Category: Automotive Recalls

DETROIT – GM is voluntarily recalling 895,232 model year 2014-15 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 pickups in the United States because the flexible steel cable that connects the seat belt to the vehicle can fatigue and separate over time…

TORRANCE, Calif., April 13, 2016 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. today announced that it is recalling approximately 16,880 Model Year 2016 Avalon and 41,630 model Year 2016 Camry sedans. In the involved vehicles, the front passenger seat is equipped…

WASHINGTON, DC (April 8, 2016) – Today, Mazda Motor Corporation filed a safety defect report with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to address a concern with certain 2013-2016 Model Year (MY) vehicles. Under certain conditions of under-torque detection,…

TORRANCE, Calif., April 6, 2016 – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is recalling approximately 230 Model Year 2016 Sienna Minivans. The involved vehicles may be equipped with incorrect front seat belt height adjuster assemblies mounted to…

TORRANCE, Calif., April 6, 2016 – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is recalling approximately 4,170 Model Year 2016 Toyota RAV4; approximately 90 Model Year 2016 RX 350; and approximately 12,400 Model Year 2016 ES 350. The…

RECALL Subject : Water Corrosion on Electrical Terminals VOLKSWAGEN PASSAT  (2012-2014) Report Receipt Date: MAR 24, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V171000 Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Potential Number of Units Affected: 91,000 Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. SUMMARY: Volkswagen Group of America,…

2015-2016 Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs April 5, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – FCA US LLC is recalling an estimated 14,769 SUVs in the U.S. to inspect and replace, as necessary, left-front brake calipers from a shipment not…

RECALL Subject : Loss of Power Steering Assist RAM 1500 (2015-2016) Report Receipt Date: MAR 10, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V146000 Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , STEERING Potential Number of Units Affected: 888 Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) SUMMARY: Chrysler (FCA US…

RECALL Subject : Steering Column Wiring Harness Incorrectly Routed 2016 MERCEDES BENZ GLC 300  Report Receipt Date: MAR 10, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V146000 Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM , STEERING Potential Number of Units Affected: 888 SUMMARY: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is…

DEARBORN, Mich., March 31, 2016 – Ford Motor Company is issuing three safety recalls in North America. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety recall for certain 2015-2016 Ford Transit vehicles in North America to inspect and adjust side-curtain airbags…
PORSCHE RECALL CAYENNE MODELS

Check of a circlip on the bearing bracket for pedals Porsche is checking Cayenne models as a preventative measure Stuttgart. Porsche is recalling 409,477 Cayenne models worldwide from model years 2011 to 2016 to the workshop for a precautionary check,…
TOYOTA EXPANDS TAKATA AIRBAG RECALL

TORRANCE, Calif., March 2, 2016 – Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. today announced that it is expanding two of its recalls involving Takata front passenger airbag inflators. This will add model years of certain vehicles previously recalled and will cover…
FORD ISSUES TWO SAFETY RECALLS IN NORTH AMERICA

DEARBORN, Mich., Feb. 24, 2016 – Ford Motor Company is issuing two safety recalls in North America. Ford is not aware of any accidents or injuries related to these issues. Details are as follows: Ford issues safety recall for certain…

RECALL Subject : Fuel Filler Pipe may Rupture in a Crash/FMVSS 301 Report Receipt Date: FEB 03, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V064000 Component(s): FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE Potential Number of Units Affected: 268,799 Manufacturer: Mazda North American Operations SUMMARY: Mazda North…

RECALL Subject : Inadvertent Side Curtain Air Bag Deployment Report Receipt Date: FEB 05, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V065000 Component(s): AIR BAGS Potential Number of Units Affected: 320,409 Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing SUMMARY: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing…

RECALL Subject : Driver’s Frontal Air Bag Inflator May Rupture Report Receipt Date: FEB 03, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V063000 Component(s): AIR BAGS Potential Number of Units Affected: 179,861 Manufacturer: General Motors LLC SUMMARY: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling…

RECALL Subject : Transmission Cooler Hose may Leak Fluid Report Receipt Date: FEB 02, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V057000 Component(s): POWER TRAIN Potential Number of Units Affected: 11,176 Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America SUMMARY: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain…
GM RECALL – STEERING

RECALL Subject : Loss of Power Steering Assist Report Receipt Date: FEB 01, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V054000 Component(s): STEERING Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,988 Manufacturer: General Motors LLC SUMMARY: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year…
LEXUS RECALL – AIR BAGS

Report Receipt Date: FEB 01, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V053000 Component(s): AIR BAGS Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,070 Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing SUMMARY: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Lexus RX350…
VOLKSWAGEN RECALL – EQUIPMENT TIRES

RECALL Subject : Incorrect Tire Label Information/FMVSS 110 Report Receipt Date: JAN 29, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V049000 Component(s): EQUIPMENT , TIRES Potential Number of Units Affected: 325 Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. SUMMARY: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.…
FORD RECALL – 2016 E350, E450

RECALL Subject : Loss of Trailer Braking Function Report Receipt Date: JAN 28, 2016 NHTSA Campaign Number: 16V046000 Component(s): ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Potential Number of Units Affected: 75 SUMMARY: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 E-350 and…
TOYOTA RECALLS CERTAIN RAV4

TORRANCE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2016 – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 1,124,000 Model Year 2006-2012 RAV4 and Model Year 2012-2014 RAV4 EV vehicles. The involved vehicles are equipped with…
FCA STATEMENT: WINDSHIELD PRIMER

February 12, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – FCA US LLC is conducting a voluntary safety recall to replace the windshields on an estimated 184 model-year 2015-16 minivans in the U.S. A routine inspection of two vehicles found their windshields did…
VOLKSWAGEN ISSUES RECALL

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has notified that it has been informed that certain driver’s side airbags that use non-desiccated SDI and PSDI-5 inflators from Takata, which are also installed in Volkswagen cars, are potentially defective. The recall…
TOYOTA RECALLS CERTAIN SCION FR-S VEHICLES

Torrance, Calif., Feb. 9, 2016 – Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. today announced that it is conducting a safety recall of approximately 26,000 Model Year 2013-2016 Scion FR-S vehicles. In the involved vehicles, connectors for the automatic transmission key interlock…
FCA STATEMENT: WHEEL CHOCKS

February 3, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – FCA US LLC is conducting a voluntary safety recall to supply wheel chocks for an estimated 441,578 full-size sedans in the U.S. The chocks are for use, as instructed in the vehicle’s owner’s…
FCA STATEMENT: OCCUPANT RESTRAINT CONTROLLER

February 4, 2016 , Auburn Hills, Mich. – FCA US LLC is conducting a voluntary safety recall to replace the occupant restraint controllers in an estimated 112,001 older-model crossover vehicles and minivans in the U.S. Occupant restraint controllers help manage the…