Ford Recalls 1.5 Million 2011 to 2013 F-150 Pickup Trucks for Transmission Shifting Problem

Ford F-150 Pickup Trucks Recalled for Sudden Downshifting Problem Ford has announced a recall of 1.5 million pickup trucks in North America due to the transmissions suddenly downshifting into first gear. The recall affects 6-speed automatic transmissions in F-150 pickup trucks under the model years 2011 through 2013. Ford’s F-Series pickup is the top-selling vehicle in the United States. The … Read More

Toyota Recall 1.7 million North American Vehicles to Replace deadly Takata Front Passenger Air Bag Inflators

Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America with faulty air bag inflators. The recall, which stems from the largest automotive recall in the nation’s history, includes 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. Owners of the following vehicles should have been notified in late January about this recall: Toyota models including the 2010 to 2016 4Runner SUV, the 2010 to … Read More

Honda Recalls 100K Odyssey Minivans for Sliding Door Problem

Sliding Doors on Some Honda Odyssey Minivans May Suddenly Open Owners of Honda Odyssey should know about a recent recall of 107,000 Odyssey vehicles in the United States. The power sliding doors on the 2018 and 2019 model years may not latch properly, allowing a door to potentially open while the vehicle is being driven. At this time, there are … Read More

Recall of nearly 3M Kia, Hyundai sought due to vehicles catching fire

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Nov. 9, 2018) — Imagine driving down the road and your vehicle suddenly catches on fire for no apparent reason or you wake up and your garage is engulfed in flames.  Every day for roughly four months, a Kia or Hyundai owner reported cases similar to this. Their vehicle caught on fire even though there had been no collision … Read More

228,648 Subaru Legacy and Outbacks Recalled for Fuel Gage Problem

Subaru is recalling 228,648 Subaru Legacy sedans and Subaru Outback crossover vehicles due to an error that could allow misreport whether or not there is enough gas in the tank. Every vehicle built between the dates of Feb. 1, 2017 and Aug. 17, 2018 is affected by the recall, Subaru reported. It turns out the software governing the fuel system has … Read More

Ford Recalls 1.46 M Focus Cars Due to Risk of Stalling

2012 to 2018 Ford Fusions Subject to Recall Ford Motor is recalling 1.46 million Ford Focus cars in North America. The auto manufacturer says a defect in certain 2012 through 2018 Ford Focus cars could lead to stalling. Specifically, the Focus vehicles targeted are equipped with the 2-liter GDI and 2-liter GTDI engines. Consumers who own these vehicles are also … Read More

BMW fire risk leads to recall of 1.6 million diesel vehicles worldwide

54,700 Diesel BMWs in U.S., Canada Recalled German-auto manufacturer BMW is recalling some 1.6 million vehicles worldwide due to a potential fire risk due to possible fluid leaks. Roughly 54,700 of those vehicles were sold to consumers in the United States and Canada. Specifically, BMW stated that some diesel vehicles may leak coolant from the exhaust gas recirculation module which is … Read More

Toyota recalls 1 million Prius, C-HR hybrids due to fire risk

Toyota Motor Corp. has announced a worldwide recall of 1.3 million of its Prius and C-HR compact crossover vehicles due to a risk of fire. Roughly 554,000 of the vehicles are located in Japan and 192,000 in the U.S. While there are no reported injuries, there was one case involving a vehicle emitting smoke. Over time, an engine wire harness … Read More

Ford recalls 2 million pickup trucks as seat belts could spark fires

Ford is recalling roughly 2 million F-150  pickup trucks in North American after learning about a safety issue involving seat belts that can spark and cause fires. Federal safety regulators put pressure on the auto maker to recall certain 2015 to 2018 pickup trucks after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began investigating fires in these top-selling pickup trucks … Read More

Kia Investigating 402 fire complaints with and without collisions

Federal safety investigators continue to investigate complaints about spontaneous fires in Kia and Hyundai engines on vehicles not involved in collisions. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) confirmed that it is currently investigating 618,000 Kia vehicles for engine failure issues, many of which were reported to NHTSA as having resulted in non-collision fires. So far the NHTSA confirmed that … Read More

300 of the 2019 Subaru Ascent SUVs Recalled for Structural Problem

Subaru is recalling roughly 300 model-year 2019 Subaru Ascent SUVs due to a structural problem that could present a risk of injury if there were a collision. The best part is, if they can’t fix it, they’ll replace it with a new vehicle. The problem is the vehicle’s spot welds may be missing on or around the B-pillar, compromising vehicle strength, … Read More