Latest Automobile recalls News

Ford recalls 200K cars because brake lights can stay on

Jan. 19, 2022 09:05 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling about 200,000 cars in the U.S. to fix a problem that can stop the brake lights from turning off. The recall covers certain 2014 and 2015 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ midsize cars as well as some 2015 Mustangs. All were sold or registered in Texas,...

Tesla Model 3 recall over rear camera connection

Dec. 30, 2021 10:22 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla is recalling certain Model 3s because a coaxial cable for its backup camera can become worn and fail to transmit images to the dashboard console. All Model 3s from model years 2017 to 2020 are included in the recall, with as many as 356,309 cars affected,...

US steps up probe into Hyundai-Kia engine failures and fires

Dec. 27, 2021 13:10 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. auto safety regulators have stepped up a series of investigations into engine fires that have plagued Hyundai and Kia vehicles for more than six years. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says a new engineering analysis investigation covers more...

Audi recall: water can enter computer, reducing engine power

Dec. 15, 2021 11:56 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen's Audi luxury brand is recalling 289,000 SUVs in the U.S. because water can get into a control computer under the back seats. The recall covers certain 2021 and 2022 Q5 and SQ5 Sportback models and some 2018 through 2022 Q5 and SQ5 models. ...

Subaru recall: chain can slip and break, causing power loss

Dec. 15, 2021 10:26 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Subaru is recalling nearly 200,000 vehicles in the U.S. because a chain in the transmission can break, causing a loss of power. The recall covers certain 2020 Legacy and Outback vehicles, as well as some 2019 and 2020 Ascent SUVs. Subaru says in...

Gaming while driving: Tesla allows it, Mercedes does recall

Dec. 10, 2021 16:42 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — A few days after reports surfaced that Tesla allows drivers to play video games on dashboard touch screens while vehicles are moving, Mercedes-Benz has issued a U.S. recall for a similar issue. The German automaker said in documents posted Friday by U.S. regulators...

Honda recalls SUVs and pickups because hoods can fly open

Dec. 03, 2021 10:34 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Honda is recalling nearly 725,000 SUVs and pickup trucks because the hoods can open while the vehicles are moving. The recall covers certain 2019 Passports, 2016 through 2019 Pilots and 2017 through 2020 Ridgeline pickups. Honda says...

Toyota recalls Camrys to fix power brake-assist problems

Nov. 17, 2021 14:53 PM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Toyota is recalling more than 238,000 Camry sedans mainly in North America because they can suddenly lose the power assist in the brake system. The recall covers certain midsize sedans from the 2018 and 2019 model years. Toyota said...

VW Group recalls Audis; passenger air bags may be disabled

Nov. 17, 2021 09:51 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Volkswagen Group is recalling more than 240,000 Audi vehicles in the U.S. and Canada because an electric cable problem can cause a computer to disable the passenger air bag. The recall covers certain 2017 through 2020 Audi A4, RS5, A5, S4 and S5 models. ...

Stellantis recalls heavy duty diesel Rams to fix fuel pumps

Nov. 17, 2021 08:01 AM EST

DETROIT (AP) — Stellantis is recalling more than 240,000 diesel heavy-duty trucks, mainly in North America, to fix fuel pumps that can fail and cause engine stalls. The recall covers certain 2019 and 2020 heavy-duty pickups and chassis cab trucks equipped with 6.7-liter...