Ongoing Takata Airbag Recall Targets 6 Million GM Trucks and SUVs
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AutomotiveFebruary 11, 2021

Ongoing Takata Airbag Recall Targets 6 Million GM Trucks and SUVs

GM model trucks and SUVs manufactured from 2007 to 2014 are part of the most recent recall stemming from the exploding Takata airbag issue. Information to vehicle owners will be sent beginning March 1, 2021. 

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AutomotiveFebruary 3, 2021

Tesla Recall Set To Happen Despite Pushback

After an initial pushback for a recall due to touchscreen failure from Tesla, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has deemed the system failure as necessary recall. While no crashes have been related to the issue the NHTSA is holding Tesla responsible to replace the screens as a recall on certain Model S and Model X vehicles.

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AutomotiveJanuary 20, 2021

Ford Required to Recall Vehicles Due To Takata Airbag

The ongoing Takata airbag recall inflates once more as Ford is required to recall more than 3 million vehicles after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rejected a petition claiming the defect did not pose risk. The defect is responsible for 27 deaths worldwide and numerous injuries. 

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AutomotiveOctober 30, 2020

Toyota Fuel Pump Recall Tops 5.8 Millions Vehicles Affected

A recall affecting more than 40 vehicle lines in the United States covering the majority of the Toyota and Lexus models has had an additional 1.5 million vehicles added bringing the total to 5.8 million worldwide. Faulty fuel pumps have been identified as the issue causing vehicles to stall and suddenly stop operating.

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AutomotiveOctober 1, 2020

Backup Cameras Root of 700,000 Vehicle Ford Recall

Ford is recalling 10 models of vehicles including the top-selling F-Series truck. Poor electrical connection causing distorted images or a black screen for the backup camera has been determined as the cause. The recall is set to begin November 7.

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AutomotiveAugust 31, 2020

New SaferCar App Tracks Vehicle Recalls and More

National Highway Traffic Administration (NHTSA) has launches a free app that tracks your vehicles recalls so you don’t have to. Available for both iOS and Android, this app can track multiple vehicles in your virtual garage as well as accessories such as car seats or auto-related equipment.

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AutomotiveAugust 24, 2020

Nearly 500,00 Vehicles of Popular Honda Models Recalled

Faulty software programming for rearview camera images are at the center of a recall by Honda. Increased risk of crash due to delayed or inoperative display for Pilot, Odyssey and Passport models.

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AutomotiveJune 5, 2020

Nissan Recalling Almost 1.9M Cars

Nissan is issuing a fourth recall that covers nearly 1.9 millions Altima vehicles manufactured between 2013 and 2018 to fix a latch issue with the hood that can cause it to fly open while the vehicles are in motion.

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AutomotiveMay 5, 2020

More Than 15.9 Million Airbags Not Fixed

The recall issued earlier this year due to airbags exploding at deployment containing sharp metal objects that has killed 16 people is still a major existing recall. Millions of vehicles are still on the road that have not been serviced to address this issue. 

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AutomotiveApril 29, 2020

Round Up of Car Recalls

Things you may have missed during the pandemic include a recall on your car. Here’s a listing of every recall this year (so far).

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