GM Side Airbag Defect Recall of 410,000 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra Trucks

DETROIT (July 14, 2021) — A GM side airbag defect recall affects some 410,000 Chevrolet Silverado pickup trucks, GMC Sierra 150, 2500 and 3500 pickups from the 2015 and 2016 lineup. Auto safety regulators found the side roof rail air bag inflator may rupture. If that happens, the end camp could fly off from both sides of the affected pickup … Read More

GM Recall: 2021 Cars Faulty Air Bag Warning Light

General Motors will recall 285,622 vehicles due to a software glitch connected to the airbags warning light. According to the U.S. government’s highway safety agency, the GM recall covers four — Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, and GMC — of its 2021 vehicle makes. Only these brands have the malfunctioning warning light. Indeed, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports the … Read More

500K Ram trucks recalled by Fiat Chrysler because wheels can fall off

Roughly 500,000 heavy-duty Ram trucks are at risk of their wheels falling off because of an issue with the lug nuts. Detroit, Michigan-based Fiat-Chrysler issued the recall after it reported that specifications in service and owner’s manuals listed the incorrect torque specifications, according to the Associated Press. The automaker says those specifications could lead to the lug nuts being tightened … Read More

Ford Recalls 2021 F-Series Super Duty Pickup Trucks Dual Rear Wheels

This month Ford Motor Company issued a safety recall for certain 2021 F-Series Super Duty pickup trucks equipped with dual rear wheels. The affected vehicles have front-wheel hub extenders. However, these extenders were apparently not tightened properly by the automaker’s supplier. Vehicles that have this condition are at risk for having the tire and wheel assembly detach from the front … Read More

Jeep Grand Cherokee Complaints, Recall 2021 Models

The 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs are barely off the assembly line, but owners who bought them are now grappling with another safety recall. Just months after a November recall due to defective front lower control arms, some 19,000 2021 Jeep Cherokee SUVs are to be recalled over fire risk. The resulting fires stem from transmission fluid leaks, according to … Read More

Ford Explorer SUV Recall for Roof Rail Safety Hazard

Ford Motor Company issued a Ford Explorer SUV recall for certain SUV models built between 2016 to 2019. The Dearborn, MI-based auto manufacturer reports the roof rail covers may become detached while driving. At this time, the automaker has no accident reports or injuries related to this defect, but there are obvious safety concerns. The issue affects SUVs with both … Read More

Kia recall: 380,000 vehicles over fire risk; owners should park outside

Kia warns owners of roughly 380,000 vehicles in the United States of an engine compartment fire risk and suggests they park them outdoors. The South Korean automaker specified that certain 2017 through 2021 Sportage SUVs and 2017 through 2019 Cadenza sedans are in need of repairs. Indeed, Kia says the issue involves a short circuit in the hydraulic electronic brake … Read More

Chevrolet Silverado 1500 Pickup Truck Problems and Complaints

Owners of the Chevrolet Silverado 1500 pickup truck complain they have transmission problems and other issues that hinder their enjoyment of the vehicle. Indeed, the truck’s ongoing reliability issues as far back as 2015 and as recently as 2021, were not lost on Consumer Reports when they set rankings for pickup trucks. They awarded the 2021 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 its … Read More

GM Recalls 200K Cars, SUVs for Potential Transmission Oil Leak

General Motors has recalled 194,105 American cars and SUVs built between 2018 and 2020 due to missing bolts that could lead to a transmission oil leak, power loss and potential fire or crash. A dozen GM models are among those recalled by the automaker, but the 2018 to 2020 Chevrolet Cruze accounts for the majority with 122,980 cars. The missing … Read More

Chrysler Oil Consumption Problems, Tigershark Engine; Class Action Lawsuit

Chrysler oil consumption problems affect many different models including the Chrysler 200, Dodge Dart, Jeep Cherokee, Renegade and Compass, Fiat 500 X and Toro, as well as the Ram ProMaster City. Owners of these vehicles, made between 2014 and 2020, are facing ongoing problems such as running out of oil after driving as little as 1,000 miles, engines suddenly without … Read More