Total Recall: Chrysler, Maserati, BMW, Mercedes Benz, Suzuki, and Honda

The following vehicles have been recalled over the past couple of weeks, ranging from the Fiat-controlled Chrysler Group, which includes Dodge, RAM, and Maserati (which is owned by Ferrari), to the major German automakers Mercedes-Benz and BMW. Even the now-defunct Japanese automaker Suzuki has been affected, and Honda has issued yet another Honda Odyssey recall. Chrysler is recalling the…

Honda recalls Acura MDX and RLX for loose bolts

Over the past weekend, Honda has issued two recalls for their premium Acura RLX full size sedan, as well as their best-selling MDX crossover, for the same issue: loose bolts. In all, 7,751  RLXs, and 19,197 of the MDX crossover, will be affect by the latest Honda recall. To clarify, although the recall is for loose bolts…

Volkswagen recalls Tiguans and Jetta hybrids for various issues

Volkswagen has issued two recalls for their Tiguan small crossover utility vehicle, as well as their compact Jetta hybrid sedan. In all, 62,155 2009-2011 Tiguans, as well as 3,837 2013 Jetta hybrids that were manufactured from October 2012 to October 2013 will be affected. The Tiguan recall is for the exterior light circuit fuse. More specifically, the…

Chrysler, Dodge, and Jeep recalled for balance shaft bearing issue

Chrysler has announced a recall that will affect vehicles in their Dodge, Jeep, as well as those bearing their own name. In all, only 522 vehicles will be a part of the latest Chrysler recall. The vehicles include: 2013 Chrysler 200 2013 Dodge Avenger 2014 Jeep Patriot 2014 Jeep Compass The reason for the recall is because of the…

Toyota recalls Tacoma pickups for valve spring issue

Toyota has announced another recall, the third one in the past month. This time, it’s for their Tacoma mid-sized pickup. In all, approximately 4000 of the pickups produced for the 2013-2014 model years will be affected. The recall is for Tacomas that are equipped with the 2.7 liter four-cylinder engine. It has been determined that the engine valve spring…

Hyundai expands Genesis recall

Hyundai has announced that they will be expanding their recall for the 2009-2012 Genesis luxury midsize sedans. Previously, they had announced the recall that involved approximately 27,500 vehicles, but have since included an additional 16,000 units, which brings the grand total to about 43,500. The production dates have also expanded as well, now from April 30, 2008, through…

Honda Odyssey recalled for braking issue

Honda has announced a recall for their popular Odyssey minivan, in conjunction with a brake defect. In all, 344,000 vehicles produced for the 2007-2008 model years will be affected. The issue is that the vehicle can suddenly come to a complete stop, due to the hydraulic pressure that can build up in the braking system, after the…

Nissan recalls 2014 Pathfinders with almond interiors

Nissan has announced one of the more unusual recalls in recent memory, as well as one that is very specific: the 2014 Pathfinder that has the Almond interior. In all, the crossovers that were produced from July 25, 2013, to September 5, 2013 will be affected, although the actual amount of vehicles was not disclosed. It…

GM recalls 2013-2014 Chevrolet Camaro and Sonic vehicles for various issues

GM has announced two separate recalls for the Chevrolet Camaro coupe, as well as the Sonic subcompact vehicle (they did not specify if both the sedan and hatchback will be recalled). Both vehicles being recalled were produced for the 2013-2014 model years, with no official numbers being released. The Camaro recall involves the airbag warning sticker, which may peel off…