NHTSA to close investigations for Ford, Jeep recalls

With both Ford and Chrysler’s Jeep recalls earlier this year, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will be closing their investigations into the Ford minivan and Jeep recalls, respectively. The Ford recall was for nearly 200,000 2004-2007 Ford Freestar and its corporate cousin, the Mercury Monterey (both vehicles have identical powertrain and major mechanical components), in order to…

Back to the future: Chrysler finds solution to old Jeep recall

In a Jeep recall that originated back in 2011, Chrysler’s famed SUV division has devised a solution to the unsolved problem. As odd is it may sound, announcing a recall, then coming up with the solution later is not that uncommon. Toyota had announced a recall for their RAV4 compact crossover last summer, and has yet to be…

Chrysler, Ram, and Jeep recalls, oh my!

The Auburn Hills, Michigan (by way of Italy) is pulling out all of the stops with their massive Chrysler, Dodge, Ram and Jeep recall. In total, over 200,000 vehicles will be going back to the dealership (Chrysler consolidated all of their brands a few years ago at the dealership level). Here’s how the recalls break down:…