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Swedish carmaker Volvo is recalling a total of 507,000 vehicles worldwide because of a plastic component in the engine that may melt and deform under intense heat, a spokesman from the company said. The company, which is owned by China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., said that under extreme conditions, …

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Toyota Rush

In an advisory issued on June 27, 2019, Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling 12,124 units of the Toyota Rush for an issue with its airbag computer. According to TMP, due to an error in the programming of the Rush’s airbag computer, the vehicle’s curtain shield airbags may deploy “upon …

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Mazda BT-50

Bermaz Auto Philippines Inc. (BAP), the distributor of Mazda vehicles in the Philippines since January 2013, is recalling an unspecified number of current-generation Mazda BT-50 pickup trucks for an issue with its door latch. According to BAP, the affected units bear the following vehicle identification numbers (VIN)—MM7 UP*** **110091-45150–and were …

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Lexus LS 500

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling 31 units of the Lexus LS 500 full-size luxury sedan that were manufactured between December 19, 2017, and June 28, 2018, due to a problem with its engine stop-start system. The V6 twin-turbo engine of the LS 500 has a stop-start system that automatically …

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Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling a number of Toyota Prius units for an issue with its power management engine control unit (ECU). The affected vehicle are 65 units of the Toyota Prius produced between April 16, 2009, and April 3, 2013. According to the Japanese carmaker, when the vehicle …

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Toyota Prius

Toyota Motor Philippines is recalling has issued an advisory regarding a special service campaign for the engine wire harness of certain Toyota Prius models. The said recall campaign affects 82 Toyota Prius models sold locally that were assembled between November 27, 2015 to September 27, 2017. According to the Japanese …

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Ford GT

Ford is recalling around 200 units of the 2017-2018 Ford GT due to the possibility of the hydraulic fluid leaking from the the valve block assembly located underneath the rear wing and onto the exhaust which may start a fire. While the recall has so far been unannounced by both …

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Honda Takata Airbag Recall

Last December 2017, Honda Cars Philippines, Inc. (HCPI) announced a voluntary recall for affected Honda vehicles. This is to repair the Airbag Inflator of certain models manufactured from 2001 to 2015. It was discovered that during deployment of airbags in frontal collision, fragments of the inflator (the device responsible for …

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Kia Carnival

Comubial Autocar Corporation (CAC), the authorized distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines, is recalling 2,379 units of the second-generation Kia Carnival as part of the recall program initiated worldwide by KIA Motors Corporation (KMC) “to inspect, repair and replace the Integrated Circuit Module (ICM)” identified by the Korean carmaker …

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Toyota Wigo

Toyota Motors Philippines (TMP) has issued a “customer satisfaction campaign” regarding a faulty wire in over 15,000 Toyota Wigo models. According to the Japanese carmaker, a total of 15,373 Toyota Wigo models produced from April 5 to December 15, 2017, are affected by the said recall campaign. The problem lies …

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Mazda CX-5 Skyactiv-D

Bermaz Auto Philippines, the exclusive distributor of Mazda vehicles in the country, is once again renewing its call to owners of specific Mazda models sold in the Philippines to have their vehicle’s Takata airbag inflators replaced. This follows a continuing global recall issued by the airbag manufacturer, along with other …

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Toyota Motor Philippines is recalling 10,256 units of the Toyota Alphard, Toyota Corolla, Toyota Vios, and Toyota Yaris for a defect with the aforementioned vehicles’ airbag inflator. According to TMP, it is conducting a Special Service Campaign concerning the propellant of the airbag inflator for the front passenger seat which …

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Lexus Engine

Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP) is recalling a number of Lexus models due to its faulty fuel pumps. According to TMP, the affected vehicles cover the following models it has officially sold in the local market:   Brand Model Number of Units Production Period Lexus GS F 4 July 14, 2015 …

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Mechanic

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) recently announced a series of recalls by the local distributors of Honda, Kia, and Lexus. On December 19, 2017, Columbian Autocar Corp. (CAC), the authorized distributor of Kia vehicles in the Philippines, informed the DTI that starting on January 8, 2018, it will …

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Nissan

Nissan Philippines, Inc. (NPI) is urging the owners of some of its products to have their airbags replaced as part of the Japanese carmaker’s efforts to implement the global service campaign for selected Nissan vehicles with potential defective airbags. The recall involves defective airbags manufactured by Takata that, as of …

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