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Owners of Some Older Nissans Warned to Stop Driving Them

US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has warning about 84K vehicles

(Newser) - The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says the owners of almost 84,000 older Nissan and Infiniti vehicles in the US need to stop driving them—now. The affected vehicles have Takata air bags that were recalled in 2020 but have not yet been fixed, CNN reports. The NHTSA announcement...

Tesla Recalls Cybertruck
Soap Blamed for
Cybertruck Recall

Soap Blamed for Cybertruck Recall

Tesla recalls nearly 4K electric pickups over accelerator pedal fault

(Newser) - Buyers have been complaining about delayed Cybertruck deliveries and the reason is now clear: Tesla is recalling almost 4,000 Cybertrucks for an issue that can't be fixed with just a software update. According to a National Highway Transportation Safety Administration recall notice , the company needs to fix a...

Kia Recalls 427K SUVs That Could Roll Away While Parked

Dealers can fix the problem with Telluride SUVs

(Newser) - Kia is recalling more than 427,000 of its Telluride SUVs due to a defect that may cause the cars to roll away while they're parked, the AP reports. According to documents published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the intermediate shaft and right front driveshaft of certain...

Air Bag Issue Gets More Than 750K Honda Vehicles Recalled

Faulty sensor could cause front air bags to inflate when they shouldn't

(Newser) - Honda is recalling more than three quarters of a million vehicles in the US because a faulty sensor may cause the front passenger air bags to inflate when they're not supposed to in a crash, the AP reports. The recall covers certain Honda Pilot, Accord, Civic sedan, HR-V, and...

Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers
Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers

Ford Recalling 1.9M Explorers

2011-2019 SUVs have trim piece that can fly off

(Newser) - Ford is recalling nearly 1.9 million Explorer SUVs in the US because a trim piece can fly off and create a hazard for other drivers. As the AP reports, the recall covers Explorers from the 2011 through 2019 model years. Documents posted Wednesday by the US National Highway Traffic...

Toyota, Honda Announce Big Recalls
Honda, Toyota
Major Recalls

Honda, Toyota Announce Major Recalls

Recalls affect around 3.5M vehicles in US

(Newser) - Toyota and Honda have announced major recalls affecting a total of around 3.5 million vehicles in the US. Toyota said Wednesday it's recalling 1 million vehicles over a defect that could cause airbags not to deploy, increasing the risk of injury. The recall covers a range of Toyota...

Another Massive Recall for Hyundai and Kia

3.4M vehicles recalled over fire risk; owners warned to park outside, away from structures

(Newser) - Hyundai and Kia are recalling nearly 3.4 million vehicles in the US and again telling owners to park them outside due to the risk of engine compartment fires. As the AP reports, the recalls cover multiple car and SUV models from the 2010 through 2019 model years, including Hyundai'...

There's a New Fire Risk for Some Hyundai, Kia Owners
Hyundai, Kia Recall 92K Cars

Hyundai, Kia Recall 92K Cars

Carmakers would like owners to park vehicles outside due to fire risk

(Newser) - Hyundai and Kia are telling the owners of nearly 92,000 vehicles in the US to park them outside because an electronic controller in an oil pump can overheat and cause fires. The affiliated Korean automakers are recalling the vehicles and also are telling owners to park them away from...

Recall Warns of Fire Risk in Ford Hybrids
Ford Suffers
2nd Recall
in a Week

Ford Suffers 2nd Recall in a Week

125K Escapes, Mavericks, and Lincoln Corsairs are affected

(Newser) - Less than a week after Ford told owners of some 142,000 Lincoln MKC SUVs to park them outside because of the risk of fire even when the vehicles are turned off, well, Ford owners of another flavor are in for a recall. According to a Tuesday alert from the...

VW: Nobody Should Ride Shotgun in Some Vehicles

Volkswagen recalls 143K Atlas SUVs

(Newser) - Volkswagen is recalling 143,035 Atlas SUVs for a pretty terrifying reason: The passenger airbags can fail to deploy during a crash. The impacted SUVs were manufactured between 2018 and 2021; 2020 Atlas Cross Sport vehicles are also included in the recall. The issue is a wiring flaw in the...

