Recalls

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 …
RecallsFord Recalls 2.5 Million Vehicles in North America
Ford has just announced two recalls affecting nearly 2.5 million vehicles in North America. Fortunately for Canadian owners, the larger of these recalls (2.15 million units) is aimed at 2011-2015 Ford and Lincoln models sold in the U.S. and its federal territories. The problem stems from the fact that some …
RecallsNissan Altima’s Hood Could Pop Open, Fourth Recall is Needed
Is it bad luck? A poor design? Engineers that just can’t do their job? The previous-generation Nissan Altima seems doomed. The automaker has just announced a fourth recall to fix the secondary hood latch on its midsize car (including the two-door coupe). Over 1.8 million units are affected globally including …
RecallsHonda and Acura: Faulty Fuel Pump Leads to Global Recall
A number of owners of Honda and Acura vehicles need to be aware that the low-pressure fuel pump could fail in some cases, causing the engine to run rough or maybe not even start. They may also see a “Check Engine” light pop up on the instrument cluster or feel …
RecallsVolvo Recalls All 2019-2020 Models For Automatic Braking Issue
How often do you see a car company recall its entire lineup of models at the same time? This almost never happens, but that’s exactly what Volvo is doing now in the U.S. More specifically, the Swedish automaker is recalling every 2019-2020 S60 , V60 , V60 Cross Country , …
RecallsEngine Failure Threatens Some 2019-20 Toyota Models
Toyota is on a roll these days, what with the launch of the brand new Highlander (and its ad during the Super Bowl) and sales of the RAV4 that keep rising substantially, even surpassing those of the Honda Civic! However, we’ve learned today that the popular compact SUV is part …
RecallsSome Mazda3 Cars See Ghosts and Brake for no Reason
Despite being named the Best New Car of the Year by the entire team here The Car Guide , the fourth-generation Mazda3 is not perfect. Truth be told, the number of problems reported by owners and recalls announced by the manufacturer is rather worrisome. After the indicator lights, wheels, engine …
RecallsNearly 80,000 Subaru Imprezas and Crosstreks are Being Recalled
Subaru Canada has announced two new recalls that involve nearly 80,000 Impreza and Crosstrek models across the country. In the first recall, which targets the 2017-2019 Impreza and 2018-2019 Crosstrek, 52,707 units are affected. Apparently, the engine control unit (ECU) may have been programmed incorrectly. As a result, the internal …
Recalls117,000 Volkswagen Cars Recalled for Shifter Glitch
Volkswagen is announcing a recall on 117,306 cars in Canada due to a unique problem with the transmission. According to the technical description, a build-up of silicate on the shift lever switch could cause the transmission to detect that it is in the Park position when it actually isn't. Consequently, …
Recalls80,000 Ford Vehicles Recalled for Three Separate Issues
Ford has just issued four safety recalls on a total of more than 650,000 vehicles in North America and three of those recalls affect approximately 80,000 vehicles in Canada. The good news is that no related accidents or injuries have been reported so far. Certain 2018-2020 F-150 , 2019-2020 F-Series …
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