Recalls

Volvo XC60 crossover SUV recalled over faulty tailgate arms
Volvo XC60 crossover SUV recalled over faulty tailgate arms

The 2018-2019 Volvo XC60 is subject to a recall over the crossover SUV's tailgate, which may house faulty lifting arms. Volvo filed the recall information with the NHTSA in January and the documents were made public last week. In total, 45,990 XC60 models are included in the recall. The company...Read More»

2016 Audi A7
Audi recalls 75K vehicles for fire risk

The NHTSA on Tuesday said that Audi will recall 74,881 vehicles over a fault fuel rails may leak and lead to a fire. The recall covers certain 2015 through 2018 model year Audi A8, A7, A6, and Q7 crossover SUV, according to documents filed with the NHTSA in January. The fuel rails in certain Audi...Read More»

2018 Kia Sedona
Kia Sedona minivan recalled for sensor that could keep airbag from deploying

The Kia Sedona minivan has been recalled over a faulty wiring harness that may not detect a child or child seat in the passenger front seat, which could affect the airbag's ability to deploy. The NHTSA released documents last week that indicate the fault only affects 2015 through Sedona with...Read More»

2019 Lincoln Nautilus first drive review
2019 Lincoln Nautilus recalled to remind drivers to keep hands on the wheel

A small number of 2019 Lincoln Nautilus models have been recalled to remedy a driver-assist system that won't remind drivers to keep their hands on the wheel. Documents filed by Lincoln in January and published last week by the NHTSA show Ford issued a recall for 2,276 Nautilus crossover SUVs to...Read More»

2016 Kia Soul
2012-2016 Kia Soul models recalled over fire risk

Hyundai and Kia last month widened a fire risk recall to include nearly 380,000 Kia Soul hatchbacks. In documents filed with the NHTSA Feb. 22 and released last week, Kia said that 378,967 2012 to 2016 Soul models with a 1.6-liter inline-4 engine are included in the recall. The NHTSA has been...Read More»

2014 Subaru Forester
Subaru to recall 1.3M Impreza, Crosstrek, Forester cars and crossovers in U.S.

Subaru will recall about 1.3 million compact cars and crossover SUVs built in Japan between 2008 and 2017 to rectify an issue that could prevent their brake lights from illuminating. The recall covers certain Impreza, Crosstrek, and Forester models built during that time period, although not every...Read More»

2013 Hyundai Tucson
Hyundai, Kia expand fire-risk recall to include 150K Tucson and Sportage models

Hyundai and Kia expanded to 150,000 additional crossover SUVs recalls related to leaking oil pans that could lead to a fire risk or engine stall, according to documents filed with the NHTSA earlier this month. The recall stems from previous troubles surrounding the 2.4-liter inline-4 engine found...Read More»

2009 Nissan Murano
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 million 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...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»

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