Category Archives: Defective Auto Components

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Seatback Failure Verdict Questions Federal Safety Standards

A Texas jury found Toyota, the parent company of Lexus, guilty of “gross negligence” for failing to warn consumers of potential seatback failures in a $242 million verdict. The case was in respect to a 2016 car crash, in which two young children suffered traumatic brain injuries when their parents’ Lexus was hit from behind. A seatback failure can occur…
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Ford Focus is Just the Newest Recall in a Slew of Recent Auto Recalls

Ford Motor Company has recalled nearly 1.3 million Ford Focus vehicles in the United States due to the risk of engine stall. The recall affects specific 2012 through 2018 Ford Focus models. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report, the problem lies within the canister purge valve (CPV) of the vehicle. A vehicle’s CVP is part of…
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Auto Recall: What’s Wrong with Tesla Model S and Model X Vehicles?

CNBC released a report recently regarding a Tesla recall involving 53,000 of the automaker’s Model S and Model X vehicles. Reportedly, the issue involves a problem with the parking brakes on the vehicles not working properly. What’s Wrong with the Parking Brakes on the Tesla Model X and Model S? According to CNBC, Tesla recall is voluntary. The issue involves…
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Honda Confirms 20th Takata Airbag Death

Officials with Honda Motor Company confirmed another death caused by an exploding Takata airbag inflator. Honda said the person died on July 10 during a crash in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The unidentified person, who was in a 2004 Honda Civic, is the 20th death worldwide caused by Takata’s defective airbag inflators. Officials with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)…
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Dieselgate 2.0 – Is Fiat Chrysler Cheating on Emissions Too?

Dieselgate has left a black mark on the reputation of Volkswagen. In the past few weeks, the company has admitted to criminal charges, settled those charges for $4.3 billion, and had six executives indicted for its emissions scandal. VW stock has been volatile ever since the discovery of its defeat device software, and VW consumers have flooded courts with their…
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Why is Fiat Chrysler Recalling 1.9 Million Vehicles?

It’s been a rough year for auto recalls. A Jeep recall was linked to the death of Star Trek actor Anton Yelchin, and the Takata recall expanded to include over 70 million vehicles. The year is almost over, but the recalls are still coming. This time Fiat Chrysler has been called out by safety regulators. Do You Know Why Fiat…
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