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

2018 Genesis G80 Sedans Recall Alert for Passenger Seat Detection Problem

Hyundai will recall roughly 3,300 Genesis G80 sedans from the 2018 model-year due to a problem with the occupant classification system deactivating in the vehicle’s front passenger seats. Specifically, the system may incorrectly detect an adult is sitting in the passenger seat even when it’s unoccupied or a child is sitting in the seat. This could be a problem if … Read More

1.4 M Ram Pickup Trucks Recalled Tailgate Problem

DETROIT, Mich. (August 2, 2018) — Fiat Chrysler has recalled 1.4 million Ram pickup trucks due to a malfunction with its power-locking tailgate that may suddenly open. While most of the vehicles are in the United States, some 260,315 were sold in Canada and about 45,000 in Mexico and outside the NAFTA region. Under the recall, certain Ram pickup trucks … Read More

AUTO RECALL: 22,000 model-year 2016-18 Cadillac CT6 sedans

Child Seat Anchor Bars Problematic General Motors (GM) is recalling approximately 22,000 model-year 2016-18 Cadillac CT6 sedans due to a problem involving the child-seat anchor bars. The auto maker reports that the inboard child-seat anchorage bars may have had excess structural adhesive applied during assembly. This could interfere with the installation of a child seat and possibly risk an injury … Read More

2017 Mercedes-AMG G 65 Recalled Too Fast in Reverse, Rollover Risk

Owners of 20 Recalled Mercedes-AMG G 65 Vehicles in for Potential Wild Reverse Ride If you are the owners of one of 20, $220,000 Mercedes-AMG G 65, driving in reverse could turn into an unexpected joy ride. The 2017 model of these so-called G-wagons has been recalled due to instability while driven in reverse at speeds higher than 16 mph, … Read More

Mercedes-Benz recalls 2018 S class vehicles due to fire risk and seat belts

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) has issued a recall for 1,701 2018 Mercedes-Maybach vehicles due to a potential problem in the electrical pre-fuse box located in the trucks of these cars. The problem stems from a failure to secure power bars that could lead to a loss of functions controlling seat belts and other functions. The vehicles affected are the 2018 Mercedes-Maybach … Read More