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Ford Recalls 222k F-150 Pickup Trucks Over Subpar Windshield Wiper Arms
Ford Recalls 222k F-150 Pickup Trucks Over Subpar Windshield Wiper Arms

20 Mar 2023, 19:08 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / After calling back 89,903 units of the F-150 in April 2022 over the same issue, Ford has recalled a further 222,454 units equipped with different wiper motors

 
Ford Announces Mammoth Recall, Nearly 1.3 Million Sedans Need Replacement Brake Hoses
Ford Announces Mammoth Recall, Nearly 1.3 Million Sedans Need Replacement Brake Hoses

20 Mar 2023, 16:21 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / The Ford Motor Company has recalled more than 2 million vehicles in the U.S. market since the beginning of calendar year 2023

 
Nissan Ariya EV Recalled Over Detaching Steering Wheel, 1k Units Affected
Nissan Ariya EV Recalled Over Detaching Steering Wheel, 1k Units Affected

7 Mar 2023, 23:08 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Nissan blames one of its port technicians for insufficiently torquing the steering wheel center bolt or not fitting it at all

 
Ford Recalls Bronco Over Safety Concern, Owners Advised Not to Drive Vehicles
Ford Recalls Bronco Over Safety Concern, Owners Advised Not to Drive Vehicles

6 Mar 2023, 20:12 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Once again with a feeling, Ford's abysmal quality makes the Jeep Wrangler seem like a much better buy than the sixth-gen Bronco

 
Ford Didn’t Build 2.3L EcoBoost Unit Properly in Certain Bronco, Ranger, Explorer Vehicles
Ford Didn’t Build 2.3L EcoBoost Unit Properly in Certain Bronco, Ranger, Explorer Vehicles

6 Mar 2023, 13:11 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Rather than issuing a recall, the Ford Motor Company will replace 2.3L EcoBoost engines in certain mid-size vehicles as part of a customer satisfaction program

 
Dodge Durango Rear Spoiler Could Fly Off, 139k Vehicles Recalled
Dodge Durango Rear Spoiler Could Fly Off, 139k Vehicles Recalled

1 Mar 2023, 19:07 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / A simply outstanding 139,019 vehicles produced between October 2020 and February 2023 are called back, according to FCA US LLC

 
Volkswagen Golf R and Golf GTI Recalled Due to Production Oversight
Volkswagen Golf R and Golf GTI Recalled Due to Production Oversight

29 Sep 2022, 23:43 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / As if the German automaker from Wolfsburg didn't have enough quality-related issues, VW has admitted to not affixing the radiator properly in 8,038 hot hatches

 
“The Quality Is Below Any Other Vehicle I Have Ever Owned,” Says Ford Bronco Owner
“The Quality Is Below Any Other Vehicle I Have Ever Owned,” Says Ford Bronco Owner

8 Jul 2022, 09:12 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Ford and quality control appear to be on bad terms based on the brand-new Outer Banks delivered to Bronco6G forum member Arnold1 after a two-year wait

 
2022 Toyota Tundra Control Arm Bolt Fails Catastrophically, Owner Isn’t Pleased
2022 Toyota Tundra Control Arm Bolt Fails Catastrophically, Owner Isn’t Pleased

5 Jul 2022, 15:19 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / As if the all-new Tundra didn't have plenty of problems already, the owner of this particular truck experienced a control arm failure due to gross negligence

 
2022 Toyota Tundra Rear Axle Shafts May Separate While Driving, Recall Issued
2022 Toyota Tundra Rear Axle Shafts May Separate While Driving, Recall Issued

27 Jun 2022, 10:13 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Loose rear axle flange nuts may lead to a separation of either rear axle shaft, which may lead to reduced braking performance and vehicle stability

 
Ford Bronco Soft Top Coming Apart at the Seams, Dealer's Attempted Repair Makes It Worse
Ford Bronco Soft Top Coming Apart at the Seams, Dealer's Attempted Repair Makes It Worse

15 Jun 2022, 19:02 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / As Ford takes its sweet time sourcing chips for the Bronco, owners are experiencing soft tops that come apart at the seams

 
Tesla Recalls a Model X Over a Missing Bracket, Will Replace the Vehicle
Tesla Recalls a Model X Over a Missing Bracket, Will Replace the Vehicle

30 Apr 2022, 16:59 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / "An operational oversight" is how Tesla explains the structural issue affecting a sole Model X that will be replaced at no charge to the customer

 
Volkswagen Recalls Tiguan Over Insufficiently Attached Rear Spoiler
Volkswagen Recalls Tiguan Over Insufficiently Attached Rear Spoiler

12 Apr 2022, 13:02 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Due to incorrect installation instructions, the rear hatch spoiler of the Tiguan may be insufficiently attached to the vehicle

 
2022 Toyota Tundra Suddenly Loses Brake Pressure, Four Loose Nuts To Blame
2022 Toyota Tundra Suddenly Loses Brake Pressure, Four Loose Nuts To Blame

23 Mar 2022, 21:46 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / A 2022 Tundra horror story that makes every other 2022 Tundra horror story appear trivial, this 1794 Edition clearly shouldn't have left the assembly plant

 
2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pre-Production Car Shows Minor Imperfections
2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 Pre-Production Car Shows Minor Imperfections

11 Mar 2022, 21:22 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Even though it's a pre-production car, the yellow-painted Z06 in the featured videos already presents a few issues that GM needs to sort out in a timely fashion

 
Ford Bronco Soft Top Snow Intrusion Rears Its Ugly Head Again
Ford Bronco Soft Top Snow Intrusion Rears Its Ugly Head Again

1 Feb 2022, 18:01 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If you happen to own a soft-topped Bronco and you live in an area where blizzard are pretty windy, bear in mind your Bronco's top may allow snow to get in

 
2022 Ford Maverick Owners Complain About Easily Removable Factory Decals
2022 Ford Maverick Owners Complain About Easily Removable Factory Decals

31 Jan 2022, 16:17 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / If you're in the market for a Maverick, don't fool yourself into thinking that you'll get a high-quality pickup truck because it most certainly isn't one

 
Sandy Munro Starts Teardown of Model S Plaid, Tesla Engineers Should Take Notes
Sandy Munro Starts Teardown of Model S Plaid, Tesla Engineers Should Take Notes

24 Jan 2022, 16:46 UTC · By: Sebastian Toma / Sandy Munro and his team have begun their teardown of the Model S Plaid. As usual, Sandy Munro shares his thoughts on what can be improved

 
2022 Toyota Tundra Turbo Wastegate Issues Keep Piling Up
2022 Toyota Tundra Turbo Wastegate Issues Keep Piling Up

20 Jan 2022, 13:09 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / It's easy to change a wastegate actuator on most cars, but in the Tundra's case, you need to separate the cab from the chassis for that

 
Ford Recalls Nearly 200,000 Mustangs, Fusions, Lincoln MKZs Over Peculiar Issue
Ford Recalls Nearly 200,000 Mustangs, Fusions, Lincoln MKZs Over Peculiar Issue

19 Jan 2022, 16:40 UTC · By: Mircea Panait / Potentially stemming from the subpar reground rubber used for the brake pedal stop bumpers, the following recall involves nearly 200,000 Fords and Lincolns