November 2010 has been a busy month for cars that have been recalled, with Nissan, Chrysler and Mercedes taking top spot. GM has had a huge number of recalls, but this is because they own a number of other car brands, such as the previously mentioned Chrysler. So let us have a roundup of why they were put on the recall list?
On November 12 we reported that Nissan recalled over 650,000 vehicles; these included the Sentra, Frontier and the Xterra SUV. The reason for the recall was due to battery and steering issues. For more details read Alan Ng’s article.
Also on the same day in November we told you of a GM recall, which involved Cadillac and Buick Models. 14,425 were affected by this recall. The reason for this was due to issues with the cables for the starter and alternator, if for some reason fluid leaked onto these cables then there could be a potential fire risk.
Mercedes-Benz issued a recall for their 2009/2010 M, GL and R-Class vehicles on November 7th for potential fuel leaks. The cause of this was due to faulty fuel filters; thankfully there have not been any reports of accidents.
These are just a handful of the car recalls this month, but there have been many more. Have you been affected by any of these recalls, or any other come to that?
Also See: Latest BMW and Kia recalls begin in July