Ford recalls 49K Mustang Mach-E for battery safety problems

Ford is recalling some 48,000 Mustang Mach-E electric crossover vehicles due to a safety defect that could cause it to become immobile while in motion or fail to start. Also, dealerships temporarily stopped selling the vehicles. The setback comes amid Ford’s rollout of its mass-market electric vehicle that ranks second only to Tesla EV sales. The 2021 Mustang Mach E … Read More

Hyundai Accent, Elantra Recall for Potential Exploding Seat Belt Pretensioners

Hyundai is recalling 239,000 cars in the United States following an investigation into reports that three people were injured when the mechanism in the seat belt pretensioners for their Hyundai Accent and Hyundai Elantra cars suddenly exploded. These pretensioners are designed to tighten the belts if a car suddenly brakes or crashes. An investigation into the explosions determined that certain … Read More

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 Model 3 Stuck at 83 MPH, Onboard Computer Frozen on Freeway

After his main on board computer screen suddenly froze, Javier Rodriguez’s Tesla Model 3 was stuck at 83 mph as he traveled on the Interstate 10 Freeway. The vehicle became hot and there was a weird smell, he said. All of the buttons and switches, including turn signals and hazard lights, stopped working. Even the accelerator was frozen, according to … Read More

Chrysler Pacifica Hybrids Fire Risk, Recalls, Class Action Lawsuit

Owners of 2017, 2018 Chrysler Pacifica hybrid minivans cannot park or recharge the vehicle near their home due to a fire risk — and there’s no remedy in sight. The immediate risk of these minivans catching fire prompted Stellantis NV, the parent company of the Chrysler brand, to issue a recall on Feb. 11th. The recall covers 2017 and 2018 … 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