ENGINE OR EXHAUST COMPONENT AND CAUSE A FIRE.
Remedy:
DEALERS WILL INSPECT AND INSTALL A "HOTOIL" MESSAGE IN THE INSTRUMENT CLUSTER AND A CHIME INDICATING AN ELEVATED TRANSMISSION FLUID CONDITION. THE RECALL IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN DURING DECEMBER 2009. OWNERS MAY CONTACT CHRYSLER AT 1-800-835-1403.
Notes:
CHRYSLER RECALL NO. J30. OWNERS MAY ALSO CONTACT THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION'S VEHICLE SAFETY HOTLINE AT 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), OR GO TO HTTP://WWW.SAFERCAR.GOV .

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