Total Recall: GM, Tesla, Jeep, Nissan, Chrysler, Dodge, and Ford recalls

The following vehicles have been recalled from their respective automakers over the past several days. GM’s Chevrolet and GMC divisions, Acura, Nissan, and Ford have all issued recalls for their vehicles. In the case of Tesla, they’ve issued a recall for their Model S’s adapter, and with Chrysler’s Jeep division, it’s a matter of not carrying out…

Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep recalled for balance shaft bearing issue

Chrysler has announced a recall that will affect vehicles in their Dodge, Jeep, as well as those bearing their own name. In all, only 522 vehicles will be a part of the latest Chrysler recall. The vehicles include: 2013 Chrysler 200 2013 Dodge Avenger 2014 Jeep Patriot 2014 Jeep Compass The reason for the recall is because of the…

Chrysler recalls several minivans for numerous issues

Part of the massive Chrysler recall announced last week included two for their best-selling minivans, the Chrysler Town and County, Dodge Grand Caravan, and the RAM C/V Tradesman (a Grand Caravan converted for cargo duty). In all, over 282,000 2013 models worldwide are affected, the vast majority of them being in the United States. The first issue…

Massive Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep recall over defective electronics

Chrysler has once again announced a massive recall concerning many vehicles in their respective brands, totaling over 840,000 vehicles in all. The latest Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep recall affects those with defective electronics in the head restraints. The vehicles affected are: 2011- 2013 Chrysler 200 2011-2013 Chrysler Sebring 2011-2013 Dodge Avenger 2011-2012 Dodge Nitro 2011-2013 Jeep Liberty…

Chrysler recalls Dodge Dart for Powertrain Control Modules

Chrysler has announced a recall for their Dodge division’s 2013 Dart compact sedan, another one in a string of recalls over the past couple of months. More specifically, they will be recalling over 14,800 of the Fiat-based (Fiat is the majority shareholder of Chrysler) vehicle. The reason for the latest Chrysler recall has to do with the powertrain control modules (PCM)….

Dodge possibly recalling Vipers for suspension issue

Long before Sergio Marchionne rechristened it the SRT, it was known throughout the automotive world as the Dodge Viper, the snake on four wheels that is a beast to handle. While it takes a higher level of skill to tame one of these, having a possible suspension issue could make bad matters worse. As of this writing, the…

Chrysler, Ram, and Jeep recalls, oh my!

The Auburn Hills, Michigan (by way of Italy) is pulling out all of the stops with their massive Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and Jeep recall. In total, over 200,000 vehicles will be going back to the dealership (Chrysler consolidated all of their brands a few years ago at the dealership level). Here’s how the recalls break down:…

2014 Dodge Durango

  Dodge has officially unveiled their full-sized SUV, the Dodge Durango. Although they’re touting it as it being new, it would take a keen eye to spot the styling differences in comparison to the previous generation. That’s okay though, because the real difference lies underneath the skin. Going back to the exterior, it appears to be…

Polishing a turd: Dodge introduces the Mopar ’13 Dart

The current Dodge Dart was a step in the right direction, with Chrysler moving away from Dr. Zetsche’s obsession with wagons during Mercedes’ reign over the beleaguered automaker. However, the end result hasn’t set the world or the sales charts on fire, as models are currently languishing behind the stalwarts of its class, such as the…