Vehicle

Is Your Uber or Lyft Ride in a Recalled Car?

Is Your Uber or Lyft Ride in a Recalled Car?

Car recalls are a common occurrence. But not every vehicle that gets recalled is repaired–including the one your Uber or Lyft driver is using. How Auto Recalls Work When something goes wrong with a batch of cars (or just a single truck), consumers can report it to the manufacturer and …

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Is This the Smallest Auto Recall of All Time?

Is This the Smallest Auto Recall of All Time?

When cars and trucks are recalled, the number is usually in the thousands. In rarer cases, more than a million vehicles might be involved. But we’ve never heard of a single truck being recalled–until now! Just One Truck in All the World The recall was issued for a solitary 2019 …

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Can Nissan Avoid a Recall of 200,000 Altimas?

Can Nissan Avoid a Recall of 200,000 Altimas?

Nissan hopes to avoid another costly recall by issuing a “service campaign” for around 200,000 Altimas. Faulty Suspension Part The affected 2013 Altimas are plagued with a potential suspension defect. If a part becomes corroded over time due to salt on the roads, it can crack and then detach from …

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Are Airbags Safe? Not for These 30,000 Volkswagen Drivers

Are Airbags Safe? Not for These 30,000 Volkswagen Drivers

If you purchased a 2015-2016 Volkswagen Tiguan crossover or CC sedan, you need to be aware of a safety recall. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration issued the recall for almost 30,000 vehicles due to a faulty airbag. A flawed capacitor in the airbag’s control unit is the culprit behind …

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Multiple Recalls Hit Mazda This July

Multiple Recalls Hit Mazda This July

A trio of Mazda recalls has been issued this month. Continue reading to learn whether or not your vehicle is affected. The 2016 MX-5 Miata has been recalled due to a faulty skid plate that can eventually fall off causing a potential hazard for other drivers. Only 2,476 vehicles were …

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Volvo Issues Recall for 500,000 Cars Worldwide

Volvo Issues Recall for 500,000 Cars Worldwide

The Volvo Company has recalled many of its diesel vehicles due to a faulty plastic intake manifold that can cause the cars to catch on fire. Volvo released a statement saying their vehicles are safe to drive, but owners should exercise caution when behind the wheel. Specific models of their …

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5 of the Most Notorious Auto Recalls Ever

5 of the Most Notorious Auto Recalls Ever

Auto recalls that put passengers’ lives at risk are nothing to mess around with. Continue reading to discover 5 of the most notorious auto recalls in recent history. The infamous “park-to-reverse” transmission defect of Ford vehicles during the 70s and 80s caused 6,000 accidents and 1,710 injuries. Although the vehicle …

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