Recalls

2013-2015 Toyota Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, Lexus ES300h, ES350 Recalled To Fix Auto-Braking Problem
2013-2015 Toyota Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, Lexus ES300h, ES350 Recalled To Fix Auto-Braking Problem

Toyota is recalling roughly 31,000 Toyota Avalon, Avalon Hybrid, Lexus ES 300h, ES 350 vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. According to a statement from the automaker, the automated braking systems in some of those vehicles may malfunction, increasing the risk of accidents and...Read More»

2016 Honda Fit
2015-2016 Honda Fit Recalled For Airbag Problem (And It's Not Takata's Fault)

Honda has issued a recall for select 2015 and 2016 models of the Honda Fit. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the side-curtain airbags on some of those vehicles may rip upon deployment, increasing the risk of injury to occupants. If you keep up with the auto news, you...Read More»

Schoolhouse Rock: 'I'm Just A Bill'
Finally: House Passes Bill Requiring Rental Companies To Repair Recalled Cars (But It's Not Perfect)

The quest to move a multi-year transportation bill through the U.S. Congress met with a bit of success yesterday, as the House of Representatives passed its own version of the legislation. A similar version of the Surface Transportation Reauthorization & Reform Act of 2015 was previously...Read More»

Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)
Takata Hit With $200 Million Fine, Loses Honda As Biggest Client, Stops Using Ammonium Nitrate

After years of investigations and a confusing patchwork of recalls to replace its fatally flawed airbags, Takata has finally buckled. The Japanese parts supplier has agreed to pay a $200 million fine, to redesign its airbags, and to recall all of those devices that use ammonium nitrate unless it...Read More»

2016 Honda CR-V
Takata Crisis Continues: 2016 Honda CR-V Recalled For Exploding Airbags, Nissan Re-Inspects Cars

The complicated and confusing Takata airbag recall is no longer front-page news, but never fear: the nightmare for Takata, automakers, and consumers plays on. The latest chapter in the saga involves Takata's biggest client, Honda. On Friday, the automaker issued a recall for select 2016 Honda CR-V...Read More»

2009 Honda Accord
2008-2009 Honda Accord Recalled For Sudden Airbag Deployments

Honda has issued a recall for select 2008 and 2009 Honda Accord sedans affecting more than 300,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those cars may suffer from a software problem that could cause their airbags to go off without...Read More»

2015 Dodge Journey
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty, Dodge Journey Recalled: 757,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued two recalls affecting more than 757,000 vehicles worldwide. Most are registered in the U.S. The 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2003 Jeep Liberty may suffer from an electrical problem that could cause airbags and other safety systems to deploy without warning...Read More»

2016 Ford Mustang
Recalled: 2016 Ford Mustang, 2009-2010 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX

Ford Motor Company has issued three recalls affecting roughly 131,000 vehicles worldwide, with most registered in the U.S. While two of the recalls are for 2016 model-year vehicles, the largest recall affects SUVs from 2009 and 2010. CHECK OUT: Victory For Shade-Tree Mechanics & Coders! Feds...Read More»

2005 MINI Cooper Convertible
2002-2005 MINI Cooper, Cooper S, And Convertible Models Recalled For Power Steering Loss

MINI's parent company, BMW, is recalling MINI Cooper and Cooper S vehicles -- including some convertibles -- from the 2002 to 2005 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles might lose power steering functionality, making...Read More»

2004 Pontiac Grand Prix
1.41 Million Older GM Cars Recalled For Fire Risk: Buick Regal, Chevrolet Impala, More

General Motors is recalling roughly 1.41 million older Buick, Chevrolet, Oldsmobile, and Pontiac vehicles to fix a potential fire hazard. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from leakages that could allow oil to come in contact with hot elements, like the exhaust manifold...Read More»

2015 Jeep Cherokee
FCA Recalls 2015 Jeep Cherokee, 2015-2016 Ram 1500: Nearly 180,000 Vehicles Affected

This morning, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued two recalls affecting over 140,000 vehicles registered in the U.S, and more than 38,000 registered in other countries. The 2015 Jeep Cherokee has been recalled to fix a problem with its air-conditioning system that could pose a fire risk, while the...Read More»

1998 Mazda MPV LX
Mazda Recalls 1.2 Million Older Vehicles Due To Ignition Problems & Fire Risk

Mazda has issued a recall for roughly 1.2 million U.S. vehicles from model years 1990-1998. According to the automaker, some of those cars may have a problem with their ignition switch that could pose a safety hazard. Thankfully, this isn't the same sort of problem that led to last year's...Read More»

2011 Toyota RAV4
2 Million Toyota & Scion Vehicles Recalled: Camry, Corolla, Highlander, RAV4, Sequoia, Tundra, More

This morning, Toyota issued a massive recall affecting 2,000,000 U.S. Toyota and Scion vehicles from the 2007 to 2011 model years. According to a statement from the automaker, a manufacturing problem with the power window master switch could in some cases cause a fire. The problem stems from a lack...Read More»

2014 Volkswagen Beetle TDI
Is Your Car Affected By The Volkswagen Diesel Scandal? Check Your VIN

We're one month into the Dieselgate fiasco, and there's no relief in sight for Volkswagen owners. In fact, as more of the automaker's offices are raided and plundered by investigators, we wouldn't be surprised to see new and unpleasant revelations come to light. Among those bombshells could be an...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra; 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe Recalled For Ignition Flaw

General Motors is recalling more than 3,000 pickups and SUVs from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may have an ignition switch problem that could cause the vehicles to lose power without warning, increasing the...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Golf
This Is Not The VW Recall You Were Looking For: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, E-Golf Recalled

Volkswagen has yet to issue recalls for 11 million VW, Audi, Porsche, and Seat diesel vehicles equipped with emissions-test-cheating software. But if you own a gas-powered VW Jetta or Golf, or perhaps an electric E-Golf from model-year 2015, you might get a jump on all the recall fun. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2013 Kia Sorento
2011-2013 Kia Sorento Recalled To Fix Rollaway Problem: 377,000 U.S. Vehicles Affected

Kia Motors America is recalling more than 377,000 Sorento crossovers from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles suffer from a poorly made component that could allow them to roll away. CHECK OUT...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS
2006-2007 Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy Recalled For Fire Risk (Again)

General Motors is recalling nearly 10,000 SUVs from model years 2006 and 2007 to fix an electrical problem that could result in a fire. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem with those vehicles involves a power switch module manufactured by Solectron...Read More»

2016 Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition
2016 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave Recalled For Serious Fire Risk

General Motors is recalling more than 29,000 SUVs from the 2016 model year due to a problem with their windshield wiper motors. In some cases, the motor cover can cause the device to overheat, increasing the risk of fire. Owners of the affected vehicles have been asked not to use their front...Read More»

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