Total Recall: Chrysler, Maserati, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Suzuki, and Honda

The following vehicles have been recalled over the past couple of weeks, ranging from the Fiat-controlled Chrysler Group, which includes Dodge, RAM, and Maserati (which is owned by Ferrari), to the major German automakers Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Even the now-defunct Japanese automaker Suzuki has been affected, and Honda has issued yet another Honda Odyssey recall. Chrysler is recalling the…

Honda recalls Acura MDX and RLX for loose bolts

Over the past weekend, Honda has issued two recalls for their premium Acura RLX full size sedan, as well as their best-selling MDX crossover, for the same issue: loose bolts. In all, 7,751  RLXs, and 19,197 of the MDX crossover, will be affect by the latest Honda recall. To clarify, although the recall is for loose bolts…

Honda Odyssey recalled for braking issue

Honda has announced a recall for their popular Odyssey minivan, in conjunction with a brake defect. In all, 344,000 vehicles produced for the 2007-2008 model years will be affected. The issue is that the vehicle can suddenly come to a complete stop, due to the hydraulic pressure that can build up in the braking system, after the…

Honda recalls minivans and crossovers for airbag issue

Honda has announced today that they will be recalling their popular Odyssey minivan once again, this time for a glitch in the airbag system. In all, nearly 342,000 built for the 2003-2004 model years will be affected. In addition to the Odyssey being recalled, Honda is also recalling their luxury division’s best-selling Acura MDX crossover, which is built…

Honda recalls Pilots and Odysseys for engine issue

Honda is recalling their popular Pilot sport utility vehicle, as well as their Odyssey minivan, for an engine issue. With the Pilot, both the 2WD and 4WD versions are affected. In all, only 270 2013 model year vehicles are involved. The recall is a result of manufacturing process of the engine piston. During the process, the heat…

Honda recalls additional Fits and Accords for various issues

To follow up a Honda recall from April, the Japanese automaker has included an additional 48,138 Fit subcompacts for issues with the Vehicle Stability Assist (VSA) system. The initial recall only included a limited number of Fit Sports that would allow the yaw rates to exceed that of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) requirements. The issue…

Honda recalls Fit subcompact hatchback again for defective window switch

American Honda has announced another recall on their Fit subcompact hatchback, the first one occurring in January 2010 for a similar issue. More specifically, over 143,000 2007 and 2008 Honda Fits (over 685,000 worldwide) are being recalled for a potentially faulty window switch that could also become a fire hazard. It has been determined that if rain water…

Honda recalls S2000 and Acura RSX to repair brake issue

Honda has announced that they will be recalling over 18,000 of their vehicles for a potentially dangerous brake issue. More specifically, 5,239 of their now-defunct S2000 roadster produced for the 2006-2007 model years, as well as 13,113 of the also-defunct 2006 Acura RSX sports coupe, are affected by the recall. The issue concerns the brake system,…

Honda under investigation for possible defective air bags

Honda is under investigation from the U.S. safety regulators, who are trying to determine whether or not the Japanese automaker will need to recall some of their Odyssey minivans. If the recall is issued, it would affect 320,000 vehicles produced for the 2003 and 2004 model years. The issue that the minivans are being investigated…

Honda recalls Fit Sports to fix software issue

In the long line of Honda recalls, the latest one concerns the 2012, as well as the 2013 Fit Sport subcompact hatchback. The problem lies within the stability control software…whenever the Fit Sport is equipped with a specific type of tire (Honda has not said as to what type/manufacturer tire it actually is), the yaw rate…