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2008-2010 Nissan Versa Probed For Suspension Problem Leading To Tire Punctures, Failed Brakes
2008-2010 Nissan Versa Probed For Suspension Problem Leading To Tire Punctures, Failed Brakes

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched another investigation of the Nissan Versa* -- this time, focused on model-years 2008 to 2010. According to a NHTSA bulletin, those vehicles may suffer from a suspension problem that could cause damage to tires or even reduce braking...Read More»

2004 Nissan Sentra
2004-2006 Nissan Sentra, 2004 Pathfinder Added To Takata Recall: Over 263,000 Vehicles Affected

Last week, Nissan announced that it was adding 1.56 million vehicles to the long list of cars, trucks, and SUVs that have been recalled worldwide to replace potentially deadly airbags manufactured by Takata. At the time, the automaker didn't offer details about which makes and models were affected...Read More»

2015 Mercedes-Benz C Class
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Crash Tests: U.S. Agencies Weigh In

The federal government has released crash-test results and ratings for the 2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class. And while the results are good, the C-Class misses the top five-star overall rating. In frontal impact the C-Class earns four stars out of five—due to a four-star performance for...Read More»

2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Sportback
Over 130,000 Mitsubishi Lancer & Outlander Vehicles Recalled

Mitsubishi has issued two recalls for various models of the Mitsubishi Lancer and Outlander. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 130,000 vehicles from the 2009, 2010, and 2011 model-years are affected. MITSUBISHI RECALL#1: 2009-2011 Lancer, 2009-2010 Lancer...Read More»

2013 Chevrolet Malibu
2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled To Fix Gear Indicator

General Motors has issued a recall for select models of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could lead to an accident. The problem is rooted in the Malibu's transmission...Read More»

OJ Simpson in vintage Hertz ad
Senate & House Consider Bills To Force Rental Companies To Repair Recalled Cars

Rental car companies like Avis and Hertz aren't required to fix recalled vehicles before loaning them to customers. Several years ago, that yielded tragic results for Raechel and Jacqueline Houck, two sisters who were killed after unknowingly renting a recalled car from Enterprise Rent-A-Car. The...Read More»

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT
Following Fires, NHTSA Probes Fix Used On 2011-14 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Dodge Durango

Last summer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (then known simply as Chrysler) issued a recall for Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2011-2014 model-years. As we reported at the time: "Chrysler says Grand Cherokees and Durangos that have had repairs made to the vanity mirror and/or...Read More»

2006 Jeep Wrangler SE
2006 Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Liberty, Dodge Viper Recalled For Clutch Glitch: 43,750 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for select 2006 Jeep Wrangler, Jeep Liberty, and Dodge Viper vehicles equipped with manual transmissions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of these vehicles may suffer from a problem with the clutch that could cause...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Accent
2015 Hyundai Accent Recalled For Airbag Problem That Puts Kids At Risk

Hyundai has announced a recall of select Accent vehicles from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from software flaw that could increase the risk of injury to children during a collision. The problem...Read More»

2015 Land Rover LR4
2015 Land Rover LR4 Recalled To Fix To Software Flaw Affecting Stability, Traction, More

Jaguar Land Rover is recalling select Land Rover LR4 SUVs from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles suffer from a software flaw that could make them harder to control and increase the risk of accidents. The flaw...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Golf
Bosch Fuel Pump Recall Expands To Include 2015 Volkswagen Golf, GTI, Audi A3

Earlier this month, Nissan and BMW issued simultaneous recalls affecting nearly 100,000 U.S.-registered vehicles. In both cases, the underlying problem was a faulty fuel pump made by German supplier, Bosch. ALSO SEE: 2016 Mazda MX-5 Miata: Highest MPG Of Any Sports Car Now, the Bosch recall has...Read More»

2004 Cadillac CTS-V
2004-2007 Cadillac CTS-V Recalled For Potential Brake Failure

Earlier this month, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration closed an investigation of GM trucks and SUVs from model years 1999 to 2003. At least 2,702 owners of those vehicles complained about brake-line corrosion, and a total of 88 collisions had been linked to the problem, as well as...Read More»

2005 Chrysler Crossfire Limited
2005 Chrysler Crossfire May Be Investigated For Loose & Detached Back Windows

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2005 Chrysler Crossfire convertible. According to an agency bulletin (PDF), the rear windows on those vehicles may detach over time. ALSO SEE: Young Men Don’t Get The Most Speeding Tickets: Who Does Will...Read More»

2015 Smart Fortwo Electric Drive
2014-2015 Smart Fortwo Coupe, Convertible, And Electric Recalled To Replace Poorly Built Bolts

Mercedes-Benz USA is recalling 2014 and 2015 models of the Smart fortwo microcar. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those vehicles might've been built with poorly made bolts, which could cause serious problems for owners. ALSO SEE: Study: Repairs For Hybrids Are...Read More»

2008 MINI Cooper Hardtop
2005-2008 MINI Cooper (Hardtop, Convertible, And S) Recalled For Airbag Flaw

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently launched an investigation of the 2012 Subaru Impreza following numerous complaints that the car's safety system had incorrectly disabled the front passenger airbag. Now, BMW is recalling more than 90,000 MINI Cooper hardtop, convertible...Read More»

2009 Volkswagen Routan
2009-2010 Volkswagen Routan Recalled For Flawed Ignition Switch

Volkswagen has issued a recall for 2009 and 2010 models of the Routan minivan. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the vehicle may suffer from the same kind of ignition switch flaws that spawned massive recalls at General Motors and other automakers last year. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2012 Subaru Impreza
2012 Subaru Impreza Investigated For Deactivated Airbags

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched an investigation of the 2012 Subaru Impreza. According to government documents (PDF), the sensor that determines whether the passenger seat is occupied may have a pattern of malfunctioning and turning off the front air bags. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2015 Ford F-150
2015 Ford F-150: First Crash-Test Ratings For Aluminum-Bodied Truck

The 2015 Ford F-150 makes some great leaps ahead, with its aluminum-intensive, aerospace-styled construction, fuel-efficient turbocharged engines, and tech-loaded cabin. But the safety of this aluminum-bodied F-150 has been an open question—until now, with the release of full crash-test...Read More»

2015 Fiat 500e
2013-2015 Fiat 500E Recalled For Software Flaw

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued a recall for 2013, 2014, and 2015 models of the fully electric Fiat 500e. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could cause them to stall in traffic. The...Read More»

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