Product Recalls


  • NEW YORK— Sunbeam is recalling about 34,000 Holmes- branded space heaters because they can spray hot oil and possibly cause household damage or injuries. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said Sunbeam received about 40 reports of hot oil spraying out and causing property damage. The heaters were sold at Target stores and small department stores...

  • Toyota recalls 52K Avalons for fire risk Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:17 AM ET
    2011-2012 Toyota Avalon

    The Japanese car manufacturer issued the recall because of a wire problem that could lead to a fire.

  • Toyota recalls 52,000 Avalon sedans for fire risk Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:55 PM ET

    TORRANCE, Calif.— Toyota is recalling 52,000 Avalon sedans because of a wiring problem that could cause a fire. The recall affects Avalons from the 2011 and 2012 model years. Toyota says cargo in the trunk could move the wires connected to the audio system subwoofer.

  • Nissan recalls 768,000 crossovers and SUVs Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 2:08 PM ET
    2014 Nissan Pathfinder

    Nissan is recalling about 768,000 vehicles, including its popular Rogue crossover and Pathfinder SUV, for separate problems.

  • Ford recalls 205,000 vehicles, including police cars Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:54 PM ET

    Ford Motor on Wednesday issued two safety recalls to fix an interior door handle issue.

  • DEARBORN, Mich.— Ford is recalling more than 221,000 cars and vans to fix problems with door latches and seat belts. The biggest recall covers nearly 205,000 Ford Taurus, Lincoln MKS and Police Interceptor models in North America from the 2010 to 2013 model years. Ford says a door latch spring can become unseated, allowing the door to unlatch in a side-impact crash.

  • Some 552,135 Rogues from model years 2008 and 2013 will be recalled because moisture could seep through the driver side floor and cause an electrical short to wiring that could lead to a fire, Nissan and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said. No crashes or injuries have been reported due to the wiring issue, a Nissan spokesman said on...

  • DETROIT— Nissan is recalling nearly 768,000 SUVs worldwide to fix faulty hood latches and electrical shorts that could cause fires. The larger Nissan recall announced Wednesday covers more than 552,000 Rogue small SUVs from 2008 through 2013 and Rogue Select SUVs from 2014. Snow and salty water can seep through the driver's side carpet to a wiring harness,...

  • Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche issue recalls for fuel leaks Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 | 9:25 AM ET

    DETROIT— Audi, Volkswagen and Porsche are recalling more than 93,500 cars and SUVs worldwide to fix fuel leak problems. The recalls cover the Audi A6 and Volkswagen Touareg hybrid from the 2012 model year, the Audi A7 from 2012 and 2013, and the Audi Q7, S4 and S5 from 2011 through 2012. All the vehicles have 3- liter V-6 engines, according to documents posted Tuesday...

  • Kia recalling nearly 87,000 Fortes because of fire risk Saturday, 24 Jan 2015 | 12:42 PM ET

    Kia Motors America is recalling nearly 87,000 of its 2014 Forte sedans because of faulty equipment that could cause the cars to catch fire. The recall notice issued Saturday affects Kia Fortes made from Dec. 5, 2012, through April 17, 2014. The recall by the South Korean automaker is expected to begin Feb. 24.

  • Recalls this week: cleaners, fitness machines Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 3:05 PM ET

    Cleaning products that may contain ammonia are being recalled because they are mislabeled and may pose a chemical hazard. Other recalled products include potentially defective fitness equipment and hunter's tree stands. The recalled units include: Mean Green Super Strength Spray 20- ounce with UPC 720547001208, Mean Green Super Strength Spray 40- ounce...

  • Goodyear recalls SUV tires due to tread cracks Friday, 23 Jan 2015 | 10:36 AM ET

    DETROIT— Goodyear is recalling about 48,500 SUV tires after finding small cracks in the tread during endurance testing. Goodyear Tire& Rubber Co. says the problem hasn't caused any crashes. Owners can have the tires replaced for free at any Goodyear store or authorized dealer.

  • TOKYO, Jan 16- Japanese Transport Minister Akihiro Ohta said on Friday his ministry was considering whether to revise existing laws to beef up oversight of auto parts suppliers in the wake of massive recalls of auto parts maker Takata Corp's air bags. The spate of Takata- related recalls- more than 20 million cars have been recalled worldwide over faulty air bags-...

  • TOKYO, Jan 16- Japanese Transport Minister Akihiro Ohta said on Friday the ministry was considering whether it needs to revise existing laws to inspect auto parts companies in the wake of massive Takata Corp recalls. Millions of cars have been recalled worldwide over Takata's air bags, which can explode with too much force and spray shrapnel in cars.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 14- A Massachusetts meat company is recalling 33,948 pounds of ground beef products that may be contaminated with plastic materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said on Wednesday. The agency said J&G Foods, Inc, in Sutton, Massachusetts recalled the product that consists of one-pound vacuum sealed...

  • GM Barra's optimistic forecast  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 1:24 PM ET

    Shares of General Motors are down more than 10 percent in the last year, which surprised some, reports CNBC's Phil LeBeau. The company's CEO Mary Barra shared the company's 2015 outlook.

  • GM forecasts 16.5-17 million US sales  Thursday, 8 Jan 2015 | 12:54 PM ET

    General Motors CEO Mary Barra commented today on her first year leading the company. CNBC's Phil LeBeau says the company is confident about sales for 2015.

  • WASHINGTON/ DETROIT, Jan 6- A recent wave of auto recalls may lead to even more flaws being discovered this year as drivers become alert to design faults, the top U.S. car safety official said on Tuesday. NHTSA has been accused of acting too slowly to prevent dangers involving Takata Corp air bags and General Motors Co ignition switches, and Rosekind said he must turn...

  • General Motors recalls trucks, SUVs  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 10:09 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports General Motors has issued an ignition switch recall for some vehicles from 2011 and 2012. The company had a total of 84 recalls in 2014.

  • Autos post strong finish despite record recalls  Friday, 2 Jan 2015 | 8:30 AM ET

    CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on a strong finish for the auto industry despite massive recalls in 2014.