Volkswagen, Audi, and BMW Recall 1.7 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect

Volkswagen, Audi, and BMW are joining the continuing recall of the Takata air bag inflators’ defect by recalling 1.7 million vehicles which involve 21 different model vehicles spanning from 2005 to 2015 model years.  The problem with the air bags is with the inflators, which have exploded when involved in accidents causing shards of sharp [...]

February 11th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Volkswagen, Audi, and BMW Recall 1.7 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect

Volkswagen Announces Global Recall of 2.6 Million Vehicles due to Gear Box, Fuse, and Fuel Line Defects

Volkswagen will recall 2.6 million vehicles worldwide due to gearbox, fuse, and fuel line defects.  First, 62,000 2009-2011 Volkswagen Tiguans will be recalled in the United States.  The vehicles are being recalled because the vehicles can lose their exterior lighting.  The exterior lighting is lost when one of the fuse sockets overheats.  The investigation reports [...]

November 22nd, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Volkswagen Announces Global Recall of 2.6 Million Vehicles due to Gear Box, Fuse, and Fuel Line Defects