recall

Ford Mustang Mach-E’s first recall addresses loose bolts

The first Mach-E crossovers have barely begun to reach customers, and Ford has already issued its first recall for the vehicle. Fortunately, almost all vehicles affected by the “subframe bolt issue” noted will be serviced before being delivered, and Ford says that the “fewer than 75” affected EVs that have reached customers will get checked …

Ford Mustang Mach-E’s first recall addresses loose bolts Read More »

Tesla bows to pressure from NHTSA, issues recall for Models S and X

Enlarge / 135,000 Teslas will brick their infotainment screens within 3 or 4 years due to a design defect. NHTSA has persuaded the automaker to fix the problem through a voluntary recall. Getty Images/Jonathan Gitlin It’s official: Tesla has to recall almost 135,000 Models S and X electric vehicles due to a design defect that …

Tesla bows to pressure from NHTSA, issues recall for Models S and X Read More »

NHTSA wants Tesla to recall 158,000 Tegra 3-equipped vehicles

chameleonseye via Getty Images Years ago, Tesla touted that the large touchscreens in its electric vehicles were powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 3 chipset. However, as configured in certain cars, the infotainment setup has a known issue that causes the 8GB eMMC NAND flash memory device to wear out after it has been overwritten too …

NHTSA wants Tesla to recall 158,000 Tegra 3-equipped vehicles Read More »

Chevrolet recalls the Bolt EV after 5 confirmed battery fires

Enlarge / For now, it’s time to unplug when you get to 90-percent state of charge. In October, news broke that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration had opened an investigation of the Chevrolet Bolt EV due to potential battery fires while charging. On Friday, Chevrolet announced a recall affecting all model year 2017 and …

Chevrolet recalls the Bolt EV after 5 confirmed battery fires Read More »

GM recalls 68,000 Chevy Bolt EVs after reports of battery fires

Roberto Baldwin/Engadget You might need to take your Chevy Bolt in for major service. Detroit News and The Verge report that GM is recalling 68,677 Bolt EVs (50,900 in the US) to help it identify the causes of five battery fires between 2017 and 2019. The car maker has found some common elements behind the …

GM recalls 68,000 Chevy Bolt EVs after reports of battery fires Read More »

Ring recalls some second-gen video doorbells due to fire risk

Ring If you purchased Ring’s new entry-level doorbell over the past few months, you may want to check its serial number. The Amazon-owned company has issued a recall for its second-generation smart video doorbell with the model number 5UM5E5. Its battery can overheat when incorrect screws are used for installation — since the wrong screws …

Ring recalls some second-gen video doorbells due to fire risk Read More »

Apple program will replace AirPods Pro buds with crackling, ANC issues

SOPA Images via Getty Images Occasionally Apple identifies a problem significant enough to launch a program to repair or replace an issue with one of its products, and today it revealed a service program for the AirPods Pro. According to the notice, in devices manufactured before October of this year, “a small percentage of AirPods …

Apple program will replace AirPods Pro buds with crackling, ANC issues Read More »

FDA finds new toxic hand-sanitizer ingredient, expands warning to 157 products

Enlarge / Check to make sure your sanitizer is safe. Getty | Omar Torres The US Food and Drug Administration is yet again expanding its warnings of toxic hand sanitizers—this time, not just after finding additional dangerous products; the FDA also found an additional toxic ingredient. The FDA this week announced that it has identified …

FDA finds new toxic hand-sanitizer ingredient, expands warning to 157 products Read More »

Mounting poisonings, blindness, deaths as toxic hand sanitizers flood market

Enlarge / Hand sanitizer being applied to a person’s hand. Getty | Leopoldo Smith The Food and Drug Administration is renewing warnings this week of dangerous hand sanitizers as it continues to find products that contain toxic methanol—a poisonous alcohol that can cause systemic effects, blindness, and death. The agency’s growing “do-not-use list” of dangerous …

Mounting poisonings, blindness, deaths as toxic hand sanitizers flood market Read More »

Toxic hand sanitizers have blinded and killed adults and children, FDA warns

Enlarge Getty Images | Jena Ardell Adults and children in the United States have been blinded, hospitalized, and, in some cases, even died after drinking hand sanitizers contaminated with the extremely toxic alcohol methanol, the Food and Drug Administration reports. In an updated safety warning, the agency identified five more brands of hand sanitizer that …

Toxic hand sanitizers have blinded and killed adults and children, FDA warns Read More »