Toyota will be sending out recall notices to certain 2016-2018 Prius and 2012 Avalon owners for problems affecting the electrical and air bag systems.
Chrysler announced six recalls this month for defects affecting Chrysler, Dodge, Fiat, Jeep and RAM vans, trucks and SUVs. Owners who would like more information about the recall affecting their vehicle can contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1
Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released proposed rule making, the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule
A small number of BMW drivers will be contacted by the manufacturer regarding four separate recalls affecting vehicle braking, control, safety and structure. Below is a list of the NHTSA safety reports for these defects.
GM has decided that defects affecting vehicle safety exists in certain Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC vehicles.
Automobile suspensions have evolved over the years giving way to advanced systems designed to maximize control, enhance passenger comfort and provide steering stability.
The Hyundai Motor group will be asking owners of some 2017 Hyundai Ioniq and 2017 Kia Niro hybrids, to return their vehicles to their dealers to inspect and, if necessary, replace the hydraulic clutch actuator (HCA).
BMW is recalling certain BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce vehicles due to an issue with the engine and cooling system. The defect affects the electric auxiliary water pump on MINI models equipped with 4-cylinder turbocharged engines as well as 8 and 12 cylinde
The Indian Motorcycle Company will be contacting the owners of certain 2018 111ci motorcycles regarding a problem affecting the electrical system.
Once again, the electrical power system of some Toyota Prius models are being questioned as inverter failures continue to be a problem.
Honda will be asking owners of certain 2014-2016 Odyssey vehicles to return to their dealers because of a problem affecting the second row outboard seats.
Ford will be asking the owners of certain 2018 trucks and 2017-2018 Mustang vehicles to return to their dealers for a problem affecting the transmission indication.
Ford will be asking the owners of certain Ford Fusion & Focus cars, to return to their dealerships to correct a problem affecting the power train system. The vehicles affected include: 2015-2016 Ford Focus equipped with a 1.0L GTDI engine and 6-speed ma
Ford will be contacting the owners of certain 2014-2018 Ford Fusion and 2014-2018 Lincoln MKZ sedans regarding a problem affecting the steering system.
Hyundai will be asking owners of certain 2011 Sonata sedans, produced by Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, to return to their dealerships for a problem affecting the airbag and seat belt safety systems.
A concern as been identified with the supplementary restraint system in certain Jaguar XF Sportbrake vehicles. Vehicles in this condition may not meet the required frontal airbag protection requirements during certain low speed impact scenarios.
Toyota will be asking the owners of certain Toyota and Lexus vehicles to return to their dealerships for problems affecting the fuel delivery system.
Chrysler will be contacting the owners of certain 2017-2018 RAM trucks regarding a problem affecting the brake shift interlock.
A small number of 2015-2017 Nissan Juke owners will be contacted by the manufacturer regarding a problem affecting their vehicles braking system.
Chrysler will be contacting the owners of certain 2017 Pacifica vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engines, regarding a problem affecting the electrical system and engine cooling.
Takata have expanded their already massive airbag recall to include an additional 3.3 million inflators over concerns they could explode and launch dangerous metal fragments into the vehicle’s cabin. This is the third of five planned recalls.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) have opened a preliminary investigation into the safety of the seat belts in certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan sport utility vehicles.
Daimler will be contacting the owners of certain 2017 Mercedes-Benz G550 & G550 4x4 Squared vehicles for a problem affecting the braking system.
Volkswagen will be contacting the owners of certain 2012-2014 Audi A6 & A7 vehicles regarding a problem affecting the fuel system.
Chrysler is recalling certain Chrysler, Dodge and Jeep vehicles equipped with 3.6L engines and a 160 amp alternator.
A small number of 2018 Jeep Cherokee and 2018 Jeep Compass owners will be contacted by Chrysler regarding a problem affecting their vehicles oil pump.
Mitsubishi will be contacting the owners of certain 2014-2018 Mitsubishi Mirage cars about a software problem that could increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Ford will be contacting the owners of certain 2018 Ford F-150 trucks regarding two separate defects that could affect the safety of their vehicle. Because the vehicles are 2018 models, most of the affected will still be under dealer control.
General Motors has decided that a defect affecting vehicle safety exists in certain 2011-2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 and 2011-2015 GMC Sierra 3500 trucks equipped with gas engines and dual fuel tanks.
Nissan will be contacting the owners of certain 2017-2018 Infiniti QX30 crossover vehicles regarding a problem that could increase the risk of a crash.
BMW will be contacting vehicle owners regarding two separate recalls affecting almost 1.5 million vehicles.
Approxamately one million Ford F-Series owners can expect to receive notices from the manufacturer, regarding a problem affecting the safety of the door latches in their trucks.
Daimler will be askig a large number of Mercedes-Benz owners to return to their dealerships for a problem that could affect the steering components in their vehicle.
Hyundai have announced that they will be recalling certain 2017 Santa Fe and 2018 Santa Fe Sport vehicles for two separate manufacturing problems.
Some 2013-2017 RAM 2500, 3500, 4500, 5500 trucks equipped with Cummins 6.7L turbo diesel engines may experience water pump failure that could lead to an engine compartment fire.
Mazda is recalling certain 2015-2016 Mazda6 vehicles for a manufacturing error that could result in multiple illuminated dashboard warning lights, loss of power steering and deactivation of the airbags.
A software problem affecting certain 2017-2018 Audi A3 Cabriolet and A3 Sedan vehicles could have drivers experiencing unexpected stalling.
A temporary loss of electric power steering in certain 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks will have approximately 700,000 vehicle owners returning to their dealerships for repairs.
A report from ABC News claims that parked BMW vehicles have been catching fire over the past five years, prompting questions about the safety of the German automaker’s vehicles.
The NHTSA office of defects are investigating the 2011-2017 Ford Explorer and the 2016-2017 Ford Explorer Police Intercept, after receiving reports exhaust smells in the vehicle occupant compartments.
Consumers whose vehicles have been in a crash and had their air bags replaced by a repair shop that is not part of a new car dealership within the past three years or who have purchased a replacement air bag online should have their vehicle inspected.
Owners of certain 2011-2015 Dodge Journey crossovers can expect to receive a manufacturer notice regarding a problem affecting the airbag system. If drivers are experiencing an illuminated airbag warning light, unintended wiper operation, inoperable ste
If you are having repeated electrical or electronic issues and the manufacturer is unable to fix them, your vehicle could be a lemon.
The legal battle over deadly Takata airbags is seeing some resolution after four automakers agree to compensate approximately 16 million owners of recalled vehicles.
Recent changes to the Federal Trade Commission's (FTC) certified pre-owned vehicle designation has the Center for Auto Safety and five other consumer and safety groups questioning the FTC's commitment to consumer protection.
Last year, most major car companies said they would not sell any used vehicles with open recalls, but the massive Takata airbag recall has made that promise a costly one, as a backlog of vehicles sit awaiting airbag repairs.
The latest round of recalls, announced late last week, will have vehicle owners returning to their dealerships to have the front passenger air bag inflators replaced.
Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.1 million Jeep Grand Cherokees earlier this year due to a similar issue with a different transmission shifter design. The Jeep problem is being blamed for the death of “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin, who was crushed in his dr
In total, Volkswagen will spend up to $10 billion compensating consumers. That settlement also includes $2.7 billion for unspecified environmental mitigation and $2 billion to promote zero-emissions vehicles.
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The Department of Transportation continues to ask for the news media and public’s assistance to find the remaining unrepaired vehicles. Drivers of these vehicles should immediately visit SaferCar.gov to check whether their vehicle has any outstanding sa
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