RECALLED: 841,000 Nissan's cars * Japan
* Japan - Nissan recalls 841,000 cars worldwide
(Photo: The Micra compact car)
Tokyo,Japan -Reuters, by Yoko Kubota -May 23, 2013: -- Nissan Motor Co. will recall about 841,000 vehicles worldwide including the Micra compact car, also known as the March, as a result of a steering wheel glitch, Japan's No.2 automaker said on Thursday... Nissan is recalling certain models of the Micra compact car produced in Britain and Japan between 2002 and 2006, as well as the Cube, produced in Japan around the same period... It is pulling back vehicles in Japan, Europe, Asia, Oceania, Africa, Latin America and the Middle East... The bolt used in the steering wheel of these cars may not have been properly tightened and at worst the steering wheel may not function, Nissan said in a statement filed to the Japanese transport ministry...
* USA - Ford issues 3 recalls, including one for 465K vehicles. Potential leaky fuel tanks, fire risks cited in largest of 3 issued
(Image by Bryan Mitchell/The Detroit News: 2013 Ford Fusion)
Dearborn,MICH,USA -The Detroit News, by Karl Henkel and David Shepardson -May 31, 2013: -- Ford Motor Co. issued three recalls for 2013 models Friday, including calling back 465,000 vehicles for fire risks after 600 complaints of fuel leaks... The new recalls are the latest in a series of quality issues facing the Dearborn automaker during the last year as it has issued repeated recalls for many of its most popular new vehicles. It also announced Friday small recalls of the 2013 Lincoln MKZ because insulation on the engine block heater cord could catch fire and of 2013 Ford Fusions that could have improperly assembled steering gears, which could cause loss of steering ability... The first recall, for potentially leaky fuel tanks, affects 465,000 vehicles — 390,000 of them in the U.S. — including 2013 Ford Explorer, Taurus, Flex, Fusion and Police Interceptor utilities and sedans, and Lincoln MKS, MKT and MKZ vehicles. Ford said it received 600 fuel leak complaints as of March 31...
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