Ford has announced that a corrective action has been determined to address the latest fire risk for the new Escape SUV and Fusion sedan, coming 10 days after owners were advised not to drive their vehicles.
Toyota is recalling its popular Tacoma pickup truck, sold in certain parts of the country. At issue is the carriers that hold the emergency spare tire underneath the truck may not be adequately protected from the chemical road de-icers used in several states. If the tire carrier rusts, the spare tire may fall off the truck and present a road hazard, increasing the risk of collisions.
General Motors has announced the recall of its 2013 Cadillac XTS sedan today. Nearly 13,000 of the new luxury cars have rear head rests that fail to meet federal safety standards and could increase the risk of neck injuries if rear passengers are involved in a collision.
Toyota Motors announced today that more than 2.8 million vehicles, including the popular Prius hybrid, are being recalled globally due to two different problems with the vehicles' water pumps and crankshaft assemblies.
General Motors has issued a recall for 2012 Buick Verano, Chevrolet Cruze and Sonic cars today. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, a defect may inadvertently prevent the cars' front air bags from deploying during collisions.
Nearly 745,000 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Jeep Liberty sport-utility vehicles are being recalled due to an issue with the cars' supplemental restraint systems. A component within the system could fail and cause a sudden, inadvertent deployment of safety systems such as the front air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and side curtain air bag.
Nissan has recalled 13,919 of its 2012-2013 Altima sedans because they may have been equipped with transverse link bolts and power steering rack bolts that were not torqued to proper specification.
Ford Motor Co. has announced a recall of more than 154,000 Ford Fiesta subcompact cars which fail to deploy the vehicles' side air bags during a collision when there is no front passenger, said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
More than 7.4 million Toyota vehicles are being recalled worldwide—the largest ever since 1996—because of bad power window switches, said Toyota Motor Corp. The driver's door-mounted switches may have a "notchy" or "sticky" feel to them during operation. And if drivers use oil or other lubricants to correct the problem, the switch assembly could melt, emit smoke or even cause a fire.
Honda Motor has issued a recall alert for the CR-V small sport utility vehicles says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The 2002-2006 model year versions of the Honda SUV may have a faulty power window switch that may lead to a fire.
Honda Motors has expanded a recall for its popular Accord and Acura TL sedans in the United States and Canada, says the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), due to a problem with the power steering system.
General Motors has announced a recall of several vehicle models in seven warm-weather states over concerns that certain fuel-system plastic parts may break and cause a fire, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
General Motors has recalled 426,240 of its 2007-2010 Saturn Aura and 2008-2010 Chevrolet Malibu and Pontiac G6 vehicles equipped with 4-speed automatic transmissions, because the parked cars can potentially roll away if the tabs on the transmission shift cable end fracture and separate.
Ford Motor Co. has issued a recall for its 2013 Escape sport-utility vehicles in North America. Approximately 6,150 of the redesigned Ford SUVs in the United States and another 1,300 in Canada have an improperly installed plug that may allow engine coolant to leak and possibly catch fire.
Nissan's luxury-badged 2013 Infiniti JX35 sport-utility vehicles are being recalled for a defect in the fuel gauge system, said the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). The fuel gauges in more than 7,800 Infiniti SUVs may display higher levels of fuel than what's actually in the tanks, which may cause drivers to unexpectedly run out of gas.
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