Recalls

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 …
RecallsFord to Recall 700,000 Vehicles in North America
Ford is issuing a safety compliance recall that affects approximately 700,000 vehicles across North America including 76,566 in Canada. Apparently, there is insufficient electrical conductivity within the printed circuit board internal to the rear-view camera, causing the latter to intermittently display a blank or distorted image. Affected vehicles include the …
NewsHonda to Recall Over 53,000 Vehicles in Canada
Honda Canada is recalling 53,770 vehicles across the country due to faulty software that can stop the display of the speedometer, engine oil lights, gear positions and rear cameras. The list of affected models includes the 2018 to 2020 Honda Odyssey , 2019 to 2020 Honda Passport and 2019 to …
RecallsBuckle up: Seatbelts Lead to Volvo's Biggest Safety Recall Ever
Volvo announced on Wednesday a recall on nearly 2.2 million vehicles built from 2006-2019 to address a potential issue with cables attached to their front seatbelts. This is the Swedish automaker’s biggest ever recall. “The issue is related to a steel cable connected to the front seat belts. The cable …
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