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Ford Recalls Several Vehicles for Fire Risk and Software Issues

Those who own or lease a Ford Expedition, Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle, or Lincoln Navigator should know that new safety recalls have been issued concerning several defects and potential risks. Contact a trusted lemon law attorney to discuss your case.
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US Regulators Taking Steps to Crack Down on Tesla’s Problematic Autopilot Feature

You may have heard of incidents occurring across the country in which Tesla vehicles actively using the driver-assistance program collided with other vehicles or pedestrians. Once the NHTSA concludes its investigations, it could compel Tesla to order safety recalls.
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Ford Issues Safety Recall Over Transmission Issue

In early April 2022, Ford announced a safety recall impacting several F-150 pickup trucks. These vehicles may suffer from defective transmissions that could randomly shift into neutral while moving, increasing the risk of collision.
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Dodge and Ram Vehicles Recalled Over Warning Light Defect

Dodge and Ram announced an auto safety recall pertaining to faulty electronic stability control (ESC) warning lights that may fail to illuminate as intended. Affected consumers can expect to be notified in late April or early May of 2022.
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NHTSA Investigating Honda Vehicles For Concerning Braking Issues

Federal safety regulators received over 270 complaints from Honda customers about AEB system issues. Those who own or lease a 2018-2019 Honda Accord or a 2017-2019 Honda CR-V SUV should recognize these vehicles may experience unexpected or random braking events.
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Hyundai and Kia Issue Safety Recall Over Fire Risk

Automakers Hyundai and Kia have each announced new safety recalls over certain vehicles at increased risk of catching fire. Once you’ve been notified of the recall, you can bring your vehicle to the dealership for the installation of new fuses in the ABS modules, free of charge.
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Toyota Recalls Over 41K Vehicles Over Defective Turn Signals

In early February 2022, Toyota announced a safety recall issue over defective turn signals in the 2021 Toyota Venza SUV model. Affected customers can receive the necessary repairs at their local dealers free of charge.
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Nissan Recalls Over 680K SUVs Over Fire Risk

At the end of January 2022, Nissan announced that it was recalling nearly 689,000 Rogue SUVs over numerous electrical issues and increased risk of fire. Affected customers can expect to receive notification in March.
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Tesla Recalls Over 475K Electric Vehicles Over Trunk and Camera Safety Issues

Safety concerns over rearview camera and trunk issues have prompted Tesla to issue a recall, and Tesla plans to notify affected consumers within the upcoming months.
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Audi Recalls Over 288K Vehicles Over Engine Safety Issue

Any spill in the rear seat of an Audi Q5 vehicle may cause liquid to penetrate the gateway control module, resulting in the shutdown of the control module and a reduction in engine power. Affected customers can receive the recommended repairs beginning in February 2022.
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Honda Recalls 725k Vehicles Over Hood Safety Issue

In early December 2021, Honda announced a safety recall affecting approximately 724,826 vehicles suffering from a hood-related defect. Affected customers should take their vehicles to the dealer for the necessary repairs beginning in January 2022.
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Hyundai Motor Whistleblower Awarded $24 Million

In early November 2021, the U.S. auto safety regulator announced that they would be rewarding $24 million to a former Hyundai Motor Company employee who brought to light safety concerns at the carmaking plant.
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