Sinking Feeling: NHTSA recalls 17 years of Ferraris for hydraulic leakage

Toronto, Ontario – A brake failure has been identified in Ferrari vehicles built since 2005, leading to over 23,000 Ferraris being recalled by the NHTSA. “These vehicles are equipped with a braking system that could potentially leak brake fluid, which may lead to partial or total loss of braking capability,” details the NHTSA recall. “Upon […]

Hanging Off the Ridge: Honda recalls 112,000 Ridgeline pickups for frame corrosion

Toronto, Ontario — More than 112,0-0 Honda Ridgelines have been recalled this week over fire safety hazard concerns due to rear-frame corrosion issues. The rear frame of these vehicles could become corroded and detach alongside exposure to road salt, which in turn causes fires and other significant damage, said Honda. The Honda Ridgelines affected by […]

Gone Rogue: 700,000 Nissan SUVs recalled for dashboard fire risk

 Washington, D.C. — A recent report by Nissan to the NHTSA called for a voluntary recall campaign after “thermal incidents” occurred with four Rogue vehicles. Electrical connectivity issues would corrode the vehicle’s internals, potentially causing a fire. According to the NHTSA, salt and water could enter the dashboard harness connector through the driver’s side footwell. […]

A Clear Problem: Hyundai issues windshield recall due to faulty clear coat

Washington, D.C. — Hyundai is recalling approximately 26,000 2020 and 2021 model year Elantra and Sonata sedans because their windshields may detach in the event of a collision. The issue is due to faulty clear coat paint, said Hyundai, which caused the windshields to not bond properly. On affected vehicles, owners may notice water leaking […]

Loose Latches: Honda recalls 50,000 SUVs and trucks in Canada

Toronto, Ontario ⁠— Honda is recalling nearly 789,000 vehicles globally due to a defect that could result in hood latch failure. According to a Honda Service Bulletin, the issue is caused by an improper setting of the gap between the vehicle’s hood and grille. Technically, the issue could also result in dealer repair or replacement […]

Welding Whoops: Ford issues recall for certain 2021 Ford Explorers and Lincoln Aviators

Toronto, Ontario — Ford has recalled certain 2021 Ford Explorers and 2021 Lincoln Aviators due to a problem with side airbag weld studs, the automaker said in late August. In the affected vehicles, the side airbag attachment weld studs could detach during the deployment of the side airbag, resulting in improper deployment. As such, these […]

Faulty Fuel Pump: Toyota is conducting a safety recall involving certain 86 Models

Toronto, Ontario — Toyota Canada is conducting a safety recall involving fuel pumps on certain 2018 and 2019 Toyota 86 models. In Canada, approximately 232 vehicles are involved in this recall. According to Subaru, the affected vehicles may be equipped with a low-pressure fuel pump produced during a specific timeframe that may include an impeller […]

Another One: GM issues second recall for 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EVs due to fire risks

Toronto, Ontario — General Motors (GM) is issuing a second recall for 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EVs due to fire risks.  In November 2020 the Bolt EVs were recalled for fire risks. However, this second recall comes after two Bolts caught fire, after being reported as fixed following the first recall.  The automaker, alongside battery maker LG […]

Welds Gone Wrong: Ford issues recall for certain 2020-2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty vehicles

Toronto, Ontario — Ford is issuing a safety recall for approximately 34,939 Ford F-350 Super Duty vehicles with 6.7-liter engine and single rear wheel axle for a rear axle housing spring seat interface weld issue. Affected vehicles may experience a rear driveline disconnect. Customers may experience vibration and/or shaking while driving at highway speeds, and/or […]

Risky Recall: Ford recalls Explorer SUVs due to steering wheel issues

Michigan, United States — Ford has recalled 775,000 Ford Explorer SUVs because of a steering wheel issue that has been linked to six injuries.  The 2013 to 2017 models’ cross-axis ball joint seizing and can cause a potential fracture in the rear suspension toe link. When this happens, drivers can lose steering control and risk […]