Recalls

RecallsOver 20 Makes Affected by Continental-made Tires That May Explode
Continental Tire has issued a recall covering approximately 100,000 Continental, General and Barum tires in North America due to a manufacturing defect that could cause a blowout. Nearly two dozen vehicle brands are affected including Acura, Audi, BMW, Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Ford, Fiat, GMC, Honda, Jeep, Lexus, Lincoln, …
Recalls640,000 GM, Ford Vehicles With Faulty Airbags Recalled in Canada
General Motors and Ford announced massive recalls in November 2020 and January of this year, respectively, due to faulty airbags. Over 9 million vehicles were said to be affected. And now we know exactly how many of those are in Canada. According to recall notices posted by Transport Canada, a …
RecallsKia Follows Hyundai’s Lead With Engine-related Recall
We suspected Kia would follow the lead of Hyundai , which earlier this week announced a recall on nearly 150,000 vehicles in Canada to update the engine control module. It’s now official: close to 80,000 Kia vehicles in the country will be recalled as part of a similar “Product Improvement …
RecallsNearly 150,000 Hyundais Recalled Due to Engine Concerns
What’s wrong with some of the engines at Hyundai ? Back in December, we told you about a recall and a class action targeting a large number of vehicles in Canada. Now, the company is conducting what it calls a « Product Improvement Campaign” that provides an update to the …
RecallsHyundai Recalls 144,000 Tucsons in Canada for Brake Issue
The Hyundai Tucson is the target of a safety recall that now affects 144,700 units in Canada. On September 13, the automaker announced a recall on a little more than 26,000 Tucsons from the 2019 model year. However, it was recently discovered that almost all current-generation Tucsons (2016-2021) sold in …
RecallsMercedes-Benz Canada Recalls 40,000 Vehicles for 3 Separate Issues
Mercedes-Benz has just announced three separate recall campaigns affecting a little more than 40,000 vehicles across Canada. The largest one involves the power steering control unit, which may corrode over time and fail, making driving more difficult and potentially dangerous. The problem seems to be limited to areas of heavy …
RecallsHonda Recalls 33,000 Cars in Canada, Electronics Are to Blame
Honda is announcing a recall on 33,150 cars in Canada to fix a problem with the Body Control Module. Just two models are affected, however, namely the 2018-2020 Honda Accord (including Accord Hybrid) and the 2019-2020 Honda Insight . In some cases, a software problem in the Body Control Module …
RecallsGM Ordered to Recall 5.9 Millions Vehicles With Faulty Airbags
We still haven’t heard the last of defective Takata airbag inflators. As it turns out, General Motors will now have to recall some 5.9 million vehicles equipped with these devices. The automaker, believing a recall of these vehicles was not warranted based on the factual and scientific record, sent a …
RecallsThousands of Chevrolet Bolt EVs Recalled Due to Fire Risk
In mid-October, we reported about several electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles being investigated because the high-voltage battery can overheat and lead to a fire. One of them was the Chevrolet Bolt EV . Now, we’ve learned that General Motors has no choice but to recall thousands of them. First, here’s …
RecallsOver 33,000 VW Jettas Recalled in Canada for Possible Fuel Leak
The Volkswagen Jetta is being targeted by a recall due to a possible fuel leak. A bit more than 250,000 units are affected in North America including 33,414 in Canada. The good news is that the current-generation Jetta is not part of the recall, which instead focuses on 2016 and …
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