Category Archives: Recalls

Mini recalls select 2015 Cooper Hardtops over seats

Filed under: Recalls, Hatchback, Mini

The new Mini Cooper Hardtop only recently reached the market, but already BMW is having to recall a limited number of the hatchbacks.

The problem revolves around the front seats, whose adjustment mechanism may no… Continue reading

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Jaguar recalls 1,500 XJ sedans over brake issues

Filed under: Sedan, Recalls, Jaguar, Luxury

A problem with the hydraulic brakes on the flagship XJ sedan has prompted Jaguar to issue a recall. The issue, as publicized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in the notice you can read b… Continue reading

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Ford blows up Takata airbag recall by over 447k vehicles

Filed under: Performance, Recalls, Safety, Ford​

Ford is the latest automaker to announce an expansion to its Takata driver-side airbag inflator recall, and the latest increase adds an additional 447,310 vehicles to the nationwide total. The company… Continue reading

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10 automakers shack up in Detroit hotel to talk Takata airbags

Filed under: Recalls, Safety, BMW, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Honda, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota

Since Takata has decided not to take the lead concerning potential issues with its airbag inflators, the automakers have. Perhaps that’s unsurprisi… Continue reading

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Acura recalls 10k RLX models for headlight replacement

Filed under: Sedan, Recalls, Acura, Luxury

Acura is recalling 9,700 examples of the 2014 and 2015 RLX in the US to replace their headlights. The problem is that the reflective backing material inside the units can potentially delaminate. If this happe… Continue reading

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Takata airbag recall claims 209k Chrysler, Dodge vehicles

Filed under: Sedan, Truck, Wagon, Recalls, Safety, Chrysler, Dodge

Chrysler is expanding the scope of its front passenger side Takata airbag inflator recall yet again to include 139,115 additional vehicles for a total of 208,783 units now needing thes… Continue reading

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Mazda expands scope of vehicles affected by Takata airbag recall to 330k

Filed under: Coupe, Sedan, Recalls, Safety, Mazda

Earlier this week a Reuters report indicated that Mazda was considering a nationwide expansion of its recall for vehicles equipped with Takata airbag inflators. The company has now confirmed said expan… Continue reading

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BMW i8 recalled over possible fuel leak

Filed under: Coupe, Hybrid, Performance, Recalls, Safety, BMW, Luxury

Some 223 examples of the 2014 BMW i8, built between May 16, 2014 and September 16, 2014, are being recalled over a potential fuel leak. A bolt used to secure a ground cable from the… Continue reading

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Acura TLX sales stopped over rollaway fears

Filed under: Sedan, Recalls, Safety, Acura, Luxury

A bad indicator that could convince customers that affected cars are in park, even when they aren’t, has pushed Acura to issue a stop-sale for the V6-equipped TLX sedan. The company has already alerte… Continue reading

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Jaguar recalls 7k F-Types for two seperate issues with electrical system

Filed under: Convertible, Coupe, Sedan, Recalls, Jaguar, Luxury

Jaguar is the latest automaker to join in on the recall action from this morning, as the British automaker has announced steps it’s taking to remedy two separate problems.

The larger of … Continue reading

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