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2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque recalled: Owners urged to park away from property

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2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport, Range Rover Evoque recalled: Owners urged to park away from property

Land Rover has issued a recall for 797 of its 2017 model-year Discovery Sport and 2016-17 model-year Range Rover Evoque SUVs fitted with the 2.0-litre turbo-diesel engine and automatic transmission, over concerns a wiring fault could cause several issues including loss of electric steering, engine cut-out, or even a fire...

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2007 Hyundai Grandeur recalled for seat fix: 50 vehicles affected
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2007 Hyundai Grandeur recalled for seat fix: 50 vehicles affected

Hyundai has issued a recall for 50 of its 2007 Hyundai Grandeur over concerns the driver's side power seat switch may not operate properly when driving. The Korean manufacturer reports that the intermittent operations of the seat when the vehicle is in motion may cause driver distraction and result in difficulty controlling the vehicle, posing a hazard to the driver and other road users...


Lexus expands Takata airbag recall: LFA and IS models added
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Lexus expands Takata airbag recall: LFA and IS models added

Lexus has announced it will recall a further 2166 vehicles in Australia as part of the global Takata airbag recall controversy. Lexus Australia has added 2166 more cars to the recall list, with that figure including 100 IS F models, 260 IS250C convertibles, 565 IS250 sedans, 1231 examples of the IS350 and even 10 Lexus LFA supercars...


2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque recalled for suspension fix
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2016-17 Land Rover Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque recalled for suspension fix

Land Rover has issued a recall for its 2016 and 2017 model-year Discovery Sport and Range Rover Evoque SUVs over concerns the front suspension could fail. The British marque reports the left and right lower control arms (depending on vehicle) in the knuckle joint of the front suspension have been incorrectly assembled, which could cause the suspension to fail if the vehicle is exposed to a shock impact like a deep pothole or kerb to the affected front wheel...


Volvo recalls several 2017 models for airbag fix: 117 vehicles affected
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Volvo recalls several 2017 models for airbag fix: 117 vehicles affected

Volvo has issued a recall for its 2017 model-year S60, V60 Cross Country, XC60, V40, V40 Cross Country and XC90 over concerns the frontal and seat airbags may not function as intended. The Swedish manufacturer reports the airbag igniter may not adequately inflate the driver, passenger, and/or seat airbag units in the event of an accident...


2014-15 Citroen C4 Picasso recalled for front suspension fix
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2014-15 Citroen C4 Picasso recalled for front suspension fix

Citroen has recalled its C4 Picasso MPVs built during late-2014 and early-2015 over concerns the front suspension bolts could break. According to the French manufacturer, the front suspension wishbone bolts may not be to the correct specification. If the condition occurs and the bolts break, this could cause the wheels to tilt and reduce steering control...


2014 Fiat Ducato recalled for suspension fix: 15 vehicles affected
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2014 Fiat Ducato recalled for suspension fix: 15 vehicles affected

Fiat has issued a recall for 15 of its 2014 'FL' Ducato vans over concerns the rear suspension system does not meet required standards. According to the Italian manufacturer, the affected vehicles are fitted with rear suspension leaf springs that may not conform to the "required standard", which can affect vehicle performance...


2015-16 Mercedes-Benz GLE, GLS recalled for airbag fix: 2600 vehicles affected
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2015-16 Mercedes-Benz GLE, GLS recalled for airbag fix: 2600 vehicles affected

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall notice for 2645 of its 2015 and 2016 GLE and GLS SUVs over concerns the front passenger airbag may fail to deploy as a result of faulty software. According to the German marque, affected vehicles may have incorrect software coding within the seat occupancy control unit, which could result in the airbag system not recognising a passenger in the front seat...


2008-09 Kia Sportage recalled for wiring fix
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2008-09 Kia Sportage recalled for wiring fix

Kia Motors Australia has issued a recall notice on 2008-09 KM Series Kia Sportage, citing an electrical wiring fault. Kia revealed the wiring harness connector pins in the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) assembly may corrode due to improper sealing of the HECU’s wiring harness connector...


