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2015 Ford F-150 Recalled To Fix Flawed Steering: 12,328 Trucks Affected

2015 Ford F-150 Recalled To Fix Flawed Steering: 12,328 Trucks Affected

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 12,300 F-150 pickups from the 2015 model year. According to a press release from the automaker, some of those vehicles may have been improperly assembled, and as a resu…

  • 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled To Fix Gear Indicator
    2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled To Fix Gear Indicator

    General Motors has issued a recall for select models of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may suffer from a …

    2013 Chevrolet Malibu Recalled To Fix Gear Indicator

    General Motors has issued a recall for select models of the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu. A bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that some of those vehicles may suffer from a software glitch that could lead to an accident. The problem is rooted in the Malibu's transmission gear selection control …

  • Following Fires, NHTSA Probes Fix Used On 2011-14 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Dodge Durango
    Following Fires, NHTSA Probes Fix Used On 2011-14 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Dodge Durango

    Last summer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (then known simply as Chrysler) issued a recall for Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2011-2014 model-years. As we reported at the time: "Chrysler …

    Following Fires, NHTSA Probes Fix Used On 2011-14 Jeep Grand Cherokee & Dodge Durango

    Last summer, Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (then known simply as Chrysler) issued a recall for Jeep Grand Cherokee and Dodge Durango SUVs from the 2011-2014 model-years. As we reported at the time: "Chrysler says Grand Cherokees and Durangos that have had repairs made to the vanity mirror and/or headliner may suffer from …

  • 2015 Land Rover LR4 Recalled To Fix To Software Flaw Affecting Stability, Traction, More
    2015 Land Rover LR4 Recalled To Fix To Software Flaw Affecting Stability, Traction, More

      Jaguar Land Rover is recalling select Land Rover LR4 SUVs from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles suffer from …

    2015 Land Rover LR4 Recalled To Fix To Software Flaw Affecting Stability, Traction, More

      Jaguar Land Rover is recalling select Land Rover LR4 SUVs from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles suffer from a software flaw that could make them harder to control and increase the risk of accidents.  The flaw resides in the code …

  • Recall Roundup: BMW, GM Announce Multiple Recalls; Nissan Calls Back Sentras to Fix Air Bags

    During the past week, an approximate total of 61,000 passenger vehicles were recalled by automakers. Both General Motors and Volkswagen Group announced multiple recalls while Nissan announced one for the …

    Recall Roundup: BMW, GM Announce Multiple Recalls; Nissan Calls Back Sentras to Fix Air Bags

    During the past week, an approximate total of 61,000 passenger vehicles were recalled by automakers. Both General Motors and Volkswagen Group announced multiple recalls while Nissan announced one for the 2006 Sentra.

  • Hybrid Car Repairs Getting Cheaper, But Not For Regular Cars

    While hybrid cars have been on U.S. roads in large numbers for over a decade, their reliability and repair costs may still spook some potential buyers. Average repair costs for hybrids  went down this …

    Hybrid Car Repairs Getting Cheaper, But Not For Regular Cars

    While hybrid cars have been on U.S. roads in large numbers for over a decade, their reliability and repair costs may still spook some potential buyers. Average repair costs for hybrids  went down this year, even as they stayed the same for types of cars, according to the 2015 CarMD Vehicle Health Index. The 2015 Vehicle …

  • Study: Repairs For Hybrids Are Getting Cheaper, Other Fixes Remain Flat

    There's good news and bad news in the 2015 CarMD Vehicle Health Index. The good news is, taking your car to the mechanic last year didn't cost you any more than it did the year before.  The bad …

    Study: Repairs For Hybrids Are Getting Cheaper, Other Fixes Remain Flat

    There's good news and bad news in the 2015 CarMD Vehicle Health Index. The good news is, taking your car to the mechanic last year didn't cost you any more than it did the year before.  The bad news? It didn't cost you any less, either -- unless you owned a hybrid. ALSO SEE: In 2013, Google Almost Bought Tesla …

  • Recall Roundup: Ford to Fix Nearly 200K Explorer SUVs Due to Faulty Interior Door Handles; GM, Nissan Also Announce Large Recalls

    During the past week, more than 400,000 vehicles were recalled by their manufacturers, including more than 194,000 Ford Explorer SUVs with faulty door handles. GM and Nissan also announced large recal …

    Recall Roundup: Ford to Fix Nearly 200K Explorer SUVs Due to Faulty Interior Door Handles; GM, Nissan Also Announce Large Recalls

    During the past week, more than 400,000 vehicles were recalled by their manufacturers, including more than 194,000 Ford Explorer SUVs with faulty door handles. GM and Nissan also announced large recalls.

  • Hyundai to replace tires on all 2015 Genesis sedans

    Hyundai Genesis drivers are about to get a fresh set of tires, free of charge. Owners of the current-generation Korean luxury sedan—redesigned for the 2015 model year—will be receiving a service ...

    Hyundai to replace tires on all 2015 Genesis sedans

    Hyundai Genesis drivers are about to get a fresh set of tires, free of charge. Owners of the current-generation Korean luxury sedan—redesigned for the 2015 model year—will be receiving a service ...

  • How your car could get mechanics bidding to fix it before you know it's broken

    A new service from Openbay vows to automate the hassle of finding a mechanic to fix your car — and do so in the moments after the "check engine" light comes on.

    Openbay Connect

    A new service from Openbay vows to automate the hassle of finding a mechanic to fix your car — and do so in the moments after the "check engine" light comes on.

  • Recall Roundup: Toyota Recalls Camry, Highlander, RAV4 Vehicles to Fix Electric Power Steering

    During the past week, approximately 215,000 vehicles were recalled by various manufacturers. Toyota Motor accounted for more than half of this number, recalling vehicles from the 2012-2015 model years …

    Recall Roundup: Toyota Recalls Camry, Highlander, RAV4 Vehicles to Fix Electric Power Steering

    During the past week, approximately 215,000 vehicles were recalled by various manufacturers. Toyota Motor accounted for more than half of this number, recalling vehicles from the 2012-2015 model years.

  • 2015 Buick Encore, Chevrolet Trax Recalled To Fix Power Steering Flaw

    General Motors has issued a recall for Buck Encore and Chevrolet Trax vehicles from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles …

    2015 Buick Encore, Chevrolet Trax Recalled To Fix Power Steering Flaw

    General Motors has issued a recall for Buck Encore and Chevrolet Trax vehicles from the 2015 model year. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electrical flaw that could cause them to lose power steering suddenly, increasing the risk of …

  • 10 Most Annoying Car Features

    Every year, we test hundreds of new cars on all types of roads in all kinds of weather. During that time we develop some deep-seated animosity toward certain features, even those that you might not ex …

    Car annoying features

    Every year, we test hundreds of new cars on all types of roads in all kinds of weather. During that time we develop some deep-seated animosity toward certain features, even those that you might not expect.