recalls

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Taurus, Flex and Lincoln MKS, MKT

By Matt Schmitz on July 31, 2015


Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2015 Ford Taurus sedans, Flex SUVs and Lincoln MKS sedans all manufactured between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year MKT SUVs manufactured between May 4 and May 21; and model-year 2015-16 Ford Explorer SUVs… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Taurus, Flex and Lincoln MKS, MKT

By Matt Schmitz on July 31, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 7,000 model-year 2015 Ford Taurus sedans, Flex SUVs and Lincoln MKS sedans all manufactured between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year MKT SUVs manufactured between May 4 and May 21; and model-year 2015-16 Ford Explorer SUVs… Read More

Recall Alert: 2013-2016 Cadillac ATS

By Matt Schmitz on July 29, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 64,000 model-year 2013-16 Cadillac ATS sedans; this is an expansion of a previous recall of model-year 2013-15 ATS sedans for the same problem. The 2016 model year has been added to the new recall, and 70 percent… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Mini Cooper Hardtop Two Door, 2015 John Cooper Works Two Door

By Jennifer Geiger on July 29, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 30,400 model-year 2014-15 Mini Cooper Hardtop Two Door models and S models as well as model-year 2015 John Cooper Works Two Door models The Problem: According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the affected vehicles do… Read More

Recall Alert: 2016 Kia Sorento

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,600 model-year 2016 Kia Sorento SUVs manufactured between Oct. 23 and Dec. 10, 2014 The Problem: The front-passenger seat belt's buckle latch assembly may prevent the occupant from fastening the belt, increasing the risk of an injury… Read More

Recall Alert: 2014-2015 Audi SQ5

By Matt Schmitz on July 28, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 5,625 model-year 2014-15 Audi SQ5 SUVs manufactured between May 22, 2013, and April 14, 2015 The Problem: The electric power-steering assist system may shut down in cold temperatures due to a steering motor sensor fault; if this… Read More

Chrysler, Dodge, Ram, Jeep Recalls: What Owners Should Do

By Kelsey Mays on July 27, 2015

Part of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's civil penalties on Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, which could amount to $105 million, involve several programs for owners of affected Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep and Ram vehicles. If you have an older Jeep Liberty… Read More

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles To Pay Up to $105 Million in Recall-Related Penalties

By Kelsey Mays on July 27, 2015

It's been a tumultuous week for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles. Just days after the automaker recalled 1.4 million cars over a hacking threat, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced FCA will have to pay civil penalties of up to $105… Read More

FCA Recalls 1.4 Million Cars Over Hacking

By Matt Schmitz on July 24, 2015

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles issued a voluntary recall today that addresses concerns over remote hacking of some of its vehicles. The company says the network itself has been repaired as of July 23, so the specific hack can't occur. Related: Hackers… Read More

Recall Alert: 2011-2015 Dodge Journey

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 144,000 model-year 2011-15 Dodge Journey SUVs equipped with the 2.4-liter four-cylinder engine The Problem: The plastic engine cover may become dislodged and, if it comes into contact with exhaust components, pose a fire risk. The problem was… Read More

Recall Alert: 2015-2016 Ford and Lincoln SUVs, 2015 Sedans

By Matt Schmitz on July 22, 2015

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 8,000 model-year 2015-16 Ford Explorer SUVs manufactured at the automaker's Chicago Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 23, 2015; model-year 2015 Taurus sedans manufactured at the Chicago Assembly Plant between May 4 and May 23, 2015;… Read More