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Tesla asked to recall vehicles over touchscreen safety issue

The U.S. auto safety agency has asked Tesla to recall 158,000 Model S and Model X vehicles due to an issue with the touchscreen that could compromise safety.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Recall, Nhtsa, U S Auto Safety Agency


Feds asks Tesla to recall 158,000 vehicles over failing touchscreen displays

U.S. safety regulators have asked Tesla to recall 158,000 vehicles over media control unit failures that cause the touchscreen displays to stop working, following a months-long investigation by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The Office of Defects Investigation unit of the agency determined that the failure of the media control unit is a safety issue since functions like the backup camera and defogging and defrosting setting controls stop working as well as audible chimes, wh...
Tags: TC, Transportation, Tech, Tesla, Recall, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Nhtsa, MCU, Nvidia Tegra


Hyundai recalls nearly half a million Tucson SUVs over fire risk

Hyundai is recalling 471,000 SUVs to fix a fault that could cause a fire. The move comes four months after it recalled 180,000 vehicles for the same issue.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Hyundai, Tucson


Hyundai Ends Kona EV Sales in South Korea

Hyundai Motor Company will end sales of its best-selling electric vehicle, the Kona EV, after a series of fires and faulty braking systems prompted mass recalls in South Korea. According to Reuters, Hyundai was reviewing the end of Kona EV sales in South Korea, while an unidentified source said sales would continue in Europe. The […] The post Hyundai Ends Kona EV Sales in South Korea appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: South Korea, Europe, Technology, Safety, Quality, Green, Recall, Electric Vehicles, Korea, Autos, Hyundai, Kona, Hyundai Motor Company, News Blog, US Market, Kona EV


Kawasaki Ninja ZX-14R Recall

Missing Brake Component Kawasaki issued a recall on all 2021 Ninja ZX-14R motorcycles due to a potentially missing brake component. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration noted in published documents that about 84 of the motorcycles built between August 3 and September 23 of 2020 are impacted.  The issue is that there could be a missing component in the front brake master cylinder that could cause issues with the hydraulic fluid flow. If the component is missing you could experience...
Tags: Recall, Motorcycles, Nhtsa, Kawasaki, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Kawasaki Ninja, Motorcycle News, Missing Brake Component Kawasaki


Tesla recalls nearly 10,000 Model X and Model Y vehicles

Tesla is recalling 9,136 Model X vehicles and 401 Model Y vehicles over separate safety issues.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Tesla, Recall, Model X, Model Y, Breaking Twitter


GM to recall 6 million vehicles in U.S. over Takata airbag issue

General Motors (GM) is set to recall 5.9 million vehicles in the U.S. to replace potentially dangerous Takata airbag inflators.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, General Motors, Recall, Gm, Takata, Nhtsa, General Motors GM, Takata Airbags, Breaking Twitter


RECALL: Can-Am’s Ryker Could Leave You Without a Wheel

This is a motorcycle blog, but if trike-type vehicles are your thing that’s okay too – here’s some rare trike content for you. If you managed to snag a 2020 Can-Am Ryker, be aware that Bombardier just sent out a recall notice for the vehicle regarding the front wheel assembly. When the Rykers are delivered to dealers, they come without the front wheel attached to save space and money on shipping and transport; leaving it up to the dealership to assemble the front wheel and a few other components...
Tags: News, Recall, Motorcycles, Trike, Bombardier, Motorcycle News, Can-Am, Ryker, Can-Am Motorcycles, Can-Am Ryker


Braking Bad: Ford Recalls Mustang for Brake Pedal Problems

Hey, it’s Monday – you can’t blame us for picking that low hanging fruit in the headline. Bad puns aside, owners of certain 2020 model-year Mustangs equipped with a slushbox should visit their dealership post-haste to rectify what could be a terrifying problem. According to the safety nerds at NHTSA, the brake pedal bracket in […] The post Braking Bad: Ford Recalls Mustang for Brake Pedal Problems appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Recall, Ford, Autos, Mustang, Brakes, Nhtsa, Mustangs, News Blog, Ford Recalls Mustang


C8 Corvette ‘Frunk’ Over-the-air Update Underway

Owners of the newly mid-engined Chevrolet Corvette might notice a new message greeting them this week, now that a solution to a recent recall concerning the 2020 C8 ‘Vette’s “frunk” appears to be underway. C8 owners have complained of their front-end trunk’s (frunk’s) lid opening while on the road, leading to a dangerous situation as […] The post C8 Corvette ‘Frunk’ Over-the-air Update Underway appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, General Motors, Recall, Gm, Autos, Chevrolet, Corvette, Chevrolet Corvette, News Blog, C8, C8 Corvette, Frunk


