Is Your Ford EcoSport a Lemon? A Recall, Service Bulletin and Other Problems

Owners of the Ford EcoSport chose the sub-compact SUV because they thought it would be fun to drive, wouldn’t break the bank and it wasn’t a lemon. However, some owners are having buyer’s remorse as they grapple with breakdowns and other problems. Reports from consumers made to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration discuss various problems in 2019 to 2021 … Read More

Tesla Full Self-Driving Cars Run Stop Signs, Prompting Recall of 54K Vehicles

Tesla is recalling 53,822 Model S, Model X, Model 3 and Model Y vehicles due to a software update that permits the Full Self-Driving mode to run stop signs. Tesla’s latest software update to its Full Self-Driving technology may allow these vehicles to intentionally drive through all-way stop signs at up to 5.6 mph. This arises when there is a … Read More

Mercedes-Benz 2019-2021 Sprinter Van Recall Rollaway Risk

Mercedes-Benz will recall 50,000 vehicles after at least 11 owners of 2019 to 2021 Sprinter vans complain their vehicle rolled away after it was parked. The issue happens when drivers parked their vehicle, but did not set the manual parking brake. Despite putting the vehicle’s transmission into park, drivers’ Sprinter van rolled away. Mercedes-Benz acknowledges the vehicles should not roll … Read More

Audi Q5 SUV Recall: Moisture Can Shut Down the Engine

An Audi Q5 SUV recall for roughly 300,000 2018-2021 vehicles was announced this month after numerous owners of the vehicles reported the engine stalled or shut down while driving. The problem happens after someone spills a drink or the SUV is caught in a rainstorm. Reports by consumers state they suddenly received multiple warning and error messages such as “Transmission … Read More

Auto Recalls for Dangerous Vehicles May Come too Late for Some Motorists

Auto recalls for dangerous vehicles: One week after actor Anton Yelchin, 27, was run over and killed by his own Jeep Grand Cherokee in June 2016, he received a recall notice in his mailbox. Fiat Chrysler notified him about the very same safety defect that killed him, but they were too late. The auto manufacturer recalled 1.1 million vehicles in … Read More

Toyota Yaris Recall Fuel Pump Problem 2019-2020 Models

A Toyota Yaris recall due to defective fuel pumps affects some 31,000 vehicles in certain 2019 and 2020 models. The Toyota Yaris subcompact cars are equipped with low-pressure fuel pumps that could potentially fail. If that happens, it could lead to the engine stalling or failure to start. Specifically, the recall affects only 2019-2020 Yaris models built on certain dates. … Read More

McLaren Recalls 19 Cars Due to Defective Brakes: 2019-2020 570S, GT, 600 LT, 720S

A McLaren recall due to faulty brakes last month affects some 19 of its $200,000 to $300,000 luxury, sports cars. Owners of a 2020 570S, GT, 2019 600LT, or 2019-2020 720S may want to go easy on the throttle now that the auto manufacturer is reporting the manufacturing defect affecting the supercar’s brake assembly. NHTSA Recall Faulty Brake Bolt Specifically, … 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

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

Latest Takata Recalls 10 million Cars from 14 Auto Manufacturers — Again

Just when motorists thought their vehicle was safe to drive, some 10 million car owners are finding out they will need to replace their front airbags yet again. The latest Takata airbag recall involves 10 million vehicles that had previously been recalled and repaired, but unfortunately the cars were fixed with the same dangerous inflators until a permanent replacement could … Read More