When there is a fault with a vehicle, the manufacturer has a legal obligation to do something about it. Every year, there are many recalls from different manufacturers. You need to know if there is a problem with your car. Here are six of the 2015 automobile recalls.
- Honda Accord
Honda are recalling a particular model of their 2003-2007 line of vehicles. In some of these cars, the front seat passengers airbag is faulty. In the event of a collision, it is possible that this feature would not work. If you bought your car between August 16, 2002, and August 28, 2007, your vehicle might need attention. Contact the Honda customer services for information and further details.
- Volvo VNM trucks
If you own a Volvo VNM truck, which you bought between 2012 and 2016, you may need to contact the manufacturers. Some of these trucks have faulty engines and cooling systems. If the system happens to overheat while you are driving, you may find that it sets alight. There is a genuine fire risk with these trucks, and so you need to get help as soon as possible. Volvo will contact the owners of their vehicles to let them know what action they need to take next.
- Volkswagen Tiguan
Did you buy a new Volkswagen Tiguan between January 22, 2015, and March 20, 2015? Manufacturers warn that there is an issue with the vehicles they created during this period. The loading information for this vehicle may be incorrect. If you follow the directions, you may find that you overload your vehicle. In extreme circumstances, this issue could lead to a heightened risk of accidents. Volkswagen will be doing all they can to rectify the situation in the coming months. Owners and dealers should wait for some correspondence from the company.
- Blue Bird Vision and All American
Blue Bird Body Company will recall all 2016 Vision and All American model school buses. These models have a fault with their seats, which may cause a fire hazard. According to the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard, the foam seats in these models are unsafe. The Blue Bird company will contact any owners or dealers who may be at risk. They will rectify the situation at no extra cost to the owners.
- Orion VII
If you are the owner of a 2007-20011 Orion VII, you need to contact Daimler Buses North America. An issue with the engine crankcase may present a fire risk for drivers. If the engine overheats, the hot oil may cause it to set on fire. Of course, this problem presents a serious risk to the driver and any passengers. If you think that this problem may affect you, contact customer services right away.
- Chevrolet Colorado
General Motors LLC are warning customers that there may be an issue with their 2015 Chevrolet Colorado. An issue with the brakes means that these vehicles may present a hazard to drivers. The brake fluid might leak, which could cause an issue with the braking function. General Motors will contact both owners and dealers about this issue.
Remember, you should keep up to date with any recalls. That way, if there is an issue with your vehicle, you’ll be the first to know about it.