Two Carbon Monoxide Injuries Spark Recall of 64,000 Chevrolet Volts

Chevrolet Volt owners are inadvertently leaving their plug-in hybrids runnings in their garages, causing the battery to drain, the engine to fire up, and leading to two carbon monoxide-related injuries. Now GM is recalling around 64,000 Volts. » 3/12/15 5:04pm 3/12/15 5:04pm

​Chrysler Recalling All The Hellcats For Fuel Leaks

Chrysler estimates that 2,211 Dodge Challenger and Charger Hellcats are roaming this wonderful world of ours, and every single one has just been recalled due to a possible fuel leak. And it has nothing to do with gas evaporating the moment you lay into the throttle. » 3/02/15 6:55pm 3/02/15 6:55pm

​The Takata Airbag Recall Could Include GM Vehicles

The Takata airbag recall has included over 16 million cars globally and 4.3 million in the U.S., and the latest documents filed to NHTSA include GM vehicles for the first time. » 9/26/14 8:27pm 9/26/14 8:27pm

​Ford Focus ST Forum Complaints Spark Wiring Harness Recall

For over a year, Ford Focus ST owners have been documenting dozens of cases of stalling and erratic engine behavior. After repeated inquiries by Jalopnik and Ford's own internal investigation, the automaker is issuing a recall for nearly 160,000 vehicles to solve the problem. » 8/15/14 8:12pm 8/15/14 8:12pm

​Even Harley-Davidson Is Having Ignition Problems

GM and Chrysler aren't the only one with ignition issues. Harley-Davidson is recalling over 3,300 bikes that could switch from "on" to "accessory" because of excessive vibration. » 8/01/14 2:44pm 8/01/14 2:44pm

Yup, ​GM Just Recalled A Recall

Keeping the numbers straight when you're dealing with the recall of nearly 30 million vehicles is hard, so this shouldn't come as a surprise. GM inadvertently lumped in a few hundred Cadillacs in Monday's recall of 8.4-million cars, promptly encouraging us to modify our chart. » 7/02/14 4:01pm 7/02/14 4:01pm

​Ignition Fears Spark A 700k Recall From Chrysler

Not to be left out of the recall news today, Chrysler has expanded a recall from 2010 to include another 695,957 vehicles for an ignition issue that sounds awfully familiar. » 6/30/14 8:04pm 6/30/14 8:04pm

GM Recalls 7.6 Million More Cars, Three Deaths Reported

It. Never. Ends. GM is recalling another 7.6 million vehicles for six new ignition-related safety defects in models ranging from 1997 to 2014. And according to the automaker, these recalled cars are responsible for seven crashes resulting in eight injuries and three deaths. » 6/30/14 2:45pm 6/30/14 2:45pm

Now that your inbox is your mailbox, should recalls be emailed?

Last year Congress provided the Secretary of Transportation expanded authorities on how vehicle recall notifications were sent to vehicle owners. The goal of this new authority, according to congressional report language, was to “improve efficacy.” » 6/19/13 11:26am 6/19/13 11:26am

Some 2013 Ford Escapes Might Have Fiery Fuel Leaks

Ford's telling 2013 Escape 1.6-liter owners to stop driving their cars due to a possible fuel leak. Escape owners not wanting to experience fiery death can get a loaner. It's the second new Escape recall, and third recent Escape recall. » 7/19/12 9:15am 7/19/12 9:15am

Fisker Recalls Karma Over Fire-Prone Hose Clamps, Again

Despite past recalls, your Fisker Karma may still be trying to set you on fire. Fisker is recalling 19 Karmas for improperly-mounted hose clamps, just like they did last year. » 6/05/12 2:30pm 6/05/12 2:30pm

GM to recall 38,400 Pontiac G8s over airbag issue

GM will recall 38,400 2008 and 2009 Pontiac G8s in response to a National Highway Traffic Safety Administration concern regarding the front passenger air bag modules. » 11/06/11 9:00am 11/06/11 9:00am

Harley-Davidson recalls 300,000 motorcycles

Harley-Davidson, already enduring its worst market conditions in decades, now has another problem to contend with: It has announced a recall of over 300,000 motorcycles because heat from the exhaust system may cook the rear brake-light switch, killing the brake light, and possibly leading to fluid leakage and rear… » 10/24/11 12:30pm 10/24/11 12:30pm

Ford expands F-150 air bag recall to 1.2 million

After arm-twisting by U.S. auto safety regulators, Ford will expand a recall of F-150 and Lincoln Mark LT trucks to 1.2 million vehicles from 2004-2006 model years, due to air bags that could deploy without warning. » 4/14/11 9:35am 4/14/11 9:35am

Hyundai recalling 95K Elantras over faulty airbag sensors

The recall bug's biting Hyundai today, causing them to recall 95,783 2007-2008MY Elantras over a faulty airbag sensor. Part of the service involves apologizing to owners when they see how much better the new Elantra is. » 3/18/11 10:45am 3/18/11 10:45am

Senior citizen crashes Toyota, doesn't blame the car

72-year-old Margaret Alverson crashed her Camry into a Chico, California boutique Wednesday. Rather than blame the car, she admitted mixing up the pedals. Since she was visiting a "bookkeeping service" I'm guessing she'll never read this, but good work Margaret. » 3/18/11 10:00am 3/18/11 10:00am

Honda warns mechanics of Mazda-like spider infestations

After yellow-sac spiders building webs in fuel systems forced a Mazda recall, Honda has now told mechanics to watch for the same problem on late-model Accord. John Goodman, your services are needed. » 3/10/11 12:30pm 3/10/11 12:30pm

Spiders wreak further automotive havoc

We told you this week Mazda has to recall 52,000 Mazda6 sedans because spiders like to nest in its fuel system, but that's not the worst thing a spider can do in your car. According to the Detroit News, although animals are involved in a very minor percentage of fatal crashes, Spiders, Bees and other insects are very… » 3/06/11 3:00pm 3/06/11 3:00pm

Columnist says media owes Toyota an apology...except for us

Bloomberg BusinessWeek columnist suggests the media should call FTD and ship an apology bouquet to Toyota over sudden acceleration, noting one outlet got it right. » 2/11/11 12:20pm 2/11/11 12:20pm