Tag archives for Recalls

Recall Central: Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, Honda Accord, Honda Fit

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2014 Chevrolet Silverado, 2014 GMC Sierra The Problem: The passenger airbag in crew cab models of the trucks may not inflate in a crash, potentially causing more injuries to the passenger. General Motors says it doesn’t have any reports of crashes or injuries resulting from this problem, however. The Fix: GM will inspect affected 2014 Chevrolet Silverado ...

Recall Central: Toyota FJ Cruiser Headlights, Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Seatbelts

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2007-2013 Toyota FJ Cruiser The Problem: Models equipped with the optional Toyota Auxiliary Driving Lamp kit are brighter than allowed by federal law. Because of the way the 55-watt, add-on driving lights are angled, they are too bright when combined with the output from the FJ Cruiser’s factory headlights. That could dazzle oncoming drivers, potentially causing ...

Recall Roundup: 87,000 Toyota Prius and Lexus HS 250h Hybrids

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2010 Toyota Prius and 2010 Lexus HS 250h The Problem: Due to vibration, the brake pressure accumulator could develop a fatigue crack on an internal part. Toyota has yet to disclose what could happen if the accumulator cracks, but has stated that there have been no reported injuries or accidents related to the problem. The Fix: Owners ...

2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, Other GMT 360 SUVs Recalled for Electrical Short

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193,652 2006 and 2007 model year General Motors SUVs are being recalled for a short in the driver’s side electrical panel module caused by a potential water leak in the driver’s side door. The recall affects the Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, and related GMT 360 SUV models Buick Rainier, Saab 9-7x and Isuzu Ascender. Owners of ...

Recalls: 54,686 Chevrolet, GMC, Cadillac Trucks and SUVs for Steering Column Issue

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GM is recalling 55,000 2013-model-year Chevrolet, GMC, and Cadillac trucks and SUVs for a potential problem relating to the steering column. The Problem: On certain General Motors trucks and SUVs built in November and December 2012, the parking-lock cable may be fractured or the lock actuator may not have been built correctly. That means that a ...

Recalled: 145,000 Chevrolet Colorado, GMC Canyon Trucks for Hood Latch Issue

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GM has issued a recall for 2010-2012 Chevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon trucks that could affect more than 145,000 vehicles worldwide. The Problem: 2010-2012 Chevrolet Colorados and 2010-2012 GMC Canyons made from November 9, 2009 through August 28, 2012 may have a hood that’s missing the secondary hood latch. If the primary hood latch is not ...

GM OnStar Glitch Affects 60,000 Vehicles Including 2013 Chevy Cruze, Equinox

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General Motors has discovered a software issue affecting the OnStar system on about 60,000 vehicles. An Automotive News report says the glitch affects the following model year 2013 cars and crossovers: Chevrolet Cruze, Equinox, and Volt; Cadillac XTS and ATS; Buick Verano; and GMC Terrain. A number of 2012 Cadillac SRX crossovers also have ...

Electric Motor Issue: 2013 Chevrolet Volt Software Getting Reflashed

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General Motors is updating the software on certain 2013 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid vehicles to fix an anomaly that could shut down the electric motor while driving, GM spokeswoman Michelle Malcho tells us. A few Volt owners have reported the issue to the automaker, saying that the electric motor temporarily stopped working after using the ...

2012 Chevy Cruze Added to NHTSA Fire Probe, 2013 Malibu Software Recall

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2011-2012 Chevrolet Cruze In April, we reported that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration began a probe into Chevrolet Cruze engine bay fires. Now, the NHTSA has added the 2012 Cruze model to the investigation. The probe originally covered 177,000 vehicles, but has expanded to 370,000 units since the 2012 model year was added to the investigation, ...

Recalls: 2007-2009 Chevrolet Cobalt, Equinox Fuel Pump; 2012 Nissan Frontier, Pathfinder Wheel Hub

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General Motors is recalling 2007-2009 model year Chevrolet Cobalt and Pontiac G5 models, and 2007 model Chevrolet Equinox and Pontiac Torrent models, and the 2007 Saturn Ion for a faulty fuel pump on units sold in Arizona, California, Florida, Nevada, and Texas. Nissan is also recalling 2012 model year Frontier, Xterra and Pathfinder two-wheel-drive models ...