Friday Recall Roundup

May 07, 2010

Here’s a rundown of some of the vehicle recalls from the last week.  If your fleet uses any of these vehicles, make sure that you contact the manufacturer for further information to keep your drivers safe:

Honda Motor Co. is recalling about 167,000 MY 2004-2008 Acura TSX cars because of the risk of a fire occurring under the hood. In certain vehicles, high temperatures under the hood could eventually cause the power steering hose to crack and leak power steering oil which could pose a fire risk or cause burning.  The recall begins this month. Vehicle owners can reach Acura at (800) 382-2238.

General Motors Corp. is recalling more than 162,000 MY 2006-2010 Hummer H3 vehicles because of a problem with the hood louver. Over time, fractures in attachment hardware could the hood louver could detach from the vehicle. If the vehicle is being driven at the time, this poses a major safety risk. To remedy the problem, dealers will apply an adhesive to the hood louver to secure it to the hood. This service will be performed without charge. Vehicles owners can contact Hummer at (800) 732-5493 or http://www.gmownercenter.com.

Nissan North America is recalling more than 134,000 MY 2005-2007 Infiniti G35 coupes and MY 2005-2006 G35 sedans because of an airbag issue. The wire harness connecting the belt tension sensor and the occupant detection sensor control unit under the front passenger seat can experience movement, oxidizing the terminals and impeding deployment of the airbag.  Nissan said no injuries have been reported because of this condition. The automaker will develop a plan to remedy the problem.