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2015-2016 Jeep Cherokee Recalled For Water Leak & Fire Risk
2015-2016 Jeep Cherokee Recalled For Water Leak & Fire Risk

In June, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled over 164,000 Jeep Cherokees from 2014 and 2015 to prevent water from coming in contact with the SUVs' electrical elements and creating a fire hazard. Now, the automaker has expanded that recall to include more than 55,000 Jeep Cherokee vehicles from 2015...Read More»

2016 Subaru Outback
2016 Subaru Legacy, Outback Recalled To Fix Drivetrain Problem & Fire Risk

Subaru has announced a recall of more than 3,200 Legacy and Outback vehicles from the 2016 model year. The recall stems from a manufacturing flaw that could allow the driveshaft to separate from the differential. Sound familiar? That's because it's nearly identical to the problem underlying last...Read More»

2015 Nissan Rogue
2015 Nissan Rogue Recalled To Fix Rollaway Risk

Nissan is recalling nearly 34,000 Nissan Rogue crossovers registered in the U.S. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall stems from a problem with the Rogue's shifter that could allow some 2015 model-year vehicles to roll away when owners believe...Read More»

2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe
2013-2015 Hyundai Genesis Coupe Recalled To Fix Failing Powertrains

Hyundai is recalling nearly 11,000 Genesis Coupe vehicles from the 2013, 2014, and 2015 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from suspension problems that could cause the car's powertrain to fail. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2012 Jeep Wrangler
Probe of 2007-2012 Jeep Wrangler Airbag Problem Moves Forward

Back in June, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration launched investigations of two models manufactured by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles: the Dodge Dart, whose owners had complained of brake problems, and the Jeep Wrangler, whose owners had reported issues with their airbags. Last week, the...Read More»

2014 traffic fatality statistics (source: NHTSA)
Auto Fatality Rate Hits Historic Low In 2014, But Early Stats On 2015 Are Sobering

We've got good news and bad news for auto safety advocates. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released official fatality statistics for 2014 (that's the good part), and the agency has also unveiled preliminary data from 2015 (that's the bad). Let's start with the good news. In...Read More»

2012 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Another Major Recall For The 2011-2012 Hyundai Sonata: 304,000 Vehicles Affected

Back in September, Hyundai recalled 470,000 Sonatas from 2011 and 2012 to fix a major problem that could cause the engine to fail. Today, the South Korean automaker issued another recall for the 2011-2012 Hyundai sonata -- this time, to repair a curious issue with the model's brakes. CHECK OUT...Read More»

U.S. Capitol
The Law That Might've Required Dealers To Fix Recalled Used Cars Is Probably Dead

A couple of weeks ago, we told you about a massive, multi-year transportation bill that could dramatically improve auto safety in the U.S. Sadly, that bill is now being carved up in Congress, and as we've seen many times before, elected officials are making a hatchet job of it. While some of the...Read More»

2016 Kia Soul
2014-2016 Kia Soul & Soul EV Recalled For Steering Problem: Over 256,000 Vehicles Affected

Kia Motors America is recalling more than 250,000 Kia Soul and Kia Soul EV vehicles from the 2014, 2015, and 2016 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that some of those vehicles may suffer from a steering problem that could dramatically increase the risk of...Read More»

Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)
Takata Hit With $200 Million Fine, Loses Honda As Biggest Client, Stops Using Ammonium Nitrate

After years of investigations and a confusing patchwork of recalls to replace its fatally flawed airbags, Takata has finally buckled. The Japanese parts supplier has agreed to pay a $200 million fine, to redesign its airbags, and to recall all of those devices that use ammonium nitrate unless it...Read More»

2009 Honda Accord
2008-2009 Honda Accord Recalled For Sudden Airbag Deployments

Honda has issued a recall for select 2008 and 2009 Honda Accord sedans affecting more than 300,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those cars may suffer from a software problem that could cause their airbags to go off without...Read More»

2015 Dodge Journey
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Liberty, Dodge Journey Recalled: 757,000 Vehicles Affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has issued two recalls affecting more than 757,000 vehicles worldwide. Most are registered in the U.S. The 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2003 Jeep Liberty may suffer from an electrical problem that could cause airbags and other safety systems to deploy without warning...Read More»

2005 MINI Cooper Convertible
2002-2005 MINI Cooper, Cooper S, And Convertible Models Recalled For Power Steering Loss

MINI's parent company, BMW, is recalling MINI Cooper and Cooper S vehicles -- including some convertibles -- from the 2002 to 2005 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles might lose power steering functionality, making...Read More»

2015 Jeep Cherokee
FCA Recalls 2015 Jeep Cherokee, 2015-2016 Ram 1500: Nearly 180,000 Vehicles Affected

This morning, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued two recalls affecting over 140,000 vehicles registered in the U.S, and more than 38,000 registered in other countries. The 2015 Jeep Cherokee has been recalled to fix a problem with its air-conditioning system that could pose a fire risk, while the...Read More»

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
2014-2015 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra; 2015 Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe Recalled For Ignition Flaw

General Motors is recalling more than 3,000 pickups and SUVs from the 2014 and 2015 model years. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may have an ignition switch problem that could cause the vehicles to lose power without warning, increasing the...Read More»

2015 Volkswagen Golf
This Is Not The VW Recall You Were Looking For: 2015 Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, E-Golf Recalled

Volkswagen has yet to issue recalls for 11 million VW, Audi, Porsche, and Seat diesel vehicles equipped with emissions-test-cheating software. But if you own a gas-powered VW Jetta or Golf, or perhaps an electric E-Golf from model-year 2015, you might get a jump on all the recall fun. ALSO SEE...Read More»

2013 Kia Sorento
2011-2013 Kia Sorento Recalled To Fix Rollaway Problem: 377,000 U.S. Vehicles Affected

Kia Motors America is recalling more than 377,000 Sorento crossovers from the 2011, 2012, and 2013 model years. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles suffer from a poorly made component that could allow them to roll away. CHECK OUT...Read More»

2007 Chevrolet TrailBlazer SS
2006-2007 Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy Recalled For Fire Risk (Again)

General Motors is recalling nearly 10,000 SUVs from model years 2006 and 2007 to fix an electrical problem that could result in a fire. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the problem with those vehicles involves a power switch module manufactured by Solectron...Read More»

2016 Buick Enclave Tuscan Edition
2016 Chevrolet Traverse, GMC Acadia, Buick Enclave Recalled For Serious Fire Risk

General Motors is recalling more than 29,000 SUVs from the 2016 model year due to a problem with their windshield wiper motors. In some cases, the motor cover can cause the device to overheat, increasing the risk of fire. Owners of the affected vehicles have been asked not to use their front...Read More»

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