Hyundai Recall Certain 2017 Elantra’s for faulty brake assist.

While Hyundai Motor Company is known for and has been awarded 2016 Top Safety Pick+ from the Insurance Institute for Highway, one of its safety features is under recall.   Hyundai is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles.  The affected vehicles may have a brake booster failure that can result in a loss of power brake assist.  […]

GM is Recalls Certain ’16-’17 Chevy Cruze Vehicles Known Seat Back Frame Issues

GM is recalling certain model year 2016 and 2017 Chevrolet Cruize vehicles, a bracket used in the driver and front passenger seat-back recliner mechanism could have been incorrectly welded to the seat-back frame.  If involved in a car wreck, the head-restraints may not properly function and could fail to comply with the Federal Motor Vehicle […]

Continental Tires recalling certain 2015 light weight truck tires.

Continental Tire the Americas, LLC (“CTA”) is conducting a voluntary safety recall program involving approximately 325 light truck tires in the U.S. The recall began on February 3, 2017. The tires may experience localized tread wear, excessive vibration, noise and bulging in the tread area. With continued use, the tire could experience a tread separation, […]

Volkswagen Recalls 136,000 Jetta’s to test for ABS failure.

Volkswagen Jetta sedans equipped with a five-speed automatic transmission are being recalled to test the antilock brake system;  Approximately 136,000 model-year 2009-10 Jetta SportWagen wagons, Eos convertibles, GTI and Rabbit hatchbacks, and Audi A3 cars; and model-year 2010 Volkswagen Golf hatchbacks equipped with a six-speed automatic transmission. The Problem: The antilock brake system control unit may […]

Indian Motorcycle Company recalls several models for potential fuel leak

Indian Motorcycle Company is recalling some model year 2014-2017 Chief Classic, Chief Dark Horse, Chieftan, Chieftan Dark Horse, Vintage,  Springfield and Roadmaster motorcycles manufactured April 15, 2013 – to July 15, 2016.  The affected motorcycles fuel rail may contact other components and could result in a fuel leak.  A fire risk is possible if fuel […]

GM is being sued over a house fire started by a 2000 Pontiac Grand Prix

GM has been sued over a 2014 car fire causing over $450,000 in damage to two homes in central Pennsylvania. reports that Erie Insurance Exchange and four of its policy holders claim the blaze resulted from an auto defect GM officials didn’t adequately address. The car was among 1.1 million recalled by GM for […]

Suzuki Recalls 2016 GSX-S1000 Models

Suzuki Motor of America has issued a recall through the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) for certain 2016 GSX-S1000, GSX-S1000A and GSX-s1000FA motorcycles due to a potential front brake caliper issue. Affected motorcycles may leak brake fluid from the front brake caliper, according to the NHTSA release. There are potentially 600 units affected by […]

30,000 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs Recalled

Approximately 30,000 – 2016 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee SUVs manufactured between Feb. 10 and April 28, 2016, and equipped with a 3.6-liter engine built at the Saltillo Engine Plant in Mexico are being recalled. During engine assembly, the fuel rail crossover tube may have been damaged and, over time, may result in a fuel leak, […]

Nissan recalling 120K vehicles that may catch on fire

Japanese automaker Nissan issued a recall to over 120,000 vehicles in the U.S. due to a problem that could result in the vehicles catching fire, a September 9 article of the Los Angeles Times reported. Documents submitted to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) revealed that brake fluid may seep from the antilock brake pumps […]

Bimbo Bakeries recalls potentially contaminated snacks

Nearly 500,000 units of snacks sold in 30 states are being recalled by Bimbo Bakeries after plastic bits were found mixed in with the products. The processed pastries are liable to cause injuries to consumers, a report of CNN stated on August 31. According to the recall, the affected chocolate chip muffin and brownies packages may […]