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Mazda6 Subframe Corrosion Investigated By Feds
NHTSA says complaints are coming in about 2009-2010 Mazda6 subframes failing while driving.
NTSB Investigates Tesla Model S Post-Crash Fire
Investigators want to know how first responders handled crash and fire that killed two Florida teens
Toyota Highlander Steering Wheels Are Falling Off
Feds investigate why telescoping steering wheels detach in Highlanders and Highlander Hybrids.
2009 Nissan Murano ABS Problems Blamed For 14 Crashes
Feds upgrade Nissan Murano investigation into anti-lock braking systems that cause soft brake pedals
Ford Fusion and Mercury Milan Soft Brake Pedals Investigated
Feds investigate braking problems in 1 million Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan and Lincoln MKZ vehicles.
VW Clock Spring Recall May Have Failed
Feds investigate 1.2 million VW vehicles after owners continue to complain about clock springs.
BMW X5 xDrive35d Idler Pulley Bolt Recall Investigated
Safety regulators want to know why BMW drivers keep complaining about losing power steering.
Investigation: 2016 Mercedes-Benz Metris Gas Leaks
Government investigates why gas odors and leaks are occurring in 2016 Mercedes Metris vans.
Hyundai and Kia Airbag Failures Kill 4, Injure 6
Feds open investigation into deadly airbag failures in Hyundai Sonata and Kia Forte cars.
2017 Chrysler Pacifica Recall Makes Petition Moot
Feds say there is no need to investigate stalling engines after 2017 Chrysler Pacifica recall.
Continental Fuel Pump Flange Investigation Closed
Regulators say recalls of Audi, Porsche and VW vehicles took care of fuel pump flange problems.
NTSB Investigates Alleged Tesla Model S Autopilot Crash
Driver says his Tesla Model S was on 'Autopilot' when it crashed into a California firetruck.
2018 Volkswagen Tiguan Under Federal Investigation
Government says seat belt problems were discovered during crash tests conducted on 2018 Tiguans.
Goodyear G159 Tire Blowouts Under Investigation
Goodyear G159 tires used on motorhomes may be too dangerous for highway driving.
2012 Jeep Liberty ORC Module Investigation Closed
Investigation closed following 2012 Jeep Liberty occupant restraint controller module recall.