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 »
Ford has recalled over 545,000 vehicles that that may contain malfunctioning door latches. The car manufacturer initially recalled 400,000 vehicles and expanded the recall to include an additional 156,000 model year 2011 to 2014 Fiesta, and model year 2013 to 2014 Fusion and Lincoln MKZ sedans. Ford received a request from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which has been... Read more »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ® has become aware of a jury trial verdict in Georgia against Chrysler. A jury found Chrysler responsible in the death of a 4-year-old Georgia boy in a fiery Jeep crash and ordered the auto maker to pay $150 million in damages.
The verdict caps a trial that renewed scrutiny of older sport-utility vehicles with fuel tanks that regulators spotlighted as... Read more »
Krohn & Moss, Ltd. Consumer Law Center ® has become aware of a BMW settlement with the FTC regarding its warranty coverage. BMW of North America LLC has agreed to settle Federal Trade Commission charges that its MINI Division violated the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act by telling consumers that BMW would void their warranty unless they used MINI parts and MINI dealers to perform maintenance and... Read more »
General Motors is expanding a recall from last March to include more than 81,000 additional cars because their power steering systems could suddenly fail, making the vehicles harder to turn. The current action is in addition to the previous recall that covered 1.3 million vehicles in the United States. A spokesman for GM said it is aware of one crash, but no injuries, related to a defect in the... Read more »
Chrysler is recalling 435,581 2011-2014 model year Chrysler 300s, Dodge Chargers, Challengers, and Durangos; and 2012-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokees equipped with a 3.6L engine and a 160-amp alternator because the alternator might suddenly fail, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. If the alternator fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a... 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...