September 17, 2014 - Industry News
The safety agency found itself on the defensive during a congressional hearing on a day of mounting criticism over its handling of General Motors' ignition switch recall.
Tags: Congress, Vehicle Safety Regulations, NHTSA, Elected Leaders, Recalls
September 15, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 70,209 2005-2008 model-year Ford Escape hybrid electric vehicles and 2006-2008-MY Mercury Mariner hybrid electric vehicles.
Tags: Ford Escape, Mercury, Mercury Mariner, Recalls, 2008-MY, 2005-MY, Ford, NHTSA, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
September 15, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
The manufacturer is issuing two separate recalls because of faulty parking lamps and tire pressure monitoring systems.
Tags: Mercedes-Benz, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Luxury SUVs, NHTSA
September 12, 2014 - Industry News
The recall, first reported last month, affects 133,227 2013-2014 model-year Escape and Focus ST vehicles in the U.S.
Tags: Ford Escape, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, 2014-MY, NHTSA, Crossovers, Ford Focus ST, Hatchbacks
September 11, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 130,000 2014 model-year Tundra CrewMax Cab and Double Cab trucks.
Tags: Toyota, Toyota Tundra, Full-Size Pickups, Recalls, 2014-MY
September 10, 2014 - Industry News
The recall, set to begin this month, affects 67 2010-2012 model-year D2000 and D3000 boom tip winch digger derrick trucks.
Tags: Recalls, Utility Fleets, Altec Industries, Digger Derricks, NHTSA
September 4, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 82,509 SKF axle seals that may allow differential gear oil to leak onto rear brakes.
Tags: Chevrolet, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, General Motors, GMC, SKF, NHTSA, Suppliers
September 1, 2014 - Industry News
A manufacturing glitch affecting rear seat belts prompts a recall covering 1,319 2014 model-year trucks.
Tags: Pickup Trucks, Nissan, Recalls, Nissan Frontier, 2014-MY, NHTSA
The problem occurs if a spider crawls into the evaporative canister vent hose and weaves a web that blocks the hose.
Tags: Suzuki, Recalls, NHTSA, Suzuki Kizashi, Mid-Size Sedans, 2013-MY, 2010-MY
The seat belt retractor bolts on the second-, third- and fourth-row removable seats may not be torqued to proper specification, or the bolts may be missing entirely, NHTSA said.
Tags: Nissan, Recalls, Nissan NV, NHTSA, 2014-MY, Full-Size Vans
August 23, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 616 Ford vehicles manufactured earlier this month in Detroit.
Tags: Ford Focus, Recalls, Ford, 2014-MY, Ford C-MAX Hybrid, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids
August 20, 2014 - Industry News
Vehicle owners can quickly learn whether a specific vehicle has an open recall by searching by VIN.
Tags: Recalls, NHTSA, Online Tool
August 15, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects more than 159,000 2013-2014 model-year vehicles.
Tags: Ford Escape, Recalls, 2013-MY, Ford, 2014-MY, Compact Sedans, Hatchbacks, Crossovers, Ford Focus ST
To address the risk of wheel separation, dealers need to replace non-OEM lug nuts and torque them to specification.
Tags: Toyota, Pickup Trucks, Toyota Tundra, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, NHTSA
August 14, 2014 - Industry News
The appointment, made by the U.S. Department of Justice, is part of Toyota's deferred prosecution agreement reached in March.
Tags: Toyota, Vehicle Safety Regulations, Unintended Acceleration, Recalls, U.S. Department of Justice
August 13, 2014 - Executive Fleet News
Dealers will remedy the problem by updating the restraint control module software.
Tags: Land Rover, Land Rover LR2, 2010-MY, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, Range Rover, Range Rover Evoque, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Luxury SUVs, Compact SUVs, NHTSA
August 11, 2014 - Industry News
The Tiguan recall affects 151,389 SUVs at risk for stalling, while the Routan recall concerns 18,526 minivans that may have faulty ignition switches.
Tags: Volkswagen, 2009-MY, Recalls, Volkswagen Routan, 2014-MY, Volkswagen Tiguan, NHTSA, Compact SUVs, Minivans
August 8, 2014 - Industry News
New recalls cover such models as the Chevrolet Impala, Buick Encore, Cadillac ATS, Chevrolet Spark, Pontiac G3 and Chevrolet Aveo.
Tags: Chevrolet Impala, Recalls, 2013-MY, Chevrolet Aveo, Chevrolet Spark, Cadillac ATS, General Motors, Buick Encore, 2014-MY, 2015-MY, Saturn VUE, Pontiac G3
August 7, 2014 - Industry News
The recall, ultimately issued in October 2013, involved 43,500 2009-2012 model-year Genesis sedans.
Tags: Hyundai, 2009-MY, Vehicle Safety Regulations, 2012-MY, Recalls, Hyundai Genesis, NHTSA
August 6, 2014 - Industry News
The recall affects 263 vehicles built during a one-week period in June.
Tags: Toyota, Toyota Sienna, Recalls, 2014-MY, NHTSA, Minivans
August 4, 2014 - Industry News
The safety recall, due to begin in September, affects 61,122 crossover SUVs.
Tags: Hyundai, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2007-MY, Hyundai Veracruz, NHTSA, Crossovers
Terex South Dakota and Monroe Truck Equipment will install new pressure switch kits to eliminate a fire risk associated with the placement of certain Muncie Power Products PTO assemblies.
Tags: 2009-MY, Terex, Work Trucks, 2013-MY, Monroe Truck Equipment, Upfitters, NHTSA, Recalls, Muncie Power Products Inc., Ford Super Duty, Ford F-250, Ford F-450, Ford F-350, Ford F-550
July 31, 2014 - Industry News
The action involves 25,500 vehicles in the U.S. and 4,000 in Canada.
Tags: Seat Belts, Small Cars, Fiat, Chrysler, Recalls, Fiat 500L, 2014-MY, Air Bags, 2015-MY
July 30, 2014 - Industry News
The recall covers 883,000 mid-size sedans in the 2011 to 2014 model years.
Tags: Hyundai, 2011-MY, 2012-MY, Recalls, 2013-MY, 2014-MY, Hyundai Sonata, Mid-Size Sedans, NHTSA
July 24, 2014 - Industry News
The recall covers Golf and Golf GTI cars built from Jan. 27-May 12 of this year.
Tags: Volkswagen, Small Cars, Volkswagen Golf, Recalls, 2015-MY, NHTSA, Hatchbacks
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