• calender 16 November 2019 category Car Recalls
    AutoNation, which is one of the country’s largest used car retail chains, has recently been accused of selling used vehicles with unrepaired safety recalls. A safety advocacy group, called the U.S. Public Interest Research Group, looked at 2,400 used vehicles at 28 AutoNation dealerships. The group claims that about one in nine vehicles for sale had safety recall issues, including
  • calender 07 November 2019 category Car Recalls
    Subaru recently issued a recall for some models of Forester SUVs. Subaru recalled some 2015-2018 models, because of an electrical connection under the front seat cushion. In those vehicles, the electrical wiring may become loose. When that occurs, the front airbag could deflate, even if there is someone in the seat. This recall only applies to Foresters that have heated
  • calender 24 October 2019 category Car Recalls
    Ford Motor Company recently issued a huge safety recall affecting 10 vehicles, including the F-150, F-Series Super Duty, Explorer, Expedition, Fiesta, Fusion, and Edge. The recall affects 665,154 vehicles. The recalled vehicles are from model years 2018, 2019, and 2020. According to Ford, the affected vehicles may be missing a component that is required for seatback strength. If the seatback
  • calender 05 September 2019 category Car Recalls
    Volkswagen has just issued a recall for almost 680,000 Jettas, Beetle coupes and convertibles, GTI hatchbacks, and Golf hatchbacks and wagons. The recall was issued because it was discovered that in those vehicles it may be possible to remove the ignition key when the shift lever isn’t in park. The recall is only for vehicles that have automatic transmission, a
  • calender 25 August 2019 category Car Recalls
    Recently, Consumer Reports published an investigation which found that of 94,000 Uber and Lyft vehicles in New York City and Seattle, one in six was subject to an open recall. In some of those cases, the recalls were issued for fairly minor issues. However, many of the vehicles are under recall for very serious safety issues. According to the Consumer
  • calender 31 July 2019 category Car Recalls
    Mazda is recalling almost 10,000 of its 2019 Mazda3 vehicles because the headrests may not properly lock into place. This raises the risk of injury in a crash, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The seat covers in the affected vehicles was improperly installed, which could cause the material to interfere with the head restraint lock release button.
  • calender 08 July 2019 category Car Recalls
    Honda recently announced a recall of 1.6 million Honda and Acura cars in order to replace potentially deadly Takata front passenger airbag inflators. This recall is a planned recall and is the final phase of the Takata recall by Honda. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the recall is six months ahead of schedule. Honda says that it
  • calender 24 June 2019 category Car Recalls
    Recently, Ford announced four safety recalls in the U.S. The largest recall affects 1.2 million 2011-2017 Ford Explorer SUVs. That recall occurred because of the risk that the vehicles may experience a fractured rear suspension tow link, which could cause drivers to lose steering control. Dealers will remove and replace the left and right rear hand suspension toe links. The
  • calender 28 May 2019 category Car Recalls
    Honda recalled 137,000 SUVs earlier this week after receiving reports of air bags suddenly deploying in vehicles. Honda received six reports of sudden air bag deployments, and at least three individuals were injured. None of the air bag deployments led to a crash. According to Honda, metal burrs in the steering wheel’s interior surface can cause components to overheat and
  • calender 14 September 2015 category Car Recalls
    AutoNation, which is the country’s largest automobile retailer, recently announced that it will no longer sell any new or used vehicles that have been recalled but not repaired. The CEO of AutoNation, which is based in Florida, said that customers should not be expected to know of every safety recall on every vehicle they might purchase. AutoNation operates 293 dealer