Category Archives: Auto Recalls

Hyundai Recall For Exploding Seat Belt Part

Hyundai Recalls 239,000 Vehicles The latest Hyundai recall includes 2019-2022 Accents, 2021-2023 Elantras and 2021-2022 Elantra HEVs, or hybrid electric vehicles. The seat belt pretensioners in these vehicles can explode on deployment,, causing bodily harm to drivers and passengers. The pretensioner is the part that tightens up the seat belt in the event of a […]

Ford Recalls 737,000 Vehicles Over Software and Fire Risk Issues

The latest recall of 737,000 vehicles from Ford Motor Company is over a part that could develop an oil leak, and a braking issue that could be caused by a software issue. In the case of the brake issue, a driver may have a problem stopping the vehicle when towing. Ford is recalling 345,451, 2020-2022 […]

Ford Issues Recall for 2015-2017 Mustangs

Ford issued a recall last week for 330,784, 2015-2017 model year Mustangs with potential backup camera issues. The issues can cause the camera to go blank altogether, or to distort the image so that it is difficult to view obstacles that could be behind the vehicle.Dealers will inspect and then subsequently repair the deck lid […]

Chrysler Recalls 19,808 Pacifica Hybrid Models Due to Fire Risk

Chrysler’s Parent Company Stellantis Announces Recall for 2017-2018 Pacifica Hybrids An internal investigation by Stellantis, Chrysler’s parent company found that 12 fires occurred in parked, turned off, 2017-2018 Pacifica Hybrid models. Out of these 12 fires, 8 of the vehicles were plugged in and charging when the fire started. Chrysler is not aware of any […]

Newest Hyundai Safety Recall Impacts 26,500 Newer Santa Fe, Elantra and Sonata Models

Hyundai recently reported issues with loose windshields that could “pop-out” in the event of an accident, causing potential injuries to the driver and passengers.The recall includes 9,596 Sonatas, 8,561 Santa Fe models and 8,256 Elantra models, for a total of 26,500 vehicles from 2020-2021 model years. According to Hyundai, No accidents or injuries have been […]

Tesla Recall Includes Almost Half a Million Vehicles

NHTSA_Tesla Recall 2021The latest Tesla recall includes close to 500,000 involves and addresses potential failures in the Tesla trunk latching system, which could cause the front trunk latch to fail.  All Model 3 units released between 2017 and 2020, as well as certain Model S units are included in the recall. Tesla has found that in […]

Subaru Issues Recall Of Over 200,000 Vehicles for Transmission Issues

Subaru has issued a recall for over 200,000 vehicles including certain 2019-2020 Ascent and 2020 Outback and Legacy vehicles. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website notice, the vehicles may experience an issue with the transmission. “A programming error in the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) may allow the clutch to engage before the […]

Honda Pilots, Ridgelines and Passports Recalled For Faulty Hoods – Duplicate

The latest Honda recall involves vehicles with defective hood strikes, a rubber seal meant to prevent airflow and reduce vibration between the hood and upper grille. The issue causes an improper seal between the grille and hood, which can, when driving on the highway, cause the seal to crack, impacting closure. If the damage is […]

Honda Pilots, Ridgelines and Passports Recalled For Faulty Hoods

The latest Honda recall involves vehicles with defective hood strikes, a rubber seal meant to prevent airflow and reduce vibration between the hood and upper grille. The issue causes an improper seal between the grille and hood, which can, when driving on the highway, cause the seal to crack, impacting closure. If the damage is […]

Toyota Recalls Over 227,000 2018-2019 Model Year Camrys for Problems with Brakes

The latest recall to plague Toyota and the widely popular Camry model, involves an important part of the braking system, called a vacuum pump—or “vane cap”—which, if it breaks, could cause the vacuum pump to fail. If this happens, drivers may suddenly lose braking assist. The brakes may not stop working altogether, however, it will […]