Recalls

Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Saturn Outlook Recalled For Liftgate Failures
Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Saturn Outlook Recalled For Liftgate Failures

General Motors has issued a massive recall affecting more than 686,000 SUVs registered in the U.S. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the liftgate supports on certain Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, and Saturn Outlook models may fail...Read More»

U.S. Capitol
Senators Intro Bill To Require Recall Warning Lights On Dashboards, Mandatory Collision Avoidance

As everyone knows, 2014 was the Year of the Recall. Between fatal ignition switch flaws at General Motors and exploding airbags from Takata, recalls were at the forefront of everyone's mind. It wasn't just the volume of recalls that made 2014 remarkable, though. It was also the fact that some of...Read More»

2015 Chevrolet Sonic
GM Recalls 2014-15 Chevrolet Spark, 2015 Chevrolet Sonic, 2006-10 Hummer H3, 2009-10 Hummer H3T

General Motors has issued two recalls affecting roughly 250,000 Chevrolet and Hummer vehicles, 210,000 of which are registered in the U.S. The Hummer recall is the larger of the two and has been linked to 42 fires caused by part of the SUVs' climate control system. ALSO SEE: China's Auto Market May...Read More»

2016 Land Rover Range Rover Sport
Land Rover Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, LR4 Recalled To Fix Unlocking Doors & Detaching Roof

Jaguar Land Rover has issued two recalls affecting nearly 66,000 owners of late-model Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and LR4 SUVs. According to bulletins posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Range Rover and Range Rover Sport may suffer from a software glitch that could...Read More»

Sergio Marchionne
NHTSA Slams Fiat Chrysler For Handling Of Recalls: What Does That Mean For You?

Last week, representatives from the Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) were summoned to Washington, D.C., to explain the way that they'd handled recalls over the past couple of years. According to Automotive News — and to official hearing testimonies — things didn't go so well for FCA...Read More»

2011 Kia Sportage
2011 Kia Sportage Recalled For Electrical Flaw Affecting Brake Lights, Cruise Control

Kia Motors America is recalling select Sportage vehicles from the 2011 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical flaw that could affect the crossover's brake lights and cruise control. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2015 Ford Focus
2015 Ford Focus, Escape, C-Max Recalled To Ensure That Engines Turn Off

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 432,000 Focus, Escape, and C-Max vehicles from the 2015 model year. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles suffer from a software glitch that could allow engines to keep running, even after drivers turn them off. ALSO SEE: Will Scion iA, iM Be...Read More»

2015 Nissan Murano
2015 Nissan Murano, Rogue Recalled To Fix Brakes, Labelling

Nissan has issued two unrelated recalls for 2015 models of the Nissan Murano and Nissan Rogue. While the former suffers from a problem with its anti-lock braking system, labels on the latter could cause problems with the vehicle's tires. ALSO SEE: Porsche Cayenne Vs. Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class...Read More»

2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango Recalled To Check For Suspension Flaws

If you own a 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee or Dodge Durango, we've got good news and bad news. ALSO SEE: 2015 Honda CR-V Touring: Quick Drive The bad news is that more than 7,700 of those vehicles are being recalled because some of them may suffer from serious suspension problems. According to Fiat...Read More»

2015 Subaru Outback
2015 Subaru Outback, Impreza, Legacy, XV Crosstrek, 2016 WRX Recalled To Fix Collision Avoidance

Subaru of America is recalling roughly 72,000 vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. The recall is meant to fix a problem with collision-avoidance systems found on select Outback, Impreza, Legacy, WRX, and XV Crosstrek vehicles. ALSO SEE: Samsung Creates A See-Through 18-Wheeler To Curb...Read More»

2015 Ford Escape
2014-2015 Ford Escape, Transit Connect Recalled To Fix Software Glitch

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 200,000 Ford Escape and Ford Transit Connect vehicles from model-years 2014 and 2015. According to the automaker, those vehicles may suffer from problems with their instrument clusters. ALSO SEE: 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Convertible Preview The problem appears...Read More»

2005 Dodge Stratus
Chrysler Sebring, Dodge Stratus, Mitsubishi Eclipse, Recalled to Fix Problems With Airbags, Brakes

Mitsubishi has issued two recalls affecting a range of Chrysler, Dodge, and Mitsubishi vehicles from model-years 2000 to 2009. The larger of the recalls is meant to fix a potential safety hazard associated with airbags (though not, thankfully, shrapnel), while the other addresses issues with the...Read More»

2015 Jeep Cherokee
2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee SUV Recalled To Fix Water Intrusion Problem & Possible Fire Hazard

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for the 2014 and 2015 Jeep Cherokee. The recall is limited to vehicles equipped with a power liftgate, since that's where the problem with the SUV lies. The recall stems from a complaint filed by a Cherokee owner, who said that the SUV had caught fire...Read More»

2007 Pontiac Vibe
2003-2007 Pontiac Vibe Added To Long, Long List Of Takata-Related Recalls

Last week, Toyota updated its long list of vehicles affected by the ongoing recall of Takata airbags. Eagle-eyed readers may have noticed that the Toyota Corolla Matrix (aka the Toyota Matrix) was on that list and wondered, "What about the Pontiac Vibe? Wasn't it essentially the same car?" Indeed...Read More»

2015 Cadillac CTS
2015 Cadillac ATS & CTS Recalled For Flaw In Brake System

General Motors is recalling 2,163 Cadillac ATS and CTS vehicles from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may have been manufactured with a faulty part that could cause the brakes to fail. The part in question...Read More»

Inflated airbag
All Cars With Fatally Flawed Takata Airbags Have Been Identified: Check Your VIN Now

No question about it: the long, drawn-out recall of Takata airbags has been needlessly slow and complicated, hindered by reluctance, ineptitude, and a lack of leadership. Every party involved shares some of the blame: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the 11 automakers that used...Read More»

2006 Toyota Tundra
Toyota Corolla, Sequoia, Tundra, More Added To Takata Recall: 2.9 Million Owners Now Affected

Like an evil blob of goo from a low-budget 1950s horror film, the long list of vehicles recalled to replace Takata's fatally flawed airbags keeps on growing, and there's no sign that it's slowing. A newly published update from Toyota brings the total number of Toyota and Lexus owners affected by...Read More»

2007 Honda Accord
2003-2007 Honda Accord, 2001-2005 Honda Civic Join Nationwide Takata Recall, 2.3 Million Affected

In May, Takata finally fessed up: the Japanese parts supplier admitted that its airbags were fatally flawed and that automakers should launch nationwide recalls to replace the devices with others less likely to explode upon deployment. (Previously, the company had claimed that the only airbags at...Read More»

 CarMax auto superstore in Raleigh, North Carolina (pic by Ildar Sagdejev)
Is CarMax Selling Unrepaired Recalled Vehicles? You Betcha -- And So Are Other Used-Car Dealers

If you're planning to do some used-car shopping this weekend, take extra care to ensure that your next pride and joy doesn't have any outstanding recalls. Two consumer watchdogs -- the California Public Interest Research Group Education Fund (CALPIRG) and the Consumers for Auto Reliability and...Read More»

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