Defective Airbag Sensors Lead to Audi Recall

German companies may have an exceptional reputation for precision engineering and manufacture, but even the best of them are not immune to the possibility of making faulty products and components. Audi exemplifies this point perfectly with its latest recall of almost 140,000 vehicles. The recent news article on Consumer Reports states that the recall involves…

Metal Shards Contaminate 220,000 Pounds of Spam

Spam may seem among the safest food items to consume, but even these products may not be as innocuous as they seem. A Time Magazine news report has revealed that more than 228,600 pounds of the ubiquitous canned meat product has been recalled. The reason for the recall is contamination by metal pieces. Spam manufacturer…

Listeria Contamination Leads to Trader Joe’s Granola Recall

Trader Joe’s, a famous grocery store brand, has issued a recall for its Grainless Granola as there were concerns about listeria contamination. The batch involved in the recall has a “best by” date within the time period of March 28 to April 10 of 2018. These particular granola products were sold in several states including…

Possible Airbag Failure Leads to Audi A7 Recall

Safety is vital for everyone on the road. That’s why cars have seatbelts, crumple zones, and various electronic safety features, and at the same time, authorities continue to strictly implement guidelines concerning speed limits and DUI violations. Airbags also do their part, and even the slightest hint of airbag failure isn’t tolerated at all. That’s…

Another Ford Recall: This Time for the F250 Pickup Truck

In the last few years, it seems like vehicle recalls occur regularly. Just recently (April 2017), Ford issued a recall for more than 50,000 F-250 pickup trucks that were sold in the US and Canada. The vehicles involved are those F-250s that have the 6.2L gas engine from its truck plant in Louisville, KY. Ford…

10 Brands of Garbage Disposals Recalled for Flying Metal Shrapnel

Product recalls may involve serious defects that need to be corrected right away. These recalls include cars, infant equipment, medicine, and these days even garbage disposals. If you have a garbage disposal at home, find out if it’s part of the recent garbage disposal recall. The Problem that Could Cause Injuries According to the notice…

Possible Engine Stall Leads to Recall of 1.4 Million Korean Cars

Well-known Korean automakers Kia and Hyundai have issued a recall for some of their more popular models due to a potential problem with the engines. The recall involves approximately 1.4 million cars and SUVs that were sold in South Korea, Canada, and the US. Kia is a Hyundai affiliate brand, and together they make up…

New Tech Enhances Tracking of Owners of Recalled Vehicles

When there’s a problem with a car, the manufacturer may issue a recall notice so that vehicle owners can take their car to a dealership to have the issue fixed. But this method may not always work. It’s very possible that the owner of the car may lose contact with the dealership especially in cases…

Airbag Defects Lead to Recall of Nissan Vehicles

More than 54,000 2012 Nissan Versa units have been recalled by Nissan due to defective airbags. According to a CBS report, these vehicles have airbags that may unexpectedly deploy when the door is shut forcefully. Nissan North America points to the degradation of the connector pins side impact sensors. The unexpected deployment of the seat-mounted…

Chrysler Cars Recalled for Loose Bolts

Just recently, Fiat Chrysler has issued a recall notice for certain models of their AWD cars. The affected cars include the Dodge Charger and the AWD Chrysler 300 from 2014 to 2017. The recall affects over 69,000 vehicles. A notice at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has revealed that there’s a high chance…