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2017-18 Mercedes-Benz E-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for the E-Class sold between 2017 and 2018 over concerns the active bonnet may not operate as intended. According to the German marque, some vehicles may have a defective system that doesn't detect pedestrians and therefore doesn't activate the safety feature in the event of a collision...

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Honda Jazz, Accord Euro added to Takata recall
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Honda Jazz, Accord Euro added to Takata recall

Honda has added the 2014/15 Accord Euro and 2014 Jazz to its Takata recall list. As with all cars affected by the Takata recall, the vehicles included in this campaign are fitted with airbag inflator propellant that, through a combination of heat and humidity, can degrade...


2013-16 Nissan Navara, Patrol added to Takata recall
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2013-16 Nissan Navara, Patrol added to Takata recall

Nissan Australia has added previous generation 'D22' Navara and 'Y61' Patrol models to the ongoing Takata airbag campaign. The company's local arm has confirmed 17,047 units across both model lines are affected by this notice, which relates to potentially faulty passenger-side airbag inflators...


Mitsubishi ASX, Eclipse Cross, Outlander recalled again
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Mitsubishi ASX, Eclipse Cross, Outlander recalled again

Mitsubishi has recalled the 2018 Eclipse Cross, 2018/19 ASX and 2017/18 Outlander for the second time this week over concerns about their autonomous emergency braking systems. According to the company, the system might continue applying the brakes when they're no longer required to avoid a collision, increasing the risk of following traffic running into the car...


Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, ASX, Outlander recalled
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Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, ASX, Outlander recalled

Mitsubishi Australia has recalled the 2018 Eclipse Cross, 2017/18 Outlander, and 2018/19 ASX, over concerns about the active stability control (ASC) safety systems. According to the company, 'incorrect operation' of the ASC could make active safety systems like adaptive cruise control, forward-collision mitigation, brake holding, hill-start assist and all-wheel drive disable momentarily...


Toyota Prius, Prius V recalled
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Toyota Prius, Prius V recalled

Toyota has re-recalled a batch of Prius and Prius V hybrids, over concerns the fix provided to the power management ECU on both models wasn't sufficient first-time around. According to the company, affected vehicles are fitted with faulty power management ECU software...


Audi R8 V10 Coupe/Spyder recalled
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Audi R8 V10 Coupe/Spyder recalled

Audi has recalled R8 V10 Coupe and Spyder models manufactured between mid-2015 and late-2017, over concerns about an oil leak in the automatic transmission. According to the company, vehicles with the DL800 gearbox could develop an oil leak in the gearbox breather when the car is being driven "on a racetrack and extreme driving manoeuvres are being undertaken"...


2007-2017 Ford Mondeo added to Takata recall
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2007-2017 Ford Mondeo added to Takata recall

Ford has added the 2007-2009 and 2014-2017 Mondeo to the ever-growing list of vehicles in line to have their faulty Takata airbags replaced. As with all Takata recalls, a combination of heat and humidity can make the airbag propellant in affected vehicles degrade...


2016-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled
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2016-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for C-Class models sold between May 2016 and January 2018 over concerns window trims could detach from the vehicle. The German marque reports that affected units may have experienced a production fault where the bonding of the rear window trims strips on both the left- and right-hand sides may not have been performed correctly...


2010-14 Subaru Outback, Liberty recalled
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2010-14 Subaru Outback, Liberty recalled

Subaru has recalled the 2010-2014 Outback and Liberty, over concerns about their electric parking brakes. According to the company, if the parking brake circuit board fractures a warning light will illuminate and the brake can't be applied or released. That puts the cars in breach of Australian Design Rules (ADR) for motor vehicles...


2016-18 Mini Countryman recalled
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2016-18 Mini Countryman recalled

BMW Australia has recalled the current-generation 'F60' Mini Countryman with the three-cylinder petrol engine, over concerns about the high-pressure fuel pump. According to the company a crash protection plate wasn't installed for the high-pressure fuel pump, meaning the pump could be damaged in a severe front-end accident...


2017-18 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled
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2017-18 Mercedes-Benz S-Class recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for 'certain' S-Class models built during 2017 and 2018 over concerns the busbars in the luggage area could pose a fire risk. According to the German marque, a manufacturing fault may not have seen two nuts for the mounting busbars (an electrical component) in the 'prefuse box' located in the boot installed...


BMW X5 (E53) recalled
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BMW X5 (E53) recalled

The first-generation (E53) BMW X5 has been recalled, over concerns the front airbags could randomly activate. According to the company, a mismatch of software and hardware within the airbag control could activate the front airbags while parking the car. There's a risk the airbags could injure occupants if they randomly activate...


Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for faulty airbags
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Mercedes-Benz recalls several models for faulty airbags

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for numerous model lines over concerns the airbags could release metal parts in the event of deployment – though the company says it's unrelated to the ongoing Takata recall campaign. The marque reports 78 units across the A-Class, B-Class, C-Class, E-Class, GLA, GLC and AMG GT ranges could be affected by the issue, which could see the airbag gas generator housing eject metal parts if the inflator is deployed...


Mitsubishi Delica, Lancer imports recalled for Takata airbags
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Mitsubishi Delica, Lancer imports recalled for Takata airbags

Platinum Import Garage has issued a recall for imported Mitsubishi Delica and Lancer vehicles as part of the ever-expanding Takata airbag campaign. As with other Takata-related recalls, affected vehicles could be fitted with faulty airbags which can have degraded propellant as a result of exposure to heat and humidity over time...


Audi TT, R8 join Takata airbag recall
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Audi TT, R8 join Takata airbag recall

Audi has added the current-generation TT and R8 to its Takata recall list, As with all Takata-related recalls, affected vehicles are fitted with airbag inflator propellant that, when exposed to heat and humidity, can degrade over time. In the case of these Audis, it's the driver's airbag that is affected...


2017-18 Kia Stinger, Rio recalled
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2017-18 Kia Stinger, Rio recalled

Kia Australia has recalled the 2017-18 Rio and Stinger, over concerns about the load ratings specified on their tow bars. According to the company, the tow bar labels have incorrect load ratings specified. Kia says that could result in the tow bar being used to tow objects above its maximum weight...


Mercedes-AMG GT, GT S recalled
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Mercedes-AMG GT, GT S recalled

Mercedes-AMG has recalled the GT and GT S, over concerns about the front passenger seat classification system. According to the company, the software responsible for classifying the passenger mightn't function correctly. That means a child seat could be classified as a person, or a small person could be marked as a child seat...


Lexus LC500h recalled
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Lexus LC500h recalled

Lexus Australia has issued a recall for its LC500h hybrid sports car, over concerns a faulty ECU could cause loss of power. The luxury marque reports improper programming in the ECU controlling both the hybrid system and transmission may not shift gears "within the required time period" when the "accelerator pedal is depressed quickly during normal driving conditions"...


Ford EcoSport recalled
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Ford EcoSport recalled

Ford Australia has recalled the EcoSport SUV over concerns about the engine timing belt tensioner. According to the company, engine vibrations could make the timing belt tensioner fail, resulting in a loss of engine timing. That could lead to damage, or an engine shutdown. If the engine shuts down on the move, there's a risk of injury to the driver and other road users...