Latest Product recalls News

Ford recalls big pickups; tailgates can open unexpectedly

Dec. 6, 2019 12:15 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Ford Motor Co. is recalling nearly 262,000 heavy-duty pickup trucks in the U.S. and Canada because the tailgates can open unexpectedly. The recall covers F-250, F-350 and F-450 trucks from the 2017 through 2019 model years. All the trucks have electric tailgate latch release switches in the...

Deadly defect found in another version of Takata airbags

Dec. 4, 2019 6:04 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A new and distinct problem has been discovered in air bags made by the now bankrupt company Takata which has led to at least one death. The recently discovered malfunction is different than the defect that led to at least 24 deaths and hundreds of injuries worldwide, though the result, like...

Fiat Chrysler recall: Ram van fans can overheat, cause fires

Nov. 27, 2019 8:10 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling over 110,000 vans in North America because cooling fan motors can overheat and cause fires. The recall covers certain Ram ProMaster vans with air conditioning from 2015 through 2018. FCA says in documents filed with U.S. regulators that fans can seize, and a...

Recall: 86 tons of chicken fried rice; may have plastic bits

Nov. 22, 2019 6:23 PM EST

OAKLAND, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi company is recalling more than 86 tons of chicken fried rice because it may contain bits of plastic. Ajinomoto Foods North America Inc. of Oakland, Mississippi, reported the problem after customers complained, according to recall notice Friday from the U.S. Department of...

Salad product recall over E. coli bacteria impacts 22 states

Nov. 21, 2019 4:18 PM EST

SWEDESBORO, N.J. (AP) — The U.S. Department of Agriculture says thousands of pounds of salad products are being recalled due to a possible E. coli contamination. The department says Missa Bay, LLC from Swedesboro, New Jersey, is recalling more than 75,000 pounds (34,020 kilograms) of salad products that...

Jeep, Dodge SUVs recalled due to risk of engines stalling

Nov. 21, 2019 9:14 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling almost 700,000 SUVs worldwide to fix a problem that can cause the engines to stall. The recall covers certain 2011 through 2013 Jeep Grand Cherokees and Dodge Durangos. Most are in North America. The company says silicon deposits on the contact points of fuel pump...

GM recalls 640K pickups; seat belts can cause carpet fires

Nov. 21, 2019 8:46 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling over 640,000 pickup trucks worldwide because hot gas from a high-tech seat belt can set the carpeting on fire. The recall covers certain 2019 and 2020 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks. Also included are some 2020 Silverado and Sierra 2500 and 3500...

Mazda recalls vehicles to replace Takata air bag inflators

Nov. 19, 2019 9:47 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Mazda is recalling nearly 117,000 U.S. vehicles for a second time to replace potentially deadly Takata air bag inflators. The action covers vehicles recalled from 2013 to 2017 that received Takata replacement inflators because parts from other manufacturers weren’t available. Included...

Fire danger causes Nissan to recall over 450,000 vehicles

Nov. 15, 2019 12:47 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling over 450,000 vehicles worldwide because a brake fluid leak could cause them to catch fire. Because of the fire risk, the company is urging owners to park the vehicles outdoors and away from structures if the antilock brake light comes on for more than 10 seconds. The...

Ford recalls F-150s; loose cable can cause stalling or fires

Nov. 14, 2019 5:11 PM EST

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford is recalling over 168,000 F-150 pickup trucks in North America to fix an electrical problem that could cause engine stalling or fires. The recall covers certain trucks from the 2019 and 2020 model years built starting June 24 until Oct. 1. Ford says the positive battery terminal...