Archive for ‘Recall’

2013 Ford Escape Recall Alert – Ford Advises 4,800 Drivers to Park Vehicle NOW!

July 19, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Ford, Recall

It’s quite frightening when a manufacturer issues a recall advising their drivers to immediately park their cars and contact the dealer for pick up, but that is exactly what is happening to 4,800 unlucky 2013 Ford Escape drivers in the United States and Canada. The recall affects all 2013 Ford Escape models equipped with the… Read More

Ford Recalls Half Million Freestar, Escape & Mercury Monterey Vehicles

January 12, 2012 By: LemonLaw Category: Ford, mercury, Recall

This Pennsylvania Lemon Law Ford recall alert comes courtesy of our good friend Jim Donovan, consumer crusader at Philadelphia’s CBS-3. Ford is recalling almost 500,000 SUVs and minivans due to mechanic defects. First up on the list is more than 205,000 Ford Freestar and Mercury Monterey minivans, model years 2004 and 2005, due to faulty torque… Read More

Chrysler Recalls More Than 242,000 Dodge Ram Pick-Up Trucks

July 14, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: dodge ram, Recall

Chrysler will recall nearly a quarter of a million Dodge Ram pick-up trucks due to a poor tie rod assembly issue in the front steering system. The Dodge Ram recall according to Dodge representatives is the defective assembly may cause the part to fracture, and often occurs while maneuvering at low speeds, such as driving… Read More

We’ve heard of Spider Man, but Spider Mazda?

April 22, 2011 By: LemonLaw Category: Mazda, Recall

How did the spiders get into the Mazda 6?  It’s a mystery even Peter Parker might not be able to solve. The manufacturer has recalled 65,000 Mazda 6 models after identifying a spider infestation problem at either an auto parts supplier or the manufacturer’s Flat Rock, MI plant where they assemble Mazda 6 cars. There… Read More

Could A Toyota Corolla Recall Be Next?

February 19, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: nhtsa, Recall, steering, Toyota

In the midst of all the Toyota trouble comes another possible recall.  The National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration is looking into repeated complaints about steering in Toyota Corollas. Over 150 complaints have been filed with NHTSA regarding the Corolla’s electric assisted steering system.  This system uses an electric motor to reduce the amount of… Read More

Toyota Adds 600,000 Vehicles To Recall

January 26, 2010 By: LemonLaw Category: Defective Car, Recall, sudden acceleration, Toyota

Back in late November, we reported that Toyota was recalling 4 million Toyota and Lexus vehicles due to faulty accelerator pedals after NHTSA reported more than 2,000 instances of sudden acceleration. This past Thursday, the manufacturer announced it is recalling an additional 600,000 vehicles.  The new recall affects 2009- 2010 Toyota RAV4 models, 2009-2010 Toyota… Read More

Recall Alert: Faulty Roof Panels on 2005-07 Corvettes

December 29, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: corvette, Recall

According to Autoweek, General Motors will recall more than 22,000 Corvettes, model year 2005-2007, for a roof panel problem. The recall covers the models with the removable roof panel. The issue was discovered once General Motors noticed problems with the adhesive that bonds the plastic roof panel to its frame. If the bond breaks, the roof panel… Read More

Toyota to Replace Gas Pedal in 4 Million Toyota & Lexus Models

November 25, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: lexus, Recall, sudden acceleration, Toyota

Earlier this month, we reported on the problem involving sudden acceleration in certain Toyota and Lexus models. In the past, the manufacturer was blaming the issue on floor mats, but after more than 2,000 instances were reported by the National Highway Traffic And Safety Administration, there was no doubt plenty of fear in many drivers’… Read More

Defect Alert- Sudden Acceleration Problem in Toyota & Lexus Models

November 04, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: Defective Car, Recall, Toyota

As ABC News is reporting, owners of Toyota cars are rebelling over a series of more than 200 accidents caused by sudden acceleration. Safety analysts have discovered more than 2000 instances among Toyota models such as the Camry and Prius, and various Lexus models, where cars were surging up to 100 miles per hours without warning. The manufacturer was… Read More

Yamaha Rhino ATV Recall

April 02, 2009 By: LemonLaw Category: atv, Recall, yamaha

Yamaha Motor Corp. issued a recall of more than 120,000 Yahama Rhino ATVs today. All Rhino 450 and 660 model vehicles are being recalled for repairs intended to prevent accidents that have resulted in 46 confirmed deaths and hundreds of injuries. These Yamaha Rhinos suffer from inherent design flaws that make them unstable and susceptible… Read More