Tag Archives: Fire

55,000 Jeep Cherokees to be recalled over fire hazard

55,000 Jeep Cherokees are set to be recalled during 2016 over a potential fire hazard. The recall affects any units produced between February 18, 2015 and September 10, 2015 that have the optional power lift tailgate installed. According to the recall, the fault is due to to a leak in …

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2016 Ford Everest spontaneously combusts during test drive

  A test drive by an Australian automotive journalist was cut short as the brand new 2016 Ford Everest test vehicle spontaneously bursts into flames. During the test drive, Peter Barnwell, noticed a number of warning lights appear across the instrument cluster. Before long, the display went black and the …

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Maserati Quattroporte GTS poses fire risk

Maserati Enthusiasts look away now! It’s unfortunate to see a luxurious vehicle such as the Quattroporte GTS burn to a crisp however it appears as though the root cause of its spontaneous combustion has finally been found. The fire has been attributed to an improperly installed battery positive terminal going …

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