Recalls

Older Kia Optima sedans recalled for falling ceiling plates
Older Kia Optima sedans recalled for falling ceiling plates

For drivers of the 2012-2013 Kia Optima sedan, it may seem like the sky is falling. On certain models, a ceiling plate above the driver or front passenger can detach from the headliner when the side curtain airbag is deployed. The plate can strike an occupant, as it has in one case that prompted a...Read More»

Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS, AMG GT recalled for increased fire risk post thumbnail
Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS, AMG GT recalled for increased fire risk

Newer versions of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, CLS-Class, and AMG GT are being recalled for a short circuit that increases the risk of fire, the NHTSA disclosed last week. A corroded connector in the transmission wiring harness of all-wheel-drive vehicles ("4Matic" in Mercedes-speak) could cause a...Read More»

2022-2023 Toyota Tacoma recalled for child seat anchor weakness post thumbnail
2022-2023 Toyota Tacoma recalled for child seat anchor weakness

A child safety seat anchor in new versions of the Toyota Tacoma mid-size pickup truck may not be safe at all, according to a recall order disclosed by the NHTSA on Tuesday. Welds on the upper child seat anchors can be loose enough to be moved by hand, prompting Toyota to recall 75,316 Tacomas from...Read More»

Audi Q7, Q8 recalled for fuel pump failure post thumbnail
Audi Q7, Q8 recalled for fuel pump failure

The 2019-2021 Audi Q8 and 2020-2021 Audi Q7 crossover SUVs are being recalled for a faulty fuel pump that can cause the engine to stall, the NHTSA disclosed on Thursday. If a component inside the fuel pump breaks, the fragments can damage the pressure regulator. If it happens, owners may notice an...Read More»

Ford Maverick, Escape, and Lincoln Corsair hybrids recalled for engine fires post thumbnail
Ford Maverick, Escape, and Lincoln Corsair hybrids recalled for engine fires

The new Ford Maverick hybrid pickup truck as well as hybrid and plug-in hybrid versions of the Ford Escape and Lincoln Corsair are being recalled for an increased risk of engine failure that could lead to an engine fire, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. The recall concerns Ford's 2.5-liter inline-4...Read More»

2022 Toyota Tundra recalled for crossed wires post thumbnail
2022 Toyota Tundra recalled for crossed wires

Toyota announced on Wednesday the recall of 31,400 new Tundra pickup trucks because the backup camera can project a forward-facing image when the trucks are put in reverse. This is the third recall for the redesigned 2022 Tundra, and the second recall relating to the Panoramic View Monitor (PVM)...Read More»

Ford expands Expedition and Navigator recall, warns of engine fires  post thumbnail
Ford expands Expedition and Navigator recall, warns of engine fires

Ford has expanded the recall of its 2021 full-size SUVs for an increased engine fire risk, and recommended owners park their vehicles outside and away from structures, the automaker announced Friday. The automaker also announced a remedy as it expanded the initial recall announced in May from...Read More»

Nissan recalls Frontier, Titan pickup trucks for rollaway risk post thumbnail
Nissan recalls Frontier, Titan pickup trucks for rollaway risk

Newer Nissan pickup trucks equipped with a 9-speed automatic transmission are being recalled because the trucks can roll away despite being in the "Park" position, the NHTSA disclosed Tuesday. When owners shift the truck into Park, the parking pawl in the transmission may not engage. The driver...Read More»

2022 Toyota Tundra recalled for rear axle issue post thumbnail
2022 Toyota Tundra recalled for rear axle issue

The redesigned 2022 Toyota Tundra pickup truck has been recalled for a rear axle housing that can separate from the shaft and increase the risk of a crash, the NHTSA disclosed on Wednesday. The recall applies to trucks with either the 3.5-liter twin-turbo V-6 or the hybrid version of that...Read More»

Nissan Pathfinder recalled for hood that can fly open post thumbnail
Nissan Pathfinder recalled for hood that can fly open

