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Firefighters in a Bind After Ladder Truck Recall

Recalls of passenger, trucks and SUVs have become a common occurrence, but the city of Anderson, Ind., has been unable to use one of two fire department ladder trucks as a result of a recall. The Anderson Fire Department purchased …

Evenflo Recalls Infant Seats to Fix Sticky Buckles

Evenflo is recalling more than 202,000 rear-facing infant seats because the buckles can become difficult to unlatch. The recall affects Embrace 35/9999 models with an AmSafe QT1 buckle. Documents posted by U.S. safety regulators say that if the buckles don’t …

Chrysler Recalls Nearly 907,000 Vehicles

Chrysler is recalling nearly 907,000 Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep SUVs and cars for failing alternators and heated power mirrors that can cause minor fires. The largest of Thursday’s recalls covers nearly 470,000 Jeep Grand Cherokees, Chrysler 300s, and Dodge Chargers, …

GM Uses Social Media, Phone Calls to Get Recalled Cars Fixed

Eight months after General Motors began recalling more than 2 million cars because of a deadly ignition-switch defect, less than half the owners have gotten their vehicles fixed. At first, the problem was a shortage of parts. But now the …

GM Issues Two Global Recalls of 524,384 Vehicles

General Motors Co said on Friday it is recalling 524,384 cars and sport utility vehicles globally in two actions dealing with potential latch and loose part issues. The recalls of Cadillac and Saab SUVs and Chevrolet Spark small cars raise …

Ford Recalls 850K Cars Due to Short Circuit Risk

Ford is recalling about 850,000 cars and SUVs because of a problem that could stop the air bags from working in a crash. The recalled models include the 2013-14 Ford C-Max compact, Fusion midsize, Escape SUV and the Lincoln MKZ …

Toyota Recalling 20,000 Vehicles Due to Fuel Leak Risk

Toyota Motor Corp said on Thursday it will recall about 20,000 vehicles worldwide for possible fuel leaks. Most of the affected vehicles are in the United States but were also shipped to other countries, Toyota said. Toyota Motor Sales USA …

Honda Accord Airbag Probe Upgraded

U.S. safety regulators have upgraded an investigation of an estimated 335,195 Honda Accord sedans a step closer to a recall after receiving almost 300 complaints that airbags can deploy when the car door is shut with too much force. The …

11,000 Kawasaki Off Road Vehicles Recalled for Rider Injury Risk

About 11,000 Kawasaki off-road vehicles are being recalled because debris can cut through the foot rest area and hurt riders’ legs. The recall is for 2012 and 2013 Kawasaki Teryx4 750 vehicles with four-wheel drive. They were sold at Kawasaki …

Gear Shift Problem Leads to Hyundai Recalling 883K Sonatas

Hyundai is recalling its popular Sonata midsize sedan to fix problems with the gear shift levers. The recall covers 883,000 cars from the 2011 through 2014 model years. The Korean automaker says the automatic transmission shift cable can separate from …