Recalls

GM confirms 6M trucks and SUVs recalled with Takata passenger airbags
GM confirms 6M trucks and SUVs recalled with Takata passenger airbags

General Motors last week announced the specific model years included in its expanded recall of vehicles equipped with faulty passenger airbags. The contentious recall of nearly 6 million full-size SUVs and pickup trucks equipped with Takata airbag inflators was ordered by the NHTSA in late...Read More»

2021 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon 392
Jeep Wrangler, Gladiator recalled for increased fire risk

Newer Jeep Wranglers and Gladiator pickup trucks equipped with a manual transmission have a wonky clutch plate that necessitated a recall, the NHTSA announced Monday. In paperwork filed by Jeep, the affected vehicles are said to have a clutch pressure plate that can overheat and crack. This could...Read More»

2017 Tesla Model S
Tesla capitulates in recall of Model X, Model S for touchscreen failure

Tesla relented to the NHTSA's request to recall nearly 135,000 electric vehicles for failures of a 17-inch touchscreen in 2012-2018 Tesla Model S sedan and 2016-2018 Tesla Model X SUV. The interface can fail, resulting in a loss of the rearview camera and other "safety-related vehicle functions,"...Read More»

2013 Nissan Pathfinder
Nissan recalls 2013-2015 Pathfinder for brake light issue

The 2013-2015 Nissan Pathfinder three-row SUV is being recalled due to relay switch issue that can leave the brake lights continually illuminated, even when drivers aren't braking, the NHTSA announced on Monday. The recall encompasses 267,276 Pathfinders in the U.S. It is an expansion of a previous...Read More»

2012 Buick LaCrosse
GM recalls Chevy Malibu, Buick Regal, Buick Lacrosse for suspension issue

General Motors is recalling select older model sedans with suspensions that were coated with extra corrosion protection in states where road salt is used to melt ice. The recall encompasses 213,128 vehicles, including the 2012-2013 Buick Regal, 2010-2013 Buick Lacrosse, and 2013 Chevrolet Malibu...Read More»

Honda Badge
Honda, Acura issue 3 recalls totaling more than 1.4M cars

Honda announced on Tuesday the recall of approximately 1,450,000 cars ranging from old to new models for three separate issues. Body Control Module recall The largest recall of 737,000 cars affects the newest models. The 2018-2020 Honda Accord and Accord Hybrid, as well as certain 2019-2020 Honda...Read More»

2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid  -  First Drive, May 2015
Hyundai and Kia recall 423,000 cars for increased engine fire risk

Hyundai and Kia announced the recall of certain sedans and crossovers for an increased fire risk, the NHTSA reported Monday. The South Korean automakers maintain separate identities but share many parts, including the Theta II, Lambda, Gamma, and Nu engine models investigated by the NHTSA prompted...Read More»

2020 Tesla Model X
Tesla suspension investigated by the NHTSA; Model Y, Model X recalled

Dozens of Tesla owner complaints prompted an investigation into suspension issues for older model Tesla vehicles built in the early half of 2016, the NHTSA announced on Friday. Regulators are investigating the 2015-2017 Tesla Model S sedan and 2016-2017 Model X SUV for a front suspension link issue...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2017-2019 Chevy Bolt EV recalled for battery fire risk

General Motors is recalling the 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV because the battery could catch fire when it's fully charged, the automaker announced last week. The recall encompasses 50,925 Bolt EVs in the U.S., or 68,667 worldwide. If the battey is charged to full or near capacity, the battery could...Read More»

2020 Toyota 4Runner TRD Pro
Toyota expands fuel pump recall to 1.5M newer Toyota and Lexus cars

Toyota is expanding the scope of the fuel pump recall it initiated earlier this year with an additional 1.5 million newer Toyota and Lexus vehicles, the NHTSA announced Monday. That brings the total number of vehicles recalled since January to 2.7 million vehicles, representing nearly every model...Read More»

2021 Mercedes-Benz C-Class (AMG C63 S)
Mercedes-Benz issues 4 recalls for new E-Class, GLA, GLE, and Sprinter vans

Mercedes-Benz issued four recalls for new vehicles spanning from the E-Class mid-size car to the Sprinter work van, the NHTSA announced Monday. None of the problems are the same but neither are they widespread. The largest of the four recalls involves the 2020-2021 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Cruze
GM recalls newer sedans, SUVs for oil leak

GM is recalling 194,105 vehicles across its Chevrolet, GMC, Buick, and Cadillac brands, the NHTSA announced on Monday. The vast majority of the recalled vehicles are the 2018 Chevrolet Malibu mid-size sedan, 2018-2019 Chevrolet Cruze compact sedan and 2018-2019 Buick LaCrosse full-size sedan. Other...Read More»

2020 Audi Q7
Audi Q7 recalled for insufficient padding

Audi last week announced the recall of certain 2018-2020 Audi Q7 three-row crossover SUVs for an issue with the padding in the cabin. During routine testing, Audi discovered there might not be enough padding on the C-pillar to absorb the impact of rear passengers who are not wearing seat belts in...Read More»

2017 Ford Explorer XLT Sport Appearance Package
Ford Explorer recalled for improper fix of earlier recall

Ford is recalling select 2013-2017 Explorer SUVs that had already been recalled, the automaker announced Wednesday. The fix didn't take. The rear suspension toe link can fracture, which can significantly diminish steering control, and increase the risk of a crash. The recall encompasses 350,000...Read More»

2018 Volkswagen Jetta
Volkswagen recalls 2016-2018 Jetta for increased fire risk

Volkswagen initiated a recall of the 2016-2018 Volkswagen Jetta compact sedan for leaking fuel, the automaker declared in paperwork made public by the NHTSA on Monday. In certain 2016-2018 models with a 1.4-liter turbo-4 built between 2015 and late 2017, improperly tightened fuel rail bolts can...Read More»

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class
Illuminated Mercedes-Benz logo triggers recall of 2020 GLE and GLS SUVs

The three-pointed star may not guide the way after all. The illuminated Mercedes-Benz logo that can appear in the grille of the 2020 GLE Class SUV and 2020 GLS Class SUV has triggered a safety recall, the automaker revealed in paperwork made public by the NHTSA on Monday. The recall of 12,799 SUVs...Read More»

2018 GMC Sierra 1500
GM expands recall of 2018 Escalade, Tahoe, Yukon SUVs, and Silverado and Sierra pickups

General Motors is recalling certain 2018 full-size SUVs and pickup trucks equipped with either a 5.3-liter V-8 or 6.2-liter V-8. A faulty vacuum pump in the affected vehicles could cause a loss in braking, increasing the risk of a crash, General Motors reported in paperwork filed with the NHTSA on...Read More»

2020 Ford Mustang 2.3 High Performance Package
Ford issues 3 recalls totaling more than 750,000 2019-2020 models

Ford announced three separate recalls on Wednesday, encompassing most 2020 Ford vehicles, including two separate recalls for the 2020 Ford Mustang. The most sweeping recall centers around a rearview camera with an intermittent display that could project a blank or distorted image. There isn't...Read More»

2020 Hyundai Tucson
Hyundai Tucson crossover SUV recalled for engine fire risk

Hyundai is recalling certain models of the 2019-2021 Hyundai Tucson crossover SUV for a defective circuit board that can cause an electrical short and increase the risk of an engine fire, according to paperwork filed with the NHTSA last week. The electronic control unit for the anti-lock braking...Read More»

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