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Ford Recalls F-150 Trucks and Lincoln Continentals Due to Dangerous Defects

Ford Motor Co. recently issued a recall for more than 1 million F-150 pickups and thousands of Lincoln Continentals. About 1.48 million F-150 trucks are being recalled due to a possible transmission issue that could cause an accident. The Lincoln Continental recall includes over 25,000 sedans that have a door-latch defect. Are F-150 and Lincoln Continental Vehicle Owners at Risk of an Accident? Ford has selected the 2011-2013 F-150 models…
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Could 2.7 Million GM Trucks and SUVs Have Defective Brakes?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is investigating General Motors (GM) trucks and SUVs with faulty braking systems. Roughly 2.7 million vehicles sold in the United States may be affected by the issue. If you own a GM truck or SUV, here is the information you need to know. Could 2.7 Million GM Trucks and SUVs Have Defective Brakes? According to an NHTSA report, an engine-driven vacuum pump may…
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Why Is Toyota Recalling 1.4 Million Vehicles Worldwide?

As 2018 ends, Toyota continues to recall vehicles with safety issues that could put consumers in danger. Just a few months ago, we brought you news of two Toyota recalls involving over 200,000 cars here in the U.S. Now, its latest recalls are bringing 1.4 million vehicles back to dealerships worldwide. If your car is one of these vehicles, your family could be in danger. More Toyota Recalls Reveal Dangerous…
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What Does the Latest Toyota Recall Mean for Prius Drivers?

Toyota has announced another recall for defective auto parts. The Japanese automaker has issued multiple recalls over the past few months. First, several hundred thousand Toyota vehicles were added to the infamous Takata recall. Then in February, a class action suit was filed against the company for crashes caused by Prius models stalling at high speeds. Now, the manufacturer is launching two more recalls just days apart. The subject of…
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Honda Recalls 1.15 Million 2013-2016 Accord Vehicles in the U.S. for Fire Risk

A Honda recall has been issued for 1.15 million Accord vehicles sold in the United States. According to Honda, the 12-volt battery sensors used in 2013-2016 Honda Accords may cause engine fires. Honda claims the sensors are not sufficiently sealed against moisture. Over time, this moisture can attract conductive and corrosive substances like road salt. Once these substances enter the battery sensor, they can cause corrosion and electrical shorts that…
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Is It Dangerous to Drive a Hyundai Santa Fe?

United Press International (UPI) reported on two recalls involving South Korean auto manufacturer Hyundai. The larger of the two recalls concerns the Hyundai Santa Fe, the automaker’s popular Sports Utility Vehicle (SUV). That recall includes 437,400 2013-2017 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport SUVs. The Santa Fe SUVs were recalled, because the secondary hood latch on the vehicles can corrode and bind, which can lead to them failing to latch…
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Are Dodge Ram Pickup Trucks Safe? Fiat Chrysler Recalls 1.25 Million Dodge Ram Trucks Because of a Deadly Software Glitch

Recently, Fiat Chrysler recalled 1.25 million Dodge Ram pickup trucks because of a potentially deadly software glitch that can lead to the seatbelts and airbags in Dodge pickups failing to work during crashes. In the video below, auto defect attorney Stewart Eisenberg discusses what can happen to vehicle occupants if the seatbelts fail to work during a car accident.

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Auto Recall Alert: Are Vehicles with Autoliv Airbags and Seat Belts Safe?

While the Takata airbag recall has dominated headlines for some time, there are several other auto defect problems that need to be given  attention as well.. One such issue involves Autoliv Inc., which is an auto parts manufacturer like Takata. Autoliv is located in Sweden and focuses on making auto safety parts, such as airbags and seat belts. Autoliv auto parts are in approximately 1,300 different models of automobiles. As…
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Is Honda Doing Enough to Keep Vehicles with Takata Airbags Off the Road?

Officials from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently spoke to Honda about the company’s failure to do enough to notify vehicle owners about the recall on Takata airbags. Reportedly, the NHTSA expects Honda to do much more to ensure that the owners of over 300,000 Hondas with defective Takata airbags are tracked down so that the vehicles can be repaired. How Can Honda Do a Better Job of…
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Shopping for a Used Car? This Investigation Will Shock You!

Information about a frightening trend involving used cars with auto recalls recently came to light. According to KPRC-TV, after a woman’s 2011 Honda Pilot was recalled for defective airbags and she was told the parts to repair the vehicle were unavailable, she traded it in. Due to the airbag defect, Honda recommended that no one ride in the front passenger seat of unrepaired Pilots. However, within days of selling her…
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