A record 51.26 million vehicle recalls were issued in 2015, led by notices for defective Takata airbags.That number may continue to rise, as industry experts have forecast more frequent and larger auto recalls in the future due to increased scrutiny by federal regulators and an increase in the number of public complaints.While manufacturers are required … Continue reading Has Your Vehicle Been Recalled? Here’s How You Can Find Out
Japanese airbag maker Takata announced in mid-May that it is almost doubling the size of its recall for faulty airbags to a total of about 34 million vehicles — equal to roughly 1-of-7 vehicles on U.S. roads.According to CNN, it’s now the largest auto recall in history and one of the largest consumer products recalls … Continue reading Airbag Recall Rises to 34 Million; How to Check If Yours Is Affected
As many as 11 million vehicles in the U.S. could have potentially dangerous air bags. Are you driving one of them?If you’re not sure, that’s understandable.It’s been more than 19 months since Japanese auto parts manufacturer Takata first announced the potentially life-threatening fault with air bags it manufactured 2002-08, and a lot of information — some … Continue reading Do Your Vehicle’s Air Bags Need to be Replaced?
Dodge and Jeep announced two recalls today affecting 503,000 vehicles: 2010-2014 model year Dodge Ram diesel trucks with 6.7-liter Cummins diesel engines are being recalled due to an overheating problem; and 2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs are being recalled due to stability controls that might not work. Learn more: http://usat.ly/1E1sWu
Chrysler is recalling model year 2010-2012 Jeep Patriot and Compass SUVs to fix a sensor-activated restraint system and model year 2012-2013 Jeep Wrangler SUVs to address concerns that a power steering component may cause premature wear by rubbing against a transmission oil cooler line.\n\nThe company is challenging the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recent request … Continue reading Chrysler Recalling Jeep Patriot, Compass and Wrangler SUVs