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The Safety Innovation That Put Volvo on the Map Is Behind Its Largest Recall

<img data-attachment-id="1476985" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2016/12/volvo-heading-ipo/volvo-emblem-logo-grille/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469.jpeg" data-orig-size="1247,854" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="volvo emblem logo grille" data-image-description=" Image Volvo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-450×308.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-610×418.jpeg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1476985 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-610×418.jpeg” alt=”volvo emblem logo grille” width=”610″ height=”418″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-610×418.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-75×51.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-450×308.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-768×526.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469-120×82.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/volvo-emblem-logo-grille–e1482264195469.jpeg 1247w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> To be fair, three-point seat belts didn’t exactly set American consumers on […]

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Ford Recalls The Expedition, F-Series Super Duty And Lincoln Navigator

Ford is conducting two safety campaigns in North America, over separate issues that affect only a handful of vehicles. An improperly welded headrest bracket has led to the first recall, as its strength may have been reduced so it will not restrain the occupant accordingly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of […]

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2014-2017 Jeep Cherokee Recalled Over Serious Transmission Issues

FCA has announced a voluntary recall regarding certain units of the Jeep Cherokee, from the 2014 to 2017 model years. According to the information released by the automaker, the affected SUVs need to have their transmission software updated, as the driveline connection could slip under certain circumstances. Drivers could experience a loss of propulsion and […]

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Ford Recalls 2.5 Million Vehicles In North America In Two Safety Campaigns

Ford has issued two safety recalls in North America that involve a massive 2.5 million vehicles. The first campaign is also the biggest, as it affects approximately 2.15 million cars in the United States and federalized territories, and was announced over a door latch problem. The automaker noted that the fractured pawl spring tab will […]

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Ford Recalls 2 Million Vehicles Over Bum Door Latches

<img data-attachment-id="1497705" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/01/ford-hires-former-apple-employee/cq5dam-web-1024-768-1/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg" data-orig-size="1024,634" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Ford badge emblem logo" data-image-description=" Image: Ford Motor Co. ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1497705″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg” alt=”Ford badge emblem logo” width=”610″ height=”378″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-610×378.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-75×46.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-450×279.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-768×476.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201-120×74.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/cq5dam.web_.1024.768-1-e1485355632201.jpeg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> On Wednesday, Ford Motor Co. announced two safety recalls. One […]

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Honda Recalls Over 1.4 Million Vehicles Worldwide Due To Fuel Pump Issue

Honda has issued a recall of 1.4 million vehicles globally due to a defective fuel pump. The comprehensive recall includes the 2018-2019 Honda Accord, Civic Hatchback, Civic Type R, and HR-V models alongside 2019 Fit and 2019-2020 Insight models. Additionally, the 2019 Acura RDX, RLX, RLX Sport Hybrid, and 2018-2019 NSX are involved. Of the […]

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Speaking of Fleet Sales… There’s Another Nissan Altima Hood Recall

<img data-attachment-id="1626742" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2018/06/rental-review-2018-nissan-altima-sv-farewell-faithful-full-size/20180529_140305/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180529_140305-e1527627656751.jpg" data-orig-size="2576,1932" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"2.2","credit":"","camera":"SAMSUNG-SM-J320A","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1527602584","copyright":"","focal_length":"3.3","iso":"50","shutter_speed":"0.00089047195013357","title":"","orientation":"3"}" data-image-title="2018 Nissan Altima SV" data-image-description=" Image by Corey Lewis ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180529_140305-e1527627656751-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180529_140305-e1527627656751-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1626742 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180529_140305-e1527627656751-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180529_140305-e1527627656751-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180529_140305-e1527627656751-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180529_140305-e1527627656751-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180529_140305-e1527627656751-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/05/20180529_140305-e1527627656751-120×90.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> The previous-generation Nissan Altima gained an unfavorable reputation as a rental lot darling (ask Corey […]

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Ford Announces Three Safety Recalls, For Mustang, Expedition, Navigator And More

Ford is calling owners of 41,955 vehicles in North America, in three separate safety campaigns that cover the Expedition, Mustang, Transit Connect and Lincoln Navigator. The 1st recall This action affects certain 2020 Expedition and 2020 Navigator SUVs, which are equipped with defective Pre-Collision Assist safety gear. The system may not detect or reduce the […]

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‘Stop Driving’ Warning Issued For Takata-Equipped Vehicles In Australia

The Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries (FCAI) in Australia has issued a ‘stop drive warning’ for vehicles fitted with potentially fatal Takata airbags. In a series of press releases, the FCAI detailed that there are thousands of vehicles on Australian roads fitted with Takata’s deadly Alpha and non-Alpha airbags and is telling people to stop […]

