Chevrolet announced today that it will call back 218,000 Chevrolet Aveos because of a potential fire risk. Continue Reading...
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“Give me liberty, or give me death!” This famous quotation is attributed to American patriot Patrick Henry. His willingness to lay down his life for a cause is enviable but we’re pretty sure he wouldn’t want to die by fire. As such it’s a good thing he doesn’t drive a Jeep Liberty. Continue Reading...
Chrysler will extend the controversial recall of its 1992 – 1998 Jeep Grand Cherokee and 2002 – 2007 Liberty SUVs to 167,318 units in Canada. Continue Reading...
More than 685,000 Honda Fit sub-compact hatchbacks are being recalled globally because of a fire risk, the company announced today. Continue Reading...
General Motors is issuing a recall on 193,652 SUVs for a possible short in a circuit board that could potentially cause a fire. Continue Reading...
For the third year out of the last four, Toyota counted the highest number of recalled vehicles in the U.S. with 5.3 million affected units. Continue Reading...
Honda is recalling a total of 489,000, or 268,655 CR-V crossovers in the U.S. because of a possible fire risk between model years 2002 and 2006. Continue Reading...
Mercedes is recalling 432 SL-Class cars because of an issue it discovered during crash testing that could lead to a fire. Continue Reading...
Yet another recall is plaguing the troubled 2013 Ford Escape crossover because of a risk that a cup plug might dislodge in 7,600 units equipped with the 1.6-liter engine. Continue Reading...
The possible risk of a power steering hose failure in the 2012 Jeep Grand Cherokee is prompting an investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration because leaked power steering fluid might cause a fire. Continue Reading...
Porsche owners driving a 2011-12 Panamera Turbo, 2012 Panamera Turbo S or 2012 Cayenne Turbo should be advised: their car’s forced induction system might be faulty. Continue Reading...
Things aren’t looking so hot for the Chevrolet Cruze, or maybe just the opposite depending on your perspective. Continue Reading...
Even owning a vehicle with a price tag of around $250,000 doesn’t make you immune to recall notices. As part of a larger BMW recall, a total of 69 Rolls-Royce Ghosts from the 2011 model year are being recalled for a circuit board that can cause an electric auxiliary water pump to overheat. The overheating… Continue Reading...
Normally, any story about car fires, recalls and safety hazards has the same content: “fill-in-the-blank automaker is recalling fill-in-the-blank cars because they might explode, fall apart or some other terrifying nonsense.” Not this time. Instead, Ford is dodging a maelstrom of bullets after the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration found that there is no need to… Continue Reading...
Nissan is recalling 79,275 vehicles after finding that an improperly tightened fuel pressure sensor may lead to gas leaks and an increased risk of fire. The vehicles affected are certain 2011-12 Jukes, Infiniti QX and Infiniti M vehicles. The leak is prone to happen because of heat and vibration, loosening the sensor and allowing the… Continue Reading...
There has been a trend of high profile NHTSA investigations recently, the most notable being Toyota‘s unintended acceleration and GM‘s Chevy Volt fire hazard. Although both cases have closed, NHTSA has announced a new case involving 830,000 Toyota vehicles for possible fire hazards. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration are investigating a possible fire hazard… Continue Reading...
Ferrari is quietly recalling 1,248 of its 458 Italia supercars due to a fire hazard that has seen multiple well publicized incidents of the 458 Italia catching on fire. The fire risk has been a massive embarrassment for Ferrari as a number of blogs and even the BBC have been closely following the numerous fires… Continue Reading...