All Car Recalls
On certain sport utility vehicles the front disk brake caliper may crack due to improper metallurgy. This will result in the loss of braking and a potential accident. The dealer will inspect and replace the caliper free of charge. The Mitsubishi recall # is SR-06-001
On 133 vehicles, certain airbag inflators were assembled with an insufficient amount of the heating agents necessary for proper airbag deployment. In the event of a crash, if the airbag does not deploy as expected, the risk of injury will increase. Dealers will replace only the suspect airbags to correct this concern. The Toyota recall number is 60B. The Lexus recall number is 6LB.
The power steering pressure hose may leak from a failed crimp. Dealers will replace the power steering gear inlet hose free of charge to resolve the concern.
The right side rear door latch may have been manufactured incorrectly. This may result in the right side doors coming partially open, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the upper latch assembly in the affected doors. This recall is scheduled to begin on April 3, 2006. The Nissan recall number is PB 017.
The tire and loading information label on the driver's side door frame may be inaccurate. A misprinted label could lead to overloading of the vehicle, which could possibly lead to tire failure and a crash. Owners will be provided with corrected labels and installation instructions. At customers' request, a dealer can install the label for them. The recall began March 31, 2006. The GM recall number is 05109.
The bead of the tire may have been damaged when the tire was mounted on the wheel assembly. Over time, a bulge may form on the tire sidewall due to the damaged bead. Air may also leak from the area of the damaged bead, increasing the risk of tire failure, which could result in a crash. Dealers will inspect the tires and replace them as necessary. This recall is scheduled to begin on March 27, 2006. The Toyota recall number is SCC 60A.
In certain sedans equipped with a moon roof, the incorrect assembly of a reinforcement bar may cause it to contact the glass and cause it to shatter upon closing the door or severe road impact. This may injure occupants inside of the vehicle. The dealers will install a new replacement moon roof.The Jaguar recall # is R722
Certain vehicles equipped with V6 engines may have a condition where fuel is no longer supplied to the engine. This condition occurs without the illumination of the fuel low indicator light or warning chime. The engine may may stall and increase the chance of an accident. The dealer will reprogram the ECM Electronic Control Module free of charge. The GM recall # is 05111
On trucks with diesel engines, when attempting to quickly exit the vehicle with the engine running, the driver may accidentally leave the automatic transmission in reverse. This could allow rearward movement of the vehicle. Dealers will perform a software modification to equip these vehicles with an out-of-park alarm. This is not a recall, but is a safety campaign and the work should be covered free of charge. The Chrysler campaign number is E17.
Some trucks equipped with dual rear wheels may not have been manufactured with roof mounted cab clearance lights, which is against the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard. Dealers will install the clearance lights. The recall began March 20, 2006. The Chrysler recall number is F12.