276K Drivers Told 'Do Not Drive' After 3 More Air Bag Deaths

Older Dodge, Chrysler models were recalled in 2015, but not all owners had free repairs done

(Newser) - Stellantis and the US government on Thursday warned owners of 276,000 older vehicles to stop driving them after Takata air bags apparently exploded in three more vehicles, killing the drivers. The company formerly known as Fiat Chrysler is telling people to stop driving Dodge Magnum wagons, Dodge Challenger and...

Mercedes to Nearly 300K Owners: Stop Driving

Recall warns that brakes could fail, need work at the dealer

(Newser) - Mercedes-Benz is telling the owners of more than 292,000 vehicles in the US to stop driving them because of a problem that could cause the brakes to fail. The German automaker is recalling the vehicles and says it will offer free towing so the owners can get them to...

Hyundai, Kia Warn 485K Car Owners: Park Outside

Vehicles recalled due to fire risk, even if engines are turned off

(Newser) - Hyundai and Kia are telling the owners of nearly 485,000 vehicles in the US to park them outdoors because they can catch fire even if the engines have been turned off, the AP reports. The recalls from the two Korean automakers are another in a long string of fire...

Kia, Hyundai Recall 500K Cars Due to Fire Risk

Hundreds across the nation have complained about engine fires

(Newser) - Hyundai and Kia have added more than a half-million vehicles to a 3½-year string of US recalls for engine failures and fires, the AP reports. Three recalls released Thursday by the government add new problems and vehicles to the Korean automakers' list of safety woes, which have brought hundreds...

More Than 400K Subaru, Toyota Vehicles Recalled

Faulty engine part could lead to stalling

(Newser) - A massive Subaru recall involves not just Subaru vehicles but one Toyota model. Subaru's Forester SUV, Impreza compact, and BRZ sports car are affected, as well as the Subaru-made Toyota 86 sports car, sold in the US as the Scion FR-S. More than 400,000 vehicles, all made in...

Reason Behind Ford Truck Recall? Hazardous Seat Belts

Some front seat passenger belt pretensioners 'can generate excessive sparks'

(Newser) - About 2 million Ford F-150 pickup trucks are being recalled due to an odd problem with seat-belt equipment. Some front seat passenger belt pretensioners "can generate excessive sparks when they deploy," causing smoke or fire, Ford says in a press release. The company knows of 23 reports of...

Mercedes Recalls 1M Vehicles Due to Fire Risk

A starter part can overheat, causing fires

(Newser) - Mercedes is recalling about 1 million cars and SUVs worldwide because a starter part can overheat and cause fires, the AP reports. The recall covers certain C-Class, E-Class, and CLA cars and GLA and GLC SUVs, all from 2015 through 2017, including nearly 308,000 in the US. The German...

Own a Honda Odyssey? It May Be Recalled

Rear seats can move unexpectedly

(Newser) - Honda is recalling 633,753 Odyssey minivans in the US because the second-row seats could move unexpectedly. The recall involves Odysseys from the 2011 to 2016 model years, the AP reports. They were made between Aug. 1, 2010, and Oct. 1, 2015. The vehicles have a second-row seat lever that...

Anton Yelchin’s Parents Suing Over His Death

They're filing lawsuit against Fiat Chrysler, other entities

(Newser) - Anton Yelchin's parents are suing Fiat Chrysler over their son's death, their lawyer has announced, reports Variety . The 27-year-old Star Trek actor died in June when his Jeep Grand Cherokee rolled down his driveway, pinning him to a pillar; it turned out the vehicle was under recall at...

Jeep That Killed Star Trek Actor Had Been Recalled

It's not clear whether Anton Yelchin got the notice

(Newser) - The SUV that rolled down a driveway and killed Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin was being recalled because the gear shifters have confused drivers, causing the vehicles to roll away unexpectedly, government records show. Yelchin, 27, a rising actor best known for playing Chekov in the rebooted series, died Sunday...

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