Honda is recalling 2.2 million vehicles from their Honda and Acura lines because the Takata air bags used for the driver’s side can rupture when deployed. If the air bags rupture, they can send debris into the vehicle cabin, possibly injuring or killing the occupants.
The recall includes older model years dating back as far as 2005, as well as some 2015 and 2016 models. Honda says replacement... Read more »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ® has become aware of a major automotive recall regarding automotive airbags, and this one will bring recalls of up to 5 million vehicles worldwide. Continental Automotive Systems says in documents filed with the U.S. government that moisture can get inside its airbag control computers, causing the power supplies to corrode and fail. If that happens,... Read more »
Nissan North America will be recalling approximately 930,000 Altimas worldwide to fix a hood latch issue that could cause the hood to open while driving. The paint on the latch could flake off exposing the bare metal of the hood latch to the elements. Over time, the metal may rust and cause the secondary safety latch to stay open, which increases the chance the hood may open while the... Read more »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ® has become aware that General Motors Company, Jim Koons Management and Lithia Motors Inc. have agreed to settle separate Federal Trade Commission administrative complaint allegations that each touted how rigorously they inspect their cars, yet failed to disclose that some of the used cars they were selling were subject to unrepaired safety recalls.... Read more »
Ford Motor Company announced that it will be recalling approximately 391,000 Ford Ranger pickup trucks, model years 2004-2006, due to the driver’s air bag inflators possibly exploding with too much force and causing injuries.
The recall comes just days after the government announced that a South Carolina man was killed when an inflator exploded in December. Joel Knight, 52, of Kershaw died when... Read more »
A class action lawsuit has been filed against Honda Motor Co. alleging the “environmentally friendly” soy casings it has begun installing in its newer vehicles attract creatures such as rabbits and rats, which are chewing through the wires. The suit claims the creatures chew their way through the electrical systems of Honda Accords and other models that use the new product. One of the named... Read more »
CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - January 12, 2016) - Scott M. Cohen of Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® has been selected to the Illinois Super Lawyers list for the second year in a row. Each year, no more than five percent of the lawyers in the state are selected by the research team at Super Lawyers to receive this honor. Super Lawyers, a Thomson Reuters business, is a rating service... Read more »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ® has become aware that for the third time in seven years, General Motors (GM) is recalling cars that can leak oil and catch fire, in some instances damaging garages and homes.
The recall, which covers 1.4 million vehicles dating back to model year 1997, is needed because repairs from the first two recalls didn't resolve this issue. It has been reported... Read more »
Nissan announced that it will be recalling almost 59,000 vehicles worldwide to fix a defect in the seal between the gas tank and the fuel sending unit. The recall covers certain 2013 to 2016 Altimas and some 2016 Maximas. All of the vehicles have V6 engines.
According to documents posted by U.S. safety regulators, in the event of a crash, fuel could leak from the seal and cause a fire. Dealers... Read more »
Toyota announced that it will be recalling 6.5 million vehicle globally to fix a defect in the power window switch in numerous models. The recall effects the Yaris/Vitz subcompact, Corolla, Camry, Matrix, RAV4, Highlander, Tundra, Sequoia and Scion xB, that were produced between January 2005 and December 2010. Of the 6.5 million total, about 2.7 million are in North America, 1.2 million in Europe... Read more »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center® was founded in 1995 by principal attorneys, Adam J. Krohn and Gregory H. Moss, with the goal of providing affordable, effective legal representation to those who have been victims of defective cars, trucks and consumer products. Originally founded in Illinois, our firm's uncanny success has helped us in expanding our efforts on a nationwide basis. Today, we assist consumers throughout the co...