Recalls

NHTSA pushes for the electronic recall notices we should've had years ago
NHTSA pushes for the electronic recall notices we should've had years ago

A little over a year ago, we told you about a bill introduced in the U.S. Senate that would've required automakers to send recall notices by both email and snail mail. Alas, that bill died, so the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is taking matters into its own hands with proposed...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Equinox
2013 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain recalled for windshield wiper woes

General Motors has issued a recall for 367,808 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles from the 2013 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may have a problem with their windshield wipers that could result in a loss of visibility while...Read More»

2010 Mazda CX-7 s Grand Touring
2007-2012 Mazda CX-7 recalled for corrosion problem

Mazda is recalling more than 190,000 Mazda CX-7 crossovers from model years 2007 to 2012. Like the Toyota and Lexus recall we wrote about earlier, the Mazda recall stems from corrosion that can affect a vehicle's suspension. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that water can...Read More»

2010 Toyota RAV4
2006-2011 Toyota RAV4, 2010 Lexus HS 250h recalled for suspension issue (again): 337,000 affected

Toyota is recalling more than 337,000 Toyota and Lexus vehicles to fix a fairly serious problem with their suspensions. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall is limited to the 2006-2011 Toyota RAV4 crossover and the 2010 Lexus HS 250h sedan. The problem with...Read More»

2016 MINI Clubman
2016-2017 MINI Clubman recalled for airbag problems

MINI is recalling more than 7,800 MINI Clubman vehicles from the 2016 and 2017 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those vehicles contain side curtain airbags that may not deploy properly during collisions. As NHTSA documents explain, the Clubman's airbags...Read More»

2017 Ford Escape
Recalls: 2017 Ford Escape; 2013-15 Ford Flex, Taurus, Lincoln MKS, MKT; 2015-16 Ford Transit

This morning, Ford Motor Company issued three recalls affecting more than 113,000 vehicles registered in North America. RECALL #1: 2013-15 Ford Taurus, Ford Flex, Lincoln MKS, Lincoln MKT, Ford Police Interceptor UNITS AFFECTED: 77,502 in the U.S., 7,353 in Canada, 1,083 in Mexico This recall stems...Read More»

2016 Jeep Renegade
2015-2016 Jeep Renegade recalled for trailer hitch glitch

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling select 2015 and 2016 Jeep Renegade crossovers to fix a problem with their trailer hitches. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall affects 8,561 vehicles registered in the U.S. NHTSA documents explain that the Renegade's...Read More»

2016 Mitsubishi Outlander
2015-2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, 2016 Outlander and Lancer recalled for transmission woes

Last week, the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport was recalled to fix a problem with its continuously variable transmission. Now, a different problem with that same CVT has resulted in a recall affecting the 2015 and 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, as well as 2016 models of the Outlander and Lancer...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan
2013 Hyundai Elantra recalled for brake light problem: over 64,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai is recalling the 2013 Hyundai Elantra sedan to fix a problem with its brake lights. More than 64,000 vehicles in the U.S. are affected. The Elantra's problem is rooted in its brake pedal stopper pad, which was manufactured by Kyung Chang industrial. According to the National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport recalled for transmission problem: over 45,000 vehicles affected

Mitsubishi is recalling the 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport to fix a serious problem with its transmission. The recall affects more than 45,000 crossovers in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall stems from an improperly secured hose clamp associated...Read More»

2016 Honda Civic Coupe
2016 Honda Civic recalled to fix lighting flaw

Honda is recalling the 2016 Honda Civic Coupe to repair a potential lighting problem. The recall affects nearly 12,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. The recall stems from an issue with the rear side marker lights. According to Honda, some of the circuit boards that control those LED lights may...Read More»

2016 Kia Sorento
2016 Kia Sorento recalled for serious suspension problem

Kia is recalling nearly 8,000 Sorento crossovers from the 2016 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a serious suspension problem that could boost the risk of accidents. ALSO SEE: Why buying a car alarm from a dealership...Read More»

2015 Ford Mustang GT
Ford Mustang, Escape, Focus, C-MAX, Transit Connect, Lincoln MKC recalled: 830,000 vehicles affected

Ford is recalling nearly 830,000 vehicles registered in North America to replace their side-door latches. According to the automaker, the recall is currently limited to warmer and/or sunnier states, as reports of latch failures have been higher in those areas. The problem with the door latches is...Read More»

2016 Buick Envision
2016-2017 Buick Envision, 2011 Buick Regal recalled: nearly 48,000 U.S. vehicles affected

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted two recalls of Buick vehicles--one for the 2016-2017 Buick Envision, the other for the 2011 Buick Regal. Combined, they affect nearly 48,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. RECALL #1: 2016-2017 Buick Envision UNITS AFFECTED: 4,558...Read More»

2017 Audi Q7
2017 Audi Q7 recalled for airbag problem caused by software glitch

Volkswagen Group of America has announced a recall of select 2017 Audi Q7 SUVs. Some of those vehicles may be equipped with software that could cause the frontal airbags to deploy with excessive force during a collision. Though that might sound slightly less dangerous than reports of Takata's...Read More»

2016 Chevrolet Cruze
2016 Chevrolet Cruze recalled to fix headlight problem

General Motors is recalling nearly 33,000 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles from the 2016 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the headlamps on some of those vehicles may have been improperly manufactured, which could increase the risk of a crash. The headlamps in...Read More»

Gary Pittam performs recall service on a Chevrolet Cobalt Thursday, April 17, 2014
45 million U.S. vehicles recalled between 2013 & 2015 haven't been fixed

Thanks in part to Takata and General Motors, recalls have occupied front-page headlines for the past couple of years. In fact, from January 1, 2013 to December 31, 2015, roughly 109 million cars, trucks and SUVs registered in the U.S. were recalled. Unfortunately, many of those vehicles haven't...Read More»

2016 Volkswagen e-Golf
2016 Volkswagen CC, e-Golf, Golf R, Tiguan recalled to fix child locks

Volkswagen has announced a recall of nearly 5,700 vehicles from the 2016 model year to fix an issue with the cars' child safety locks. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem stems from components supplied by Kiekert CSSRO, which is based in the Czech Republic...Read More»

2015 Jeep Renegade
2015 Chrysler 200, Jeep Renegade; 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee recalled: 410,000 vehicles affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles plans to recall a range of Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram models to address a problem with their electrical systems that could cause vehicles to lose propulsion or stall. According to Auto News, the issue stems from problems with the vehicles' wiring and software. The good news...Read More»

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