Recalls

2009 Nissan Murano recalled for ABS quirk
2009 Nissan Murano recalled for ABS quirk

The 2009 Nissan Murano has been recalled due to a fault with its braking system that could lead to an unusually long pedal travel. According to documents filed with the NHTSA in December that were released last week, the Murano's ABS hydraulic control unit could interact with brake fluids that...Read More»

2017 Ram 2500 Power Wagon
Ram Heavy Duty pickup trucks recalled for potential steering linkage separation

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a recall last week to address a steering linkage that could separate and cause a loss of control on nearly 575,000 Ram Heavy Duty trucks. The NHTSA approved the recall Jan. 25. In total, the new recall covers 573,876 Ram HD models spanning the 2013-2017 model years...Read More»

2017 Nissan Altima
Nissan Altima recalled for passenger door that could open when window is lowered

Nissan issued a recall covering 341,003 Altima sedans over the possibility the rear passenger doors could open when a passenger lowers the window. The brand filed the recall in December, but it was approved last week by the NHTSA. The recall stems from previous work completed for another recall in...Read More»

2017 Honda Accord
Faulty fuel pump prompts Honda, Acura to recall 437k cars and crossover SUVs

Honda last week recalled nearly half a million sedans and crossovers SUVs sold under both its mainstream Honda and its upmarket Acura divisions due to a defective fuel pump. The latest recall, effective Jan. 29 and published by the NHTSA last week, includes the 2015-2019 Acura TLX sedan, 2016-2018...Read More»

2019 Honda Ridgeline
Honda Ridgeline recalled for fuel pump that may crack when exposed to car wash soap

Keeping a car clean is usually a good thing, but not when it comes to certain Honda Ridgeline pickup trucks. The Honda pickup is subject to a new recall to rectify a faulty fuel pump that could crack when exposed to certain car-wash detergents. The recall approved by the NHTSA this week covers...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150
1.5M Ford F-150 pickup trucks recalled over transmission problem

Ford Motor Company said Wednesday that it will recall about 1.3 million full-size pickup trucks in the U.S. to fix a software issue that could cause their automatic transmissions to abruptly downshift. The recall affects 2011-2013 Ford F-150 pickup trucks built with 6-speed automatic transmissions...Read More»

Takata logo (photo by Flickr user jo.schz)
1.5M more cars added to Takata airbag recall

Last week, more than half a dozen automakers added another 1.5 vehicles to the growing list of cars recalled to fix faulty Takata airbags. The issue is the same as other Takata airbag recalls and it affects both driver- and passenger-side airbags, depending on vehicles. Airbag inflators made by...Read More»

2019 Ford Ranger
2020 Ford Ranger recalled for shifter that could pop out of park

The 2020 Ford Ranger only began to reach dealership lots last month, but the automaker said Wednesday it will recall about 3,500 trucks in North America. Ford said that there is potential for drivers to shift the truck's gear lever out of park while the car is off and without a foot on the brake...Read More»

 2019 Ram 1500 North Edition
2019 Ram 1500 recalled over potential steering fault

A faulty fastener that may lead to the loss of power steering prompted Fiat Chrysler Automobiles last week to issue a recall for its 2019 Ram 1500 pickup truck. The defective part is a battery ground circuit fastener, the automaker said. About 160,000 2019 Ram 1500 models are affected. FCA said...Read More»

2014 Kia Optima
Hyundai, Kia recall 168,000 vehicles over fire risk

About 168,000 Kia and Hyundai sedans and crossover SUVs are subject to a recall over a fire risk, the automakers said Wednesday. At fault is a fuel pump and fuel pump outlet that could leak flammable gasoline. The recall covers 2011 through 2014 Kia Optima, Sorento, and Sportage models, and 2013...Read More»

2019 Toyota Prius AWD-e XLE
Toyota's knocking on your door for your defective airbag

Toyota is eager to reach owners of vehicles with defective Takata airbag inflators to alert them about free replacement, so much so that the automaker confirmed Monday that it will start knocking on doors. In an e-mail to The Car Connection, a Toyota spokesperson said that the automaker's...Read More»

2012 Dodge Challenger SRT8 Yellow Jacket
FCA adds 1.6M vehicles to Takata airbag recall

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on Thursday added 1.6 million more vehicles to the recall of defective Takata airbag inflators. FCA said this is the fourth and final phase of scheduled recalls for the faulty inflators. In the latest round of recalls, FCA will replace the passenger side airbag inflators...Read More»

2011 Toyota Sienna Limited
Toyota adds 1.3 million more vehicles to Takata airbag recall in US

Toyota on Wednesday added 1.3 million more vehicles to the Takata airbag inflator recall in the U.S., which comes a month after a follow-up recall for another 65,000 cars. The new recall adds the following vehicles to the list of recalled models with faulty airbag components made by Japanese...Read More»

2010 Ford Edge
Ford expands massive faulty airbag recall to nearly 1M more vehicles

Ford on Friday extended its recall of hundreds of thousands of vehicles fitted with faulty airbags from automotive supplier Takata to include nearly 1 million vehicles sold in the U.S. and Canada. According to Ford, about 953,000 vehicles will need replacement airbag inflators after investigators...Read More»

2019 Ford F-150
874,000 Ford F-Series pickup trucks recalled over fire risk

Ford on Friday announced that it will recall 874,000 full-size and heavy-duty pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada due to a defective engine block heater wiring assembly that could start a fire. The recall covers 2015-2019 Ford F-150 pickups and 2017-2019 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty...Read More»

2019 Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Tacoma recalled for brake fluid leak; Land Cruiser and Lexus LX 570 for seatbelt sensor error

Toyota on Thursday issued two new recalls for its pickup truck and its largest SUVs. The recalls affect the Toyota Tacoma pickup truck, and the Toyota Land Cruiser and its Lexus LX 570 twin. The recalls are separate from one another; the Tacoma recall involves leaking brake fluid, while the Land...Read More»

2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris
Mercedes-Benz Metris van recalled for leaky fuel hoses

Mercedes-Benz issued a new recall for the Metris van over leaky fuel hoses due to the improper use of a tool to affix the clamp during production. In documents filed with the NHTSA in late November and published this week, the German brand said 12,383 Mercedes-Benz Metris vans from the 2016-2017...Read More»

2005 Toyota Corolla CE
Toyota to replace 65,000 defective Takata airbag inflators

Toyota on Wednesday issued a follow-up recall to replace defective Takata airbag inflators—again—on 65,000 vehicles. This time, however, Toyota said that it will replace the inflators with new units produced by another third-party supplier. The automaker announced the recall on...Read More»

2019 Honda Pilot
2019 Honda Pilot, Ridgeline recalled over airbag issue

The 2019 Honda Ridgeline and 2019 Honda Pilot are subject to a new recall over concerns that their side-curtain airbags may not deploy properly. In documents filed with the NHTSA in late November and published this week, the automaker said the pillar mounting holes in both the Pilot and Ridgeline...Read More»

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