Published on: 2017-11-04

Many Hyundai and Kia owners equipped with Theta II (2.0 L turbo and 2.4L) engines may notice metal shavings in their engine oil. In this article, you will find details about this problem. How to check if you have metal shavings in your oil. What you should do if you find metal shavings in your oil. Engine failures are reported to happen as early as 30,000 miles. These symptoms do not affect only the USA vehicles but may be a common problem experienced by Kia / Hyundai owners worldwide. I…

Published on: 2017-09-29

On certain GLE/GL (166 chassis) and GLE Coupe (292 chassis) vehicles, a manufacturing error might have resulted in an improper torquing at the connection between the upper control arm and the steering knuckle. According to Mercedes-Benz, only about 40 vehicles are affected by this problem. 

Cause

The bolts that connect the upper control arm and the axle may not have been torqued accordingly. The bolt can get loose and come off. Increasing the risk of an a…

Published on: 2017-09-29

The pelvis airbag or the front passenger airbag may fail to ignite in the event of a crash on certain 2017 Mercedes-Benz cars. According to documents sent to the NHTSA at least 1054 vehicles have been affected by this problem. 

Cause

On certain E-Class and GLA/CLA vehicles (213 207 156 117 chassis), the propellant mix ratio in certain airbag igniters might not meet the manufacturing specification. Thus, in the event of a crash, the igniters might not deploy in situ…

Published on: 2017-09-29

In certain 2016 GLE350 and GLS 450 Mercedes-Benz vehicles (166 chassis), the windshield may detach due to the improper bonding of the windshield glass to the body. Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall for this problem and will replace the windshield free of charge if your vehicle is affected. 

According to the Mercedes-Benz, only four vehicles were affected by this problem. 

Published on: 2017-09-12

Mercedes-Benz E-Class may not respond when the shifter is moved to Drive or Reverse ( P, N R, D). This problem may be caused by a damaged steering column shifter module. The circuit board of the shift module can be damaged. If the owner moves the shift lever to Drive the transmission does not engage, and the se…

Published on: 2017-08-31

The brake fluid level may decrease in the brake fluid reservoir due to a problem with brake line flare on 2017 VW Passat. If this happens the low brake fluid warning light will turn on.  This problem can cause an accident if ignored because your car will require a longer distance to stop. T…