Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Reminiscent of Honda, Toyota and Chrysler theme

WASHINGTON-Honda recalls more than 35,000 civic hybrids in the United States on Monday to a problem with the electrical system may have to disable the headlights or the engine come to a halt.

Separately, Toyota recalled about 22,000 and trucks to address incorrect tire pressure control systems and Chrysler reminds about 20,000 Jeep wranglers over Steering issues.

Honda Motor Co. told the Government its callback would cover 2006-2007 model year civic hybrids. The company said the voltage converters, relays, that power from the motor assist system of vehicle electrical components might fail.

Honda has received seven reports on back engines and 82 warranty claims of the problem connected. Dealers replace the voltage converter free of charge.

Toyota Motor Corp.'s recall includes some versions of the 2008-2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser, land cruiser, Sequoia, Tacoma and tundra.

The systems, the monitoring of vehicle tire pressure monitoring federal safety standards do not respect. Toyota said illuminate the systems not in the dashboard on the minimum activation pressure and had to be calibrated.

Owner the callback later notified and dealers will tire pressure monitoring system fix it. Owners can call Toyota at (800) 331-4331.

Chrysler Group LLC said his callback Jeep wranglers from the years 2010-2011 model of potential loose fasteners on the front and rear axles. The problem could be poor control and treatment or cause the driver to lose control of the vehicle.

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The wranglers were built from mid-July 2010 to mid-September 2010. The callback will start mid of March and dealer will tighten the fasteners. Chrysler owners can call (800) 853-1403.

Owners can call Honda at (800) 999-1009 and choose option four.

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