Ownership Six Strangest Transport Canada Recalls of 2017

16:53  03 january  2018
16:53  03 january  2018 Source:   autotrader.ca

Shattering Sunroofs Becoming More Common

  Shattering Sunroofs Becoming More Common Shattering sunroofs are becoming increasingly common, according to a report by Global News. In recent years, sunroofs have gone from small panels, often still steel, to increasingly large glass panels. But as the size and number of sunroofs has exploded, so have the panels themselves, at an increasing rate.According to the data from Transport Canada supplied to Global, there were no complaints of shattered sunroofs in 2007. By last year there were over 100 per year, with 103 already this year.The 351 reports of shattered sunroofs Transport Canada has recorded since 2000 covers nearly every automaker, and a wide range of models.

Six Strangest Transport Canada Recalls of 2017 . In 2017 , Transport Canada issued more than 1,400 recalls . Added up, they covered more than a million automotive products and vehicles.

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In 2017, Transport Canada issued more than 1,400 recalls. Added up, they covered more than a million automotive products and vehicles. Some of them were serious safety issues. But some of them were a little more... strange. So we've sorted through all of those recalls and found the six strangest Transport Canada recalls of 2017.

Here Are All The Cars Reported To Have Exploding Sunroof Problems

  Here Are All The Cars Reported To Have Exploding Sunroof Problems Sunroofs on dozens of newer car models from around the world are shattering spontaneously, leaving owners perplexed and seeking answers. But while even experts don’t know entirely why this is happening, we do know which cars are yielding the most complaints to regulatory agencies.Canadian news site Global News writes about a couple driving to a doctor’s appointment with their three-month old child, when the sunroof in their 2016 Volkswagen Jetta shattered, showering bits of glass onto their baby, and causing the driver to swerve the car.

- Transport Canada has now recalled almost two million vehicles due to risk of exploding airbags. Source. Six Strangest Transport Canada Recalls of 2017 - Transport Canada issues safety recall of Pontiac and Saturn vehicles. Source. Auto Recalls - Does My Car Have a Safety Recall ? |

Transport Canada (French: Transports Canada ) is the department within the government of Canada which is responsible for developing regulations, policies and services of transportation in Canada . It is part of the Transportation , Infrastructure and Communities (TIC) portfolio.

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This recall covered 94 models of motorcycle from nine different brands including Honda, Yamaha, and Kawasaki. The years cover 2003 to 2017. But despite that broad coverage, only 321 actual bikes were affected. It's because the faulty part is an aftermarket brake kit. The kit, which is designed to turn bikes into winter rides, suffers from ice buildup on the front pads. That could cause a slippery icy crash.

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A recall for an airbag, an A-pillar, or a dashboard is pretty common. What's a little more strange is this recall on 5,073 Audi A4, A5 Sportback, and Allroad models. The fancy aluminum trim on the door speaker can come loose. If it does, the sharp edge could poke the driver or front passenger in an accident. That cut could cause an injury. Audi will replace the trim with something less pointy and more sticky.

Transport Canada Mandates Stability Control For Large Trucks And Buses

  Transport Canada Mandates Stability Control For Large Trucks And Buses Canada's federal transport agency has announced that come June 2018, most buses sold in the country will have to be equipped with electronic stability control, following a regulation change that came into effect on December 14 mandating the technology in tractor trailers. Canada's federal transport agency has announced that come June 2018, most buses sold in the country will have to be equipped with electronic stability control, following a regulation change that came into effect on December 14 mandating the technology in tractor trailers.

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Over the past six years, safety-related recalls of passenger vehicles increased a whopping 74 per cent, jumping from 133 in 2010 to 232 in 2015. The problem is that many Canadians don't even know their cars have defects. In a report released last week, Transport Canada told the Office of the

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One of the biggest recalls of the year affected 665,124 child seats from multiple major brands. But there wasn't a problem with the seats. It was a problem with the instructions and the labels. Bad translations meant that some instructions were missing or unclear. But Transport Canada ruled that the seats are still ok as is. So while more than half a million seats were listed as recalled, the owners of the seats don't actually need to worry. The manufacturers don't have to do anything to seats already sold, just update the booklet on new ones.

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A recall for one or two vehicles is fairly common. Manufacturers keep records detailed enough to track defects to just one individual car. But Jeep might have the record for smallest recall: literally zero 2013-2016 Compass models. That's because the recall is for an incorrect marking on the rear glass. They've added sasquatches, Jeeps, and Loch Ness Monsters to Jeep glass recently, but in the info on the window, Jeep's supplier put AS2 instead of AS3. That code refers to the darkness of the glass. But since it's not really a problem, they were able to recall zero of the affected models.

Aston Martin Recalls Rollaway Cars

  Aston Martin Recalls Rollaway Cars Aston Martin has recalled Canadian-market models with faulty transmission control software that could allow the luxury car to roll away when parked. Aston Martin has recalled Canadian-market models with faulty transmission control software that could allow the luxury car to roll away when parked.

Turns out, he and Ford weren’t the only folks to have the idea. In the spirit of our upcoming snowy Canadian winter, here’s a quick look at how other folks have decided to “get their caterpillar on”. Six Strangest Transport Canada Recalls of 2017 .

September 12, 2017 . Florida drivers urged to immediately check their VIN for defective Takata air bags. NHTSA Deputy Administrator Heidi King stresses that S. Florida is part of the highest risk area for recalled bags so vehicles in the region are prioritized to get free repair parts first.

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It's not the only strange one for the Compass recently. There were 684 2017 Compass models recalled because the owner's manual reversed the polarity of the cables in the jump-start instructions. That could be shocking and expensive.

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Ford recalled 304 2018 model year F-150 through F-550 trucks because of some chrome trim. The Ford Accessory chrome handle trim added weight to the outside handle. Enough extra weight that it could make the handle open the door in a collision. The fix is to remove the trim and refund customers for the accessory.

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The last recall of the year was actually from a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. On May the fourth, also known as Star Wars day, Transport Canada recalled the All-Terrain Armoured Transport walkers built by the Galactic Empire. Frozen hydraulics could cause weapon malfunction or cause the walkers to fall over. This one was for a laugh, but it's good to see that the people helping keep our cars safe have a sense of humour.

Ram recalls 200,000 trucks for slipping out of park .
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