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How-To and Review: SeatGuru’s 2015+ F-150 Seat Fix

3d-printed-part-and-tubingShortly after purchasing my 2015 Ford F-150, I found out that a fair amount of owners were experiencing less than stellar performance of their front seat coolers.  When the temperatures finally warmed up, I tried mine out, only to find I was one of the unfortunate ones.  User SeatGuru on the F150Forum.com web site has come up with a fix, and I’ve installed it.  Continue reading for the installation instructions, my review, and the results!

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GM Recalls 322,000 Impalas over Faulty Seatbelts

GM has announced a recall of over 322,000 2009-2010 Chevrolet Impalas over a fairly serious seatbelt anchor issue.  The outermost anchor which attaches the seatbelt to the seat may have been installed improperly, which can lead to a separation in an accident.  Owners of the affected vehicles will be notified of the recall starting around October 25th.  Dealers will inspect the anchor and replace if necessary.  If you’ve experienced a problem with your Impala, please Contact Us!

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GM Recalls 243,000 Crossovers over Seatbelt issue

2010 Chevrolet Traverse

If you’re an owner of a 2009-2010 GM-built 3-row crossover, including the Chevrolet Traverse, Buick Enclave, GMC Acadia and Saturn Outlook, expect a recall letter in the mail.  GM has announced a recall of the 2nd row seatbelt, after several complaints of the seatbelt not functioning properly after the seat is folded flat and then returned to its upright position.

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Ouch! Mazda CX-9 recalled over too-hot seat heaters

With every new electronic gizmo added to a car, there’s a chance that something can go wrong.  Even with decades-old technology, a fault might be found.  Such is the case in some 2010 Mazda CX-9 crossovers, where a faulty seat heater can lead to “burn damage of the seat cushion surface,” or even smoke and fire, according to the NHTSA.

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Slow-motion Seatbelt ad … best ever?

Rather than taking a shock-and-awe or fear (“Click it or ticke”) approaches to reminding drivers to wear their seat belts, the following video shows the opposite; it shows life and beauty.  I won’t spoil the details, so click past the jump to check out the 1 minute, 28 second-long video for yourself.  For more information, please visit the Suffex Safer Roads web site.  If you’ve seen another good car-related ad, by all means, send me a link.

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