2011

2011-2017 Volvo S60 and V60 recalled for doors that can open unintentionally
2011-2017 Volvo S60 and V60 recalled for doors that can open unintentionally

Volvo is recalling certain S60 and V60 sedans and wagons for doors that can unintentionally open while the vehicle is moving. The recall covers 144,937 vehicles from model years 2011 through 2017 for a weakened door latch that can break, which can make a door appear to be securely closed when it is...Read More»

2011 Volkswagen Jetta
Volkswagen recalling nearly 700K cars for rollaway risk

Volkswagen is recalling more than 679,000 Golf, Jetta, and Beetle models to address a defect that could cause the cars to unexpectedly roll away, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced last week. The defect is in the shift lever assembly. A contaminated switch can trick the...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»

2011 Hyundai Tucson
2011 Hyundai Tucson, 2011 Kia Forte Recalled For Transmission Fluid Leak

Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than 21,000 crossovers from the 2011 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may be equipped with poorly made transmission fluid cooler hoses, which could cause transmission fluid to leak and potentially...Read More»

2011 Ford Fusion Sport
2010-11 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan Recalled For Fuel Leak: 451,865 Vehicles Affected

Ford has issued a recall for 2010 and 2011 models of the Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan. The recall affects roughly 451,000 vehicles in North America, most of which are registered in the U.S. ALSO SEE: All VW, Audi, Porsche Diesels Have Had Illegal Software Since 2009: U.S. Fines May Hit $21.2...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»

2011 Hyundai Equus
2009-2011 Hyundai Genesis, 2011 Hyundai Equus Recalled For Lighting Glitch

Hyundai has issued a recall for nearly 43,000 Genesis and Equus vehicles from the 2009 to 2011 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, these vehicles suffer from a glitch in their lighting systems that could increase the potential for an...Read More»

2011 Lexus IS 350 F Sport
Toyota Recalls 2006-2011 Lexus Models To Fix Potential Fire Hazard; 422,509 Vehicles Affected

Toyota has announced an extensive recall of Lexus vehicles from the 2006 to 2011 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (PDF) the recall is meant to fix a potential leak in the fuel system, which could cause the vehicles to catch fire. The...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution
Mitsubishi Recalling Many 2008-2011 Models For Stalling Issue

Mitsubishi has recalled nearly 166,000 vehicles in the U.S.—including the Lancer, Lancer Evolution, Lancer Sportback, Outlander, and Outlander Sport—due to an issue with premature wear and early failure of the drive-belt system. In vehicles with Mitsubishi's '4B1' 2.0-liter...Read More»

2011 Toyota Tacoma
2005-2011 Toyota Tacoma Recalled For Flaw That Could Cause Fuel Leak Or Damage Brakes

Toyota is recalling its Tacoma pickup from model years 2005 to 2011. According to the New York Times, the recall stems from a potential flaw in the truck's suspension, which could cause a leak in the fuel tank or damage the brake line. ALSO SEE: 2015 North American Car And Truck/SUV Of The Year...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited
2011 Dodge Durango And Jeep Grand Cherokee Recalled To Replace Fuel Pump Relay

Chrysler is issuing a recall for select 2011 models of the Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee. According to documents filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a fault in their fuel pump system, which could cause the vehicle to stall...Read More»

2010 Ford Escape Hybrid
Ford Recalls 914,000 Escape, Explorer SUVs For Power Steering Issue

Ford Motor Co. [NYSE: F] is recalling about 914,000 sport-utility vehicles for potential issues with electric power steering systems that could, without warning, lose steering assistance. The recalls, which hadn't yet been posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) at the...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
2008 - 2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Recalled For Taillight Flaw & Fire Hazard

In December, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration was ramping up its investigation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The agency had received some 114 complaints from C-Class owners about taillight failures. In several instances, owners found burn marks in the vehicles'...Read More»

2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
NHTSA Ramps Up Investigation Of Mercedes C-Class Taillight Failures & Fires

Back in July, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began a preliminary investigation of the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. At the time, the agency had received 21 consumer complaints about taillight failures in those vehicles from the 2008 and 2009 model-years. According to Detroit News, the...Read More»

2011 Ford Fusion Sport
2009-2011 Ford Escape, Fusion & Mercury Mariner, Milan Probed For 'Stalling'

After receiving over 180 complaints about engines stalling and surging in the Ford Escape, Ford Fusion, Mercury Mariner, and Mercury Milan, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation into those vehicles built for the 2009, 2010, and 2011 model years.* The...Read More»

Lance Armstrong in an ad for the 2011 Nissan Leaf
Lance Armstrong's Love Of Subaru & Nissan: Just More Lies?

Advertising is hard work. You have to sift through mountains of research to identify your target audience. You have to refine your brand to convince that audience to buy your product. And if you rely on a celebrity to hawk your wares, you have to lie in bed wondering if you'll wake up to find...Read More»

2011 Honda Element
2007-2011 Honda Element Recalled For Wiring Flaw

Honda has issued a recall for Element vehicles from the 2007 - 2011 model years. However, not all Elements are affected -- only those that shipped with the trailer hitch add-on. The Element's problem lies in its accessory trailer hitch wiring harness. According to a bulletin from the National...Read More»

2011 Nissan Leaf
Curious About Electric Cars? Try Renting One First

When hybrids like the Toyota Prius became commonplace earlier this century, they generated a lot of buzz. And so, Enterprise Holdings added hybrids to its fleets at Alamo, Enterprise, and National rental car outlets. Unfortunately, no one wanted to rent them. According to an article in the New York...Read More»

2011 Chrysler 200 Convertible
NHTSA Investigates 2011 Chrysler 200 & 2011 Ford Explorer

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has begun "Preliminary Evaluations" of two popular 2011 models: the 2011 Chrysler 200 and the 2011 Ford Explorer. The investigations are unrelated to one another. 2011 Chrysler 200 According to the New York Times, NHTSA has received about 15...Read More»

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