PSA PSA: Replacement Jack Stands Recalled

The Harbor Freight saga continues, with the company now issuing a recall of the jack stands meant to replace earlier jack stands recalled due to their collapse risk. After calling back its 3- and 6-ton Pittsburgh brand stands, the tool company learned of a mechanic who did exactly as he was told, trading in his […] The post PSA PSA: Replacement Jack Stands Recalled appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Quality, Recall, Psa, Autos, Pittsburgh, News Blog, Harbor Freight, Jack Stands


One of the world’s premier supercars hit with recall over fire risk

Besides the McLaren Senna, other recalled cars include the 720S, GT, and 570GT
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Mclaren, Supercar, Senna, McLaren Senna


Lost in Transmission: Ford Recalls Nearly 68,000 2020 Pickups and Expeditions

Ford has recalled nearly 68,000 vehicles manufactured at the start of 2020 and sold in North America, saying the cars suffer from a potential manufacturing defect where the clip that locks the gearshift cable to the transmission can become unseated. While the company says it isn’t aware of any incidents related to the issue, a decoupling […] The post Lost in Transmission: Ford Recalls Nearly 68,000 2020 Pickups and Expeditions appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Recall, Ford, Autos, F-150, North America, Ranger, Expedition, Ford Ranger, News Blog, 10-speed Automatic, F Series, Ford Motor Co. 2020


Hyundai/Kia Issue Recalls Over Fuel Line Leak, Fire Risk

Hyundai is reportedly recalling around 207,000 Sonata models in the U.S. over a fuel hose issue that could create a fire hazard. Kia issued a recall on 142,000 Optima sedans and 51,000 Sedonas minivans for the same issue. While there doesn’t appear to be any injuries stemming from the problem, Hyundai Motor Group has notified […] The post Hyundai/Kia Issue Recalls Over Fuel Line Leak, Fire Risk appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Recall, Autos, Fire Risk, Hyundai, Kia, Kia Optima, Hyundai Motor Group, Hyundai Kia, Hyundai Sonata, Kia Sedona, News Blog, Safety Recall, Automotive Recalls, Factory Recalls


Ford recalls 230,000 vehicles over suspension issue that could cause a crash

Ford's latest safety recall affects several vehicle types that may have a serious problem with the suspension.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Ford, Taurus, Ford Taurus, FLEX, Ford Flex


NHTSA Mulls Petition Seeking Tesla Recall Investigation

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration agreed to review a petition requesting the agency formally investigate 500,000 vehicles manufactured by Tesla Motors. The petition cites 127 consumer complaints to NHTSA involving models produced since 2012 and asks the NHTSA look into 500,000 units it believes may need to be recalled. Many of the complaints involve incidents […] The post NHTSA Mulls Petition Seeking Tesla Recall Investigation appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Tesla, Recall, Autos, Petition, Tesla Motors, Nhtsa, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, News Blog, Tesla Inc, Recall investigation


Toyota to recall nearly 700,000 newer vehicles that could stall mid-drive

Toyota is recalling nearly 700,000 vehicles across multiple models. It's down to a faulty fuel pump, which, if it fails, could lead to a stall and potentially an accident.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Lexus, Toyota


Fault with Mazda3’s emergency braking system could cause random activation

The latest vehicle recall involves the Mazda3, with some recent models at risk of activating the emergency braking system even when there's nothing ahead.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Mazda, Mazda3


Phantom Braking Leads to Mazda 3 Recall

A system designed to detect obstacles on the road ahead and automatically apply the brakes is acting up in current-generation Mazda 3 vehicles. Seems it’s seeing things that aren’t there. On Friday, Mazda announced a recall of 35,390 Mazda 3 sedans and hatchbacks in the U.S., spanning the 2019 and 2020 model years. The company […] The post appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Quality, Recall, Autos, Mazda, News Blog, Automatic Emergency Braking, Mazda 3


GM Recalls More Than 900,000 Vehicles Worldwide Over Brake and Battery Issues

General Motors is recalling more than 900,000 vehicles across the globe to addresses issues from separate campaigns — one of which poses an always-exciting fire risk. On Thursday, the automaker announced a callback of more than 400,00 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks from the 2019-2020 model years. The manufacturer is concerned that pickups’ battery positive […] The post GM Recalls More Than 900,000 Vehicles Worldwide Over Brake and Battery Issues appeared first on The Truth About ...
Tags: Repairs, Safety, General Motors, Recall, Recalls, Gm, Autos, Fire Risk, Cadillac CT6, Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, News Blog, Braking Issues


