Category: Recalls

GM Recalling About 200,000 Cars for Faulty Airbag

Listen up, fellow Kentucky drivers. General Motors is recalling Saturn and Saab models for faulty Takata driver’s side airbag inflators. Make sure to check National Highway Traffic Safety Administration site for updates. About 200,000 GM cars are recalled as the inflator could explode once the front airbag is deployed, shooting metal fragments that could result … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 03/11/16

Everything You Need to Know About the Takata Airbag Recall

With approximately 34 million cars in US potentially affected, along with 7 million others worldwide that have already been recalled, the Takata airbag recall issue is far from over. The recall involves Takata airbag with defective inflators that can explode without warning.  Once it explodes, the airbag sends metal shrapnel to vehicle passengers, which can … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 03/11/16

Trek Bike Recall

Trek is recalling nearly one million bicycles equipped with front disc brakes due to a crash hazard. The recall involves all models of Trek bicycles from model years 2000 through 2015. About 900,000 units in the U.S. and 98,000 in Canada are affected by the recall. According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, an open quick … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 04/27/15

Nissan Recalls 640,000 More Cars Due To Faulty Latches

Nissan has recalled 640,000 more cars in the U.S. and Canada. These cars are being recalled out of fear that the faulty latches could trigger hoods to fly open on the road or highway. The recall was due to the dual hood latching system. According to Nissan, its cars have a primary latching system that … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 03/18/15

Basics You Should Know About Car Recalls

General Motors ended 2014 with another recall due to faulty ignition, an issue the company has been grappling with all year. According to an article published in USA Today, GM is recalling 83,572 SUVs and trucks because of a faulty ignition. This faulty ignition may move out of the “start” position causing the vehicle to … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 01/29/15

Vehicle Recall Due to Faulty Ignition Switch

In 2011, automotive company Chrysler recalled 196,000 Dodge Grand Caravan, Chrysler Town, Country minivans and Dodge Journey Crossover. Chrysler recommended owners of these vehicles get their ignition switches fixed. This recall is serious because the ignition keys could move from the “run position” to the “off position” causing the engine shutdown. You would think that … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 12/03/14

Toyota Recalls 247,000 Vehicles Due to Faulty Airbags

Airbags can save lives and reduce injuries. In 2009, frontal airbags saved more than 28,000 people’s lives. Side airbags have also saved lives. According to an Institute analysis of U.S. crashes, side airbags with head protection reduce a car driver’s risk of death in driver-side crashes by 37% and an SUV driver’s risk by 52%. … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 10/22/14

Louis Garneau Recalls Aerodynamic Bicycle Helmets

Helmet recall Cyclist Louis Garneau is recalling almost 2,000 bicycle helmets after they failed an impact and cold condition test. Manufacturers believe the helmets may decrease in quality over time. They are concerned that the helmets may not be able to protect bicyclists after years of use. The helmet being recalled is the P-09 aerodynamic … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 10/20/14

GM Advises Car Owners To Drive With Key Alone

Are you planning to invest in a new car? If so, then you may want read about a series of recalls that General Motors has been announcing before making your final decision. This also affects Kentucky drivers who own a GM car. Find out immediately whether the model you have is affected. GM has already … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 05/27/14

Evenflo Is Recalling 1.37 Million Cars Seats

After Graco, who recalled some of their child car seats, another company voluntarily recalled child safety seat buckles.   On Friday, April 4, 2014, Evenflo recalled 1.37 million of its car seats because some buckles would get stuck in the latched position. This made it difficult for parents to remove their child from the seat … Continued


Category: Recalls
Published: 04/09/14