2013

Massive Subaru Recall For Corroded Brake Lines In Salt Belt States
Massive Subaru Recall For Corroded Brake Lines In Salt Belt States

Subaru is recalling a long list of its recent models, ranging from the 2005 through 2014 model years, for an issue with corrosion-prone brake-line hardware. If the brake lines are exposed to salt during wintertime, corrosion could ensue. Should the brake lines perforate from corrosion, brake fluid...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder  -  First Drive  -  10/2012
2013 Nissan Pathfinder Recalled for Leaky CVT Fluid Hose

Nissan is recalling certain Pathfinder crossover vehicles for a CVT (constantly variable transmission) fluid hose that was manufactured out of specification. This may cause a CVT fluid leak, which in the presence of an ignition source could cause a fire. CHECK OUT: What Car Should You Really Drive?...Read More»

2013 Lexus GS 350  -  Driven
2013 Lexus GS350 Recalled for Braking System With Mind of its Own

The 2013 Lexus GS350 is being recalled for a braking system that can seem to have a mind of its own. The brake pedal assembly on these vehicles contains a load-sensing switch that measures brake pedal force applied by the driver. Due to a manufacturing defect, the switch may cause the braking...Read More»

2013 Honda Fit
2013 Honda Fit Recalled For Axle Cracks

The 2013 Honda Fit is being recalled for a problem with the right-side axle shaft. MUST SEE: How To Kill Your Car According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the 2013 Fit equipped with manual transmission suffers from under-tempered axles. The heat-treating step in the...Read More»

2013 Cadillac SRX
2013 Cadillac SRX Recalled For Transmission Lag, 50,000+ Vehicles Affected

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2013 Cadillac SRX. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some SRX vehicles may suffer from transmission lags, which could increase the risk of an accident. ALSO SEE: 2014 Kia Soul Video Road Test The recall is...Read More»

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Recalls: 2012-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Dodge Durango, 2014 Fiat 500L

Chrysler has issued two voluntary recalls -- one for the 2012-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango, the other for the 2014 Fiat 500L. The recalls stem from two unrelated problems, and Chrysler knows of no accidents or injuries associated with either flaw. 2012-2013 JEEP GRAND CHEROKEE &...Read More»

2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2011-2013 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Investigated For Fire Risk

Two popular Chrysler models -- the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Dodge Durango -- are being investigated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration after more than 40 owners complained that their vehicles caught fire due to a short in the electrical system. The investigation focuses on...Read More»

2013 Ford Edge
2012-2013 Ford Edge Recalled For Fire Risk Again -- Even For Vehicles Fixed The First Time

In 2012, Ford recalled 5,499 Edge crossovers because of a problem with the model's fuel line. Now, the automaker has expanded that recall to include 2013 models, bringing the total number of vehicles affected to 27,933. And take note: if you own a 2012 Edge that was repaired under the first recall...Read More»

2013 Tesla Model S
2013 Tesla Model S Recalled, But You Don't Have To Take It In For Repairs

Tesla Motors has issued a recall for the all-electric 2013 Model S sedan. That's the bad news. The good news is that owners won't have to take their cars to mechanics for repairs. Welcome to the 21st century. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Tesla...Read More»

2013 Ram 1500
2013 Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, Ram 1500 Recalled For Transmission Flaw

Chrysler has issued a voluntary recall for select 2013 models of the Chrysler 300, Dodge Charger, and Ram 1500. According to a statement from the automaker, transmission shafts in some of those vehicles could be prone to breakage: Output shafts installed in some model-year 2013 vehicles were shaped...Read More»

2013 Ford Escape
2013 Ford Escape Subject Of Two (More) Recalls Related To Engine Compartment Fires

When the covers came off the 2013 Ford Escape at the 2011 Los Angeles Auto Show, car fans went a little crazy. Gone was the awkward, boxy little sister of the mature Ford Explorer: this was a vehicle that could stand on its own. But since that great transition -- which also made the Escape less of...Read More»

Third Tesla Model S catches fire after hitting road debris. Photo via Twitter user @NASHVILLAIN_
NHTSA Launches Formal Investigation Of Tesla Model S Fires

The last few weeks haven't been good for Tesla. There was that disappointing earnings call that caused the company's stock price to fall (further). Workers were injured in an accident at the company's manufacturing facility in Freemont, California. There were even rumors afoot that George Clooney...Read More»

2013 Nissan Titan
2013 Nissan Titan, Armada Recalled For Brake Problem

Nissan North America has issued a recall for select models of the 2013 Armada and 2013 Titan. The recall stems from a problem with the vehicles' braking system, which could result in a crash. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Nissan's recall is limited...Read More»

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution GSR
2008-2013 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution Recalled For Clutch Failure

Mitsubishi is recalling a number of Lancer Evolution vehicles from the 2008-2013 model years. The recall targets cars built between December 12, 2007 and March 5, 2013. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 10,474 vehicles in the U.S...Read More»

2013 Ford Focus Electric
2012-2013 Ford Focus Electric, 2013 Ford C-Max Recalled For Software Glitch

Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for certain models of the Ford Focus Electric and Ford C-Max. The recall stems from a software flaw that could allow thieves to drive off with the vehicle. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 2012...Read More»

2013 Toyota Camry
2012-2013 Toyota Avalon, Camry, Venza Recalled for Airbag Flaw; 803,000 Vehicles Affected

It seems like just yesterday that Toyota was issuing recalls for the 2013 Camry and Avalon -- but in fact, it was Monday. How time flies. Way back then, Toyota was concerned about problems with the vehicles' windshield wiper system. Today's recall concerns something arguably more serious: airbags...Read More»

2013 Toyota Camry
2013-2014 Toyota Camry, 2013 Avalon, 2014 Corolla Recalled

Toyota is recalling several conventional and hybrid vehicles from the 2013 and 2014 model years. The official list includes the 2013-2014 Camry and Camry Hybrid; the 2013 Avalon and Avalon Hybrid; and the 2014 Corolla. The recall stems from a problem with the wiper switch installed on those models...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Sonic RS
2013, 2014 Chevrolet Sonic Recalled For Fire Risk

General Motors has issued a recall for the 2013 and 2014 Chevrolet Sonic. However, according to an email from GM, the recall doesn't cover include every 2013 and 2014 Sonic on the road or in dealerships: just 1,558 vehicles in the U.S. and another 100 in Canada. The recall stems from a problem with...Read More»

2013 Nissan Rogue
Nissan Buyers, Pay Attention: 2013 Rogue Renamed 2014 Rogue Select

On any given day, we get a lot of weird press releases. Impossible new inventions. Quixotic public protests. Delusional "authorities" willing to speak to you about anything and everything under the sun. But most of those pale in comparison to a release that Nissan has issued involving the 2013...Read More»

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