Auto safety regulators have opened an investigation into complaints that the power-assisted steering can suddenly fail on three Ford Motor Co. midsize car models.
The biggest of the new recalls covers just over 430,000 Cadillac SRX and Saab 9-4X SUVs, mainly in North America. The company says some rear suspension nuts may not have been tightened properly. That could cause the toe link adjuster to separate from the suspension, possibly causing a crash.
The recalls involve the Cadillac SRX and Saab 9-4X, as well as the Chevrolet Spark.
The recall involves the Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban, Traverse, Express and Silverado; the Cadillac CTS, Escalade and Escalade ESV; the GMC Yukon, Yukon XL, Acadia, Savana and Sierra; and the Buick Enclave.
If the short circuit occurs, restraint devices including the air bags, pretensioners, and side curtains might not work in a crash.
By Jim Donovan: Ford announced a big recall today. The automaker is recalling about 850,000 cars and SUVs because of a problem that could stop the air bags from working in a crash. The recalled […]
Ignition switches can move out of position and potentially lead to the engine shutting off while driving and air bags not functioning.
The death toll from crashes involving GM small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.
GM says the electronic parking brake arm that applies pressure to the back of the brake pads may not fully retract after use.
The recall covers SUVs built from Jan. 25, 2010 through July 20, 2011, according to the NHTSA documents.
Vehicles could leak, posing a fire risk. No fires or injuries have been reported.
A report raises serious questions about the NTSA’s ability to keep the public safe.
Nineteen compensation claims have been approved for deaths related to GM ignition switch recall, Twelve injury claims have been approved.
IKEA says it is urging customers who have the GUNGGUNG children’s swing to immediately return it due to a fall hazard that poses a risk of serious injury to children.
More than one million Kidde hard-wired smoke and combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms have been recalled because they could fail following a power outage, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Thursday.