September 12th-October 3rd. 2014 Issue # 746

The Baileyblog:

nmitigated political bullshit

Picture of the week.

Cheap racing.

hat Was The Week That Was

2015 Honda Fit: Reliable, affordable, useful, safe and egoless.

If preserving your dignity in public spaces is a top-of-list concern,
an electric bike is not for you

If you can’t find the dipstick, then the dipstick may be you.


(Who screwed up and when.)

Ford: Turbochargers.
Ford: Broken axles.
Sonata a joke - it's a  shifter cable.
Incomplete welds on seat brackets, turn signal failures,
power steering failures, loose suspension bolts
and faulty roof rack bolts.
Kia Soul steering, Sonata wiring, Mercedes air bags.
Fords burning oil and a whole host of other TSBs.
Chrysler: Vanity comes before a fire.
Ford: Fiesta fuel leaks and multiple drive shaft problems.
Subaru: Rusting brake and fuel lines.
Ford F150 power steering problem.
Chrysler: The cruise control that goes on and on and on.
Ford: Floor mats and rusty licence paltes.
Chevrolet Aveo: Never good, now worse.
GM: Another 2.4 milion with faulty brake lamp wiring.
GM: Malibu auto stop/start defects.
Chryler: Minivan window switches setting on fire.
GM: Wrong rotors on the wrong end of the car.
GM: Faulty fuel gauges.
Cadillacs shifting badly.
Mercedes: Don't look now, but your ass is on fire!
BMW: More engine bolt failures.
VW to dealers: STOP selling cars - for now.
Toyota: A half million in Canada alone.
Ford: Can't ESCAPE from rusty frame problem.
Weird stuff: Mazda has a spider in its fuel tank.
Chrysler brake vacuum boosters.

Recalls & TSBs updated as of September 2014


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