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Honda Recalls 303K Accords, HR-Vs for Pretensioner Problems

Installation of a rivet was skipped during assembly and the seat belt pretensioner won't properly restrain the occupant in a crash.
November 27, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Feds Probe 16 Hyundai, Kia Recalls Linked to ABS Fires

The automakers have issued eight recalls each related to the fire risk since 2016, affecting 6.3 million vehicles in the U.
November 22, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Almost 250,000 Hondas, Acuras Recalled Over Engine Seize Fears

The engines used in the affected vehicles could seize because of a badly engineered crankshaft. Written by Chris Chilton, CarScoops Published Nov.
November 20, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Volkwagen Recalls All ID.4 EVs in U.S. Due to Flammable Interior Materials

The material of the roller sunshades may not consistently meet performance requirements. Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati Published Nov.
November 16, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Toyota Recalls 2.1 Million RAV4s to Prevent Fires

A replacement 12-volt battery can move around while driving, possibly allowing a terminal to touch a clamp holding it down.
November 2, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Ford Mustang Mach-E Recall Issued Second Time

Vehicles repaired during the first recall in 2022 will also need to have the new repairs performed.
October 20, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Ford Recalling 238K Explorers for Rear Axle Bolt Failure Risk

The NHTSA said software upgrades offered as part of two previous recalls did not address the rear axle bolts.
October 16, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Ram Recalls 337K Trucks for Backup Camera Issue

A software update is needed for the cameras, which can sometimes show black or blank screens. Written by David A.
October 12, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Toyota Airbag Control Unit Settlement Reached

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Oct. 2, 2023 A Toyota airbag control unit settlement has been reached between the automaker and 11 vehicle owners who allege their airbag control units are defective.
October 2, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Owners of 3.3M Kia, Hyundai Vehicles Told to Park Outside Due to Fire Risk

Written by Autobody News Staff Published Sept. 27, 2023 Hyundai Motor America and Kia America have issued “park outside” recalls for more than 3.
September 27, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Kia Soul EV Parking Brake Recall May Need to Be Expanded

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Sept. 26, 2023 A Kia Soul EV parking brake recall issued in July 2020 is under investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
September 26, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Ford 360-Degree Rearview Camera Recall Involves 170,000 Vehicles

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Sept. 7, 2023 A Ford rearview camera recall has been announced for dealerships to replace the 360-degree rearview cameras in about 170,000 of these vehicles: 2020-2023 Lincoln Aviator 2018-2021 Lincoln Navigator 2022-2023 Ford Transit 2021 Ford Bronco The backup cameras may not display any rearview images when the vehicles are shifted into reverse.
September 7, 2023 Autobody News Staff

U.S. Regulators Say 52 Million ARC Airbag Inflators Should Be Recalled

Written by Sebastien Bell, CarScoops Published Sept. 7, 2023 American regulators announced Sept. 6 their initial finding that vehicles equipped with 52 million airbags made by ARC and Delphi should be recalled.
September 7, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Nissan Sentra Tie Rod Recall Affects 236,000 Vehicles

By David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Aug. 22, 2023 A recall has been announced for 2020-2022 Nissan Sentra tie rods that may bend or break.
August 22, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Ford Mustang Mach-E Recall Under NHTSA Investigation

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati Published Aug. 22, 2023 Ford is working with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) while it investigates Mustang Mach-E recalls affecting 2021 and 2022 model years.
August 22, 2023 Autobody News Staff

44K Jeep Wagoneer, Grand Wagoneers Recalled for Airbag Issue

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Aug. 9, 2023 A 2022-2023 Jeep Wagoneer and Jeep Grand Wagoneer recall includes more than 44,000 SUVs at risk of suffering side curtain airbag problems.
August 9, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Kia Niro, Niro Hybrid SUVs Recalled Over Fire Risk

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Aug. 7, 2023 A Kia Niro hydraulic clutch actuator recall has been announced for more than 121,000 SUVs due to a risk of fires in 2017-2022 Kia Niro and 2018-2022 Kia Niro Plug-in Hybrid vehicles.
August 7, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Hyundai, Kia Recall 92,000 Vehicles for Fire Risk, Advise Owners to Park Outside

Published Aug. 3, 2023 Hyundai and Kia on July 31 notified the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) they are recalling about 92,000 vehicles because the electronic controller for the Idle Stop & Go oil pump assembly may contain damaged electrical components that can cause the pump controller to overheat.
August 3, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Ford F-150 Parking Brake Malfunctions Cause Recall

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Aug. 1, 2023 Ford F-150 parking brake malfunctions have caused a recall of more than 870,000 trucks equipped with single exhaust systems.
August 1, 2023 Autobody News Staff

CarMax Settles with Maryland Over Unrepaired Recalls

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published July 20, 2023 CarMax advertises its “CarMax Quality Certified” used vehicles that have undergone a 125+ point inspection and a detailed reconditioning process.
July 20, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Toyota, Lexus Vehicles Recalled Over Spiral Cables

By David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published July 19, 2023 Toyota announced a recall of about 116,000 vehicles that could lose their driver-side air bags due to problems with spiral cables.
July 19, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Passenger in 2003 Dodge Ram Killed by Recalled Takata Airbag

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published July 12, 2023 A 2003 Dodge Ram 1500 owner who was riding in the front passenger seat of the truck was killed May 13 when the Takata airbag inflator exploded in a crash.
July 12, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Honda Brake Failure Recall Issued Over Brake Boosters

By David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published July 6, 2023 A Honda brake booster and tie-rod fastener recall involves more than 124,000 vehicles with brake master cylinders that could detach.
July 6, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Tesla Recalls Model 3, Y Over Pyrotechnic Battery Disconnect Issue

Written by Simon Alvarez, Teslarati Published June 27, 2023 Tesla has initiated a recall for the Model 3 and Model Y over a potential fault in the affected vehicles’ pyrotechnic battery disconnect.
June 27, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Honda Recalls 1.2M Vehicles Due to Complaints About Backup Cameras

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published June 26, 2023 A Honda backup camera image recall involves about 1.
June 26, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Jeep Grand Cherokee Recall Issued for Rear Coil Springs

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published June 18, 2023 Jeep Grand Cherokee rear coil spring problems have caused a recall of more than 331,000 SUVs that were built with rear coil springs that may not have been installed correctly.
June 16, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Kia Recalls 100K Sportage SUVs for Possible Power Brake Failure

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published June 12, 2023 Nearly 100,000 Kia Sportage SUVs are recalled because they could lose their power brakes.
June 12, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Ford Hybrid Engine Problems Cause 2nd Recall of 125,000 Vehicles

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published June 7, 2023 Ford hybrid engine problems have caused a second recall of Ford Escape Hybrid, Ford Maverick Hybrid and Lincoln Corsair Hybrid vehicles.
June 7, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Tesla Working with NHTSA on Model Y Steering Wheel Recall

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati Published June 6, 2023 Tesla filed a voluntary recall with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regarding a potential Model Y recall affecting a little under 140 units.
June 6, 2023 Autobody News Staff

2015-2019 Lincoln MKC Recalled for Potential Under-Hood Fire Risk

Published June 2, 2023 Ford Motor Company is advising customers of certain 2015-2019 model year Lincoln MKC vehicles to park their vehicles outdoors and away from structures while the company supplies Ford dealers and Lincoln retailers with parts and repair instructions to resolve the issue.
June 2, 2023 Autobody News Staff

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