Recalls

Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Recall Repairs to Continue

By Fred Meier on Mon Jun 26 15:50:25 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM —Takata, whose faulty airbag inflators led to the largest automotive recall ever, has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and its U.S. unit filed here. It will complete the stunning collapse of one of the world's largest suppliers of… Read More

Takata Files for Bankruptcy, Recall Repairs to Continue

By Fred Meier on Mon Jun 26 15:50:25 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM —Takata, whose faulty airbag inflators led to the largest automotive recall ever, has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and its U.S. unit filed here. It will complete the stunning collapse of one of the world's largest suppliers of… Read More

2014-2016 Chevrolet SS: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jun 26 08:55:56 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 6,200 model-year 2014-16 Chevrolet SS sedans The Problem: Corrosion of the connector between the electric power steering module and the torque sensor connector may cause a loss of electric power steering assist, requiring greater steering effort… Read More

2017-2018 BMW M760: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Jun 22 09:17:57 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 200 model-year 2017-18 BMW M760Li xDrive luxury performance sedans The Problem: An incorrect engine oil cooler line may have been installed, causing an oil leak in the engine compartment. If oil leaks onto the front brake… Read More

Britax B-Safe Infant Car Seats: Recall Alert

By Jennifer Geiger on Wed Jun 21 09:38:27 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Car Seats Affected: Approximately 207,000 Britax B-Safe infant-safety seats, including B-Safe 35, B-Safe 35 Travel Systems, B-Safe 35 Elite, B-Safe 35 Elite Travel Systems and BOB B-Safe Only seats manufactured between Nov. 1, 2015, and May 31, 2017, with… Read More

Decision on FCA Diesel Fix Could Take a While: Feds

By Kelsey Mays and Fred Meier, Cars.com on Thu Jun 15 15:14:03 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — A Justice Department lawyer told a court hearing that it could be "weeks or months" before there is a decision to approve or reject Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' proposed software fix for excess emissions by its light diesel engines. Related:… Read More

2017 Volvo XC90: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Thu Jun 15 10:36:14 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,300 model-year 2017 Volvo XC90 luxury SUVs The Problem: The micro gas generator — a part used within the right-hand side seat belt retractor for third-row seats — may detach after the seat belt retractor pretensioner… Read More

2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on Thu Jun 15 09:57:06 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 209,000 model-year 2011-12 Dodge Grand Caravan minivans The Problem: The driver's frontal airbag may unexpectedly deploy if the airbag wiring harness gets chafed within the steering wheel and short circuits, increasing the risk of a crash… Read More

2010-2012 Porsche Panamera, Cayenne: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on Wed Jun 14 10:09:55 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 18,000 model-year 2010-12 Porsche Panamera S, Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo hatchbacks, model-year 2011-12 Panamera and Panamera 4 hatchbacks, and model-year 2011 Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo SUVs The Problem: Camshaft controllers may come loose inside… Read More

2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on Tue Jun 13 08:52:59 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,400 model-year 2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid minivans The Problem: Diodes may stop functioning, resulting in a loss of propulsion and increasing the risk of a crash. The Fix: Chrysler manufacturer Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will upgrade the… Read More

2017 Chrysler Pacifica: Recall Alert

By Matt Schmitz on Mon Jun 12 11:29:20 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 370 model-year 2017 Chrysler Pacifica lowered-floor minivans modified by Vantage Mobility for wheelchair accessibility The Problem: The rear brake lines might have been crossed during the modification, which would cause the rear antilock brake system to… Read More