Recall on 2015 Hyundai Sonata – Car Pro News

23 Jul

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,100 model-year 2015 Sonata sedans manufactured from May 2 through May 23, 2014
The Problem: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reporting that a wiring harness problem could interfere with the power-steering system, increasing effort needed to steer the car and the risk of a crash. Drivers may also have trouble moving the shifter from the Park position. Hyundai said there have been no crashes or injuries related to this issue.
The Fix: Dealers will inspect and replace the affected parts for free.
What Owners Should Do: In June, Hyundai notified dealers to suspend sales of affected Sonata vehicles and began contacting owners.… Read more

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Cadillac Issues Stop Sell on Used CTS and SRX Models – Car Pro News

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General Motors ordered Cadillac dealers to stop selling some versions of the CTS because the automaker does not have a fix yet for cars recalled in late June over an issue where engines can be shut off if the driver’s knee bumps the ignition key, the company said.
Details of incidents leading up to the June 30 recall, including three occasions where GM employees bumped the keys and shut off the engines in 2012 CTS models, were made public by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
GM, in the notice, told dealers not to sell 2003-13 models of the CTS and 2004-06 models of the Cadillac SRX from their used-car inventories.… Read more

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2015 Mustang Powertrain Details – Car Pro News

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The 2015 Ford Mustang is still a couple of months away from showrooms, but Ford answered the biggest question surrounding it: How much power does it have?
There are actually three answers, one for each engine.
The big dog 5.0-liter Coyote V8 in the Mustang GT is rated at 435-horses and 400 lb-ft of torque, up 15-horses and 10 lb-ft, while the base car’s 3.7-liter V6 loses 5-horses, for a 300-horse/290 lb-ft rating.
It’s the 2.3-liter turbocharged four-cylinder, Mustang’s first since 1986, that’s been the most tantalizing, and it doesn’t disappoint with 310-horses and 320 lb-ft on tap.
Just as important to pony car fans, while there were rumors that the all-new Mustang was going to weigh hundreds of pounds more than the current car, the gains are much more modest across the board, ranging from 12-87 pounds, depending on the model.… Read more

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