Recalls

2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets a software update to stop rollaways
2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee gets a software update to stop rollaways

In April of this year, following an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled more than 1.1 million vehicles to address a problem with their shifters. For some of those vehicles--namely, the Jeep Grand Cherokee--we now know that the fix...Read More»

2012 Kia Sedona
2006-2012 Kia Sedona recalled for corrosion troubles--again

The Kia Sedona is having a no-good, very-bad week. On Tuesday, nearly 220,000 Sedonas from 2006-2014 were recalled to fix a corrosion problem affecting a hood latch. Today, many of those same vehicles are being recalled to fix a different but equally dangerous corrosion issue that could wreak havoc...Read More»

2016 BMW X3
BMW X3, X4, X5, X6 recalled: over 210,000 vehicles affected

Earlier today, BMW issued two recalls affecting more than 210,000 crossovers in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, one recall stems from issues with the anchor bars that hold child safety seats in place, while the other is the result of a potentially serious...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Tucson
2006-2014 Kia Sedona, 2016 Hyundai Tucson, 2013 Kia Forte recalled: 306,000 vehicles affected

Hyundai and its sibling, Kia, have issued three recalls affecting roughly 306,000 vehicles in the U.S.: RECALL #1: 2006-2014 Kia Sedona UNITS AFFECTED: 219,900 RECALL #2: 2016 Hyundai Tucson UNITS AFFECTED: 81,000 These two recalls stem from a problem with the secondary latch that helps keep the...Read More»

2016 Ram 1500
2016 Jeep Cherokee, Ram 1500 recalled for transmission problems

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling select Jeep Cherokee SUVs and Ram 1500 pickup trucks from the 2016 model year. According to the automaker, the recall stems from a potential problem with those vehicles' transmissions. Specifically, FCA says that the half-shafts on the Cherokee and the Ram...Read More»

2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport
2015-2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport recalled to fix exterior lighting

A day after Jaguar Land Rover recalled more than 50,000 cars and SUVs to replace fatally flawed Takata airbags, the automaker has issued a recall of the 2015-2016 Land Rover Discovery Sport. In this case, however, the vehicle's problem is its exterior lighting system. The National Highway Traffic...Read More»

2011 Land Rover Range Rover
Even more Takata recalls: 563,000 Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz vehicles affected

Last week, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted a barrage of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Over the weekend, the agency did so again, affecting cars and SUVs from luxury marques produced by Audi, BMW, Jaguar, Land Rover, and Mercedes-Benz. As with many...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder
2013-2014 Nissan Pathfinder recalled for brake light problem

Nissan is recalling select 2013 and 2014 Nissan Pathfinder crossovers to fix a problem with the models' brake lights. Nearly 80,000 vehicles registered in the U.S. are affected by the recall. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the Pathfinder's problem is rooted in its...Read More»

2011 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LTZ
GM issues Takata recall: Cadillac Escalade; Chevrolet Silverado, Tahoe, Suburban; GMC Sierra; more

Yesterday, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration posted recalls affecting nearly 1.5 million U.S. vehicles equipped with Takata's fatally flawed airbags. Soon afterward, Ford added 1.9 million more vehicles to the recall roster. Today, General Motors has issued its own preliminary...Read More»

Ford Sync 3 infotainment system
Software to blame for an increasing portion of vehicle recalls?

Apps freezing or crashing, unexpected sluggishness, and sudden reboots are all, unfortunately, within the normal range of behavior of the software in our smartphones and laptops. While losing that text message you were composing might be a crisis for the moment, it’s nothing compared to the...Read More»

2011 Ford Mustang GT 5.0
More Takata recalls: Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang, Ranger; Lincoln MKX, MKZ, Zephyr; Mercury Milan

For the people who work at Takata, today is a no-good, very bad day. Just as we finished writing up half a dozen new Takata-related recalls posted by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Ford Motor Company published a massive new recall of its own. How massive? All told, it affects...Read More»

Inflated airbag
New Takata recalls affect 1.5M Infiniti, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Infiniti, Saab, Subaru vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has posted a slew of new recalls related to Takata's fatally flawed airbags. All of these new recalls involve replacement of passenger-side devices. Though information about some of these recalls has already been published by individual automakers...Read More»

2016 Fiat 500e
2013-2016 Fiat 500e recalled for software glitch

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling 2013-2016 models of the Fiat 500e electric car to fix a software glitch. According to the automaker, more than 16,000 vehicles in the U.S. are affected. In a brief press release, FCA says that "A routine component check by FCA US discovered certain vehicles...Read More»

2015 Toyota Yaris
2015 Toyota Yaris recalled for suspension problem

Toyota has issued a recall for roughly 3,100 Toyota Yaris hatchbacks from the 2015 model year. According to the automaker, some of those vehicles may suffer from suspension problems that could increase the likelihood of crashes. READ: Study: Drivers growing more afraid of autonomous cars The...Read More»

2006 Honda Gold Wing with Takata airbag
Fiat Chrysler, Honda recall nearly 10 million more Takata airbags

Earlier this month, rumors began circulating that up to 40 million airbag inflators installed on U.S. vehicles would be added to the already-massive Takata recall. Shortly thereafter, Honda issued a recall for 20 million additional devices, while Toyota's roster grew by a more modest but still...Read More»

2013 Ford F-150
2013-2014 Ford F-150 recalled to fix brake fluid leak: 271,000 trucks affected

Back in March, we told you that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had launched an investigation of the 2013-2014 Ford F-150 pickup. This morning, Ford issued a recall for those vehicles, affecting roughly 271,000 trucks in North America. NHTSA's probe began after some F-150 owners...Read More»

Inflated airbag
Toyota expands Takata recall by 1.6 million Toyota, Lexus, and Scion vehicles

Earlier this month, we heard reports that Takata would soon expand the recall of its fatally flawed airbags by as many as 40 million devices. Without waiting for Takata to act, Honda quickly enlarged its recall by some 20 million. Now, Toyota has announced its own expanded recall plan, affecting...Read More»

2016 GMC Acadia
GM offering gift cards to make up for MPG errors, but do the problems run deeper?

Two weeks ago, General Motors ordered dealers to stop selling the 2016 Buick Enclave, Chevrolet Traverse, and GMC Acadia until it could replace EPA stickers that overstated the SUVs' fuel economy. Last week, reports began to emerge that GM was planning to compensate 170,000 or so consumers who'd...Read More»

2016 Fiat 500
2012-2016 Fiat 500 recalled for transmission problems: 80,000 cars affected

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is recalling more than 80,000 Fiat 500 vehicles from the 2012 to 2016 model years. According to a statement from the automaker, some of those cars may experience serious transmission problems. The recall is limited to models equipped with manual transmissions. FCA reports...Read More»

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