Recalls

2004-2008 Mazda RX-8: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Wed Jun 07 09:52:56 GMT-06:00 2017


CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 35,300 model-year 2004 Mazda RX-8 sports cars are being recalled for a faulty ball joint socket, and approximately 69,400 model-year 2004-08 RX-8s are being recalled for a fuel pump pipe issue The Problem: For the recall… Read More

2004-2008 Mazda RX-8: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Wed Jun 07 09:52:56 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 35,300 model-year 2004 Mazda RX-8 sports cars are being recalled for a faulty ball joint socket, and approximately 69,400 model-year 2004-08 RX-8s are being recalled for a fuel pump pipe issue The Problem: For the recall… Read More

2005-2008 BMW 7 Series, Alpina B7: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Fri May 26 08:52:09 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 45,500 model-year 2005-08 BMW 745i, 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, 760Li and Alpina B7 sedans equipped with both the Comfort Access and Soft Close Automatic options The Problem: The doors may appear to be closed and latched… Read More

2013-2017 Toyota Tundra, Sequoia: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Thu May 25 09:17:44 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,300 model-year 2013-17 Toyota Tundra pickup trucks and Sequoia SUVs The Problem: Vehicles accessorized with Southeast Toyota 20-inch Rockstar wheels installed by Southeast Toyota or a Southeast Toyota dealer were installed with lugnuts that may crack… Read More

2017 Ford F-150, Explorer and Super Duty: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Wed May 24 09:34:39 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,200 model-year 2017 Ford F-150 pickup trucks built at the Dearborn Truck Plant between Dec. 11 and Dec. 16, 2016, and at the Kansas City Assembly Plant between Dec. 8 and Dec. 9, 2016; model-year 2017… Read More

2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz and 2017 Mercedes-AMG Roadsters: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Mon May 22 08:50:23 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 6,000 model-year 2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK250, model-year 2016 SLK350 and model-year 2016-17 SLC300 roadsters; and model-year 2017 Mercedes-AMG SLC43 roadsters The Problem: The electronic stability control system software may incorrectly keep the brakes slightly applied, which may… Read More

VW Diesel Crisis: Timeline of Events

By Cars.com staff on Fri May 19 13:10:04 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Researchers first raised concerns about Volkswagen diesel emissions in mid-2014, culminating in the disclosure of alleged "defeat devices" installed in nearly 600,000 Volkswagen diesel cars from the 2009-2016 model years. Below is a timeline of major events; we'll… Read More

More VW Diesels Get Emissions Fix

By Kelsey Mays on Fri May 19 13:01:54 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — The Volkswagen Group has received regulatory approval to fix more than 84,000 cars with a batch of diesel four-cylinder engines involved in its ongoing diesel-emissions scandal. The EPA and California Air Resources Board have approved a fix for… Read More

Is Your Car Part of the Takata Airbag Recall?

By Kelsey Mays on Fri May 19 11:50:00 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM — Which cars are included in the Takata airbag inflator recall? As of early January 2017, the massive airbag inflator recall already covered 46 million airbag inflators in 29 million cars in the U.S. after a massive expansion earlier in 2016… Read More

2017 Jeep Compass: Recall Alert

By Brian Normile on Fri May 19 10:43:39 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 1,200 model-year 2017 Jeep Compass SUVs equipped with a six-speed transmission The Problem: The left front half-shaft may not be seated properly, which could disengage it from the transmission, break or both, causing a loss of… Read More

2016-2017 Chevrolet Spark: Recall Alert

By Patrick Masterson on Fri May 19 09:51:18 GMT-06:00 2017

CARS.COM Vehicles Affected: Approximately 55,000 model-year 2016-17 Chevrolet Spark hatchbacks The Problem: If a young child is improperly seated and not wearing a seat belt while in the front passenger seat, deployment of the front passenger airbag in a crash… Read More