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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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EPA: U.S. initiative for 54.5 mpg CAFE target called to an end

Remember a few years back when the Obama Administration seemingly made enemies with car enthusiasts from things like “Cash For Clunkers,” the mandateĀ for more than one million electric vehicles on U.S. roads by last year, and the famous CAFE goal of 54.5 mpg? Me too, but since a few years passed since those programs were […]

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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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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: 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: Hyundai’s recalling some 2011 Sonata sedans for power steering failures

Hyundai teamed up with the NHTSA to issue a recall for some 173,000 units of the 2011 Sonata sedan in the US market for failures with the power steering system. The culprit was identified as a potentially broken circuit board, causing a total colossal failure the entire unit. All cars will be repaired by the […]

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The NHTSA and 20 automakers agree to standardize idiot automatic braking on future models

A fairly big pact and agreement was announced in between the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and 20 different automakers to make automatic braking a standard safety feature on all new models by 2022. This is in a similar push for increased automotive safety, like with the standardization of rear-view reverse cameras on all new […]

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BREAKING: Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles being forced into largest vehicle buyback ever

Not too long ago, the automotive conglomerate was recently hit with a massive fine following penalties involving an investigation by the NHTSA over older Jeep products with vulnerable fuel tanks in the event of a rear-end collision, especially if they’re equipped with tow hitches. But to add salt to that wound, Fiat-Chrysler Automobiles is being […]

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Recalls: Toyota and Takata expand their recalls by an additional 1.37 million vehicles

Takata has been in the news quite a bit for obvious reasons–so far, they’ve announced the largest safety recall in pretty much all of the history of the automobile. Now, it seems Toyota and Takata officially announced to be expanding the recall by a whopping 1.37 million vehicles. The new list includes the 2003-2007 Toyota […]

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DODGE DURANGO EXHAUST HANGER? PARTIAL KIT NHTSA # 10005986 MOPAR # 5161304AA picture
DODGE DURANGO EXHAUST HANGER? PARTIAL KIT NHTSA # 10005986 MOPAR # 5161304AA
JDM REPLACEMENT TIMING BELT KIT WATER PUMP for HONDA BEAT PP1 nhtsa.gov 25YEARS picture
JDM REPLACEMENT TIMING BELT KIT WATER PUMP for HONDA BEAT PP1 nhtsa.gov 25YEARS
JDM AFTERMARKET TIMING BELT KIT 3 PCS for NISSAN FIGARO FK10 US IMPORT nhtsa.gov picture
JDM AFTERMARKET TIMING BELT KIT 3 PCS for NISSAN FIGARO FK10 US IMPORT nhtsa.gov
LIFT-U HOGAN GILLIG PLATFORM WHEEL CHAIR LIFT NHTSA TECHNICAL MANUAL SERVICE picture
LIFT-U HOGAN GILLIG PLATFORM WHEEL CHAIR LIFT NHTSA TECHNICAL MANUAL SERVICE