Latest Automobile recalls News

Over 1M Teslas recalled because windows can pinch fingers

Sep. 22, 2022 08:26 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million vehicles in the U.S. because the windows can pinch a person's fingers when being rolled up. Tesla says in documents posted Thursday by U.S. safety regulators that the automatic window reversal system may not react correctly after...

Nissan recalls over 200K pickups due to risk of rolling away

Sep. 15, 2022 15:41 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nissan is recalling more than 203,000 pickup trucks in the U.S. because they can roll away unexpectedly when shifted into park. The recall covers Frontier and Titan pickups from the 2020 through 2023 model years. Nissan says in documents posted Thursday by U.S....

Cruise updates software for autonomous vehicles after crash

Sep. 01, 2022 12:44 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — An autonomous robotaxi run by Cruise LLC got into a crash while making a left turn, causing the company to recall 80 vehicles with a software update. The San Francisco-based unit of General Motors says the crash happened about 11 p.m. on June 3. The company says it...

Ford recalls SUVs; heating and cooling fans can catch fire

Sep. 01, 2022 10:32 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling nearly 200,000 large SUVs in the U.S. because the heating and cooling fan motors can fail and catch fire. The recall covers Ford Expeditions and Lincoln Navigators from the 2015 through 2017 model years. The Dearborn, Michigan,...

Ford recalls pickups, cars to fix cloudy rear camera lens

Aug. 31, 2022 07:40 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Ford is recalling more than 277,000 pickup trucks and cars in the U.S. because the rear view camera lens can get cloudy and reduce visibility for the driver. The recall covers certain F-250, 350 and 450 trucks as well as the Lincoln Continental, all from the 2017...

Park outside: Fire risk prompts Hyundai, Kia hitch recalls

Aug. 23, 2022 09:14 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Hyundai and Kia are telling owners of some of their large SUVs to park them outdoors and away from buildings after a series of fires involving trailer hitch wiring. The Korean automakers are recalling more than 281,000 vehicles in the U.S. because of the problem, but...

GM recalls 484K big SUVs to fix problem third-row seat belts

Aug. 16, 2022 08:48 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors is recalling more than 484,000 large SUVs in the U.S. to fix a problem that can cause the third-row seat belts to malfunction. The recall covers Chevrolet Suburbans and Tahoes, Cadillac Escalades and GMC Yukons from the 2021 and 2022 model years. ...

Kia recalls sedans because plates in ceiling can come loose

Aug. 09, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Kia is recalling nearly 260,000 older midsize cars in the U.S. because plates in the ceiling can come loose if the side curtain air bags inflate in a crash. The recall covers certain 2012 and 2013 Optima sedans. The automaker says headliner pates on both sides of the...

US opens 3 probes of safety issues in Stellantis vehicles

Jul. 26, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — U.S. safety regulators have opened three investigations into safety issues with about 1.65 million vehicles made by Stellantis. The largest probe covers 1.34 million Jeep Cherokee small SUVs from the 2014 through 2020 model years. The National Highway Traffic Safety...

Hyundai exec vows to improve company's safety track record

Jul. 22, 2022 11:52 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Clogged oil ports, electrical shorts and leaks of brake fluid are only some of the safety problems that have caused multiple fires and forced Hyundai and Kia to recall millions of vehicles in the past seven years. Now, Hyundai, the larger of the two affiliated Korean...