Volkswagen To Recall More Than 6,000 Cars in Singapore To Fix Gearbox Issue

Volkswagen Singapore, is recalling a total of 6,181 cars with 7-speed double-clutch gearbox (DQ200) in Singapore from April 29 for a gearbox issue that, if unresolved, might lead to power loss. The recall exercise comes after more than 384,000 vehicles in China were recalled last month for a similar issue. Volkswagen Group Singapore’s spokesman said […]

13 Toyota Models Recall Over Steering Shaft Defect

Recall Summary 13 Toyota Models sold between August 2000 and January 2012, which includes Prius and Wish were included in a filing with Japan’s Transport Ministry. Problem (1) The steering component fault is due to insufficient hardness of the extension shaft, which could cause the parts connecting it to the steering gear box to deform […]

BMW 5 and 6 Series Recall – Close to 10,000 BMWs Affected in Singapore

BMW announced a global safety recall of 1.3 million vehicles. The cars affected by the recall are BMW 5 and 6 series models built between 2003 and 2010. The recall does not apply to any current production model BMWs. BMW said that the recall is due to incorrect mounting of the battery cable cover. But […]

Honda Airbag Recall: 304,000 Vehicles Affected

Honda Motor Company is recalling 304,000 vehicles globally for air-bags that may inflate with too much pressure in a crash, send metal and plastic pieces flying and cause injuries or deaths. Honda said there have been 20 reported cases of this malfunction causing injuries accidents so far related to this problem, including two deaths in […]

Honda Fit Recall 2011 September 5th Notification

Last September 2011, JAPAN’S Honda Motor has announced its recall for 216,193 units of Fit and other models in Japan due to the defective switches on the drivers side. Of these 203,777 units are the Fit produced between October 2005 and October 2007. Total Number of Units Affected: 216,193 (Range of Production: 2005 October 3rd […]

Recall Round Up: Front End Flaws For Nissan, Volvo & Lexus

Nissan, Volvo and Lexus recently recalled vehicles for a range of front-end problems that could lead to loss of control. Nissan is recalling certain Altima sedans from the 2011 and 2012 model years to replace transverse link bolts that may not have been tightened to the proper specification. The 20,000 or so cars included in […]

4,200 Honda Cars in Singapore Affected By Recall

Approximately 42,000 Honda Cars sold by Kah Motor are affected by the Global Honda recall that covers 200,000 passenger cars. Kah Motor stated that the Honda car models affected in Singapore are Stream and the 1.6 and 1.8 litre versions of the Civic manufactured between 2008 and 2010. Japanese automaker Honda Motors said they have […]

Recall of Honda Stream, Civic and Crossroad (2011 July 25th Notification)

Recall Notification Number: 2785 Recall Start Date: July 26, 2011 Defect sites (part name): Motor (water pump) Deemed non-conforming structures in the reference state,Equipment or the performance of state and their causes : The convex shape of the hole on the back fastening water pump pulleys, weights and belts worn repeatedly added include loosening bolts. […]

Honda To Recall 200,000 Cars Globally

Japanese automaker Honda Motor Company, Ltd said that it would recall about 200,000 passenger cars globally due to defective engine parts, according to a report from Jinghua Times on Tuesday. The affected vehicle includes 50,000 units of Stream, Civic and Crossroad in Japan alone which were produced between July 2008 and July 2010 at Honda’s […]