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slug

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Vauxhall Corsa recall
« on: September 27, 2014, 10:02:03 am »

just read that a steering fault with corsas...must not drive till checked,just thought they were all right to drive yesterday...how do you get them to a garage to get them checked.the amount of recalls nowadays make you think why so many...tony
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Re: vauxhall corsa
« Reply #1 on: September 27, 2014, 12:09:09 pm »

check what year the recall starts at....if yours is affected then simply call you local vauxhall dealer and ask their advice


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Re: Vauxhall Corsa recall
« Reply #2 on: September 27, 2014, 09:39:36 pm »

they are giving instructions on how to check on their website

http://www.vauxhall.co.uk/recall.html

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Re: Vauxhall Corsa recall
« Reply #3 on: September 28, 2014, 01:44:28 am »

...the amount of recalls nowadays make you think why so many...


A few ideas spring immediately to mind.


Safety standards are much higher than they used to be, things that would not be seen as a problem 30 years ago will not pass muster today.
In recent years there have been highly publicised incidents where manufacturers have not recalled cars, where perhaps they should have done, the industry was criticised by the regulators for this, and perhaps manufacturers are erring even more on the side of caution.
With the culture of ambulance chasers, people are more likely to sue manufacturers.
With the internet we hear about issues a lot more than before, add the culture of ambulance chasers and you are much more likely to get a class action law suit, which no manufacturer wants hanging around their neck.
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Re: Vauxhall Corsa recall
« Reply #4 on: September 28, 2014, 06:48:28 am »

mmmm.....my 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer VRX wagon is the subject of a current recall for a warranty [no charge] main driving light combination switch replacement

It is applicable to Lancer, Colt, Grandis, Outlander & Pajero...........all made in Japan O0

O0...yes....8 years old ...however Mitsubishi obviously still feel responsible [possibly not morally but legally]...something must have happened  <*< to warrant this action ...[maybe google knows the answer]

VW Australia lost 40% on monthly sales of new vehicle sales for Golf/Polo/Passat after they declined a recall of vehicles due to an engine management system failure resulting a fatality in OZ

We understand that VW America had accepted liability 12 months earlier for the same fault in vehicles destined for sale in USA ...not sure what happened to the CEO of VW Australia after his decision became public knowledge & the resulting plummet of new car sales

Derek

GOOGLE knew the answer  :-)).......

Japan's Mitsubishi Motors is recalling some 920,000 vehicles globally to fix faulty light switches that could result in the headlights and blinkers malfunctioning.

The recall covers certain Pajero SUV, Lancer sedan and eK minicar models. It also covers a few models the firm manufactures for fellow Japanese automaker Nissan Motor.

No accidents or injuries have been linked to the glitch, Mitsubishi said on 12 June.

Mitsubishi said it will recall 85,000 vehicles in Australia but in Japan the figure stands at 703,900 vehicles,





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Re: Vauxhall Corsa recall
« Reply #5 on: September 30, 2014, 10:29:13 am »

Have you noticed the increased number of recalls by car manufactures. Is this due to cutting corners and using cheaper parts that don't work or is it bad quality control when the cars are made >>:-(
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Re: Vauxhall Corsa recall
« Reply #6 on: September 30, 2014, 11:11:16 am »

There are two extreme attitudes to Quality Control. There's the aerospace version which says to check everything at every stage and make sure it's not only OK but also documented. Then there's the Chinese approach which is that QC is expensive and that anything which is faulty will be found at someone else's expense; can be replaced at negligible cost; that any supplier of sub-standard parts can also be replaced, and that you can simply slap down any approaches about legal action by playing the "We no-speaky Ingliss" card (or just by not replying). I have opened numerous boxes containing electronic goods from PROC with the "QC" stamp inside the lid where the item inside clearly hadn't been checked - because it didn't work. There's a sailwinch servo on my bench right now awaiting return for just this problem.

Personally I feel happier when a car manufacturer's recall is announced, even if it's for a non-critical fault like an iffy light switch. What to make of a car manufacturer who never recalls anything - are they perfect in all respects or are they hiding/dismissing complaints? Touch wood my particular model of Toyota has had no recalls so far. We don't want another Ford Pinto affair. http://content.time.com/time/specials/2007/article/0,28804,1658545_1658498_1657866,00.html

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Re: Vauxhall Corsa recall
« Reply #7 on: September 30, 2014, 11:45:18 am »

the recall also covers the adam vehicle too
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all in all its just another brick in the wall......
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