Sunday, December 18, 2011

Subaru, Honda Recalling cars for brake problem

Having regard DETROIT - Subaru of America is on three models of its vehicles and Honda Motor Co. is some motorcycles, having regard to all, because the brakes can malfunction.

The Honda recall covers 126.000 GL 1800 motorcycles and was between the years 2001 to 2012 model. A problem with a secondary master cylinder may cause that the rear brake to pull, might cause a crash or fire. Sent in documents, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Honda, that received 26 complaints including two about fires. In one case had a customer to put the flames with a fire extinguisher.

Honda said that the problem is not caused, no crashes or injuries. Company documents say that only 4 percent of the recalled vehicles the defective part.

The Subaru recall includes nearly 32,000 legacy, outback and Impreza models from model year 2012. One effect of faulty brake master cylinder that the brake pedal to further than expected to travel. Federal safety regulators say that this is a driver to the amount the pressure required to quickly stop mistaking could lead.

Subaru says that no crashes or injuries due to the lack happen. The company has received 112 reports about the problem, in particular through the dealer network. Only about 3,000 of the cars were sold, and the rest are part of collections or on the road to traders. You shall be fixed before they are sold, the company said.

The recall includes not the Impreza WRX STI / models.

Customers are told on the Honda and Subaru cases to their cars to dealers for a visit. If required, the parts are replaced. The Subaru callback will start this month, while the Honda recall is expected to start early in January.

In addition, Nissan Motor Co. announced that it is vehicles in the United States, pointing out of more than 7,000 of his 2011Rogue crossover, because the electric power steering might fail.

NHTSA to filed documents say that control the power steering circuit boards have been installed incorrectly can. The lot between the Terminal and the Board can crack, caused the Board doomed doomed. "How the Board work generated an error which stop be power steering assist feature, the power increases required by the vehicle to control and the risk of a crash," the documents say.

A Nissan spokesman said that there no reported accidents or injuries due to this error.

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