Tag Archives: 2009

Report: Volkswagen retrofitting recent and future TDI models with new fuel fillers to prevent misfueling

Considering the fact that diesel propulsion is just beginning to truly kick-off here in the US of A (as if we’re already several decades late), one of the tensions still inhibiting the diesel passenger market from growing are concerns over misfueling, or putting gasoline in a diesel-running engine. Now, to most of us petrolheads, this […]

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Recalls: Toyota and NHTSA recalling 2007-2013 FJ Cruisers over excessively bright headlights

Toyota Motor Corporation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration have just issued a recall for 2007-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser SUVs for “excessively bright headlights,” particularly with ones equipped with Toyota’s factory Auxiliary Driving Lamp kits—the ones that sit on the ram guard in front of the grill. The lamps are 55 watt bulbs from […]

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2007-2009 Mercedes-Benz E350 4MATIC wagons, 2012-2013 BMW X5/X6s recalled

Remember when I said “’tis the season for recalls?” Well, I’m about to toss some more to ya! This time, cars from two competing brands were listed on the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration’s website. And to kick it off, we start with BMW. BMW and the NHTSA have just issued a recall for […]

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GM recalling over 44,000 Cadillac CTS models

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration, General Motors is recalling 44,117 units of the 2009 – 2010 Cadillac CTS for a loose joint condition that could cause the rear-wheel to become unstable. GM said it has no reports of any injuries or fatalities related to the issue. The Detroit automaker has been […]

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Ford recalling 281,000 F-150s due to potential issue with door handles

Ford is recalling around 281,000 units of the F-150 pickup in the United States due to a potential problem with the door handles, according the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall involves model years 2009 and 2010 F-150 pickups that were produced from January 2008 to November 2009. The NHTSA said that in an […]

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2009-2010 Mazda5 recalled due to faulty fuel pump connector

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced that Mazda is recalling 16,200 units of the 2009 and 2010 Mazda5 minivans due to a defective fuel pump connector that could lead to the engine stalling and the possibility of the engine not restarting. “Water may not have been removed completely from the harness connector of […]

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GM recalls over 300,000 2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala units

General Motors said today it is recalling 322,409 units of the Chevrolet Impala from the 2009 and 2010 model year to inspect for a small number of vehicles whose front seat belt webbing may not have been properly secured to the lap belt anchor pretensioner mounted to the side of the seat nearest the door. […]

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Nissan recalls 46,000 Cubes for fuel leakage issue

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said today that Nissan is recalling 46,000 units of the 2009-2010 Cube due to fuel leakage. “These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, ‘fuel system integrity,’” said NHTSA in its recalls summary. “When the vehicle was rotated following a rear […]

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GM offering incentives on the 2009, 2010 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1

When the Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 made its comeback in 2009, dealers were able to bank off of exorbitant markups since the demand for the supercar was so high. However, two years later, demand for the ZR1 has dropped and General Motors is now offering incentives to help dealers move them off the lots. The incentives […]

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Review: 2009 Porsche Cayman PDK is sporty but pricey

Known by many as “˜The Poor Man”s Porsche”, the mid-engined, rear-wheel-drive, Porsche Cayman was introduced in 2006. Derived from the Stuttgart automaker”s second-generation Boxster convertible, the 2-seater Cayman is the third-most affordable option to those who long to own a Porsche; only the Boxster and Cayenne are more modestly priced. So when it comes to […]

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Direct Fit Catalytic Converter fits 2002-2009 Toyota Camry Solara Camry,Solara picture
Direct Fit Catalytic Converter fits 2002-2009 Toyota Camry Solara Camry,Solara
Return Line Assembly fits 2006-2009 Pontiac Montana  EDELMANN picture
Return Line Assembly fits 2006-2009 Pontiac Montana EDELMANN
Pressure Line Assembly fits 2005-2009 Dodge Charger Magnum Challenger  EDELMANN picture
Pressure Line Assembly fits 2005-2009 Dodge Charger Magnum Challenger EDELMANN
Direct Fit Catalytic Converter fits 2008-2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty  EASTERN CAT picture
Direct Fit Catalytic Converter fits 2008-2009 Ford F-350 Super Duty EASTERN CAT
Pressure Line Assembly fits 2004-2009 Nissan Titan Armada Pathfinder Armada  EDE picture
Pressure Line Assembly fits 2004-2009 Nissan Titan Armada Pathfinder Armada EDE