Phil Bailey's Automobile World
August 26th 2016 Issue # 829
It's happened before and it will happen again.
THAT WAS THE
WEEK THAT WAS
Four Seasons Fun: Details of the All-New Mazda Miata RFWhere do all these
super-low-mileage used cars come from?
Second hand battery cars - you can't even give them away.
Had a car accident? Pass the gorilla glue!
Buying a second-hand car? Watch out for these cars' worst faults.THE WEEK BEFORE
Green Lies: Why Electric Cars Won’t Save the Environment.
THE TESLA FILE
Tesla and SolarCity now owe a combined 20 BILLION dollars.
Ford: Defective fuel pumps.
Chrysler/Fiat products: "Loss of forward propulsion".
Subaru steering column failures.
Ford: Problems with transmissions
and rear suspension.
Chrysler (FCA) vehicles in P or D running away.
Hyundai Sonata power steering.
Dodge Chargers: Falling off the jacks.
More hood latch problems for Nissan.
More big problems for Chrysler SUVs.
Ford Crown Vic headlights.
Dodge Darts: Pop! Goes the weasel.
Ford Fusion: Leaking gas tank.
Hyundai: Brake lights staying on.
Kia SOUL: Steering problems.
VW: Camshaft /power steering failures.
Many MINI power steering failures.
Jeep: A-C setting on fire & wheels coming off.
GM: More oil leakscausing fires.
TSBs updated as of June 2016