Tag: recalls

32 Posts

Oct 01, 1999

Shouldn't a paint job last more than 60k miles?

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My husband and I own a ' Ford Taurus charcoal color which has almost miles In the past six months we have noticed the paint on the roof and hood is turning almost white Now paint is missing from about...

paint recalls

Mar 01, 1999

Shouldn't the manufacturer pay to replace a defective seatbelt?

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I have a Saturn SL with miles I recently needed the passenger lap belt replaced due to faulty stitching near the buckle The dealer charged me for this repair I was under the impression that seat belts were covered by...

liability recalls

Nov 01, 1996

Pre-'94 Camry owners should ask their dealers to install an "anti-vibration kit". They'll know what you mean.

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been built by Jerry Lee Lewis since it sure has a Whole Lot of Shakin' Goin' On when I sit in traffic or at a red light Using the air conditioner really aggravates the vibration My mechanic is a Patsy...

recalls steering Toyota Camry

Sep 01, 1996

Toyota is finally offering a solution to pre-'94 Camry owners with vibration in the steering column.

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A while ago you got a letter from a guy named Richard complaining about his Toyota Camry with a four-cylinder engine He said the whole steering column vibrated when he stopped at a light with the car in Drive You...

motor mounts recalls steering Toyota Camry

Dec 01, 1995

A classic case of GMPSS: General Motors Power Steering Syndrome

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I have a Chevy Cavalier When the temperature outside gets into the s or colder the power steering will feel like it's not working for about seconds After that time it seems to warm up and work normally This problem...

steering recalls GMC

May 01, 1994

Help I'm an owner of a blue and silver Ford...

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Help I'm an owner of a blue and silver Ford F- and I'm not proud of its ugly peeling and flaking paint job In July ' I heard from other truck owners that the paint of certain years was defective...

paint recalls Ford

Nov 01, 1993

Yet another case of G.M.P.S.S: General Motors Power Steering Syndrome

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OK you two let's see you answer this one I have a Chevy Celebrity and my brother has a Buick Century We both seem to have the same problem with our power steering When we first start our cars on...

steering recalls GMC

Nov 01, 1993

Who to call for safety recall information.

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Is there an number one could call to find out about auto recalls I have a Dodge Dynasty which leaks oil quite badly George TOM You bet there is George It's called The Auto Safety Hotline and it's operated by...

recalls safety

Oct 01, 1993

Think you're immune from "General Motors Power Steering Syndrome" because you drive a Saab? Think again.

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I have a Saab with power steering that is hard to steer when it is first driven After driving five to ten miles it works normally There is no fluid loss I have taken it to two seperate shops One...

steering recalls GMC Saab

Jul 01, 1993

Info on Ford's paint recall and their repainting program.

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Do you know a - number I could call about the paint on my dark blue Ford F- Pick-up The paint is peeling off all over the place hood fenders roof sides you name it I was told that the...

paint recalls Ford