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2007-2012 Mitsubishi Outlander recalled for wiper fix: 46,000 vehicles affected

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2007-2012 Mitsubishi Outlander recalled for wiper fix: 46,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has issued a recall for 46,263 examples of its previous-generation 2007 to 2012 model-year 'ZG' and 'ZH' Outlander SUVs over concerns the windscreen wipers could fail...

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2015 Peugeot 308 recalled for steering fix
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2015 Peugeot 308 recalled for steering fix

A selection of 2015 Peugeot 308 vehicles sold during January 2015 have been recalled this week, over concerns faulty bolts could cause a loss of steering control. The French manufacturer reports affected units may be fitted with front wishbone bolts that do not meet correct specifications...


2016-17 Mazda 2, CX-3 recalled for brake fix
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2016-17 Mazda 2, CX-3 recalled for brake fix

Mazda has issued a recall for 705 vehicles across its 2016 and 2017 Mazda 2 and CX-3 model lines, over concerns damaged brake hose clips could cause a fluid leak. The Japanese manufacturer reports a manufacturing fault may have damaged the surface finish on the brake hose clips during installation...


Kia Optima, Sorento recalled for engine fix
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Kia Optima, Sorento recalled for engine fix

Kia Australia has issued a recall for 4963 examples of its previous-generation 2011-2014 'TF' Optima sedan, and 16 units of its 2013 'XM' Sorento SUV, over concerns the 2.4-litre 'Theta' petrol engine could suddenly stall. The Korean manufacturer reports a manufacturing fault could cause premature bearing wear within the engine...


Hyundai Santa Fe, i45 recalled for engine fix
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Hyundai Santa Fe, i45 recalled for engine fix

Hyundai has issued a recall for 9678 examples of its 'YF' i45 sedan and 'DM' Santa Fe SUVs fitted with the 2.4 GDi petrol engine over concerns vehicles could experience engine failure when in use. The Korean manufacturer reports a production fault may have seen debris contamination during the assembly of engine units...


2017-18 Jaguar F-Pace, XE, XF recalled - UPDATE
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2017-18 Jaguar F-Pace, XE, XF recalled - UPDATE

Jaguar has issued a recall for 126 examples of its 2017 and 2018 model-year F-Pace, XE and XF vehicles fitted with 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engines over concerns a fuel leak could pose a fire risk. The British manufacturer reports that affected models may be fitted with a fuel return hose that could leak...


2017 Volvo XC90 recalled for seatbelt fix - UPDATE
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2017 Volvo XC90 recalled for seatbelt fix - UPDATE

Volvo has issued a recall for 58 examples of its 2017 model-year XC90 SUVs over concerns a component for one of the third-row seat belt pre-tensioners could detach in a collision. The Swedish company reports the right-hand side seatbelt pre-tensioner for the third row of seating may have been produced incorrectly...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 9, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for June 9, 2017

Welcome to the CarAdvice.com News Desk, a regular video wrap of the latest happenings in the automotive world and Australia's new-car market. Keeping you in the loop, Tegan Lawson presents a weekly video from the CarAdvice Garage, with everything you need to know about the week in news and reviews...


Tesla Model X to issue airbag software fix over the air
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Tesla Model X to issue airbag software fix over the air

CarAdvice can exclusively reveal that Tesla will issue a proactive recall this morning for all right-hand drive Tesla Model X vehicles, following the discovery of an airbag software fault. The passenger airbag control module and associated software, which is supplied by Bosch, was subject to routine inspection when an anomaly in the supplier software was discovered...


2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA, GLA recalled for airbag fix
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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA, GLA recalled for airbag fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for nine vehicles across its popular 2016 CLA and GLA model lines over concerns the left window airbag may be faulty. The German marque reports the inflator on the left-side window may not have been manufactured to the correct specification, and as a result may not deploy properly...


