Product Recalls

After Fires Regulators Tell Kia, Hyundai Car Owners: Park Outside

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Sister automakers Kia and Hyundai are again under the spotlight after at least four vehicles caught fire due to an electrical short issue. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the defect impacts over 250,000 vehicles nationwide.  Federal officials announced recently that consumers who own a vehicle of the 2016 through 2023 Hyundai …

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Increase In Recalls Demonstrates Product Liability Remains An Issue

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Over the last several years we’ve seen an increase in the number of auto recalls. Now, we are seeing a new phenomenon, the growth in the number of both food and consumer product recalls. As more victims of product liability accidents come forward, sharing their experiences and seeking justice, we urge our readers to pay …

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Millions Of Vehicles Recalled Over Rollaway Accident Risks

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Two automakers are recalling millions of vehicles over transmission issues that can increase the risk of a rollaway accident.  If you own one of the recalled vehicles named below, contact the manufacturer as soon as possible. Ford Recalls Over 2 Million Vehicles Over Accident Risk  The first recall comes from Ford, which alone is recalling …

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NHTSA Expands Tesla Investigation Following Autopilot Failure During Accidents

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Regulators with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are expanding a probe into Tesla’s Autopilot software that was initiated last fall, news outlets reported. According to the safety officials, investigators are making an engineering analysis of the software that might lead to a recall.  The issue at the heart of this probe is associated …

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Nearly One Million Vehicles Impacted By Mercedes-Benz Brake-Related Recall

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Mercedes-Benz is recalling almost one million cars after learning they may have been fitted with faulty brakes, news outlets reported. The major recall impacts vehicles produced by the German car manufacturer between 2004 and 2015. These vehicles also belong to the company’s ML and GL series of SUVs and R-Class luxury minivans. Impaired Braking Capabilities …

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Fires Remain A Concern For Millions Of Hyundai, Kia Vehicle Owners

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After Kia and Hyundai announced a series of auto recalls that impacted 5.8 million vehicles nationwide, many hoped that the issue that was prompting car fires was going to be addressed. However, safety advocates are finding that instead of having their vehicles repaired, drivers are having to deal with thousands of car fires.  Car Safety …

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System Issues Behind Toyota’s Latest Auto Recalls

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Toyota is recalling over 450,000 vehicles in the United States over a software issue that could increase the risk of accidents. This is the second recall this year associated with computer system issues for the company.  According to the reports, the automaker learned that impacted vehicles come with software that can potentially disable the electronic …

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