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Federal smart fortwo Fire Investigation Continues
smart fortwo minicar owners say engines fires turn their cars into ashes.
2010 Ford Fusion Power Steering Assist Faults Investigated
Feds investigate why 2010 Ford Fusion drivers receive power steering assist fault warnings.
Volkswagen Clock Spring Recall Investigated by Feds
NHTSA says VW clock spring recall may not have worked because owners keep complaining.
Investigation Closed Into Hyundai Sonata Seat Belt Problems
Feds close investigation after Hyundai recalls Sonatas twice to fix passenger seat belts.
Ford Fusion Loose Steering Wheel Bolts Investigated
Ford Fusion steering wheels that loosen and detach investigated by safety regulators.
Feds Close Investigation Into BMW's Recall Failures
Investigation closed after BMW pays $40 million consent order and answers for recall failures.
Ford Explorer Carbon Monoxide Investigation Upgraded
Feds upgrade 2011-2017 Ford Explorer carbon monoxide investigation to engineering analysis.
smart fortwo Fire Investigation Upgraded by Feds
smart fortwo car owners seem to be having trouble with their minicars burning to the frames.
Land Rover Range Rover Door Latch Recall Investigated
Range Rover owners report doors opened while driving after door latches were repaired.
NHTSA Ford Explorer Exhaust Manifold Investigation Upgraded
NHTSA investigates 1.3 million Ford Explorers after finding exhaust manifolds crack and leak.
Millions of Cars May Be At Risk of Gas Leaks
Government opens investigation into fuel pump flanges made by Continental Automotive Systems.
2012 Jeep Liberty Airbag Lights Under Investigation
NHTSA looks at occupant restraint controller module failures that keep airbag lights on.
Hyundai and Kia Theta II Engine Recalls Investigated
Government wants to know if recall of 1.7 million Hyundai and Kia vehicles was good enough.
2009 Nissan Murano Brake Issues Investigated
Government wants to know why 2009 Nissan Murano brake pedals fall to the floorboards.
GM Headlamp Driver Module Recall Investigated
Government says recall of 318,000 vehicles for headlamp driver modules may not have worked.