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Hyundai Warns Australians Not To Park These Cars In A Garage As They Can Catch Fire Even Turned Off

Hyundai’s Australian arm has issued a recall for nearly 100,000 vehicles due to a potential fire risk caused by a short circuit that can happen even when the engine is turned off. Included in this recall are 9,393 units of the Santa Fe, made from March 16, 2005, and September 22, 2009, 18,734 Elantras, produced […]

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Some 2020 Mercedes-AMG GTs Might Show Wrong Location To Emergency Services

Mercedes-Benz USA has just issued a recall notice for certain 2020 AMG GT vehicles with potentially faulty emergency call system communication modules (eCall). According to the NHTSA, there are 149 potentially affected units, whose eCall module may be missing the wiring harness ground line, which in turn may cause the system to relay an inaccurate […]

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A Whole Bunch Of New McLaren Models Including $1M Senna, Recalled Over Fire Risk

McLaren has revealed in documents with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that it will recall no less than 2,763 vehicles in the United States due to a fire risk. According to the British car manufacturer, a noise, vibration and harshness (NVH) pad under the fuel tank of certain models can potentially retain corrosive […]

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Fire Risk Prompts McLaren Recall

<img data-attachment-id="1585350" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2017/08/mclaren-believes-mclaren-authentic-sports-car-setup-market/2017-mclaren-570s-spider/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider.jpg" data-orig-size="1500,1000" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2017 McLaren 570S Spider" data-image-description=" Image: McLaren ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1585350″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider-610×407.jpg” alt=”2017 McLaren 570S Spider – Image: McLaren” width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/2017-McLaren-570S-Spider.jpg 1500w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> McLaren is recalling 2,763 vehicles built between 2016 and 2020. […]

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Your New Hyundai Sonata And Nexo’s Remote Smart Auto Park System Might Be Dumbed Down

The Remote Smart Parking Assist (RSPA) equipping certain Hyundais, including the Sonata and Nexo, which helps them squeeze in and out of tight parking spaces all by itself, might not be so smart after all, as a software glitch could cause it to malfunction. This is why the two vehicles are being recalled in North […]

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A Bunch Of Older Ford, Mercury And Lincoln Have Been Recalled In The USA And Canada

Ford’s latest round of safety recalls includes North America as well as Canada (exclusively), with models such as the Fiesta, Fusion, E-Series and more needing their owners’ attention. Among the North American recalls we count select 2014-2015 Fiesta models, 2014-16 Fusion and the 2014-16 Lincoln MKZ. Affected vehicles might present with a defect inside their […]

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Recall: Getting Trapped Inside The Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Is Not The Worst Way To Self-Isolate

While most of us are forced to stay indoors these days/weeks due to the coronavirus pandemic, some Lamborghini Aventador SVJ Coupe and Roadster owners could find themselves trapped in their expensive cars. In the NHTSA’s Description of the Defect, “a non-properly trained new operator” is blamed for the issue that has led to the recall […]

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Open and Shut: NHTSA Issues Hood Recall for New Silverado, Sierra HD

General Motors’ revamped 2020 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra HD pickups are striking in appearance, but some buyers might be more enamored with the new 6.6-liter gas V8 under the hood. It’s a selling point, but it’s not something you want the truck showing off an inopportune times. Like, say, when driving down the highway. […]

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Careful Now, The Hood On Your 2020 Chevy Silverado And GMC Sierra Might Open While Driving

GM is recalling certain 2020 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 and 3500 trucks, as well as GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 models over a potential hood latch issue. According to the NHTSA recall notice, the hood-latch striker wires may not have been heat-treated properly, which in turn could cause them to fracture. If that happens, the hood […]

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Volvo Recalls Every Model Assembled Since the Start of 2019

<img data-attachment-id="1714548" data-permalink="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2020/03/volvo-recalls-every-model-assembled-since-the-start-of-2019/volvo-full-car-range/" data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/259253_Volvo_full_car_range-e1584734775193.jpg" data-orig-size="4010,2957" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Volvo full car range","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Volvo full car range","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Volvo full car range 2019" data-image-description=" Volvo Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/259253_Volvo_full_car_range-450×332.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/259253_Volvo_full_car_range-610×450.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1714548″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/259253_Volvo_full_car_range-610×450.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”450″> Volvo is recalling every vehicle sold in the United States from the 2020 and 2019 model year. It turns out the automaker with the […]

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Volvo Recalls 736k Cars After Discovering Automatic Braking System Might Not Detect All Objects Or People

Volvo has recalled more than 730,000 vehicles worldwide due to an issue with the company’s autonomous emergency braking (AEB) system. The fault was discovered by Danish motoring body FDM while testing an XC60 late last year. The organization discovered that the emergency braking system of the SUV consistently failed, “meaning that the car did not […]

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