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  1. Recalls An Important Recall for Ram 1500 and Ram HD Pickups

    Right before the Holiday break, Transport Canada published a recall regarding the Ram 1500 as well as all the Ram HD variants. On vehicles equipped with a steering column gear shifter, the brake transmission shift interlock feature may become inoperative. If that happens, the shifter can be moved out of … Full story

  2. Recalls Voluntary recall for Porsche Macan models

    Porsche Cars Canada is issuing a voluntary recall on 8,346 Macan, Macan S, Macan GTS, and Macan Turbo models in Canada manufactured between May 8, 2014, and April 14, 2017. Porsche determined that fine hairline cracks could appear, after an extended period of use, on the filter flange of the … Full story

  3. Recalls Courts approve consumer settlement in Canada for VW TDI vehicles

    Volkswagen Group Canada Inc. and Canadian class counsel announced today that both the Québec and Ontario Courts have granted approval of the nationwide settlement agreement to resolve consumer claims in Canada related to the 2.0L diesel emissions matter for approximately 105,000 affected vehicles. The Ontario Court will also be subsequently … Full story

  4. Recalls 2011 to 2015 Hyundai Sonata: Recall for a Seat Belt Problem

    Last week, Transport Canada published a recall regarding the Hyundai Sonata midsize sedan, model years 2011 to 2015. During assembly, it seems as though the connections between the front seat belts and the floor-mounted anchor pretensioners weren’t attached properly. In the event of a collision, the seat belt could detach … Full story

  5. Recalls A recall for the Toyota Sienna and its power-sliding doors

    More than 60,000 units of the Sienna minivan are concerned by a recall in Canada regarding a problem with its power-sliding side doors. The motor of these doors could stall in certain conditions that could prevent the doors from opening, such as an accumulation of snow or ice. When the … Full story

  6. Recalls Transport Canada identifies brake safety issue with certain Ford F-150 models

    Canadians expect the vehicles they use to drive their families around and commute to and from work to be safe and defect free. That's why the Government of Canada doesn't hesitate to act when we identify a safety concern. The Honourable Marc Garneau, Minister of Transport, is advising the public … Full story

  7. Recalls A Recall for the Toyota Prius

    Bad news for those who flocked to get their hands on the first units of the new Toyota Prius: your car may have been recording impressive fuel economy numbers, but it has already been recalled. On 2,780 units of 2016 and 2017 Prius vehicles, the parking brake might become inoperative. Full story

  8. Recalls The 2017 Lincoln Continental is Already Recalled

    A few short weeks after the delivery of the first 2017 Lincoln Continentals to their owners, the American manufacturer had to issue a recall on the large sedan. On about 1900 units of the Continental, the lenses on the headlight assemblies don’t comply with the government’s regulations for turn signals. Full story

  9. Recalls Recall for the 2016 Hyundai Tucson

    The Hyundai Tucson, redesigned last year with a new and optional turbocharged, 1.6-litre engine, is the subject of a recall. According to Transport Canada, the seven-speed, dual-clutch transmission that’s mated to the Tucson’s turbo engine will need to be reprogrammed. In higher temperatures, the transmission clutch could delay its operation … Full story

  10. Recalls A Recall for ZF

    What has nine speeds and must be recalled? Around half-a-million vehicles equipped with a ZF gearbox! Previously, only some Fiat Chrysler Automobiles models were involved; now, the recall has been expanded to cover a large array of vehicles fitted with this transmission. According to the German parts manufacturer, vehicles from … Full story

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