April 24th 2015 Issue # 772


 
   The Baileyblog:

Road testing: The very first step in the buying of a used car.



Pictures of the week


Close calls!!
 


THAT WAS THE WEEK THAT WAS.

Once bitten, twice shy!
 - battery car owners returning to the
charms of the internal combustion engine.

LAST WEEK

Use of electric cars won't spread
even with plenty of rapid chargers: Toyota engineer
.

Keep your keyless entry fob in the freezer? Really?

THE WEEK BEFORE

Ugly and incredibly expensive: Toyotas' first hydrogen car.


Tesla Model S vs Porsche Panamera. No contest!

10 Cars You’d Be Foolish to Buy




THE TESLA FILE
Musk betrays his most loyal customers.


RECALLS & SECRET WARRANTIES.

(Who screwed up and when.)


Ford: defective dooor latches.
Suzukis' smokin' switches.
BMW & Nissan: Bosch fuel pump failures.

Chevrolet Volt: Potential gas chamber.
Kia Soul: Broken gas pedals.
Hyundai Elantra power steering systems.
Chrysler transmissions.
Mercedes: Engine fires due to loose rubber gasket.
GM: Power steering failures.
Jaguar/LandRover: Brake hose problems.
Nissan: Under carpet wiring defects.
KIA: Cooling fan fires.
VW: Fuel leaks causing fires.
Dodge Ram pick ups: Seized rear axles, wheels locking up.
Nissan SUV fuel leaks.
Hyundai Genesis brake lights.
GM: Low beam headlight failures.
Lexus fuel leaks.
VW rear supension failures.
Ford fuel leaks.
VW Beetles and Jettas-rear supension arms.
Chrysler Corp: Serious alternator problems.  Rear view mirrors setting on fire.
Nissan Altima hoods flying open without warning.
GM: Wiring problms and overheating fuel pumps.
GM: Hoods that fly open on their own.
Ford: Turbochargers.
Ford: Broken axles.


Recalls & TSBs updated as of April 2015



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