Ford Recalls 248,912 Fusions, Fiestas, Lincoln MKZ for Faulty Door Latch

Ford Motor Co. announced a new recall Wednesday for 248,912 vehicles across the United States. The vehicles affected are the 2014-15 Ford Fiesta, 2014-16 Ford Fusion and 2014-16 Lincoln MKZ. The American auto manufacturer reports that the latch pawl spring-tab design is problematic in areas with high ambient temperature. Specifically, the latch is susceptible to cracking and potential failure under … Read More

2019-20 Lexus and Toyota Cars and SUVs Engine Recall

44,000 Newer-Model Lexus and Toyota Cars and SUVs Recalled A recall announced this week would replace the engine block on 44,000 Toyota and Lexus cars and SUVs. The following vehicles are subject to the recall: 2020 Lexus ES 300h sedans; 2020 Toyota Avalon Hybrid, Camry and Camry Hybrid sedans; 2019-20 Toyota RAV4 and RAV4 Hybrid SUVs Toyota has reported that … Read More

2019 Cadillac CT6 Transmission Problems, Brakes, Electronics Issues

There are some trouble spots in most cars, but it’s not something you expect to find in a 2019 Cadillac CT6 sedan. Indeed, the luxury sedan has overall good ratings, but it does have some issues with its climate system, in-car electronics and transmission, according to Consumer Reports. Also, a safety issue involving the brakes has prompted a recall of … Read More

Volvo Cars Recalls Half a Million Diesel Cars Worldwide for Fire Risk

Roughly half a million diesel cars worldwide are subject to a recall by Volvo Cars due to a potential fire risk. The faulty engine component may in extreme cases cause a vehicle to catch a fire. The affected vehicles are the two-liter, four-cylinder diesel engines manufactured between 2014 and 2019. Specifically, the automaker says these models are being recalled: S60, … Read More

GM to recall 324,226 diesel 2017-2019 heavy duty pickup trucks for fire risk

General Motors is recalling 324,226 diesel heavy duty trucks due to a potential fire risk. The vehicles subject to recall, specifically Chevrolet Silverados and GMC Sierras with engine block heaters, may be susceptible to short circuits that could lead to a fire. GM is recalling a total of seven different truck models made between 2017 to 2019. 2017-2019 Chevrolet Silverado … Read More

Kia Motors to Recall 342,000 to Correct Steering Defect Previously Recalled

Kia Motors has announced a recall of 342,000 vehicles to repair the same steering defect as in a previous recall. The first repairs made on for the steering problem was insufficient. The vehicles affected by the recall are certain 2014 to 2016 Soul and Soul EV vehicles.  The problem stems from a pinion plug that was not properly secured in … Read More

Mitsubishi Recalls 66,000 Lancer Vehicles for Same Airbag Problem

Mitsubishi Motors North America has recalled the same 66,000 vehicles after it was discovered that they fixed the defective airbags with the same faulty parts. The vehicles recalled are the 2004 to 2006 Mitsubishi Lancer and Lancer Evolution and the 2004 Lancer Sportback.  The problem stemmed from faulty airbag inflators that were initially recalled in 2016, but were replaced with … Read More

Nissan Recalls 25K Sentra and Leaf Vehicles for Air Bag Problem

Nissan North America is recalling 25,283 vehicles due to a problem involving airbags that may not deploy properly if there was a collision, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The recall affects 2015 to 2017 Nissan Leaf electric vehicles and 2014 to 2017 Nissan Sentra cars. Specifically, airbag inflator components made in by Daicel in Beaver Dam, Kentucky are defective as … Read More

2015 2016 Kia Soul Problems, Complaints and Recalls

Owners of 2015 and 2016 Kia Souls have complained about all types of issues with their vehicles, but primarily engine problems to electrical and starting issues. Here is a list of known problems with Kia Soul vehicles: Engine problems Electrical Steering Fuel system Drivetrain Interior Accessories Brakes Wheels Seat belts Air bags The gas pedal recall for Kia Souls was … Read More

2016 Ford Focus Under Spotlight for Lemon Law Problems

The 2016 Ford Focus got our attention, but not in a good way. Disgruntled owners of the Ford Focus have brought their complaints to our Lemon Law firm and here’s what they told us. They had transmission problems, cooling system issues, clutch problems, electrical, drive train, fuel system and more. Johnson Attorneys Group hears complaints from consumers every year, but … Read More

9 Auto Dealerships Charged by FTC for Deceptive, Unfair Sales and Financing Practices

Buying a car from an auto dealership is stressful, but some consumers who were ripped off fought back recently and took matters to the Federal Trade Commission. The Federal Trade Commission charged nine Los Angeles auto dealerships for duping consumers using sleazeball tactics when they purchased a car. The FTC cited the auto dealerships for a range of violations such … Read More

Subaru Recalls 100,000 Legacy, Outback, Impreza, Forester Faulty Air Pump Fire Risk

More than 100,000 Subaru vehicles have been recalled by the auto maker due to a malfunctioning turbocharger air pump that may overheat and cause a fire. Some of Subaru Motors America‘s top-selling vehicles are subject to the recall including some 2007 to 2009 Legacy and Outback cars, certain 2008 to 2014 Imprezas and 2009 to 2013 Foresters. The vehicles affected … Read More