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Feds Close Investigation Into BMW's Recall Failures
Investigation closed after BMW pays $40 million consent order and answers for recall failures.
Ford Explorer Carbon Monoxide Investigation Upgraded
Feds upgrade 2011-2017 Ford Explorer carbon monoxide investigation to engineering analysis.
smart fortwo Fire Investigation Upgraded by Feds
smart fortwo car owners seem to be having trouble with their minicars burning to the frames.
Land Rover Range Rover Door Latch Recall Investigated
Range Rover owners report doors opened while driving after door latches were repaired.
NHTSA Ford Explorer Exhaust Manifold Investigation Upgraded
NHTSA investigates 1.3 million Ford Explorers after finding exhaust manifolds crack and leak.
Millions of Cars May Be At Risk of Gas Leaks
Government opens investigation into fuel pump flanges made by Continental Automotive Systems.
2012 Jeep Liberty Airbag Lights Under Investigation
NHTSA looks at occupant restraint controller module failures that keep airbag lights on.
Hyundai and Kia Theta II Engine Recalls Investigated
Government wants to know if recall of 1.7 million Hyundai and Kia vehicles was good enough.
2009 Nissan Murano Brake Issues Investigated
Government wants to know why 2009 Nissan Murano brake pedals fall to the floorboards.
GM Headlamp Driver Module Recall Investigated
Government says recall of 318,000 vehicles for headlamp driver modules may not have worked.
Owner Says 2007 Jeep Patriot Stalls After Filling Gas Tank
Government asked to investigate complaints into 2007 Jeep Patriots that stall after refueling.
Ford Edge Door Ajar Light Recall Not Necessary, Say Feds
Don't hold your breath waiting for a Ford Edge 'door ajar light' recall, even after 2,000 complaints
Environmental Protection Agency to be Investigated
Office of Inspector General to investigate if the EPA knows how to spot illegal vehicle emissions.
Hyundai Sonata Locking Brakes Investigation Closed
Government says no recall is needed to repair 2016 Hyundai Sonatas with electronic parking brakes.
Government: No Safety Defects With Tesla's Autopilot
Safety regulators say Tesla's automatic emergency braking and Autopilot aren't defective.