Beware when purchasing your new car. Vehicle Recall Alert List of 2017 has been released.
Cars.com has recently published the 2017 Vehicle Recall Alert List and it is shocking! Here is a snippet of the list including the ones with a higher number of faulty vehicles. Is your car on the list?
2017 Buick LaCrosse:
Approximately 2,000 vehicles affected
Recall Alert- Electrical connectors for the electronic power steering system improperly sealed. This may cause corrosion due to exposure to water. This may cause the vehicle to lose power steering and greatly increasing risk for an accident.
2016-2017 Chevrolet Cruze
Approximately 17,200 vehicles affected
Recall Alert- Possible welding issue on seatback recliner bracket. This may cause head restraints to malfunction and seatbacks to break during an accident increasing the risk of serious injury.
2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz Cars, Wagons and SUVs:
Approximately 354,000 vehicles affected
Recall Alert- In the event the engine or transmission can’t turn over, repeated attempts to start the vehicle could result in a fire from the starting current limiter overheating.
2016-2017 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX, 2017 Continental:
Approximately 27,500 vehicles affected
Recall Alert- Frontal airbags may be faulty and may not inflate or detach from the module during an accident, due to a misalignment of components within. This could increase the chances of fatality or serious injury.
2014-2017 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300:
Approximately 69,000 vehicles affected
Recall Alert- Front driveshaft bolts have the potential to come loose possibly causing the driveshaft to disconnect. This could result in a loss of motive power and increasing the risk for an accident.
2014-2017 BMW i3:
Approximately 19,000 vehicles affected
Recall Alert- Fuel tank vent line could rub against the wire protection sleeve of the positive battery cable. This may cause a fuel vapor leak and pose a potential fire hazard.
2017 Hyundai Elantra
Approximately 34,000 vehicles affected
Recall Alert- Brake booster has the potential to fail and could result in a loss of power brake assist. This could result in a longer breaking distance and increases the risk of an accident.
The list continues on for over 160 pages. Be sure to check on manufacturer recalls regularly to ensure your vehicle is safe for the road.