Showing posts in the category of Recalls

Cadillac to Replace 2015 Escalade's Dashboard Cover After Running Into Airbag Troubles


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GM issued a recall covering 1,022 units of its 2015 Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV SUVs in the States, after discovering a problem with the passenger airbag.

GM CEO Mary Barra Won’t Receive Award After Recall Protest


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The National Women's History Museum was to honor General Motors CEO Mary Bara with the Katharine Graham Living Legacy Award at a ceremony held in Washington, DC, next Monday. It turns, after all, than not only won’t receive the award but won’t be attending the event at all.

Maker Of Airbags At Center Of Scandal Knew About Flaw In 2004


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In a huge blow for embattled airbag manufacturer Takata, a new report from former employees reveals the company knew about the problems with its devices for a decade.

Chrysler Recalls 33,443 Light Trucks Over Tire Pressure Monitor Problems


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Judging by the number of recalls in 2014, it seems that many automotive suppliers have lots quality control problems that seriously affect car companies.

VW Recalling 1.14 Million Cars in China and the US over Suspension Issues


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Volkswagen has announced it is recalling more than a million cars in North America and China to sort out a potential problem with rear suspension parts.

Toyota Recalls 1.67 Million Vehicles for Three Separate Issues


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Toyota has been hit with a new significant recall involving  1,67 million vehicles worldwide for three separate defects including a faulty brake master cylinder that could affect braking performance.

GM Issues Another Set Of Recalls, Including SRX, Spark and a Saab


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General Motors has announced three more recalls for its vehicles, bringing the count up to around 30 million cars and trucks recalled in 2014.

Ford Recalls 850,000 Vehicles in North America for Airbag Issue


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Ford has announced it is recalling 850,050 2013-2014 C-MAX, Fusion, Escape and Lincoln MKZ vehicles in North America for a “potential issue” with the restraints control module.

Chrysler Recalls Jeep Grand Cherokee, Dodge Durango To Fix Stalling Risk


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The recall bug may be getting to Fiat Chrysler, as the company has now pointed to almost 189,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs over a fuel pump issue that could lead to stalling.

NHTSA Recalls Ferrari 458 Because You Can't Escape from the Trunk


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We know you might have a hard time believing it, but it's true: the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is recalling the Ferrari 458 in the States because a person can get trapped in the boot.

GM Recalls 221,000 Cadillac XTSs, Chevy Impalas Over Brake Problem


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An issue with the electronic parking brake in the Chevrolet Impala and Cadillac XTS is the latest recall being issued by General Motors.

2015 Corvette Hit With Two Recalls and Stop-Sale Notice


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The recall hits haven't quite stopped over at GM, and now they've even forced dealers to stop selling some examples of the Chevrolet Corvette.

NHTSA Probes Dodge Grand Caravan After Driver Complains About Stalling Engine


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Federal safety regulators are investigating around 160,000 Dodge Grand Caravans from the 2007MY after a consumer complaint alleging a defect in the fuel system that caused the engine to stall.

Ford Recalls New Escape for the 11th Time, Focus ST Also Affected


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New concerns over wiring in 2013 Escapes were announced Friday, which also affect the Ford Focus ST.

GM Trying To Find 140,000 Owners Of Cars With Faulty Ignition Switches


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General Motors may find it more difficult to put these recalls behind it if it can't find the owners of vehicles with faulty pieces to get repairs, as is proving the case right now.

GM Announces Six More Recalls Totaling 717,949 Vehicles in the US


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Recalls continue to keep General Motors busy, with the automaker announcing six new actions covering 717,949 recent model vehicles in the U.S.

Ignition Switch Recall Hits Chrysler; Around 800,000 Jeep SUVs Affected


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Chrysler said it is recalling “an undetermined number” of older-model SUVs as part of an investigation of ignition-switch performance. The exact number of affected vehicles will be determined by the investigation, but there are approximately 792,300 Jeep SUVs targeted: 649,900 in the U.S., 28,800 in Canada, 12,800 in Mexico and 100,800 outside of the NAFTA region.

BMW Recalls 1.6 Million 2000-2006MY 3-Series E46s Worldwide to Replace Air Bags


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BMW is the latest automaker to be affected by a sweeping recall of defective airbags that has hit much of the auto industry. On Wednesday, the German company announced a voluntary recall of all 2000–2006MY 3-Series cars made between May 1999 and August 2006, to replace the passenger-side front airbag in approximately 1.6 million vehicles worldwide, including around 574,000 in the USA.

Barely Out 2015 Hyundai Sonata Recalled for Wiring Harness Fault


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Not two months since its official unveiling, Hyundai has announced it has to recall some 2,138 copies of its 2015 Sonata whose power steering may not work as intended due to a faulty connection in the car’s wiring harness. The issue can extend to affect the shifter as well, as it may be stuck in the Park position.

GM Establishes Unlimited Fund to Compensate Ignition Switch Victims


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General Motors announced today that it has established a compensation program of unspecified value to pay the victims of their ignition switch recalls. So far, there are 54 known accidents resulting from the defects, and 13 known deaths.