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 ® has become aware that Kia will recall more than 419,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada because the transmission can be shifted out of park when the driver's foot isn't on the brake, a violation of safety laws.
The recall covers Sorentos from the 2011 through 2013 model years. The vehicles can roll away unexpectedly and cause a crash, Kia says in... Read more »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ® has become aware of a defective automotive class action lawsuit filed against Subaru of America Inc, alleging certain of its vehicles have a design defect that causes the hood to fly open when the affected vehicles are traveling at high speed. This can result in cracked windshields and danger to the drivers, in addition to diminishing the value of the... Read more »
Ford is recalling 37,000 F-150s because the truck’s automatic braking system could apply the brakes when it’s not supposed to. The problem occurs when the truck is in “adaptive cruise control” mode and its automatic braking system incorrectly senses that there is another vehicle in its lane. Ford said the problem can occur when the pickup passes a large, highly reflective truck.... Read more »
Nissan is recalling approximately 300,000 Versa and Versa Note vehicles, model years 2012-2015, to adjust a console panel that could catch the driver’s shoe and slow the effort to apply the brakes. A report filed with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration stated that in rare cases, the right edge of a driver’s shoe might catch on the center console's lower trim panel. The... Read more »
A class action lawsuit was filed against Nissan North America alleging the automobile manufacturer failed to warn consumers that certain Nissan Altima cars were equipped with rust-prone floorboards that would deteriorate to the point that the driver and passenger could see through to the ground underneath. The class action lawsuit claims 2002-2006 Nissan Altima cars contain floorboards that... Read more »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ® has become aware of violations of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act’s requirements to repair vehicles with safety defects by Fiat Chrysler.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles has acknowledged violations of the Motor Vehicle Safety Act’s requirements to repair vehicles with safety defects and will submit to... Read more »
Mazda Motor Corp., Mitsubishi Motors and Subaru maker, Fuji Heavy Industries, have recalled about 715,000 more cars equipped with airbag inflators made by parts supplier Takata Corporation. The recall follows a similar recall by Toyota and Honda to replace Takata's inflators. Regulators have linked six deaths worldwide to defective Takata airbags which exploded too violently and shot shrapnel... 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...