Hyundai cites brake error in Sonata

Nov. 20, 2015—Hyundai Motor recalled 2011-2012 Sonata vehicles that were manufactured from Dec. 11, 2009, through June 30, 2011, because the brake-pedal stopper pad can deteriorate, which allows the stop lamp switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal is released..

Ford recalls Mustang because seat belts might fail

Nov. 16, 2015—Ford Motor recalled 2016 Mustang vehicles that were manufactured from Sep. 26, 2015, through Oct. 1, 2015, because the front and rear seat belts and child-seat tether anchors might have been damaged in shipping and might fail to adequately restrain an occupant in a crash.

Coupes could stall in Mercedes-Benz recall

Nov. 16, 2015—Mercedes-Benz USA recalled 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic coupes and GLE63 AMG S 4Matic coupes that were manufactured from Dec. 10, 2014, through April 29, 2015, because the  rear drive-shaft bolt fasteners that might loosen.

Porsche recalls Macan vehicles because of fire hazard

Nov. 13, 2015—Porsche recalled 2015-2016 Macan S vehicles that were manufactured from Mar. 27, 2014, through Oct. 27, 2015, and 2015-2016 Macan Turbo vehicles that were manufactured from Mar. 5, 2014, through Oct. 27, 2015.

Volkswagen cites possible brake failure in vehicles

Nov. 4, 2015—Volkswagen Group of America recalled certain 2015-2016 vehicles, because the camshaft lobe that drives the brake vacuum pump might shear off, resulting in a loss of brake assist, which would lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increase the risk of a crash.

Mercedes-Benz recall involves malfunctioning air bags

Nov. 4, 2015—Mercedes-Benz USA recalled certain 2008-2010 vehicles, because the air-bag control unit might corrode and malfunction as a result of a manufacturing error. If this happens, the air bags could deploy unexpectedly or fail to deploy in the event of a crash.

Ford cites fire hazard in Edge and MKX recall

Nov. 4, 2015—Ford Motor recalled certain 2009-2010 Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles, because the fuel tank might leak fuel as a result of corrosion from exposure to salt water, such as road salt. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Honda recalls motorcycles because brakes might drag

Nov. 4, 2015—Honda Motor recalled certain motorcycles, because the rear brakes might drag after the brakes are released, which increases the risk of a crash. Additionally, extended driving while the rear brake drags might generate enough heat to cause a fire.

Nissan cites OCS malfunction in recall

Nov. 3, 2015—Nissan North American recalled certain 2013-2015 vehicles, because the occupant classification system (OCS) control unit might classify the front passenger seat as empty even when it’s occupied.

Honda recalls Pilot to fix warning lights

Nov. 3, 2015—Honda recalled 2016 Pilot 2WD vehicles that were manufactured from May 4, 2015, through Sept. 8, 2015; and 2016 Pilot 4WD vehicles that were manufactured May 7, 2015, through Sept. 4, 2015.

Hyundai recalls Sonata to fix ABS warning light

Nov. 2, 2015—Hyundai Motor recalled 2015-2016 Sonata vehicles that were manufactured from May 28, 2014, through Aug. 21, 2015, because the warning light for the Antilock Braking System (ABS) might not illuminate during a malfunction.

Honda adds new CR-Vs to massive air-bag recall

Nov. 2, 2015—Honda recalled 2016 CR-V vehicles that were manufactured from Oct. 12, 2015, through Oct. 19, 2015, because the metal housing surrounding the driver’s air-bag inflator might have been manufactured incorrectly.

FCA recalls Ram pickups to fix spare tire

Nov. 2, 2015—FCA U.S. recalled 2016 Ram 1500 trucks that have a 5.7-liter engine and dual exhaust and were manufactured from Aug. 3, 2015, through Aug. 10, 2015, because the affected vehicles might be missing a heat shield for the spare tire.

FCA cites fire hazard in Jeep Cherokee

Nov. 2, 2015—FCA U.S. recalled 2015 Jeep Cherokee vehicles that were manufactured from Oct. 1, 2014, through June 18, 2015, because the affected vehicles might have a misrouted air conditioning suction/discharge hose.

Air bags could deploy inadvertently in Jeep recall

Oct. 30, 2015—FCA U.S. recalled 2003 Jeep Liberty vehicles that were manufactured from March 29, 2003, through July 3, 2003; and 2004 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles that were manufactured from May 27, 2003, through May 20, 2004.