Recalls

Recalls4 Recalls For Ford
The latest manufacturer to have to send out recall notices is Ford; instead of drawing them out one by one, they decided to get it over with by sending out 4 of them at the same time: The first is the biggest and targets around 520,000 vehicles including 2013-2015 Lincoln …
Recalls2015 Volkswagen Golf Recalled
Everything isn’t perfect in Golf land. While the small car is one of the most engaging to drive in its price range, it seems that it’s not impervious to recalls: a problem supposedly arose with the fuel pump that could lead to more damage. On said pump, the nickel plating …
RecallsYour Nissan Altima Might Be Recalled
If you are currently driving a Nissan Altima built between 2013 and 2015, this announcement might interest you: a recall has been issued for the midsize sedan. Supposedly, a latch in the hood could break, which could cause said hood to open without warning; needless to say, this could be …
RecallsA Recall For The Jeep Cherokee
It seems that American manufacturers are not yet out of the woods when it comes to recalls. After last year’s record-smashing number of recalled vehicles, FCA just announced that 170,000 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokees will have to be brought back to a dealership to fix an airbag problem. You read that …
Recalls2.1 Million Vehicles Recalled For A Different Airbag Problem
It seems that one of the most dangerous parts of a vehicle is, ironically, an accessory that was invented to protect the passengers in the event of a crash: after the disaster of the Takata case, where a Japanese airbag manufacturer was accused of hiding a potentially deadly defect, another …
RecallsProblems For The Polaris Slingshot
Things are going from bad to worse for Polaris’ three-wheeled Slingshot: after being banished from a few American states (like Connecticut, Hawaii, Indiana and Maryland) since it doesn’t fit the description of a "motorcycle" which states that the occupants have to seat on a saddle (and not in a seat), …
RecallsA Recall For Volkswagen
Volkswagen recently announced a recall for almost 500,000 of their vehicles. On 2011-2013 Jettas (and Beetles made during the same time period), one of the rear trailing arms could be damaged over the course of a few years. In conditions where rust can build up on it (like in Canada, …
RecallsA Recall For The Porsche 918
Porsche doesn't want to take any risks with its most advanced vehicle to date: after organizing a recall on 50 units for a problem in the rear axle discovered by the NHTSA in September, the manufacturer now has to recall the 918 Spyder once again. According to Porsche, some parts …
RecallsTakata Recall: A Meeting Between Automakers
Since the massive Takata safety defect came to light, things have been going downhill: the Japanese equipment manufacturer tried to deny, and then limit the recalls to an absolute minimum when the government asked them to repair their defective products. The NHTSA then forced Takata to recall every single defective …
RecallsSome MINIs May Lose Their Spare Tires
Have you ever seen a spare tire in the middle of the highway? After swerving out of its way and calming your nerves, you may have wondered who in their right mind threw away a perfectly good tire. If said wheel belonged to a 2014 MINI Cooper, it’s possible that …
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