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Consumer group warns against buying used cars from CarMax

CarMax, the nation’s largest used car retailer, is in hot water following accusations for selling recalled cars, according to an official statement released by the Consumers for Auto Reliability and Safety. In CARS’ latest press release, the group warns against buying used cars from CarMax. CARS alleges the company sold and “continues to sell unsafe, […]

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Report: The family of Anton Yelchin files lawsuit against FCA for wrongful death

Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles is facing a total PR-nightmare following the recall of their badly designed transmission shifters in recent cars, like the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee that unfortunately killed actor Anton Yelchin. Now, his family just filed a lawsuit against Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles for a wrongful death in relation to the recall. Yelchin was one of the […]

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Recalls: Mitsubishi finds some models suffer from control arm failures

Control arms are pretty integral to your vehicle’s suspension–they literally hold the wheels in place and keep them attached to the chassis, while those control arms are jointed to oscillate and adapt to the road. They’re also supported by shocks and springs and thus, you have your vehicle’s suspension-the tuning, geometry, and design of those […]

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NHTSA discovers 266 crashes, 68 injuries linked to FCA’s confusing gear selector

Things for Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles really haven’t been going well after the death of a celebrity allegedly caused by a recalled vehicle completely blew the company up in the media world, highlighting an issue with some transmission gear selectors in a wide variety of cars. The issue stems from a potentially confusing gear selector for the […]

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Star Trek reboot actor, Anton Yelchin, dies following car roll-away accident

It’s a tragic day for Star Trekkies¬†as confirmations and reports are rolling in (no pun intended) about the sad, premature passing of actor Anton Yelchin, who played Ensign Pavol Chekov in the latest Star Trek reboots from renowned actor, J.J. Abrams. Yelchin was apparently involved in a car accident where his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee […]

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Recalls: Ford expands Takata recall by adding 1.9 million cars in North America to recall

Honda isn’t the only company suffering from the massive Takata airbag recall as Ford is also a heavy user of the airbags now found to be defective. Similarly to Honda and Toyota, who expanded their campaign to include more models, Ford announced to be adding around 1.9 million cars to their own recall group. That […]

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Recalls: 2013-2014 Ford F150 recalled for defective brake master cylinder

Ford and the NHTSA issued a statement recalling some 250,000+ 2013-2014 F150 pickups over a defective brake master cylinder. The defect involves a leak of brake fluid within the master cylinder, which could seep into the brake booster, affecting its function greatly. Because brakes are supposed to be a sealed system, any loss in pressure […]

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Recalls: Toyota and Lexus expand recall for cars affected by faulty Takata airbags

The Takata Recall saga continues as Toyota and Lexus both officially announced to be expanding their recall of cars affected by the original Takata airbag inflator issue, leading to one of the auto industry’s biggest recalls in history. It’s the sort of mass hysteria you’d expect when one company basically monopolizes a very specific market […]

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Recalls: Two deaths in Malaysia added to Takata airbag inflator fatality list as company expands campaign

Takata unfortunately is suffering the consequences even further from an expanded recall campaign, adding an additional 35-40 million airbags, listed as defective. That’s a crap-ton of airbags (and does it raise the question about monopolies with airbag suppliers? Probably…). Nonetheless, two more deaths occurred as a result of faulty inflators equipped in Honda vehicles in […]

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Recalls: Takata could be expanding its airbag recall by quite a lot – [UPDATED]

This article has been updated with the NHTSA’s official statement of expanding the Takata airbag recall in the United States. Check it out after the jump. Takata is still under heavy scrutiny for its recent recall of airbag units for faulty actuators, leading to flying pieces of shrapnel and metal into the driver¬†like frag grenade […]

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2004 Dodge Viper Service Shop Workshop Repair Manual Set W Diagnostics + Recalls
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1998 DAIMLER CHRYSLER Recalls Factory Service Shop Manual
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1989 RECALLS CHRYSLER,PLYMOUTH,DODGE,DODGE TRUCK,EAGLE/ALLIANCE, ENCORE,JEEP
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DAIMLER CHRYSLER JEEP DODGE RECALLS MANUAL ISSUE 2005
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993 93 Cadillac Allante Recalls and Technical service Bulletins 5 pg (pdf)file