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17 States Call for Recall of Hyundais, Kias Over Rampant Thefts

The attorneys general from 17 states, including California and New York, are calling on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to issue a safety recall to remedy what they claim is a flaw that makes some Hyundai and Kia vehicles easier to steal.
April 21, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Tesla Most Recalled Car Brand; Mercedes, Toyota Least

Written by Steven Loveday, InsideEVs Published April 18, 2023 According to a recent study by iSeeCars, Tesla is the most recalled car brand.
April 18, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Volkswagen Pauses Some ID.4 Sales: Doors May Open While Driving

Written by Steven Loveday, InsideEVs Published April 7, 2023 Volkswagen Group has reportedly alerted its dealers across the U.
April 7, 2023 Autobody News Staff

VW Recalls 143K Atlas, Atlas Cross Sport, Advises Not to Sit in Passenger Seat

Written by Chris Bruce, Motor1.com Published April 4, 2023 Volkswagen is recalling 143,053 examples of the 2018-2021 Atlas and 2020 Atlas Cross Sport because the front passenger airbag might not deploy in a collision.
April 4, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Audi Recalls A8, S8 for Airbag Problems

By David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published April 4, 2023 Audi is recalling more than 1,000 2022-2023 A8 and S8 vehicles because the front passenger airbags may not have been folded correctly.
April 4, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Tesla Recalls 35 Semis to Fix Parking Brake Valve Module 

Tesla Recalls 35 Semis to Fix Parking Brake Valve Module Written by Simon Alvarez, Teslarati Published March 31, 2023 Tesla has initiated a recall for its Class 8 all-electric Semi truck, per a notice posted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
March 31, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Lucid Air Recalled for Glitch Causing Electric Motor to Shut Down

Written by Maria Merano, Teslarati Published March 28, 2023 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recalled 637 2022-2023 Lucid Air sedans with issues in their contactor switches.
March 28, 2023 Autobody News Staff

570,000 Additional Hyundai and Kia Vehicles Recalled for Fire Risk

Published March 23, 2023 Hyundai Motor America and Kia America have issued recalls for more than 570,000 vehicles, urging owners to park their vehicles outside and away from homes and other structures until the recall is remedied.
March 23, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Ford F-150 Lightning Lot Fire Leads to Recall of 18 Trucks

Written by Stephen Rivers, CarScoops Published March 21, 2023 Ford is recalling 18 units of its F-150 Lightning truck over fears they might spontaneously catch on fire.
March 21, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Rivian Issues 2nd Airbag-Related Recall in a Month

Written by Joey Klender, Teslarati Published March 16, 2023 Rivian is recalling 2022-2023 R1S all-electric SUVs to confront potentially improper securing of the side curtain airbags, the second issue related to airbags in the past month.
March 16, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Kia K5 Recall Issued to Replace Side Curtain Airbags

By David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published March 14, 2023 A Kia K5 recall includes about 189,000 vehicles equipped with side curtain airbags that may not deploy properly.
March 14, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Toyota Tundra Bed Cover Recall Affects 143,000 Trucks

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published March 7, 2023 A Toyota Tundra truck bed cover recall involves more than 143,000 trucks equipped with optional Toyota genuine truck bed accessory tonneau covers that can detach from the trucks while driving.
March 7, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Genesis Exploding Seat Belt Pretensioner Recall Announced

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published March 6, 2023 A Genesis recall has been announced because the seat belt pretensioners could explode when the pretensioners deploy.
February 28, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Nissan Recalls Over 800K SUVs; Key Defect Can Cut Off Engine

Published Feb. 28, 2023 Nissan is recalling more than 809,000 small SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because a key problem can cause the ignition to shut off while they’re being driven.
February 28, 2023 Autobody News Staff

BMW Recalls iX, X1 Vehicles for Airbag Problems 

BMW Recalls iX, X1 Vehicles for Airbag Problems Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Feb.
February 27, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Tesla’s FSD Beta Recall Gets Response from IIHS President

