• United States February 5, 2019 6:04 pm

    Fiat Chrysler Recalls More Than 660K Trucks; Steering Could Fail

    Fiat Chrysler is recalling over 660,000 heavy-duty trucks worldwide because a loose nut can cause a loss of steering control.

  • North America January 10, 2019 12:42 pm

    Toyota Recalls 1.7M Vehicles in N. America to Fix Air Bags

    Toyota is recalling 1.7 million vehicles in North America to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger air bag inflators. The move announced Wednesday includes 1.3 million vehicles in the U.S. and is part of the largest series of automotive recalls in the nation’s history. Takata inflators can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel into drivers and passengers. At...

  • United States December 12, 2018 4:03 pm

    Toyota Recalls 70,000 Vehicles to Replace Air Bag Inflators

    Toyota is recalling about 70,000 Toyota and Lexus brand vehicles in North America to replace air bag inflators that could explode and hurl shrapnel at drivers and passengers. The recall covers the 2003 to 2005 Corolla, the 2002 to 2005 Sequoia, the 2003 to 2005 Tundra and the 2002 to 2005 Lexus SC. Takata uses the chemical ammonium nitrate to...

  • United States September 20, 2018 9:22 am

    Nissan Recalls Cars, SUVs Due to Risk of Fire

    Nissan recalled more than 215,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases. An anti-lock brake pump can leak brake fluid onto a circuit board, causing an electrical short and increasing the fire risk, according to the company. If drivers see the anti-lock brake warning...

  • United States April 24, 2018 2:41 pm

    Audi Recalls 1.2 Million Vehicles; Coolant Pumps Can Overheat

    Audi is recalling about 1.2 million cars and SUVs worldwide because the electric coolant pumps can overheat and possibly cause a fire. The recall covers the 2013 to 2016 A4, the 2013 to 2017 A5, the 2012 to 2015 A6, and the Q5 SUV from 2013 to 2017. All have 2-Liter turbocharged engines.

  • United States February 1, 2018 8:40 pm

    Mitsubishi Recalls SUV and Car Models; Belt Can Come Loose

    Mitsubishi is recalling about 640,000 cars and SUVs worldwide because the accessory drive belt can come loose and cause engines to stall. The recall covers Outlander SUVs from 2008 through 2012, Outlander Sport SUVs from 2011 through 2012, Lancer cars from 2009 through 2012 and Lancer Sportbacks from 2010 through 2012. All have Mitsubishi’s 4B11 or 4B12 engines, according to...

  • United States November 3, 2017 10:48 pm

    BMW Issues Recalls for Fire Risk, Recommends Parking Outside

    BMW is recalling more than 1 million cars and SUVs in two U.S. recalls due to the risk of fires under the hood, and it’s recommending that they be parked outdoors until repairs are made. A spokesman for the German automaker says the risk of fire is very low in both cases, but the vehicles should say outside “in an...

  • Washington October 12, 2017 11:58 am

    Diono Car Seats Recalled Over Concerns They May Not Protect Kids in Crash

    Documents posted Thursday by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration say that when the seats are secured using a lap belt without the top tether, children over 65 pounds have an increased risk of chest injury in a crash.

  • United States August 29, 2017 10:17 am

    Volkswagen Recalls 281K Cars Because Engines Can Stall

    Volkswagen is recalling almost 281,000 CC and Passat sedans and wagons in the U.S. because the fuel pumps can fail and cause the cars to suddenly stall. The recall covers the CC from the 2009 through 2016 model years, as well as the Passat sedan and wagon from 2006 through 2010. All have four-cylinder gasoline engines. VW says in government...

  • United States June 2, 2017 7:23 pm

    Harley Recalls Bikes; Oil Line Can Detach and Cause Crash

    Harley-Davidson is recalling about 57,000 motorcycles worldwide because an oil line can come loose, spewing oil into the path of the rear tire.
    The recall covers certain 2017 Electra Glide Ultra Classic, Police Electra Glide, Police Road King, Road King, Road King Special, Street Glide, Street Glide Special, Road Glide and Road Glide Special motorcycles built from July 2, 2016 through May 9, 2017.

  • driver June 20, 2016 2:42 pm

    SUV That Rolled, Killed ‘Star Trek' Actor Was Under Recall

    The SUV that rolled down a driveway and killed “Star Trek” actor Anton Yelchin was being recalled because the gear shifters have confused drivers, causing the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly, government records show. Yelchin, 27, a rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the rebooted series, died Sunday after his 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee pinned him against a...

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