Recalls and Safety Investigations

Get the latest vehicle recalls and safety investigations from NHTSA and auto manufacturers.

Ford Recalls Flex, Lincoln MKT over Suspension Flaws
Ford issues a recall for the 2013—2018 Flex, Taurus SHO, Taurus police car, and Lincoln MKT due to a problem with the rear suspension t…
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Tesla Recalls 15,000 Model X Vehicles over Power Steering Issue

Bolts on the housing could break, resulting in complete loss of power steering.

2020 Honda Odyssey
Honda Recalls Nearly 250,000 Odyssey Minivans for Fire Hazard

Honda says 2018–2020 Odyssey minivans may experience an electrical short in the third row that could lead to a fire.

2016 Mazda CX-5
Mazda Recalling 2016 CX-5 over LED Lights That Could Flicker or Fail

More than 36,000 of the crossovers could experience daytime running light failure without warning.

2009 Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Recalls Nearly 430,000 Elantras over Engine Fire Issue
Hyundai is recalling the 2006–2011 Elantra sedans and wagons over a possibility of moisture entering the ABS module, shorting it and le…
2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500
GM Recalling Silverado, Sierra for Second Time for Brake-Failure Issue
GM is updating a recall issued last December for the brake controls in 2019 Chevy Silverados, GMC Sierras, and some Cadillac CT6s becau…
Toyota Recalls 2.9 Million Vehicles in U.S. over Airbag Inflator
The airbag could fail to deploy in some crashes due to a faulty airbag control unit. The recall affects certain Corollas, Matrixes, and…
2019 Tesla Model 3
Tesla Slams NHTSA's Unintended-Acceleration Investigation
In a statement, Tesla says a short seller is behind claims that Teslas suddenly accelerate without driver input and says it's working w…
2019 Tesla Model 3
NHTSA Investigating 500,000 Teslas over Sudden-Acceleration Complaints

Owners of Model S, Model 3, and Model X cars are complaining that they have suddenly accelerated out of control during parking.

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Toyota, Lexus Recalling 700,000 Vehicles for Fuel-Pump Issue
Recall includes many 2018 and 2019 Toyota and Lexus models: Lexus LS, LC, RC, GS, and others, and a long list of Toyotas from Corolla t…
10 Million More Takata Airbags Recalled from 14 Automakers
The largest automotive recall ever appears to be at an end, but first, millions of replacement inflators are themselves being recalled …
Mercedes-Benz Recalls 744,000 Cars for Panoramic Sunroofs That Could Come Off

Sedans from 2001 through 2011 are affected, including the C-class, CLK-class, CLS-class, and E-class.

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Ford's Fix for Recalled Super Duty Trucks Is a Roll of Duct Tape

Ford goes full air-conditioner-repairman with its solution to fix a half-million new trucks.

GM Recalls 700,000+ Silverado, Sierra Pickups for Stalling, Fires, Disabled ABS

Late-model and new Chevy and GMC pickups have serious defects, including one that's caused by too much glue.

Mercedes-Benz Fined $20 Million by NHTSA for Mishandling Recalls

Mercedes-Benz is the best at many things, but apparently not at submitting recalls to the U.S. government.

Tesla Model S Model X supercharger
NHTSA, Investigating Tesla Fire Reports, Demands Data on Battery Software Changes

The safety agency has sent a massive request for information as it looks into complaints that Tesla batteries can be dangerous.

2018 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel
Ram Recalls 108,000 EcoDiesel Pickup Trucks over Fire Risk

The recall includes Ram 1500 pickups from 2014 through 2019, but not the latest 2020 model.

Audi Recalls Current-Gen Q5 for Loose Fender Trim

Most models from the 2018 model year onward have wheel-arch trim that may fall off the car.

2018 Ford F-150 at Dearborn Plant
Ford Recalling F-150 and Other Models for Potentially Dangerous Seat Defect

Nearly half a million vehicles are involved, including new and recent F-150, Super Duty, Explorer, and Expedition models.

Volkswagen Recalls 679,000 Cars for Electrical Defects That Could Lead to Rollaways

The electrical defect affects many late-model VW Beetle, GTI, Golf, and Jetta models with real ignition keys.