Written by Simon Alvarez, Teslarati Published Feb. 20, 2023 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) President David Harkey said Tesla’s recently announced Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta recall is representative of a wider issue on partially-automated systems and the way they are advertised.
February 20, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Park Outside: Stellantis Recalls Ram Trucks Due to Fire Risk

Published Feb. 16, 2023 Stellantis is telling the owners of nearly 341,000 Ram diesel trucks to park them outdoors because an electrical connector can overheat and cause a fire.
February 16, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Tesla Recalls 362K Full Self Driving Vehicles, Fault to Be Fixed Through OTA Update

Written by Simon Alvarez, Teslarati Published Feb. 16, 2023 Tesla has initiated a recall for 362,758 vehicles equipped with the company’s Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta system.
February 16, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Subaru Recalling Certain 2023 Solterra SUVs for Hub Bolt Repairs

Published Feb. 13, 2023 Subaru of America, Inc. on Feb. 13 announced a safety recall on select 2023 Subaru Solterra vehicles.
February 13, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Exploding Airbag Warning: Stop Driving 2001-2003 Honda Vehicles

By David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Feb. 7, 2023 Honda is warning owners of recalled 2001-2003 Acura and Honda vehicles to park the vehicles and stop driving them if the Takata airbags have not been replaced during previous recalls.
February 7, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Volvo Group North America Recall Failures to Cost $130 Million

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Feb. 3, 2023 Volvo Group North America has agreed to pay $130 million to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for alleged failures regarding vehicle recalls.
February 3, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Ford Shifter Cable Bushing Recalls Failed, Alleges Lawsuit

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Jan. 13, 2023 Several Ford shifter cable bushing recalls have led to a class action lawsuit that alleges nearly 3 million vehicles are at risk of rolling away.
January 13, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Subaru Files Motion to Dismiss Fuel Pump Lawsuit

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Jan. 10, 2023 A Subaru fuel pump lawsuit should allegedly be completely dismissed because the allegations are allegedly inadequate and nothing more than conclusory.
January 10, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Volkswagen ID.4 Recalled Over Potential 12V Battery Fire Risk

Written by Simon Alvarez, Teslarati Published Jan. 10, 2023 Volkswagen announced a recall for the VW ID.
January 10, 2023 Autobody News Staff

Mercedes-Benz Sunroof Recall Affects 134,000 Vehicles

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Jan. 3, 2023 Mercedes-Benz has recalled more than 134,000 vehicles because the sunroof glass may not be secure and could detach from the vehicles.
January 3, 2023 Autobody News Staff

GM May Repurchase 2022-2023 Chevy Malibu Cars

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Dec. 28, 2022 Owners of 2022-2023 Chevrolet Malibu cars will soon learn if General Motors needs to repurchase their vehicles due to serious problems with the frames.
December 28, 2022 Autobody News Staff

Chevrolet Bolt EV Recalled Again Due to Fire Risk, But It's Not Battery-Related

Written by Andrei Nedelea, InsideEVs Published Dec. 21, 2022 General Motors announced it is voluntarily recalling just under 140,000 Chevrolet Bolt EVs for a potential fire risk.
December 21, 2022 Autobody News Staff

3rd Air Bag Death Prompts Warning to Drivers of Older Chrysler, Dodge Vehicles

Written by Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press Published Dec. 20, 2022 Stellantis and federal regulators say a third person has died in a crash involving an older Chrysler or Dodge vehicle as a result of an exploding Takata air bag, prompting an urgent warning that owners not drive those vehicles until they’re repaired.
December 20, 2022 Autobody News Staff

Ram Tailgate Recall Involves 1.4 Million Trucks

Written by David A. Wood, CarComplaints.com Published Dec. 14, 2022 A Ram tailgate recall involves more than 1.
December 14, 2022 Autobody News Staff

NHTSA Announces Another Takata Air Bag Fatality, Urges Owners to Check for Recalls

Published Dec. 13, 2022 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is urgently calling on all vehicle owners to check now for open Takata recalls on their vehicles, after confirming another Takata rupture fatality.
December 13, 2022 Autobody News Staff

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