Toyota Recalls 3.37 Million Vehicles Globally Due to Defective Side Airbags and Emission Control Units

Toyota has announced that it will recall 3.37 vehicles globally, because of two separate defects - one for defective side air bags and one for an emissions control unit issue.  Approximately 932,000 vehicles involved in the airbag recall are also effected by the emissions control unit recall. The first recall affects 1.43 million Prius hybrids, [...]

June 29th, 2016|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

BMW Recalls 210,161 Vehicles in Two Separate Recalls

BMW will recall over 200,000 vehicles due to automobile defects in two separate recalls. The first recall involves the front driveshaft universal joint.  The problem is that the joint fails to keep out water and debris from getting in.  When the driveshaft is exposed to water and debris, the joint becomes damaged and worn, which [...]

June 20th, 2016|Automobile Defects|0 Comments

8 Automobile Manufacturers Recall 12 Million Vehicles due to Takata Air Bag Defect

The largest recall in automobile safety history has become even bigger. Honda, Toyota, Fiat Chrysler, Mazda, Mitsubishi, Subaru, General Motors, and Ford have added on to the continuing recall of the Takata air bag inflators’ defect by recalling an additional 12 million vehicles.  This time the new recall affects passenger-side air bag inflators.  Previously, prior [...]

June 6th, 2016|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|0 Comments