Mazda to Recall 193,484 CX-9 Vehicles in Salt Belt States

Mazda will recall 193,484 CX-9 vehicles in two different phases due to a corrosion defect.  The reason for the recall is that the affected vehicles have front suspension ball joints that will corrode from water leaking.  Because of the corrosion, the front lower control arm may separate and break which will cause the loss of [...]

August 10th, 2015|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Mazda to Recall 193,484 CX-9 Vehicles in Salt Belt States

Ford Recalls 186,024 Vehicles in Salt Belt States due to Fuel Tank Leaks

Ford has recalled 186,042 older model vehicles due to a fuel tank leak caused by corrosion.  The recall affects the 2007-2008 model Lincoln MKX and Ford Edge vehicles.  These vehicles were manufactured from June 15, 2006 to September 22, 2008 and originally sold or currently registered in the “Salt Belt States”.  These states include Connecticut, [...]

December 1st, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 186,024 Vehicles in Salt Belt States due to Fuel Tank Leaks

Ford Recalls 392,085 Vehicles due to Corrosion & Seat Defects

Ford has recalled 392,085 vehicles in two separate actions. The largest recall affects model year 2001-2004 Ford Escapes in the “Salt Belt States”.  These states include Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of [...]

April 21st, 2014|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 392,085 Vehicles due to Corrosion & Seat Defects

Ford Recalls 355,000 Vehicles Including Police Interceptors, Crown Vics and Town Cars over Fear of Steering Corrosion Problem

2007 Ford Crown Victoria On August 29, Ford issued a recall that affected approximately 355,000 Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis and Lincoln Town Car models from 2005 to 2011.  Included in this recall number, are over 190,000 Crown Victoria police cars.  The reason for the recall is that these vehicles could lose [...]

September 5th, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Ford Recalls 355,000 Vehicles Including Police Interceptors, Crown Vics and Town Cars over Fear of Steering Corrosion Problem

Korean Automobile Makers Hyundai and Kia Recall 259,000 Vehicles

2008 Hyundai Sonata On August 14, Hyundai and their subsidiary Kia announced that they would recall 259,000 automobiles in two separate actions.  These recalls affect 4 different vehicle models produced by the two Korean automobile manufacturers.  According to Jim Trainer, a spokes person for Hyundai, the company is not aware of any accidents [...]

August 21st, 2013|Automobile Defects|Comments Off on Korean Automobile Makers Hyundai and Kia Recall 259,000 Vehicles