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Harley recalls 10.5k Street 500 and 750 models

Filed under: Recalls, Maintenance, Safety, Motorcycle Harley-Davidson recalls 10,580 units of the Street 500 and Street 750 cruiser for a fuel pump issue. Continue reading Harley recalls 10.5k Street 500 and 750 models Harley recalls 10.5k Street 500 and 750 models originally appeared on Autoblog on Wed, 26 Aug 2015 15:45:00 EST. Please see our [...]

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Massachusetts’ low-clearance East Street Bridge is a truck killer

Filed under: Etc., Videos, Weird Car News, Safety, Minivan/Van, Truck, Commercial Vehicles The East Street Railroad Bridge in Westwood, MA, loves to destroy the roofs of truck when drivers think that they can make it under. The span has caught out many inattentive people over the years. Continue reading Massachusetts’ low-clearance East Street Bridge is [...]

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Autoblog Minute: Economy, distracted drivers contribute to traffic fatalities

Filed under: Videos, Driving, Safety, Autoblog Minute Safer cars don’t necessarily make for safer roads as car related fatalities are on the rise in 2015. Continue reading Autoblog Minute: Economy, distracted drivers contribute to traffic fatalities Autoblog Minute: Economy, distracted drivers contribute to traffic fatalities originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 25 Aug 2015 19:30:00 [...]

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Subaru recalls 3k Legacy and Outback models for fluid leak

Filed under: Recalls, Subaru, Safety, Sedan, Wagon Subaru is recalling 2015-2016 Legacy and Outback models because of a transmission fluid leak from a portion of the propeller shaft, forcing the entire part’s replacement. Continue reading Subaru recalls 3k Legacy and Outback models for fluid leak Subaru recalls 3k Legacy and Outback models for fluid leak [...]

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NHTSA investigates FCA for SUVs that roll out of Park

Filed under: Government/Legal, Dodge, Jeep, Safety, SUV NHTSA is investigating the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee for rolling away while the transmission is in Park. Five crashes and three injuries are reported in the 14 claims to the government agency. Continue reading NHTSA investigates FCA for SUVs that roll out of Park NHTSA investigates [...]

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NHTSA won’t open new Toyota unintended acceleration probe

Filed under: Government/Legal, Toyota, Safety US safety regulators have rejected an electrical engineer’s request to investigate low-speed unintended acceleration in Toyota and Lexus cars. Continue reading NHTSA won’t open new Toyota unintended acceleration probe NHTSA won’t open new Toyota unintended acceleration probe originally appeared on Autoblog on Sat, 22 Aug 2015 17:09:00 EST. Please see [...]

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Honda Accord under investigation due to airbag failures

Filed under: Government/Legal, Honda, Safety NHTSA is investigating 384,000 units of the 2008 Honda Accord after 19 reports of the airbag control module failing, including one injury. Continue reading Honda Accord under investigation due to airbag failures Honda Accord under investigation due to airbag failures originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 19:16:00 [...]

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2014-15 Chevy Impala recalled over airbag fault

Filed under: Recalls, Chevrolet, Safety, Sedan GM is recalling 5,700 Chevy Impala sedans due to a manufacturing error that could cause a fault in the Automatic Occupant Sensing system. Continue reading 2014-15 Chevy Impala recalled over airbag fault 2014-15 Chevy Impala recalled over airbag fault originally appeared on Autoblog on Fri, 21 Aug 2015 11:17:00 [...]

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2016 Honda Pilot earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ score

Filed under: Honda, Safety, Crossover, SUV The 2016 Honda Pilot earned a Top Safety Pick+ score in the latest evaluations by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. It aced the small-overlap front crash test, and Honda Sense scored a superior rating. Continue reading 2016 Honda Pilot earns IIHS Top Safety Pick+ score 2016 Honda Pilot [...]

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Everyone but VW and Tesla has recalled their Takata airbags

Filed under: Government/Legal, Green, Tesla, Volkswagen, Safety, Electric VW and Tesla are the only automakers that haven’t recalled their cars with Takata’s ammonium-nitrate-fueled airbag inflators. Continue reading Everyone but VW and Tesla has recalled their Takata airbags Everyone but VW and Tesla has recalled their Takata airbags originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 20 Aug [...]

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NHTSA advances investigation of Ford Crown Victoria headlights

Filed under: Government/Legal, Ford, Mercury, Safety, Sedan NHTSA is moving forward with an investigation into failing headlights on the Ford Crown Victoria and Mercury Grand Marquis after an earlier defect petition. It now has a preliminary evaluation into the problem. Continue reading NHTSA advances investigation of Ford Crown Victoria headlights NHTSA advances investigation of Ford [...]

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