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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...

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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...


2010-16 Audi Q5 recalled for sunroof fix
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2010-16 Audi Q5 recalled for sunroof fix

Audi Australia has issued a recall for 9098 examples of its 2010 to 2016 Q5 SUVs over concerns vehicles fitted with a panoramic sunroof could spring a water leak and activate the curtain airbag. The German luxury marque reports the foam adjacent to the gas generator of the curtain airbag can become wet if moisture accumulates over time...


2009 Audi A3 recalled for stability control fix
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2009 Audi A3 recalled for stability control fix

The previous-generation 2009 model-year Audi A3 has been recalled this week (2191 units) over concerns a faulty connection in the ESC control unit could affect the vehicle's safety systems in critical handling situations. Audi reports a fault in an earth connection to the system could occur due to excessive thermo-mechanical strain on the unit's components...


Hyundai, Kia reject findings of Korean recall hearing - UPDATE
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Hyundai, Kia reject findings of Korean recall hearing - UPDATE

The Hyundai Motor Group, representing the Hyundai and Kia brands, is understood to have rejected the findings of a hearing into the need for a recall of some 200,000 vehicles. In most cases, a recall will be carried out voluntarily, and often proactively, to avoid damaging customer relations and poor publicity for the brand...


2016-2017 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport recalled for seatbelt fix
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2016-2017 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport recalled for seatbelt fix

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has issued a recall for 132 units of the 2016 and 2017 Range Rover and 1718 examples of the 2016 and 2017 Range Rover Sport sold between May 2016 and December 2016, over concerns the seatbelt assembly may not lock in the event of an accident...


2015-17 Toyota HiLux recalled for battery fix: 39,000 vehicles affected
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2015-17 Toyota HiLux recalled for battery fix: 39,000 vehicles affected

Toyota has issued a recall for 39,754 its 2015 to 2017 HiLux 4x2 Hi Rider and 4x4 utes over concerns vehicles fitted with the auxiliary battery kit could develop damage due to vibrations. According to the Japanese manufacturer, HiLux vehicles equipped with the Toyota Genuine Accessory pack could experience damage to the left-hand front fender apron, due to the improper installation of the battery kit, which causes vibration when driving over rough surfaces...


2014-2015 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled for fuel leak
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2014-2015 Maserati Ghibli, Quattroporte recalled for fuel leak

The 2014 and 2015 model-year Maserati Ghibli and Quattroporte have been recalled for a possible fuel leak, with 339 units affected. In the notice, the Italian marque reports that fuel may leak from the fuel delivery pipe, posing a hazard to other road users if fuel leaks onto the road. A VIN list for the recalled units can be viewed here...


2010-2014 Mitsubishi Pajero recalled for Takata airbags: 20,000 vehicles affected
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2010-2014 Mitsubishi Pajero recalled for Takata airbags: 20,000 vehicles affected

The 2010-2014 'NT' and 'NW' Mitsubishi Pajero has been added to the ongoing Takata airbag campaign this week, joining numerous other model years of the Japanese off-roader that have been recalled for the same issue. In this latest notice, affected vehicles could be fitted with front passenger airbags that could release metallic fragments into the cabin when deployed in an accident...


2016 Citroen C4 Cactus recalled for starter fix
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2016 Citroen C4 Cactus recalled for starter fix

Citroen has issued a recall for its 2016 model-year C4 Cactus vehicles over concerns an electrical fault could lead to a fire risk. According to the French manufacturer, the affected vehicles could have a non-compliant electrical relay's internal component, which could disrupt the starter control...


2016 Range Rover Sport recalled for airbag fix
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2016 Range Rover Sport recalled for airbag fix

The 2016 model-year Range Rover Sport has been recalled this week over concerns the front passenger airbag won't deploy in the event of a collision. According to the British luxury off-roader marque, 15 affected vehicles could be fitted with inflators that may not function properly due to a deviation in the generant mix ratio - likely a manufacturing fault...


2016 Mitsubishi ASX, Outlander recalled for door latch fix: 19,000 vehicles affected
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2016 Mitsubishi ASX, Outlander recalled for door latch fix: 19,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi has recalled 19,131 of its 2015.5 model-year ASX and 2016 model-year Outlander SUVs over concerns a faulty latch could cause the doors to open while driving. The Japanese manufacturer reports that the "precision" of the door latch assembly is insufficient and may not operate correctly in higher temperatures...


2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled for steering fix
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2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled for steering fix

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for two examples of its previous-generation 2013 C-Class over concerns a improperly tightened bolt in the steering assembly could cause the coupling to detach from the shaft. According to the German manufacturer, the two vehicles affected may have loose bolts securing the steering coupling as a result of a manufacturing fault...


Volkswagen recalls several models for safety fix
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Volkswagen recalls several models for safety fix

Volkswagen has issued a recall for several models lines across the 2016 and 2017 model years over concerns the airbags and seatbelt tensioners may not deploy correctly in an accident. The 340 vehicles affected include the popular Golf, Tiguan and Passat, along with commercial models like the Multivan and Amarok...


2017 Skoda Superb recalled for seatbelt fix
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2017 Skoda Superb recalled for seatbelt fix

Skoda has issued a recall for seven of its 2017 model-year Superb medium cars over concerns the seatbelt tensioner may not deploy in an accident. The Czech manufacturer reports the condition could be caused by variations in the mixture of the ratio of the tensioner's propellant. If the belt tensioners are not deployed correctly in an accident, occupants could be at higher risk of injury...


Subaru recalls 33,000 vehicles for Takata airbag replacement
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Subaru recalls 33,000 vehicles for Takata airbag replacement

Subaru has issued a recall for 33,228 vehicles across a range of model lines, as part of the ongoing Takata airbag saga. Affected vehicles include 11,234 units of the 2008-2011 Impreza and WRX, 12,313 of the 2009-2012 Forester, 1817 of the 2004-2009 Liberty and Outback, and 673 2009-2010 Tribeca vehicles...


Toyota Australia adds 119,000 vehicles to Takata recall
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Toyota Australia adds 119,000 vehicles to Takata recall

Toyota has recalled a further 119,386 vehicles across various model lines and build dates as part of the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. In this latest recall, two separate notices have been issued, one for vehicles with a faulty front passenger's airbag, with the other a re-notification for vehicles with a faulty driver's front airbag...


CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 2017
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CarAdvice News Desk: The weekly wrap for March 31, 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...