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Old 04-09-2014, 10:24 AM
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Recall madness continues with Toyota recalling another 6.3 million cars worldwide.
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Recall madness continues with Toyota recalling another 6.3 million cars worldwide.
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it actually really bad.....Toyota is not what it used to be.

http://money.cnn.com/2014/04/10/pf/a...oyota-recalls/
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Honestly I never thought Toyota vehicles seemed to be as high quality as a lot of people make them out to be. The ones I've been in feel a little cheaper than the Hondas my family has owned, which can't even compare to our American cars. Sure, some of the old vehicles they made like the Land Cruisers were outstanding, but I don't think that necessarily means that their current vehicles are. Honestly, they have always seemed run-of-the-mill to me-not bad, but nothing about them stood out to me as exceptional. The cost of maintenance for foreign cars (German and Japanese) is much higher than that of American cars, as is the difficulty of performing maintenance yourself.

For example, our 2001 Honda Accord required a special tool that only service departments had in order to remove the drain plug from the oil pan. So to get your oil changed you either had to go to the dealer, or get the tool (not sure how easy that would have been) in order to do it yourself. Unnecessarily complicated.

These recalls seem to be affecting the industry as a whole, I think I saw a recall for Ford the other day. By no means am I bashing foreign cars, but I do think that the perception of foreign vehicles as higher quality and more reliable is erroneously based.

It is nice though that our Rams have been mostly free of these serious recalls. I think there was one for gauge clusters, one for LED lights, and the pinion nut and HD death wobble recalls which were serious but I don't think anybody died or that there was a cover up.
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"It is nice though that our Rams have been mostly free of these serious recalls." or just playing dumb till they get caught. it is probably cheaper to pay the fines than to fix the problem. Chrysler does not have a good history when it comes to recalls...
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Yeah, sorry. Had to quick post as I was at work, and wasn't able to get back to it to edit with a link.
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