Honda, Acura Recalling 250,000 Vehicles for Self-Braking Glitch

Honda, Acura Recalling 250,000 Vehicles for Self-Braking Glitch
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Honda has announced a recall of roughly 250,000 vehicles globally for an electronics glitch that could cause the brakes to be applied even when the the pedal has not been pressed. Continue Reading...

GM, Isuzu, Saab Recall SUVs for Power Window Fix

GM, Isuzu, Saab Recall SUVs for Power Window Fix
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Over 249,000 SUVs are being recalled for a possible fire risk with the window and door lock switches for vehicles sold or registered in 20 states and Washington, D.C. where salt and other chemicals are used to clear roads in the winter. Continue Reading...

Jeep Liberty Recall Expands to 347,000 Units

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Jeep Liberty Recall Expands to 347,000 Units
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Adding to an already-existant recall, the number of Jeep Liberty SUVs affected is climbing to almost 347,000 because of a problem with the lower control arms in the rear suspension. Continue Reading...

Ferrari 458, California Recalled for Crankshaft Fix

Ferrari 458, California Recalled for Crankshaft Fix
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The Ferrari 458 is being recalled again, but not for catching on fire this time. A small group of Ferrari 458 models, as well as convertible California models have been issued a recall notice by the Italian exotic automaker due to an issue with the engine crankshaft. In total, 206 cars did not receive a… Continue Reading...

Rolls-Royce Ghost Recalled for Fire Risk

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Rolls-Royce Ghost Recalled for Fire Risk
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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...

Honda Recalls 554,000 CR-V, Pilot SUVs for Headlight Defect

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Honda Recalls 554,000 CR-V, Pilot SUVs for Headlight Defect
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Honda is issuing a voluntary recall today for around 554,000 CR-V’s and Pilot SUVs.  The recall affects model-year 2002-2004 CR-V’s and 2003 Pilots (shown above). The company claims that there is potential for failure with the wiring of the headlight switch, which can result in the loss of low-beam headlights. No collisions or injuries have been reported… Continue Reading...

Honda CR-V Recalled for Front Lower Control Arm Issues, 1,300 Units Affected

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Honda CR-V Recalled for Front Lower Control Arm Issues, 1,300 Units Affected
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If you own a 2006 model-year Honda CR-V, you might need to keep an eye on your mail box. Honda is voluntarily recalling 1,316 CR-V’s because it suspects that the weld that they used to hold the right front lower control arm was improper. With time, that weld can break which potentially can lead to… Continue Reading...

Land Rover Recalls SUVS Over ‘Catastrophic’ failure

Land Rover Recalls SUVS Over ‘Catastrophic’ failure
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If you own a 1995 to 1999 Land Rover Discovery, a 1999 to 2004 Discovery II or a 1995 Range Rover Classic, and had recently replaced its rear drive-shaft coupling, you need to read on. The problem: certain rear drive-shaft couplings manufactured as replacement parts between April 2011 through November 2011, carrying parts number TVF100010,… Continue Reading...

Ford Taurus Under NHTSA Investigation for Sticky Throttle

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Ford Taurus Under NHTSA Investigation for Sticky Throttle
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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has initiated a preliminary investigation regarding approximately 360,000 units of Ford Taurus produced from 2005 through 2006. According to 14 Taurus owners, the Ford Taurus has experienced incidents of stuck throttle due to cruise control cable detachment. NHTSA revealed that most complaints described that the Taurus would experience,… Continue Reading...

Toyota Camry, Venza and Tacoma Recall Affects 681,500 Units

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Toyota Camry, Venza and Tacoma Recall Affects 681,500 Units
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Over the last few years, the words “Toyota” and “recall” have gone hand in hand. While the companies previous woes are behind them, Toyota has since been extra cautious and issues recalls for everything it finds to have a potential defect. Just today, Toyota has announced a recall notice for three of its vehicles, the… Continue Reading...

Jeep Liberty Recall of 209,000 Units Over Rust Issue

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Jeep Liberty Recall of 209,000 Units Over Rust Issue
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Recalls are a norm in the automotive business, but rarely do we hear about a recall that just affects vehicles that are living in certain climates. Jeep has just announced that it will recall 209,724 units of its Liberty model, built for model year 2004 and 2005. However, the recall is only for States that… Continue Reading...

Nissan Quest Recalled for Software Defect, 23,531 Units Affected

Nissan Quest Recalled for Software Defect, 23,531 Units Affected
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Nissan has announced a recall on Quest minivans manufactured from July 29, 2010 through February 21, 2012. Due to a flaw in its software programming, an insufficient supply of fuel to the engine may occur when the Quest is driven slowly along a descent or idling on a decline with a 1/4 tank of fuel… Continue Reading...

Mazda Tribute Recalled For Possible Brake Fluid Leak

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Mazda Tribute Recalled For Possible Brake Fluid Leak
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Mazda has issued out a recall notice for 2001-2002 model year Tribute SUVs for a faulty brake master cylinder reservoir cap that can leak brake fluid. If the fluid does leak, it can come into contact with the ABS wiring harness connector that could result in corrosion developing in the electrical connector. In a worst… Continue Reading...

GM Announces Chevy Volt Fire Fix

GM Announces Chevy Volt Fire Fix
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With no official recall on the books, General Motors is announcing enhanced safety features on its Chevrolet Volt extended range electric car to protect against possible fire concerns. The Volt made headlines of the wrong kind recently when it was revealed that last summer a test vehicle caught fire at a National Highway Transportation Safety… Continue Reading...

Cadillac SRX Recalled Over Transmission Cable Woes

Cadillac SRX Recalled Over Transmission Cable Woes
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2011 has been the year of the recall for General Motors. Hardly a week goes by when a new vehicle recall from GM is not making news. The latest addition to this list is the Cadillac SRX. In particular, SRX models built in Mexico between 2010 and 2011. Roughly 20,000 vehicles are said to be… Continue Reading...

Infiniti M45 Under Investigation By NHTSA For Fuel Gauge Defect

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Infiniti M45 Under Investigation By NHTSA For Fuel Gauge Defect
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An investigation of the Infiniti M45 has been launched by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration regarding the fuel gauges of the 2003-2004 M45’s. The investigation was prompted by consumer complaints about the fuel gauge readings being inaccurate. According to NHTSA there have been 43 reports filed concerning faulty gauges in the luxury sedan. Of these, 23 cases… Continue Reading...
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