Nissan is recalling the 2013-2016 Pathfinder SUV for a faulty latch that can cause the hood to fly open, the NHTSA disclosed Wednesday. The recall encompasses 322,671 Pathfinders. The lever on the secondary hood latch can bind and be left in the open position due to contamination and corrosion. The...Read More»

Honda Ridgeline recalled in states that use road salt post thumbnail
Honda Ridgeline recalled in states that use road salt

Older versions of the Honda Ridgeline pickup truck are being recalled for a potential fuel leak caused by road salt de-icing agents, the NHTSA disclosed on Wednesday. In certain states that use road salt to clear roadways of ice, the salt can accumulate with mud and dirt in the rear part of the...Read More»

Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango SUVs recalled for rollaway risk post thumbnail
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango SUVs recalled for rollaway risk

Certain SUVs produced by the automaker formerly known as Fiat Chrysler Automobiles are being recalled for a false brake reading that may increase the risk of rollaway crashes, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. The recall encompasses 270,904 SUVs, including the 2018-2019 Jeep Grand Cherokee and...Read More»

Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 Ecodiesels recalled for power loss post thumbnail
Jeep Grand Cherokee, Ram 1500 Ecodiesels recalled for power loss

Stellantis is recalling 138,645 SUVs and trucks equipped with a 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine. Dubbed Ecodiesel, the engine has a fuel pump that can block the flow of fuel and lead to power loss while driving, the NHTSA disclosed on Monday. The recall affects the 2014-2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUV...Read More»

Ford recalls nearly 3 million cars for rollaway risk post thumbnail
Ford recalls nearly 3 million cars for rollaway risk

Ford will recall 2,952,968 vehicles for a shifter issue that could slip a car out of Park and let the vehicle roll away without the driver's knowledge, the NHTSA disclosed Wednesday. A damaged or missing bushing that attaches the shift cable to the transmission may degrade or detach, Ford revealed...Read More»

Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6 electric cars recalled for rollaway risk post thumbnail
Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6 electric cars recalled for rollaway risk

Hyundai and Kia are recalling their first mass-produced electric cars for the U.S. due to an increased rollaway risk. A software error can cause the parking mechanism to disengage, allowing the vehicle to roll away on uneven ground, the NHTSA disclosed this week. The recall encompasses 10,729...Read More»

Hyundai Sonata recalled again for fuel leak risk post thumbnail
Hyundai Sonata recalled again for fuel leak risk

Hyundai is recalling certain 2013-2014 Sonata mid-size sedans for a potential fuel hose leak that can increase the risk of a fire, the NHTSA disclosed this week. The 2013-2014 Sonata and 2013-2014 Kia Optima had previously been recalled for a fuel hose that can crack prematurely and leak fuel. The...Read More»

Mercedes issues sweeping recall, urges owners to stop driving  post thumbnail
Mercedes issues sweeping recall, urges owners to stop driving

Mercedes-Benz is urging customers of certain older crossovers to stop driving due a to corroded brake booster that could cause the brakes to fail, the automaker announced Thursday. The request and corresponding recall applies to 292,287 ML-, GL-, and R-Class crossovers and SUVs from the 2006-2012...Read More»

Ford Explorer recalled for risk of rolling away while parked post thumbnail
Ford Explorer recalled for risk of rolling away while parked

The latest Ford Explorer is getting recalled again, the NHTSA disclosed over the weekend. A rear axle bolt can fracture when in drive, and cause the driveshaft to disconnect. The SUV can then roll away when it is in park without the electronic parking brake applied. More than 250,000 Ford Explorer...Read More»

Faulty wipers force Ford to recall 650,000 newer SUVs and trucks post thumbnail
Faulty wipers force Ford to recall 650,000 newer SUVs and trucks

Ford is recalling 652,996 newer trucks and full-size SUVs for front windshield wiper arms that can come loose, detach, or stop working, the NHTSA disclosed on Friday. A faulty or missing wiper arm could reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash. Affected vehicles include the 2020-2021 Ford...Read More»

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