Recalls

RecallsAnother GM Recall, 79th This Year
GM is currently cleaning out its various closets: for the 79th time this year, a recall has been issued, this time targeting 320,000 vehicles… According to the recall, 2006-2007 GMC Envoys, Chevrolet Trailblazers and Buick Rainiers, 2006 Chevrolet Trailblazer EXTs and GMC Envoy XLs, 2006-2008 Saab 9-7Xs and Isuzu Ascenders …
RecallsTakata Will Recall ALL Its Airbags
New developments in Takata’s disastrous airbag odyssey: after being forced to recall more than 7 million defective airbags due to a faulty inflator, the manufacturer has now been forced to recall the entirety of their production run in the United States. So far, Takata has tried to contain their recall …
RecallsTakata Massive Airbag Recall Intensifies
We have already covered the massive recall caused by the defective airbags manufactured by Takata, but it seems the problem is even worse than we initially thought. This morning, General Motors (which has installed Takata airbags in the 2003-2004 Pontiac Vibe and Saab 9-2X) sent warning letters to the owners …
RecallsFaulty Alternators for Chrysler’s Pentastar
If you own a Chrysler product equipped with the 3.6 litre Pentastar V6 that was produced after 2011, the American manufacturer has issued a recall that may interest you: in some situations, the alternator may seize, causing the engine to stall. Here are the affected vehicles: Some 2011-2014 Chrysler 300 …
RecallsA Recall For The Ferrari 458 Italia
A recall just landed for the #1 Italian manufacturer concerning their popular 458 Italia. This is one of the brand’s most powerful vehicles, and the sounds that come out of its 4.5L V8 are borderline sinful. It is also a very agile vehicle, and critics are positive that this is …
RecallsA Database For All Those Recalls
With the recent wave of recalls plaguing the automotive industry in the last few months, it has become difficult to keep up with the recalls affecting your particular car (especially if you own a GM vehicle). Until now, there has been no way of directly searching for recalls, meaning that …
RecallsVW Tiguan Recalled
To give us a small respite from the never-ending recalls from GM, VW just decided to launch one of their own. The German manufacturer just announced that they will recall the Tiguan crossover, more specifically vehicles from the 2009 to 2014 model-years. There have been a few instances where air …
RecallsRecall for the Fiat 500L and its Airbags
English manufacturer Fiat (you read that correctly: a few days ago, the formerly Italian company finished moving their executive office to London!) just announced a recall for the largest car in their lineup, the 500L. According to their engineers, the airbags that are supposed to protect the occupant’s knees might …
Recalls883,000 Hyundai Sonatas Recalled
There have been fewer and fewer recalls in the last few weeks. Does that mean that the manufacturers have finally found a way to prevent their vehicles from developing problems? Apparently not, since Hyundai announced to the NHTSA that they have to recall almost a million Sonatas produced between 2011 …
RecallsIgnition Problems for… Chrysler?
There seems to be a problem with the ignition switch of an American car manufacturer: if the vehicle is jarred during driving (for example, when hitting one of our enormous potholes), the key may switch from the ON to the OFF position. This will not only cause the engine to …
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