Tag: Recalls

Your 2023 BMW 7 Series And i7 May Not Transmit Locations To Emergency Responders

A small number of the newly released 2023 BMW 7-Series models have been recalled in the United States due to an issue with the Telematics Control Unit. A recall notice published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) states that the Telematics Control Unit may not have been programmed correctly by the supplier. As […]

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Honda Recalls 117,000 Ridgelines Over Backup Camera Issue Owners Have Been Complaining About For Years

Honda Ridgeline customers are finally getting a win after years of complaints claiming that the backup camera on 2017-2019 trucks fails just after the warranty period ends. The automaker has finally decided to start a recall campaign addressing the fault after a U.S. Department of Transportation investigation. The recall affects 117,445 Honda Ridgelines made between […]

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Your Audi A6, A7, S6, RS6 Or RS7 Might Lose Horsepower If Someone Spills Liquid On The Rear Seat

Audi is recalling 50,883 vehicles due to a potential power failure that can occur after a spill in the rear seat. Beneath that area of the cabin is a gateway control module that is vulnerable to water and liquid ingress. Should it get wet, your highly-tuned Audi could cut power and go into emergency mode. […]

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Tesla Must Recall Over 80,000 Vehicles In China Due To Battery And Seatbelt Issues

The latest major recall to impact Tesla vehicles has been announced, this time in China. The automaker must recall a total of 80,561 vehicles over a duo of recalls that affect battery management software and seatbelts. China’s market regulator announced the recalls on Friday, but details on the faults that led to them remain scant. […]

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Tesla Issues Third Mass Recall This Month, This Time Over Taillights That Might Not Illuminate

Tesla has issued a recall of 321,628 vehicles as a result of an issue that affects the Model 3 and the Model Y’s taillights. A firmware issue, the company writes, may prevent the lights from illuminating. The fault was first brought to Tesla’s attention in October, largely in foreign markets, where customers complained that their […]

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Tesla Recalls 30,000 Model X SUVs For Airbag That’s Improperly Set Up For Children

Tesla must recall 29,348 Model X SUVs for an improperly calibrated airbag that may go off incorrectly with an unbelted child in the front passenger seat. The recall affects model year 2021-2023 vehicles. The automaker first became aware of the problem in October when it conducted pre-scheduled conformity testing to confirm compliance with certain regulations. […]

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Five 2016 VW Golf R Models Have Faulty Windshield Wipers And Need A Fix

An issue with the front windshield wipers of the 2016 Golf R has prompted Volkswagen to issue a recall of the hot hatch. Fortunately for the automaker, the issue isn’t widespread. A recall notice reveals that incorrect windshield wiper software may have been installed when the Golf R was being produced. This software issue means […]

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A Leaky Motor On Certain 2023 VW ID.4s Could Result In The Airbags Going Off

Volkswagen has initiated a recall campaign for the all-electric ID.4 as a result of an incorrectly assembled coolant sealing ring at the electric motor. Although the recall only affects a very small number of vehicles, it can have surprisingly wide-ranging impacts on them. Just 392 vehicles are included in this recall campaign, with VW estimating […]

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GM Recalls 340,000 Full-Size SUVs Because Their DRLs Don’t Turn Off When The Headlights Are On

General Motors will recall 338,725 full-size SUVs from the 2021 model year for an issue that could cause excessive glare and increase the risk of an accident on the road. The solution, though, should be a fairly simple one. The specific problem relates to the daytime running lights on 2021 model year GMC Yukons and […]

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More Audi And VW Models Hit By Rear-View Camera Issues

A host of Volkswagen and Audi models are being recalled in the United States because of a problem with the rear-view camera. A recall notice reveals that after drivers shift into reverse on affected cars, or manually activate the parking function, the rear-view camera image may not be displayed on the infotainment system. As such, […]

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Tesla Recalls 40,000 Cars Over Power Steering Failure Created By Software Update

Updates give and updates take is a lesson that Tesla drivers are learning. A new recall campaign initiated by the automaker shows how a firmware release can lead to issues in the physical functioning of a vehicle, but can also solve those problems faster. The recall campaign affects 40,168 examples of the 2017-2021 model year […]

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NHTSA Forces Recall On Nearly 225,000 Cars Over Glitch That VW Calls “Inconsequential”

The VW Group of America may be frustrated that it is being required to start a recall campaign on 224,704 vehicles over an issue that it argued was “inconsequential.” The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) disagrees, however, and is making it fix vehicles it made between 2018 and 2019. The wide-ranging recall is being […]

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Dodge And Chrysler Tell Older Challenger, Charger And 300 Owners To Stop Driving Them

More than a quarter of a million 2005-2010 model-year Dodge and Chrysler cars still need to have dangerous Takata airbags replaced. And as these vehicles continue to age, the risk factor increases. As such, Stellantis is warning owners and custodians of such vehicles to stop driving them until they follow through on the airbag recall. […]

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The Genesis G80 Electric And Hyundai Santa Fe’s Seat Belt Pretensioners May Explode

The Genesis G80 Electric and several versions of the Hyundai Santa Fe have become embroiled in a U.S. recall campaign due to a problem that might not even affect North American models. Genesis will recall 218 model year 2023 G80 electric vehicles, while Hyundai will recall 10,626 model year 2021-2022 Santa Fe Hybrids, as well […]

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Certain 2022 Lamborghini Urus Models In The U.S. And Canada Need A New Infotainment System

Lamborghini has announced a recall of 2022 Urus models in the United States and Canada due to a potentially faulty infotainment system and rearview camera. A hardware issue in the infotainment system means that during shutdown, an error in one of the voltage regulators may lead to damage to various components within the control unit. […]

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Winnebago’s Recall Fix For Fuel Line Leak Problem Is A Zip-Tie

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High-Voltage Battery Issue Could Trigger Loss Of Power On Jeep Wrangler 4xe Models

Almost 14,000 examples of the 2022-2023 Jeep Wrangler 4xe Plug-In Hybrid are being recalled in the United States because of a battery pack issue. The car manufacturer has revealed that select Wrangler models may have been built with incorrect fasteners securing the 200 amp fuse in the high voltage battery pack assembly. Jeep says that […]

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The Handlebars On More Than 1,000 Harley-Davidson Nightsters Could Break

There are few things more concerning and problematic than having the handlebars on your motorcycle break, but that’s exactly the situation a Harley-Davidson owner found themselves in August. That’s when the motorcycle manufacturer became aware of an issue that has now led to a recall. The rider claimed that the left-side handlebar on their 2022 […]

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