Yamaha Recalls 22,000 FJ-09, FZ-09 and XSR900 Motorcycles

CYPRESS, CA and WASHINGTON, DC – Yamaha Motor Corp. USA has issued a recall for 22,433 motorcycles, specifically the 2015 to 2017 FJ-09, the FZ-09 and the XSR900 bikes due to handlebar mounts that may potentially loosen. The motorcycle manufacturer stated that the lower handlebar holder was reportedly painted improperly. Specifically, they believe an inadequate thread-locking agent was used on the stud … Read More

Hyundai, Kia Recall 1.4 Million Cars, SUVs Due to Engine Failure and Stalling

This is a new recall for an old problem. Roughly 1.4 million Hyundai and Kia cars and SUVs are being recalled by the South Korean-based automaker due to a safety risk associated with the vehicles’ engine failure and stalling. It’s an issue that the company had with other models two years ago. Fortunately there are no known injuries or collisions. The … Read More

Top 10 Safest “Cool Cars” for Teen Drivers Under $10,000

The cars on our Top 10 List not only have the cool factor, they meet the highest safety standards and they sell for under $10,000. So before you put the brakes on your teen’s dream car, consider checking the safety ratings or finding a similar vehicle with top safety ratings that has the same features they want. Most teens will shop for … Read More

Many Consumers Ignore Vehicle Safety Recalls Because they are Inconvenient

Despite safety risks, many consumers will ignore safety recalls simply because it’s an inconvenience. In fact, roughly 20 percent of people whose vehicles are recalled will never bother to get it fixed, according to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). Need a Lemon Law Lawyer? Call us at 800-235-6801 for help. A new national survey reveals that nearly 40 … Read More

2017 Audi A3 and S3 Sedans Recalled to Fix Airbag System Problem

Roughly 11,600 2017 Audi A3 and S3 sedans are being recalled in the United States to fix the software system that controls the release of airbags. The Bavarian auto maker recently discovered the airbags may activate with excessive force under certain conditions. “Owners of these vehicles are at risk of injury and should have their Audi corrected immediately,” said Attorney James Johnson. … Read More

2017 Ford F-250 Pickup Truck Safety Recall Vehicle Slips Out of Park

Roughly 52,600 2017 Ford F-250 pickup trucks are being recalled due to a problem where the vehicles may potentially roll away after a driver puts the vehicle into the park position, according to a statement by the Ford Motor Co. “If the parking brake is not applied, this could result in unintended vehicle movement with the gear selector in park without … Read More

Volkswagen AG to Sell 2015 Diesel Cars in US After EPA Approval

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the California Air Resources Board (CARB) have cleared the way for Volkswagen AG to sell its 2015 model year diesel cars in the United States. Sales of new and certified used diesel-powered vehicles were halted here in 2015 after the German auto manufacturer admitted it had rigged its vehicles to pass stringent U.S. emissions pollution tests.  The Volkswagen scandal is expected … Read More

2017 Ford Edge Vehicles Recalled for Windshield Header Welds

A recall for 111 2017 Ford Edge vehicles was issued this week due to an improperly welded windshield that may reduce the structural integrity of the vehicle. The problem involves missing welds in the windshield’s header portion of the body sheet metal. Ford says that this may reduce the lateral structural integrity of the car. Owners of these vehicles may also … Read More

Ford Recalls Fiesta, Fusion and Lincoln MKZ for Faulty Door Latches

Dearborn, Michigan (March 29, 2017) — Another 211,000 vehicles with faulty door latches are being recalled by Ford Motor Company, but the auto maker says there are no reported injuries to date. The vehicles affected by the recall are the 2014 Ford Fiesta, the 2013 and 2014 Ford Fusion and the 2013 to 2014 Lincoln MKZ. The American car manufacturer … Read More

FORD RECALL: Ford Escape, Fiesta ST, Fusion, Transit Connect for Fire Risk

DEARBORN, Mich., (March 29, 2017) – Reports of 29 fires associated with several Ford model cars has resulted in a recall of nearly a quarter of a million vehicles in the United States and Canada. Roughly 230,000 vehicles are being recalled by Ford Motor Company due to a fire risk under the hood of certain vehicles such as the 2013 … Read More

Nissan Recalls 56,000 Murano Cars Due to Fire Risk, Power Steering Fluid Leak

Roughly 56,000 vehicles have been recalled by Nissan North America due to a fire risk caused by leaking power steering fluid due to a faulty hose clamp. The vehicles subject to the recall are the 2013 to 2014 Murano vehicles. The automaker says the clamp may loosen causing the hose to detach and power steering fluid to leak out. This could lead … Read More

2011, 2012, 2013 Ford Edge SUV Owners Complain Doors Open Unexpectedly

Despite some 2,700 complaints and 33,000 warranty claims —  about door ajar warning lights that won’t shut off, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, has decided not to seek a recall from Ford for its 2011 to 2013 Ford Edge SUVs. Indeed, the U.S. safety regulators conducted an investigation into the claim that the door-open light wouldn’t turn off or doors … Read More