Fire Risk Leads Nissan to Issue “Do Not Drive Warning” for 240,000 Vehicles

Fire Risk Leads Nissan to Issue “Do Not Drive Warning” for 240,000 Vehicles If you own a late-model Nissan and the anti-lock brake warning light stays on for more than 10 seconds, Nissan says don’t drive the vehicle and park it outdoors, away from structures and other cars. A defect in the anti-lock brake pump […]

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Power Steering, Loose Brakes Force GM Truck, SUV Recalls

Power Steering, Loose Brakes Force GM Truck, SUV Recalls General Motors has issued two major recalls over defective steering and brake issues. GM said more than one million full-size pickups and large SUVs are at risk of briefly losing power steering after a sudden turn, especially at low speeds. GM said it had identified 30 […]

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Fire Risk Sparks Toyota Hybrid Recall

Fire Risk Sparks Toyota Hybrid Recall Toyota is recalling 200,000 of its hybrid vehicles in the U.S. because of an electrical system defect that could cause a fire. Affected are these models produced between June 2015 and May 2018: Prius Prius plug-in hybrid C-HR SUV Owners should start receiving letters this month. Dealers will fix […]

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Brake Pad Recalls Begin with Ducati

Brake Pad Recalls Begin with Ducati Defective rear brake pads installed as stock equipment on new motorcycles sold by a number of major manufacturers are being recalled because of a safety issue. The brake pad’s friction material could come lose from their backing plates, resulting in a drop in rear brake efficiency and increase in […]

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Loose Chain Guard Prompts Yamaha Recall

Loose Chain Guard Prompts Yamaha Recall Yamaha is recalling some 3,500 model year 2018 motorcycles because of a lose bolt that could cause the chain guard to hit the chain. Affected are the MT-07J, MT-07JC, XR700J, and the XSR700JC. Yamaha dealers will replace the chain guard bolts free of charge. To see if your bike […]

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BMW Recalls New Models Over Brake Concerns

BMW Recalls New Models Over Brake Concerns BMW has issued a Stop Delivery and Recall notice affecting more than 5,000 vehicles for a potentially serious brake issue. Affected are model year 2018-2019 BMW X3 (G01) and X4 (G02) vehicles produced from April 15 through June 1, 2018. BMW said the recall involves the rear brakes […]

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Faulty Airbags Blamed in Mazda Recall of 270,000 Vehicles

Faulty Airbags Blamed in Mazda Recall of 270,000 Vehicles Mazda is recalling 270,000 vehicles because chemicals in their defective Takata airbags may deteriorate, causing them to deploy with too much force and send shrapnel flying. Affected are the following Mazda models: 2003-2008 Mazda 6 2006 -2007 MazdaSpeed6 2004-2006 MPV Mazda urges owners to bring affected […]

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GM SUVs Recalled Over Air Bag Sensor Defect

GM SUVs Recalled Over Air Bag Sensor Defect General Motors is recalling 88,129 model year 2018 GMC Terrain SUVs because their air bags may not deploy in a crash. Only those SUVs manufactured between March 14, 2017 and May 22, 2018 are affected, the company said. To find out if this includes your vehicle, go […]

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Injuries Spark Kia to Recall Minivans

Injuries Spark Kia to Recall Minivans Reports of sliding doors closing on arms and legs have prompted Kia to recall 106,428 Sedona minivans, model years 2015-2018. The company said a programming malfunction may prevent the sliding doors from automatically reversing when they sense an object in the doorway. So far, Kia has received 14 reports […]

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Faulty Cruise Control Prompts Fiat Chrysler to Issue Urgent Recall

Faulty Cruise Control Prompts Fiat Chrysler to Issue Urgent Recall Fiat Chrysler is recalling 4.8 million vehicles because of a potential defect in the cruise control that may make it impossible for drivers to turn it off and may even make their cars speed up. The company said drivers should not use cruise control until […]

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