FCA recalls vehicles because air bags might malfunction

Feb. 3, 2015—Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) recalled certain vehicles, because a component in the air-bag control module might fail, which would cause the front air bags, side air bags or seat-belt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated.

Toyota recalls vehicles because of defective air bags

Feb. 3, 2015—Toyota Motor recalled certain 2003–2004 vehicles, because a component in the air-bag control module might fail, which would cause the front air bags, side air bags, or seat-belt pretensioners to deploy inadvertently while the vehicle is being operated.

Honda cites air-bag malfunction in vehicle recall

Feb. 3, 2015—Honda Motor recalled 2003 Acura MDX vehicles that were manufactured from Feb. 21, 2002, through Sept. 23, 2003, and 2003–2004 Honda Odyssey vehicles that were manufactured from Feb. 13, 2002, through Aug. 13, 2004.

Goodyear recalls tires because tread might crack

Jan. 30, 2015—Goodyear Tire & Rubber recalled Fortera HL tires in size P255/65R18 109S that were manufactured Nov. 30, 2014, through Jan. 10, 2015, because the tires’ tread might crack.

Polaris cites loss of steering in motorcycle recall

Jan. 29, 2015—Polaris recalled 2015 model-year Slingshot motorcycles that were manufactured from Aug. 26, 2014, through Jan. 9, 2015, and 2015 model-year Slingshot SL motorcycles that were manufactured from Aug. 18, 2014, through Jan. 10, 2015.

Nissan cites hood-latch failure in vehicle recall

Jan. 28, 2015—Nissan Motor recalled certain 2013–2014 Infiniti and Nissan vehicles, because the hood-release cable assembly might have been installed incorrectly, which would prevent the latching claw from engaging fully.

Nissan Rogue recalled for risk of electrical short

Jan. 28, 2015—Nissan Motor recalled 2008–2013 Nissan Rogue vehicles that were manufactured from March 7, 2007, through Nov. 26, 2013, and 2014 Nissan Rogue Select vehicles that were manufactured from Sept. 23, 2013, through July 2, 2014.

Kia recalls Forte because cooling fan might fail

Jan. 26, 2015—Kia Motors recalled 2014 Kia Forte vehicles that were manufactured from Dec. 5, 2012, through April 17, 2014. In the affected vehicles, the cooling-fan resistor might overheat and melt.

Nissan cites brakes, steering control in vehicle recall

Jan. 23, 2015—Nissan Motor recalled 2014–2015 Nissan Pathfinder and Infiniti QX60 vehicles that were manufactured from Aug. 14, 2014, through Nov. 5, 2014, and 2014–2015 Nissan Rogue vehicles that were manufactured from Aug. 12, 2014, through Nov. 15, 2014.

Chrysler cites air bag in 2004–2007 vehicle recall

Dec. 29, 2014—Chrysler Group recalled 2004–2007 Dodge Ram 1500 and Durango vehicles, 2005–2007 Dodge Ram 2500, Charger, Magnum and Dakota vehicles, Chrysler 300, 300C and SRT8 models, 2006–2007 Dodge Ram 3500 and Mitsubishi Raider models, and 2007 Chrysler Aspen vehicles.