Performax recalls Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra for airbag fix
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Performax recalls Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra for airbag fix

Local conversion firm Performax has issued a recall for its 2014 to 2017 model-year Chevrolet Silverado 2500, 3500 and GMC Sierra 2500 trucks over concerns a faulty module may fail to deploy the frontal airbags in a collision. According to the company, the affected vehicles are fitted with a sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) that may have defective software...


Ford Ranger, Territory recalled for sensor fix: Rear wheels could lock up, 10,520 affected
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Ford Ranger, Territory recalled for sensor fix: Rear wheels could lock up, 10,520 affected

Ford Australia has issued a recall on 10,520 of its Ranger utes and Territory SUVs, over fears that a sensor fault could see the vehicle lose control while driving. Affected models are fitted with the 6R80 automatic transmission, in both all-wheel and rear-wheel drive configurations. The recall centres on a fault in the Output Shaft Speed sensor, located at the transmission...


2014-2016 Lexus NX200t and NX300h recalled for brake hold fix
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2014-2016 Lexus NX200t and NX300h recalled for brake hold fix

Lexus has issued a recall for 6856 of its 2014 to 2016 NX200t and NX300h SUVs over concerns the brake hold function may not operate as intended. According to the Japanese marque, the parking brake in affected vehicles may not automatically apply in certain situations - like when the driver's seat belt is unfastened - due to improper programming - which could cause the vehicle to roll unexpectedly, posing an accident hazard...


2014 Ssangyong Stavic recalled for front shock absorber fix
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2014 Ssangyong Stavic recalled for front shock absorber fix

The 2014 Ssangyong Stavic has been recalled by local distributor Ateco Automotive, over concerns 113 vehicles could be fitted with faulty front shock absorbers. According to the notice issued this week, affected vehicles could have shock absorbers that become damaged if driven in specific "extreme" conditions for extended periods of time...


2017 Volkswagen Tiguan recalled for front seat fix
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2017 Volkswagen Tiguan recalled for front seat fix

The 2017 model-year Volkswagen Tiguan has been recalled over concerns the front seat backrests may be faulty, with 707 vehicles affected. According to the notice issued by the German manufacturer, the laser-welded seam on the front seatbacks may not have been configured correctly during production, which may impact on the connection strength...


2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled for seatbelt arm fix
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2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled for seatbelt arm fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for 41 of its 2015 to 2016 S-Class limousines over concerns the little arm that hands you your seatbelt may not retract once you hit the road. According to the manufacturer, incorrect software coding within the rear control unit may result in the seatbelt handover arm not retracting when the vehicle is moving...


2003-2009 Mazda RX-8 recalled for fuel leak fix: 5400 vehicles affected
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2003-2009 Mazda RX-8 recalled for fuel leak fix: 5400 vehicles affected

Mazda has issued a recall for 5400 of its 2003 to 2009 RX-8 sports cars over concerns the vehicles could develop a fuel leak. The Japanese manufacturer reports that the plastic fuel pump retaining rings on the fuel tanks could deteriorate due to heat exposure from the engine and exhaust pipes...


Honda Australia fixing 7000 Takata airbag inflators a week, still going
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Honda Australia fixing 7000 Takata airbag inflators a week, still going

Honda Australia’s service department is working overtime to replace 600,000 of its potentially faulty airbag inflators made by external supplier Takata, but still has the best part of a year to go before all relevant vehicles get new components...


CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 9, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: the weekly wrap for December 9, 2016

Hi there, Tegan Lawson with your CarAdvice news update. Here’s what’s been making headlines this week. The 2018 Holden Commodore has been revealed. Official images have been released showing what our first fully imported Commodore will look like. Just hours before the official release, the 2018 Holden Commodore liftback and wagon were snapped with barely any camouflage while shooting a promotional video...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 9, 2016
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for December 9, 2016

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...


2012-2016 Toyota Tundra recalled by Performax for steering fix: 214 vehicles affected
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2012-2016 Toyota Tundra recalled by Performax for steering fix: 214 vehicles affected

Conversion company Performax International has issued a recall for 214 of its Toyota Tundra utes from 2012 to 2016 over concerns a faulty wheel alignment could cause steering vibration. The company reports that out-of-specification adjustments can be made to the tie rods during a wheel alignment, due to faulty tie rod extensions...