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

Ford recalls 654,000 F-150, Super Duty trucks for fire risk

Some 654,000 pickup trucks that were previously recalled for a fire risk due to engine block heater cable defects are being recalled by Ford. Ford has issued a recall for 2015 to 2019 Ford F-150 and Super Duty pickup trucks. The latest recall comes after a larger one back in December for 874,000 of the same vehicles for the same … Read More

2015 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ sedans recall for faulty seat belts

Ford is recalling more than 100,000 2015 model-year vehicles due to a problem with the seat belt fasteners. Last week the auto manufacturer announced it would recall thousands of 2015 Ford Fusion and 2015 Lincoln MKZ sedans due to a safety issue involving the vehicle’s seat belt fasteners. Specifically, the company has learned that these fasteners may erode and if … Read More

2019 Jeep Cherokees Recalled by Chrysler for Faulty Sensors

Chrysler has issued a recall for 41,169 model year 2019 Jeep Cherokees due to a potential injury risk due to faulty sensors. The vehicle’s impact and acceleration sensors have the potential to fail and if that happens it would reduce the airbag system’s ability to properly detect certain types of accidents or collisions. If that happens, the vehicle’s inability to … Read More

Ram 1500 Pickup Trucks Recalled Airbags May Not Deploy in Crash

Software Glitch May Affect Airbags and Seat Belts Roughly 300,000 Ram 1500 pickup trucks are being recalled by Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. The automaker says their 2019-2020 Ram pickups are equipped with faulty software controlling the deployment of airbags and certain seat belts. It turns out that if there is a collision, the very equipment installed to save lives may not … Read More