Dodge Journeys Recalled to Prevent Overloading

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Dec 16, 2014
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<p><em><strong>Photo of Dodge Journey courtesy of Chrysler Group.</strong></em></p> Dodge Journeys Recalled to Prevent Overloading

Dealers will replace any tire placard labels that have inaccurate information about seating capacity and occupant/cargo combined weight limits.

<p><strong><em>Photo of Sprinter vans courtesy of Mercedes-Benz.</em></strong></p> Morgan Olson Recalls Sprinter 2500 Vans

To comply with federal safety standards, the Michigan upfitter will relocate an aluminum document holder installed in the cab side of the load area partition.

<p><em><strong>Photo of 2015 Audi A3 sedan courtesy of Audi.</strong></em></p> Audi A3, S3 Draw 5-Star Safety Rating

The 2015 sedans undergo crash tests and get 5-Star overall safety scores from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

<p><strong><em>Photo of 2011 Hyundai Genesis courtesy of Hyundai.</em></strong></p> Hyundai Recalls Genesis, Equus for Brake Lights

The recall affects nearly 43,000 sedans in the 2009-2011 model years.

<p><em><strong>Photo of Infiniti Q70 courtesy of Infiniti.</strong></em></p> Nissan Recalls Infiniti Models for Fire Risk

The recall affects Infiniti M56 sedans, QX56 SUVs, Q70 sedans with V-8 engines and QX80 SUVs as well as Nissan Juke crossovers.

<p><strong><em>Ohio House Bill 637, if passed into law, would make texting while driving a primary offense.</em></strong></p> Ohio Bill Would Strengthen Driver Texting Ban

The Ohio House of Representatives legislation seeks to make texting while driving a primary offense and to restrict all driver cell phone use during specified hours in school and construction zones.

<p><strong><em>Photo of Mitsubishi Outlander Sport courtesy of Mitsubishi.</em></strong></p> Mitsubishi Recalls Outlander Sport for Seat Belts

The action affects 54,779 of the compact SUVs in the 2013-2015 model years.

<p><em><strong>Photo of Ford E-Series van courtesy of Ford Motor Co.</strong></em></p> Cummings Mobility Recalls Vans for Wheelchair Lifts

The recalled modified vans have Ricon-manufactured wheelchair lifts at risk for cracking.

<p><strong><em>Photo of BMW i8 courtesy of BMW.</em></strong></p> BMW Recalls i8 Hybrids for Fire Risk

Faulty welding near the fuel tank could result in a fuel leak in the plug-in hybrid vehicle.

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