Recalls

J.D. Power Study Reveals Dismal Recall Completion Rates

By Matt Schmitz on July 26, 2016


CARS.COM — As the lottery slogan goes, "You can't win if you don't play." Likewise, when it comes to automotive recalls, you can't be safe if you don't get the problem fixed. According to a new study by J.D. Power,… Read More

J.D. Power Study Reveals Dismal Recall Completion Rates

By Matt Schmitz on July 26, 2016

CARS.COM — As the lottery slogan goes, "You can't win if you don't play." Likewise, when it comes to automotive recalls, you can't be safe if you don't get the problem fixed. According to a new study by J.D. Power,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Volkswagen CC, Golf R, Tiguan and e-Golf

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 26, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,700 model-year 2016 Volkswagen CC sedans manufactured between Jan. 12 and Feb. 3, 2016; Golf R hatchbacks and Tiguan SUVs manufactured between Nov. 25, 2015, and Jan. 28, 2016; and e-Golf electric vehicles manufactured between Nov.… Read More

Recall Alert: 7,600 Model-Year 2010-2017 GM Cars, SUVs

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 25, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,600 model-year 2016-17 Buick Verano sedans, model-year 2016 Chevrolet Malibu sedans, model-year 2013 Buick Encore SUVs, model-year 2011 Buick Regal sedans, model-year 2013-14 Buick Verano sedans, model-year 2011-16 Chevrolet Cruze cars, model-year 2010-13 Chevrolet Equinox SUVs,… Read More

VW Close to Another Proposed Fix for 2.0-Liter Diesels

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier, Cars.com on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Citing two unnamed dealers who attended a meeting with Volkswagen executives, the Associated Press reports that the automaker is close to having a new proposed fix for the diesel 2.0-liter engines at the heart of its massive emissions… Read More

Recall Alert: 323,400 Chrysler Sedans, Ram Vans and Jeep SUVs

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 323,400 model-year 2015 Chrysler 200 sedans, Ram ProMaster City vans and Jeep Renegade SUVs, and model-year 2014-15 Cherokee SUVs The Problem: An insufficient crimp in a wire harness may lead to a solenoid fault code that… Read More

Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz Still Selling Cars With Recalled Takata Airbag Inflators, Report Finds

By Kelsey Mays on July 22, 2016

CARS.COM — Mercedes-Benz and Ferrari join the list of automakers that have admitted they still use the most problematic Takata airbag inflators in new cars, according to a new U.S. Senate report. The report, issued July 20 by the Senate's… Read More

Recall Alert: 2002-2007 Mitsubishi Lancer; 2004 Lancer Wagon; 2003-2006 Lancer Evolution and Outlander; 2007-2013 Outlander V-6

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 175,000 model-year 2002-07 Mitsubishi Lancer, 2004 Lancer Wagon, 2003-06 Lancer Evolution and Outlander, and 2007-13 Outlander V-6 vehicles originally sold or ever registered in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Ford Transit Connect

By Tom Torbjornsen on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,900 model-year 2016 Ford Transit Connect vans manufactured between Feb. 22 and June 16, 2016 The Problem: The brake hydraulic control unit pump may be contaminated with metallic debris. If the brake HCU pump is contaminated,… Read More

Recall Alert: 2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala

By Matt Schmitz on July 21, 2016

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 290,000 model-year 2009-10 Chevrolet Impala sedans manufactured between April 25, 2008 and Feb. 16, 2010 The Problem: The front passenger seat frame may contact and damage the wires of the passenger presence sensor module. The passenger… Read More

BMW's 2017 Diesel Models Delayed Amid Heightened Federal Scrutiny

By Matt Schmitz on July 20, 2016

CARS.COM — In the wake of Volkswagen's diesel-emissions scandal, other automakers are facing a more arduous process for getting their 2017 diesel models certified by federal regulators. BMW confirmed to Cars.com that the U.S. sale dates of its model-year 2017… Read More