BMW cites air bag failure in 2000–2006 vehicle recall

July 21, 2014—BMW recalled certain 2000–2006 vehicles, because a defect that’s in in the passenger-side front air bag might produce excessive internal pressure that could cause the air-bag inflator to rupture upon deployment.

Toyota cites air bags in recall of 2003–2005 vehicles

June 24, 2014—Toyota Motor recalled certain 2003–2005 Lexus SC 430, Pontiac Vibe, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Matrix, Toyota Sequoia and Toyota Tundra vehicles that are equipped with Takata-brand passenger-side air-bag inflators.

Toyota cites air bag malfunction in vehicle recall

June 13, 2014—Toyota Motor recalled 2002–2004 Toyota Sequoia and Lexus SC and 2003–2004 Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Tundra, and Pontiac Vibe vehicles. The passenger-side front air-bag inflator might have a safety defect and might produce excessive internal pressure.

Chrysler cites speed control in vehicle recall

June 9, 2014—Chrysler Group recalled certain 2014 vehicles because, when the adaptive cruise control is engaged and the driver presses the accelerator pedal to increase the vehicle’s speed, the vehicle might continue to accelerate briefly after the accelerator pedal is released.

Chrysler recalls Ram ProMaster because of circuit corrosion

June 9, 2014—Chrysler Group recalled 2014 Ram ProMaster vehicles that were manufactured from April 23, 2013, through May 22, 2014. The affected vehicles might have circuit corrosion from water intrusion around the in-floor battery cover and door footwell trim.

Ford cites short circuit in Taurus recall

June 9, 2014—Ford Motor recalled 2010–2014 Taurus vehicles that were manufactured from Nov. 28, 2008, through Feb. 28, 2014. In areas that use road salt, the license-plate lamp assembly might have an electrochemical reaction and corrosion as a result of water intrusion.

BMW recalls R 1200 GS motorcycle, citing oil leak

May 21, 2014—BMW recalled 2013 R 1200 GS motorcycles that were manufactured from November 2012 through August 2013. Pressure inside the transmission might push the transmission-output seal out of place.

GM recalls Chevrolet Corvette, saying headlamps might fail

May 16, 2014—General Motors recalled 2005–2007 Chevrolet Corvette vehicles that were manufactured from March 29, 2004, through June 22, 2007. In the affected vehicles, the underhood bussed electrical center (UBEC) housing can expand and cause the control circuit wire of the headlamp’s low-beam relay to bend.

GM cites brake failure in vehicle recall

May 16, 2014—General Motors recalled certain 2004–2012 Chevrolet, Pontiac and Saturn vehicles. In the affected vehicles, increased resistance in the Body Control Module (BCM) connection might result in voltage fluctuations in the circuit of the Brake Apply Sensor (BAS).