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2016 Volvo XC90 Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw

2016 Volvo XC90 Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw

Volvo is recalling nearly 4,000 U.S.-registered XC90 crossovers from the 2016 model year According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, those vehicles may suffer from a design flaw that could …

  • How to Decode Tire Size and Other Data

    Choosing the right-sized tire for your car is as simple as checking the tires already installed. You'll also find the recommended tire size as well as the speed and load ratings for your vehicle . …

    Choosing the right-sized tire for your car is as simple as checking the tires already installed. You'll also find the recommended tire size as well as the speed and load ratings for your vehicle ...

  • 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Recalled To Fix Wiring Flaw Linked To Airbag Failure
    2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Recalled To Fix Wiring Flaw Linked To Airbag Failure

    General Motors has issued a recall for the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from a wiring flaw that could keep airbags from deploying when they're …

    2010 Chevrolet Cobalt Recalled To Fix Wiring Flaw Linked To Airbag Failure

    General Motors has issued a recall for the 2010 Chevrolet Cobalt. According to Detroit News, some of those vehicles may suffer from a wiring flaw that could keep airbags from deploying when they're most needed. READ: Cadillac ATS Vs. BMW 3-Series: Compare Cars The Cobalt's problem is rooted in a wiring harness …

  • Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI, CC, Eos, Passat, Tiguan, Jetta Sportwagen Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw
    Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI, CC, Eos, Passat, Tiguan, Jetta Sportwagen Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw

    Volkswagen has issued a massive recall for 420,000 CC, Eos, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen, Passat, and Tiguan vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, …

    Volkswagen Jetta, Golf, GTI, CC, Eos, Passat, Tiguan, Jetta Sportwagen Recalled To Fix Airbag Flaw

    Volkswagen has issued a massive recall for 420,000 CC, Eos, Golf, GTI, Jetta, Jetta Sportwagen, Passat, and Tiguan vehicles registered in the U.S. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those models could suffer from a flawed component that may prevent a driver-side airbag from deploying …

  • 2015 Nissan Rogue, Sentra, Versa Note Recalled To Fix Faulty Door Latches

    Latches seem to be a thing this year -- at least as far as recalls are concerned. Since January, Ford has recalled more than half a million vehicles because of dodgy door latches, Fiat Chrysler recalled …

    2015 Nissan Rogue, Sentra, Versa Note Recalled To Fix Faulty Door Latches

    Latches seem to be a thing this year -- at least as far as recalls are concerned. Since January, Ford has recalled more than half a million vehicles because of dodgy door latches, Fiat Chrysler recalled the 2013-2014 Dodge Viper for similar problems,  and back in May, Nissan recalled some 625,000 Altima models because the …

  • Hacker Working With GM To Fix OnStar Vulnerabilities: Video

    Security researcher—or "white hat" hacker—Samy Kamkar has posted a video on YouTube showing him using a device called "OwnStar," which allows an unauthorized user to access some of the functionality of …

    Hacker Working With GM To Fix OnStar Vulnerabilities: Video

    Security researcher—or "white hat" hacker—Samy Kamkar has posted a video on YouTube showing him using a device called "OwnStar," which allows an unauthorized user to access some of the functionality of GM's OnStar system. The news comes on the heels of a Fiat Chrysler Automobiles [NYSE:FCAU] recall of 1.4 million vehicles …

  • 2015 Ford F-150: IIHS Gives Aluminum Body Mixed Crash Test Scores & Says It's 26% Pricier To Repair

    This morning, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released crash test scores for the new, aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. Among the results, there's good news and bad news for fans of …

    2015 Ford F-150: IIHS Gives Aluminum Body Mixed Crash Test Scores & Says It's 26% Pricier To Repair

    This morning, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released crash test scores for the new, aluminum-bodied 2015 Ford F-150 pickup. Among the results, there's good news and bad news for fans of America's best-loved vehicle. First, the good news: IIHS says that the F-150's new aluminum body provides just …

  • 2012-2015 Ram Pickups Recalled To Fix Seatbelts, Airbags; 1.9 Million Vehicles Affected

    It's been an interesting few days for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on the recall front. On Friday, the company recalled 1.4 million vehicles to shield them from hackers, and over the weekend, it reached …

    2012-2015 Ram Pickups Recalled To Fix Seatbelts, Airbags; 1.9 Million Vehicles Affected

    It's been an interesting few days for Fiat Chrysler Automobiles on the recall front. On Friday, the company recalled 1.4 million vehicles to shield them from hackers, and over the weekend, it reached a $105 million settlement with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to resolve complaints about FCA's …

  • How to choose the best tires for your car, SUV, or truck

    Shopping for new tires can be a daunting task. There’s no way to tell which one provides the best grip, the longest life, or the shortest stopping distance by sight or feel. That’s why Consumer R...

    Shopping for new tires can be a daunting task. There’s no way to tell which one provides the best grip, the longest life, or the shortest stopping distance by sight or feel. That’s why Consumer R...

  • 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, Flex, 2015 Lincoln MKS, MKT Recalled To Fix Parking Brake

    Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for select, late-model crossovers and sedans, including the 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, 2015 Ford Flex, and 2015 models of the Lincoln MKS and MKT. …

    2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, Flex, 2015 Lincoln MKS, MKT Recalled To Fix Parking Brake

    Ford Motor Company has issued a recall for select, late-model crossovers and sedans, including the 2015-2016 Ford Explorer, 2015 Ford Taurus, 2015 Ford Flex, and 2015 models of the Lincoln MKS and MKT. The recall affects nearly 8,000 vehicles and stems from an issue with the parking brake. The problem is rooted in the parking …

  • 2016 Honda Pilot Recalled To Fix Seatbelt Flaw

    Honda has issued a recall for select 2016 Honda Pilot vehicles. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the third-row seatbelts on some of those vehicles may not …

    2016 Honda Pilot Recalled To Fix Seatbelt Flaw

    Honda has issued a recall for select 2016 Honda Pilot vehicles. According to a bulletin from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the third-row seatbelts on some of those vehicles may not function as intended during accidents. NHTSA says that the problem occurred during production: "During assembly of …

  • Recall Roundup: Hyundai to Fix Seat Belts on 2015 Sonata, Honda Recalls Acura MDX SUV

    During the past week, various automakers issued recalls, affecting approximately 330,000 vehicles in all. Honda and Hyundai issued the largest recalls, accounting for more than two-thirds of the total …

    Recall Roundup: Hyundai to Fix Seat Belts on 2015 Sonata, Honda Recalls Acura MDX SUV

    During the past week, various automakers issued recalls, affecting approximately 330,000 vehicles in all. Honda and Hyundai issued the largest recalls, accounting for more than two-thirds of the total.

  • 2012 Subaru Impreza Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbag System

    Subaru has issued a recall for more than 32,000 Impreza sedans and station wagons from the 2012 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer …

    2012 Subaru Impreza Recalled To Fix Faulty Airbag System

    Subaru has issued a recall for more than 32,000 Impreza sedans and station wagons from the 2012 model year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, some of those vehicles may suffer from an electronic flaw that could disable a portion of the airbag system. ALSO SEE: For $10,000, Tesla Model S 'Ludicrous …