Holden Colorado, Colorado 7, Trailblazer recalled for jack fix
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Holden Colorado, Colorado 7, Trailblazer recalled for jack fix

Holden has issued an equipment recall for its 'RG' Colorado, Colorado 7 and Trailblazer model lines over concerns the vehicle jacks could have incorrect instruction labels. The company reports that certain vehicle jacks - sold by the Holden Service Parts Organisation (HSPO) - may be fitted with labels that do not correctly describe the safe and correct usage of the jack...


2015-16 Mercedes-Benz SLK recalled for brake fix
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2015-16 Mercedes-Benz SLK recalled for brake fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for its SLK sports cars sold between May 2015 and December 2016 over concerns faulty stability control software could cause the brakes to overheat. The German marque reports the affected vehicles could have electronic stability program (ESP) software that doesn't correspond to the correct specifications...


Citroen C4 Aircross, Peugeot 4008 recalled for tailgate fix
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Citroen C4 Aircross, Peugeot 4008 recalled for tailgate fix

The Citroen C4 Aircross and Peugeot 4008 have been recalled this week for a suspected fault of the vehicles's tailgate gas springs. Both French manufacturers report that an insufficient anti-corrosion coating was applied to the end cap on the outer tube of the tailgate gas springs, which could cause corrosion...


2013-2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV recalled for engine fix
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2013-2017 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV recalled for engine fix

The pre-facelift Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV has been recalled this week, with 1654 units potentially affected by an engine fault which could shut off the petrol motor inadvertently. Mitsubishi reports that improper engine software, electric vehicle (EV) software and spark plug specification are the cause of the issue, which could turn off the plug-in hybrid system's petrol engine unexpectedly during use, limiting the vehicle to electric power only...


2011-2016 Audi A4, A5, A6 recalled for fire risk - UPDATE
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2011-2016 Audi A4, A5, A6 recalled for fire risk - UPDATE

Update - The original version of this article showed a current-generation 'B9' Audi A4, which isn't affected by the recall Audi has recalled 2252 vehicles across its 2011 to 2016 A4, A5 and A6 lines over concerns a faulty coolant pump could pose a fire risk. The German luxury marque reports foreign particles in the coolant could lead to a blockage in the additional coolant pump, causing the pump to overheat...


2017 Maserati Levante recalled for pipe fix
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2017 Maserati Levante recalled for pipe fix

The 2017 Maserati Levante has been recalled this week, with 74 units potentially fitted with a section of the intercooler pipe that could break. According to the Italian marque, affected vehicles are fitted with a non-conforming short rubber hose section of the intercooler pipe which has the potential to break during normal use...


2016 Tesla Model S, Model X recalled for parking brake fix
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2016 Tesla Model S, Model X recalled for parking brake fix

Tesla Motors Australia has issued a recall for 324 examples of its 2016 Model S and Model X vehicles, built between February and October 2016, over concerns of a faulty gear in the parking brake. If the gear cracks before the electric park brake is engaged, the park brake caliper may not hold to its full potential...


2016-17 BMW X1 recalled for airbag fix
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2016-17 BMW X1 recalled for airbag fix

A recall has been issued for 2318 examples of the 2016 and 2017 BMW X1 over concerns a manufacturing fault could cause the front passenger airbag to deploy incorrectly. The company reports the dashboard panel did not undergo the process of milling the "weak points or deployment points" during the production process for the passenger side...


2016 Peugeot 508 recalled for fire risk
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2016 Peugeot 508 recalled for fire risk

Peugeot has issued a recall for its 2016 508 sedan and wagon over concerns a faulty electrical relay could pose a fire risk. Affected models are fitted with a non-compliant electrical relay, which could disrupt the starter control and overheat. The French manufacturer says if the product relay overheats it could cause a fire...


Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for repair fault, airbags affected
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Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for repair fault, airbags affected

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 11 vehicles from its A-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLE and G-Class lines repaired or serviced during early December 2016 over concerns a faulty software upload could cause several issues with vehicle emissions and safety systems...