July 2017 Recall Overview

July 2017 Recall Overview Mazda Cars in the U.S. Affected by Two Major Recalls Nearly 228,000 Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 vehicles have been recalled for potentially faulty parking brakes. Affected are Mazda 3s from 2014 and 2016 model years, and Mazda 6s from model years 2015-2015. The company says water could get into the […]

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Audi, VW and Porsche Recalls Blamed on Faulty Brakes and Fuel Pumps

Audi, VW and Porsche Recalls Blamed on Faulty Brakes and Fuel Pumps Volkswagen is recalling 766,000 vehicles worldwide to fix faulty software affecting the braking control system. The recall affects VWs, Audi and Skoda brands. The braking control system may not function properly in certain driving conditions, such as when the driver over-steers, under-steers or […]

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Mazda Cars in the U.S. Affected by Two Major Recalls

Mazda Cars in the U.S. Affected by Two Major Recalls Nearly 228,000 Mazda 3 and Mazda 6 vehicles have been recalled for potentially faulty parking brakes. Affected are Mazda 3s from 2014 and 2016 model years, and Mazda 6s from model years 2015-2015. The company says water could get into the vehicle’s brake caliper, causing […]

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June 2017 Recall Overview

June 2017 Recall Overview Late Model Mazda RX-8 Recalled for Hardware and Fuel Pump Problems Mazda has announced that nearly 100,000 of it’s RX-8 vehicles are being recalled for either a fuel pump issue or a faulty ball joint socket. Read more Dodge Caravan Minivans Recalled for Air Bag Issues Dodge Caravan Minivans are the […]

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Late Model Mazda RX-8 Recalled for Hardware and Fuel Pump Problems

Late Model Mazda RX-8 Recalled for Hardware and Fuel Pump Problems Approximately 35,300 model-year 2004 Mazda RX-8 sports cars are being recalled for a faulty ball joint socket, and approximately 69,400 model-year 2004-08 RX-8s are being recalled for a fuel pump pipe issue. For the recall involving the ball joint socket, the socket on the […]

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Dodge Caravan Minivans Recalled for Air Bag Issues

Dodge Caravan Minivans Recalled for Air Bag Issues Dodge manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) announced that 209,000 model-year 2011-12 Dodge Caravan minivans are affected in a recall aimed at addressing frontal air bag issues. The driver’s frontal air bag may unexpectedly deploy if the air bag wiring harness gets chafed within the steering wheel and […]

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Hyundai Issues Recall Over Faulty Driver Seat Belts

Hyundai Issues Recall Over Faulty Driver Seat Belts Approximately 17,000 model-year 2017 Hyundai Santa Fe Sport SUVs are part of a recall related to faulty driver side seat belts. According to the manufacturer, the bolt for the driver’s side seat belt anchor may not have been sufficiently tightened during assembly. This oversight could lead to […]

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March 2017 Recall Overview

March 2017 Recall Overview Air Bag Issue Sparks GM Recall of Older Sports Cars General Motors is recalling 107,000 older sports cars worldwide because a faulty sensor can disable the front passenger air bag. Read more Air Bag, Console Issues Prompt Mercedes-Benz Recalls Affecting Nearly 20,000 Cars Mercedes-Benz has recalled 12,456 E-Class 2017 vehicles because […]

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Drive Shaft Problem Sparks BMW Recall of 2011-2012 Vehicles

Drive Shaft Problem Sparks BMW Recall of 2011-2012 Vehicles BMW has announced a recall of 8,700 older model vehicles because the rear driveshaft constant velocity (CV) joint may fatigue and break. BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear driveshaft CV joint and, based on its production date, will replace it, free of […]

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Airbag, Console Issues Prompt Mercedes-Benz Recalls Affecting Nearly 20,000 Cars

Airbag, Console Issues Prompt Mercedes-Benz Recalls Affecting Nearly 20,000 Cars Mercedes-Benz has recalled 12,456 E-Class 2017 vehicles because of improper installation of the occupant detection unit. These units may mistakenly believe cargo or a child seat is occupying the front passenger seat and deactivate the air bag, dramatically increasing the risk of injury to any […]

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