Subaru recalls vehicles in cold states due to long-term brake issue

Automaker Subaru recently issued a recall to more than 660,000 vehicles in at least 20 states across America due to a potential braking problem caused by corrosion, WQAD8 reported on July 3.

The recall affects 660,238 vehicles in 20 cold-weather states, including Iowa, that utilize salt on the roads during winter season to provide friction over ice. According to the automaker, the brake lining of some of their vehicle models, old and new, may corrode over time, and drivers may experience problems stopping their vehicles. A Subaru spokesperson stated that they were unaware of any accidents before the recall was issued. In a notice forwarded to the NHTSA, Subaru explained the brake fluid in the vehicles may leak if the linings were exposed to several winter seasons.

When your vehicle fails to work properly, there is a greater chance of injury or accident. If you have experienced this, it is important to seek the help of an experienced attorney who can advocate for you. Speak with our Iowa-based lawyers at LaMarca Law Group, P.C., today by calling 877-327-2600.

New models of GM SUVs with software issue recalled

Automaker giant General Motors Co. (GM) issued recall to at least 51,640 new models of Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV) affected by a software issue that may fail to give accurate fuel gas reading, an article from Bloomberg said on May 4.

The recall affects the 2014 models of Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave, and GMC Acadia SUVs that may have a defect in the engine-control module. Drivers of the recalled SUVs may unexpectedly run out of gas, or experience a sudden engine stop while in motion. Sudden stalling of the engine is dangerous and may lead to accidents. GM said they will conduct a fuel system recalibration in the three affected SUV models for free.

The lawyers of LaMarca Law Group, P.C. service people in Iowa who have been injured by a defective vehicle. Should you experience this, our legal team may possibly advocate for you, and we may possibly help you recover your loss by seeking damages from negligent manufacturers. Share your situation today by calling 877-327-2600, and learn more about your legal options.

Chrysler issues recall for nearly 10,000 cars

On Friday, February 7 Chrysler Group LLC recalled 9,655 vans with possible gas pedal problem.

The recall affects the most recent model of Ram ProMaster Vans. Reports indicate that the accelerator pedal could become stuck in some cases. Chrysler said that the vans are equipped with a brake throttle to counteract any automatic acceleration.

No incidents of injury relating to the defect have been reported.

Design defects can result in serious injury for drivers. If you have been injured because of a manufacturing oversight, you could be eligible for compensation. The attorneys of LaMarca Law Group, P.C., represent Iowa injury victims. Call 877-327-2600 to discuss your legal options with a member of our team today.

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