How to Find VINs, Tire Stats and Other Information on Your Vehicle

How to Find VINs, Tire Stats and Other Information on Your Vehicle Vehicle and tire recalls are issued so often it would be easy to succumb to “concern fatigue” and decide to think about it later. But some recalls — like airbag recalls on older vehicles that have spent time in hot, humid climates — […]

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Safety Defects Prompt Toyota, Hyundai to Recall New Vehicles

Safety Defects Prompt Toyota, Hyundai to Recall New Vehicles Toyota is recalling about 65,000 model year 2018 Tundras and Sequoias, claiming they are at risk for having their electronic stability control systems shut down unexpectedly. These systems help drivers avoid crashes by reducing the danger of skidding, or losing control as a result of over-steering. […]

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Fuel Leak, Fire Risk Leads to Recall of 2018 Toyota Camry

Fuel Leak, Fire Risk Leads to Recall of 2018 Toyota Camry Toyota is recalling nearly 12,000 model year 2018 Toyota Camrys equipped with V-6 engines because of a risk of fuel leaks that could lead to fires. Toyota said affected vehicles have fuel delivery pipes that may not be properly connected to the fuel hoses […]

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Risk of Steering Wheel Detachment Triggers Ford Recall of 1.38 million Cars

Risk of Steering Wheel Detachment Triggers Ford Recall of 1.38 Million Cars Ford Motor Company is recalling 1.38 million cars worldwide because of reports of steering wheels coming completely off. Affected are model year 2014 through 2018 Ford Fusions and Lincoln MKZ sedans. Ford said it had received reports of at least two accidents related […]

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Fire Risk Sparks Recall of 6,000 Ford Focus, Fusion Cars

Fire Risk Sparks Recall of 6,000 Ford Focus, Fusion Cars Ford is recalling nearly 6,000 Ford Focus and Ford Fusion cars with manual transmissions for potential clutch plate fracture leading to transmission fluid leakage and fire risk. Affected are: 2013-16 Ford Focus vehicles with 1.0-liter engines 2013-15 Ford Fusion vehicles with 1.6-liter engines Ford said […]

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Seat Defect Leads Honda to Recall More Than 250,000 Odyssey Minivans

Seat Defect Leads Honda to Recall More Than 250,000 Odyssey Minivans Honda is recalling 254,568 Odyssey minivans, model years 2014-2016, because of a defect in the second row seat mechanism. If the walk-in release lever is used to fold a fully reclined left outboard seatback forward, the seatback may stay in the unlocked position or […]

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Where’d the Seat Belt Go? Mercedes-Benz recalls 122,000 Vehicles.

Where’d the Seat Belt Go? Mercedes-Benz recalls 122,000 Vehicles. Mercedes Benz USA (MBUSA) is recalling 121,861 vehicles because the rear seat belt latch plates may retract into the interior paneling, preventing passengers from using them. Affected are the following makes and models: 017-2019 GLC43 AMG 2016-2019 GLC300 4Matic/li> 2016-2018 GLC300/li> 2018 GLC63 AMG 4Matic/li> 2018-2019 […]

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Takata Expands Largest Automotive Recall in U.S. History

Takata Expands Largest Automotive Recall in U.S. History Via: NPR, All Things Considered Takata recalled an additional 3.3 million airbags this month, expanding what is already the largest automotive recall in U.S. history. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says additional airbags are scheduled to be recalled through 2020. The biggest auto recall in history […]

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Texas Launches “Move Over” Campaign to Protect First Responders on Roads

Texas Launches “Move Over” Campaign to Protect First Responders on Roads Via: EMS1.com By Erica Pauda Lubbock Avalanche-Journal AUSTIN, Texas — Hoping to avoid crashes involving emergency vehicles, the Texas Department of Public Safety is informing the public of its “move over” campaign. Emergency vehicles include patrol units, vehicles with the Texas Department of Transportation, […]

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Cooper Recalls 40,000 Defective Tires

Cooper Recalls 40,000 Defective Tires Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is recalling more than 40,000 tires because they are defective and could cause a tire blow-out, putting drivers and passenger at risk for a serious crash. Cooper said the tires were made with an incorrect belt rubber compound that may result in poor adhesion of […]

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