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SloDog

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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 12:08:00 PM

I've had three vehicles recalled for various problems - (emissions, door locks, and recently the fuel line). Just wondering how common recalls are without the public knowing.
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lyanMI
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Message Posted: Apr 4, 2013 4:07:45 PM

Not yet....but you never know.
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noblegiant
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Message Posted: Mar 31, 2013 12:42:21 AM

Yes
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gas_phil
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 10:01:14 PM

ha ha. yeah!!
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Saab93turbo
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 9:53:37 PM

Yes. They changed a vacuum valve with one of slightly different design
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sweeteddy
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 7:15:02 PM

no
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carinthuist
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 6:56:06 PM

Yes
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Desoto49
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 3:35:32 PM

Yes, more than once
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Coco0828
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Message Posted: Mar 30, 2013 3:13:42 PM

no
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Titanic1985
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 10:14:22 AM

2012 Chevrolet Sonic 2 LT Hatchback - No Recalls
2007 Dodge Caliber SXT - No Recalls

Past History:

1979 Ford F-100 - Defective EEC IV (Electronic Engine Control IV) (Hidden Warranty) Module - replaced and warranty extended for three years

1979 Ford F-100 - Defective Paint (Silver) (Hidden Warranty) - Repainted vehicle

1991 Ford Aerostar XLT - Recall (Hidden Warranty) - defective O-rings for Freon hoses to rear air-conditioning unit. Three A/C failures until I found out about the known problem and received $700.00 back from Ford for past repairs made.

1999 Ford Contour SE - Front defroster vents not secured to dashboard - Replaced dashboard due to improper installation of modification kit by dealership

2000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 - Recalled for corroding tailgate cables - Replaced cables

2000 VW Passat - Advisory Notice for sludging problem - Different oil & filter requirements

2006 Chevrolet Cobalt LT - Recalled for defective electric power steering motors - Replaced Power Steering Motor (limited recall - only applied to certain VIN numbers)

I do agree with bluenvoy when he said, "It would be a lot worse if they didn't address there problems or mistakes with a recall. Everyone makes mistakes, the recall is a way to correct any potential problems." As you review my various recalls, some were "hidden" warranties which required the owner to research and fight for a resolution. In some cases the dealers had to be forced by time consuming calls to Detroit and meetings with Zone Representatives. One recall took six years of ownership to resolve (the 1991 Ford Aerostar XLT) and three repairs.

This is a good topic SloDog :-). Thanks - MGY
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WES03
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 8:59:25 AM

Yes....fuel tank straps.
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Cottagegirl727
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 8:54:55 AM

yes
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robareid
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:10:09 AM

Yes
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ReddevilNO
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Message Posted: Jan 5, 2013 7:08:38 AM

No.
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Maintroll
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 8:05:44 AM

My truck for inspection of the undercarriage plus they coated it and it now has an additional 15 year warranty.
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puddy
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 8:03:38 AM

yes
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barryw8
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 8:03:19 AM

no
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 7:57:49 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 7:40:45 AM

No
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ReddevilNO
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 7:34:25 AM

No.
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2012 10:31:17 AM

no
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kellyoneal
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2012 10:26:09 AM

yes
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2012 9:55:22 AM

yes
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WES03
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2012 8:24:42 AM

Yes, F-150 for a fuel tank strap issue.
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barryw8
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2012 6:52:33 AM

no
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FieroGT
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Message Posted: Dec 19, 2012 6:52:07 AM

Yes, to disconnect the heated window washer fluid feature.
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14smoke
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 11:03:48 AM

I've had only one vehicle in my life recalled, it was a 1997 Dodge Dakota pickup which was subject to a recall for a bracket attached to a frame-rail that held, I think, the brake line.

My truck had the bracket, so no work was needed.
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medic6133
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 9:24:49 AM

Thankfully no.
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geobmw
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 9:24:04 AM

no
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 9:19:01 AM

no
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signaloilco
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 9:06:10 AM

Have never had one of my vehicles recalled for repair.
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EdPG
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 9:01:12 AM

Yes a few on my 2007; nothing on my 2013 YET!
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jes
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 7:38:00 AM

yes
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Banjoe
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 7:10:14 AM

Every new car I've ever owned has been recalled at least once.

What happened in the old days when a manufacturing fault was found - just ignored?
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OilerFan
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 7:05:26 AM

No recalls on my current vehicles.
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DanFMA
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 6:37:35 AM

No.
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mileena202
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 3:09:41 AM

yes
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ABCD1
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 3:05:46 AM

no
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JoeKing
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Message Posted: Dec 3, 2012 2:35:04 AM

no
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OceanArcher
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 9:00:19 PM

Yes
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WEPSMAN
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 5:54:25 PM

I have had some recalls on vehicles. Nothing too serious, but still had to get them fixed.
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bearscharger
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 4:24:37 PM

no
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STEVE853
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 3:24:47 PM

No
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bluenvoy
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Message Posted: Dec 2, 2012 2:00:44 PM

It would be a lot worse if they didn't address there problems or mistakes with a recall. Everyone makes mistakes, the recall is a way to correct any potential problems.
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