Honda Set to Expand Takata Air Bag Recall in Millions of Cars after Takata Refuses NHTSA Recall

Previously, it was reported that Takata was a subject of a criminal investigation over defective air bags where 10 major automakers have recalled nearly 8 million airbags in the U.S.  The problem with the air bags is with the inflators, which have exploded when involved in accidents sending shards of sharp metal into the vehicle [...]

December 4th, 2014|Automobile Defects, Takata Air Bag|Comments Off on Honda Set to Expand Takata Air Bag Recall in Millions of Cars after Takata Refuses NHTSA Recall

Recalls Mount for Subaru Forester, Nissan Altima, Honda Fit, and Volvo VHD/VNL Vehicles

On April 24, 2013, four separate recalls were issued affecting over 150,000 vehicles and 4 different automobile companies. Subaru is recalling approximately 10,137 2014 Foresters due to faulty carpet mats.  The backing for the carpeted floor mats was not manufactured to specification.  As a result, the floor mats may curl when exposed to heat.  This [...]

May 3rd, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Recalls Mount for Subaru Forester, Nissan Altima, Honda Fit, and Volvo VHD/VNL Vehicles