More than 600,000 GM pickups and SUVs being recalled for a braking problem

The automaker says the underlying cause of the problem relates to incorrect axle-ratio calibrations in the electronic brake control module.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Gm, Chevrolet, Brakes, Automotive News


Ford issues safety recalls for three vehicle models in North America

Ford has issued a North American recall notice for the 2015-17 Ford Transit Van, select 2019 Ford Edge vehicles, and select 2019 Ford Expeditions and 2019 Lincoln Navigators.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Ford, North America, Automotive News, Ford Transit, Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator, Ford Edge


Subaru recalls 360,000 Forester SUVs over airbag deactivation issue

If you’re driving a Subaru Forester that rolled off the production line between 2015 and 2018, you may have to have a repair carried out to fix an airbag deactivation issue.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Subaru, Subaru Forester, Forester


Recall Redux: Fiat Chrysler Calls Back 600,000 Vehicles for Problems You’ve Already Heard About

Sudden stalls. Tailgates that open on their own. These issues formed the basis of two Fiat Chrysler recalls in 2018, and, one year later, history is repeating itself. On Friday, the automaker called back roughly 600,000 Chrysler Pacifica minivans and Ram pickups for the same ghost-in-the-machine phenomena that led to the earlier recalls. Included in […] The post Recall Redux: Fiat Chrysler Calls Back 600,000 Vehicles for Problems You’ve Already Heard About appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Quality, Recall, Ram, Fca, Autos, Chrysler, Trucks, Pacifica, Fiat Chrysler, Chrysler Pacifica, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, News Blog, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500


Ford Again Shifts Into Recall Mode, Citing Rollaway Risk

Recalls to prevent cars from rolling away from their owners have become commonplace, and Ford is no stranger to the phenomenon. Last year, the automaker recalled 550,000 Fusions and Escapes to replace vulnerable automatic transmission shift cables that could leave the car in the wrong gear, regardless of where the driver positions the shift lever. […] The post Ford Again Shifts Into Recall Mode, Citing Rollaway Risk appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Safety, Quality, Recall, Ford, Autos, Ford Fusion, Ford Ranger, News Blog, Rollaways


Mazda Recalls Almost 190,000 Cars Due to Possible Windshield Wiper Failure

Dealers will replace the front wiper control module at no cost to owners
Tags: News, Uncategorized, Cars, Recall, Onetime


Piston Slap: A Big Problem with PODS?

David writes: Sajeev, Almost every rental car I’ve driven, regardless of make or model, in the last 18 to 24 months, particularly in the Bay Area and especially if the car has 20,000 or more miles, has the passenger detection system for turning the airbag on/off broken. Ford, GM, Hyundai, Kia, Nissan, it doesn’t matter. […] The post Piston Slap: A Big Problem with PODS? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: David, Recall, Autos, Rental Car, Airbag, Bay Area, News Blog, Piston Slap, Passenger Airbag, Passenger Occupant Detection Systems, Sajeev Almost, Ford GM Hyundai Kia Nissan


Fiat Chrysler Recalls a Bevy of Models Following In-use Emissions Tests

It’s not just TTAC readers’ favorite crossover, the Dodge Journey, that’s under recall for emissions non-compliance — the same callback order impacts such vehicles as the first-generation Jeep Patriot and Compass, Dodge Caliber and Avenger, and Chrysler 200. Fiat Chrysler claims its voluntary recall of 862,520 vehicles in the U.S. isn’t a big deal, as the automaker […] The post Fiat Chrysler Recalls a Bevy of Models Following In-use Emissions Tests appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Recall, Fca, Autos, Chrysler, Epa, Emissions, Fiat Chrysler, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, Dodge Journey, Dodge Caliber, Dodge Avenger, Chrysler 200, News Blog, Avenger, Jeep Patriot, Compass Dodge Caliber


Check to see if your Honda or Acura vehicle is part of the latest Takata recall

Honda has recalled more than a million vehicles in the U.S. that contain faulty and potentially lethal Takata airbag inflators. The notice is part of an ongoing recall by 19 automakers that affects tens of millions of vehicles. The post Check to see if your Honda or Acura vehicle is part of the latest Takata recall appeared first on Digital Trends.
Tags: News, Cars, Trends, Recall, Takata, Honda, Takata Recall, Takata Airbags


Porsche Issues Recall and Stop-Sale on 718 Cayman and Boxster Models

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Tags: News, Safety, Recall, Autos, Cayman, Porsche Cayman, Porsche Boxster, 718, Boxster



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