Latest Automobile recalls News

FILE - This June 25, 2017 file, photo shows TK Holdings Inc. headquarters in Auburn Hills, Mich. Takata is recalling 10 million more front air bag inflators sold to 14 different automakers because they can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel. The recall is the last one the bankrupt company agreed to in a 2015 settlement with U.S. safety regulators. It could bring to a close the largest series of recalls in U.S. history. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

US won't seek recall of 56 million Takata air bag inflators

May. 7, 2020 1:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The U.S. government's highway safety agency will not force automakers to recall 56 million newer Takata air bag inflators, citing industry research that shows the devices are safe. Instead, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday it will keep monitoring the devices...

FILE - In this Feb. 14, 2019, file photo the Subaru logo on the front grill of a 2019 Subaru Impreza sedan is displayed at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh.  Subaru is recalling just over 200,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada, Tuesday, April 21, 2020,  because fuel pumps can fail and cause engines to stall. The recall covers certain 2019 Impreza, Outback, Legacy, and Ascent vehicles. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Fuel pump problem forces Subaru to recall over 200K vehicles

Apr. 21, 2020 9:35 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Subaru is recalling just over 200,000 cars and SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because fuel pumps can fail and cause engines to stall. The recall covers certain 2019 Impreza, Outback, Legacy, and Ascent vehicles. Subaru says in government documents that the low pressure fuel pump can fail....

This Feb. 14, 2019 photo shows the Chrysler logo at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh.  Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 550,000 vehicles worldwide, Tuesday, April 14, 2020,  because the windshield wiper arms can come loose and stop the wipers from working properly. The recall covers certain 2019 and 2020 Ram 1500, 1500 Classic pickups and Jeep Compass SUVs. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Fiat Chrysler recalls pickups, SUVs to fix windshield wipers

Apr. 14, 2020 9:29 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 550,000 pickup trucks and SUVs worldwide because the windshield wiper arms can come loose and stop the wipers from working properly. The recall covers certain 2019 and 2020 Ram 1500 pickups, 1500 Classic pickups and Jeep Compass SUVs. Documents posted...

FILE - This Feb. 14, 2019, file photo shows the Ram logo on the front grill of a Ram 1500 at the 2019 Pittsburgh International Auto Show in Pittsburgh. Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 365,000 vehicles mainly in North America, Wednesday, April 8, 2020,  because the rear view camera image can stay illuminated longer than allowed. The recall covers certain Ram pickups and Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, and Jeep Renegade vans and SUVs from 2019 and 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

Fiat Chrysler recalls vehicles to fix backup camera displays

Apr. 8, 2020 9:03 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 365,000 vehicles mainly in North America because the rear view camera image can stay illuminated longer than allowed. The recall covers certain Ram pickups and Chrysler Pacifica, Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee, Jeep Wrangler, and Jeep Renegade vans...

FILE - In this March 15, 2020, photograph, the company logo stands outside a Nissan dealership in Highlands Ranch, Colo. Nissan is recalling more than a quarter-million SUVs, trucks and vans worldwide, Thursday, April 2,  to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The vehicles have air bags with volatile ammonium nitrate that can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)

Nissan recalls over 250K vehicles to replace Takata air bags

Apr. 2, 2020 11:27 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling more than a quarter-million SUVs, trucks and vans worldwide to replace potentially dangerous Takata air bag inflators. The vehicles have air bags with volatile ammonium nitrate that can explode with too much force and hurl shrapnel. But they have a moisture-absorbing...

Melinda Slowinski poses for a photo in her 2013 Mercedes E 350 convertible parked in the driveway of her home in Haslett, Texas, Thursday, Feb. 13, 2020. Of all the automakers that are recalling dangerous Takata air bag inflators like the one in Slowinski's car, Mercedes is the laggard when it comes to getting the airbag repairs done. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

Mercedes has worst Takata air bag recall completion rate

Apr. 1, 2020 2:01 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Of all the automakers that are recalling dangerous Takata air bag inflators, Mercedes is the laggard when it comes to getting repairs done. The German automaker ranks last of 16 companies tracked by the U.S. government, finishing repairs in 40.1% of its recalled vehicles. All other companies...