Recalls

2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2012-2014 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300 recalled to replace shifter
2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, 2012-2014 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300 recalled to replace shifter

Back in January, we told you about a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration investigation of rollaway complaints related to the 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee, the 2012-2014 Dodge Charger, and the 2012-2014 Chrysler 300. That investigation has now resulted in a recall of those models to fix...Read More»

2016 Toyota RAV4 SE
Brake-related recall widens to include 2016 Toyota RAV4, Lexus RX350, ES350

Yesterday, we told you about the 2016 Nissan Murano and Maxima, which have been recalled to repair an issue with their braking systems. Now, Toyota is recalling the 2016 Toyota RAV4, Lexus RX350, and Lexus ES350 for exactly the same reason. The underlying causes of both recalls are faulty brake...Read More»

2016 Nissan Maxima
2016 Nissan Murano, Maxima recalled for braking problem

Nissan is recalling more than 12,000 Nissan Murano crossovers and Maxima sedans from the 2016 model year. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may have a problem with their braking systems that could boost the risk of accidents. ALSO SEE: Volkswagen...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2014-15 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra recalled to fix seatbelt problem: 1 million trucks affected

Over the weekend, General Motors announced a recall of two strong-selling pickups: the 2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and the 2014-2015 GMC Sierra 1500. The recall affects more than one million vehicles around the globe, nearly 900,000 of which are registered in the U.S. The recall stems from a...Read More»

Inflated airbag
85 million Takata airbags haven't been recalled--but that could change

On, and on, and on the Takata airbag recall goes. Where it stops, nobody knows--but according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, things may get much, much worse before they get better. A recap Worldwide, 50 million Takata airbags have been recalled to date. Of that number, 28.8...Read More»

2016 BMW 7-Series
BMW issues recall and stop-sale for 2016 7-Series models

BMW North America has announced a recall and stop-sale of select 7-Series sedans from the 2016 model year. The recall affects more than 6,000 vehicles in the U.S. and stems from a problem with the airbag control module, which was manufactured by Continental. The National Highway Traffic Safety...Read More»

2016 Toyota Avalon
2016 Toyota Camry, Avalon recalled for safety system glitch

Toyota is recalling the 2016 Toyota Camry and 2016 Toyota Avalon to address a problem with the cars' safety systems. The automaker estimates that nearly 59,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected. The issue with the two models is rooted in the Occupant Classification System, which uses...Read More»

2016 Tesla Model X
2016 Tesla Model X SUV recalled for seat problem, 2,700 vehicles affected

Tesla Motors has issued its first recall for the 2016 Model X SUV. According to our colleagues at Green Car Reports, the recall affects 2,700 vehicles, all of which are registered in the U.S. The recall stems from an issue involving the Model X's third-row seats. During tests, a third-row seat back...Read More»

2007 Honda Accord
2004-2007 Honda Accord recalled for Takata airbag mix-up

Honda is recalling roughly 11,600 Honda Accord vehicles from the 2004 to 2007 model years. The automaker and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration both confirm that the recall stems from problems with the car's passenger-side airbag, which was manufactured by Takata. This particular...Read More»

2016 Nissan Frontier
2016 Nissan Frontier recalled for fire risk

Nissan has issued a recall for select 2016 Frontier pickups due to an electrical problem. Slightly more than 1,500 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that the recall stems from a wiring harness associated with the Frontier's...Read More»

2011 Hyundai Sonata
2011 Hyundai Sonata recalled for power steering problem: 173,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai Motor Company is recalling the 2011 Hyundai Sonata due to a problem with the car's power steering system. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that roughly 173,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected. The recall stems from an issue with the circuit board of the...Read More»

Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)
11th Takata airbag death confirmed

Another death has been conclusively linked to exploding airbags manufactured by Japanese supplier Takata. It's the eleventh fatality worldwide, the tenth in the U.S., and the tenth to occur in a Honda vehicle. The incident took place just one week ago, on March 31, in Fort Bend County, Texas. The...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2016 Hyundai Tucson recalled for lighting glitch

Hyundai is recalling more than 2,200 Tucson crossovers from the 2016 model year to fix a problem with the vehicles' brake lights. The problem is linked to a trailer hitch harness supplied by Mobis Parts America. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, "In the affected...Read More»

2016 Subaru Forester
2015-2016 Subaru Forester, WRX recalled for stalling risk

Subaru has issued a recall for more than 18,000 Forester and WRX vehicles from the 2015 and 2016 model years. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may suffer from an engine problem that could cause them to stall in traffic. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2015-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango recalled to repair brakes

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling nearly 15,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2015 and 2016 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately eight of those vehicles may suffer from a problem with their brakes that could boost the...Read More»

2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI
2012-2014 Volkswagen Passat TDI recalled (not for the reason you think)

Volkswagen has recalled 2012, 2013, and 2014 models of the Volkswagen Passat TDI--but not for the reason you might think. Although those diesel models are equipped software designed to cheat on emissions tests--a problem that's still without a solution--today's recall stems from a very different...Read More»

2016 Ford Explorer
2016 Ford Explorer, 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC recalled to replace engine block heaters

Ford Motor Company is recalling roughly 5,500 SUVs to fix a problem with their engine block heaters. Affected models include the 2016 Ford Explorer and the 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC. Ford says that the existing heaters on those vehicles can overheat due to the design of the engine block itself...Read More»

Inflated airbag
Honda quietly asked Takata for new airbags in 2009, didn't notify NHTSA [Updated]

Updated with a statement from Honda. See below. Honda has taken lots of heat over the past couple of years because of its close relationship with Takata. First and foremost, Honda has suffered from guilt by association with the Japanese supplier--a supplier that had until recently insisted that its...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Touareg
2011-2016 Volkswagen Touareg, Porsche Cayenne recalled for brake flaw: 135,000 vehicles affected

This morning, sibling brands VW and Porsche issued recalls for 2011-2016 models of the VW Touareg and the Porsche Cayenne. According the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a problem with their brakes that could dramatically affect drivers' ability...Read More»

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