The latest fire risk recalls include Santa Fe Sport, Elantra, Kona, and Veloster models. Hyundai warning owners to park outside.
Practice Areas: Auto Accidents
Kia Soul and Selto vehicles have been recalled for engine stall and fire risk. Some may require replacement engines.
The Engine Control Module (ECM) was programmed improperly which can lead to a short circuit. A short circuit while driving may cause the engine to stall, increasing risk of crash.
Infiniti recalls 26,000 vehicles after a test indicated airbag tear from internal pressure. Front passenger airbags airbag cushions were not properly folded.
Honda and Acura have recalled 2019 and 2020 vehicles including the Civic, Odyssey and Accord for a fuel pump malfunction that could cause the engine to lose power.
In 2020, there were 48,488 distracted driving crashes in Florida. That means, on average in 2020, there were more than 932 distracted driving crashes every week. Just 3,174 first offense texting citations were issued in the state of Florida all year though. Why?
Last spring, electronic scooters, commonly referred to as e-scooters, began popping up for rental in cities across the nation, and with their popularity, injuries from electronic scooter accidents rose. Currently the two largest manufacturers of e-scooters are Lime and Bird. Accidents can happen when e-scooters collide with cars, pedestrians or stationary objects; hit uneven payment […]
Ford issues another airbag recall due to Takata inflators.
Takata inflators have resulted in the deaths of at least 27 people worldwide and 18 in the United States, and over 400 reported injuries.
The ammonium nitrate propellant used to inflate the driver’s airbags is showing signs of decay. This could lead to the airbag deploying slowly during a crash and it failing to protect you as it’s designed. It could also lead to the inflator exploding. The metal shrapnel from an exploding inflator could cause serious injury or death.
The front-row center seat-belt brackets may not be properly secured to the seat frame. If the seat-belt bracket is not secured, the safety belt may not properly restrain an occupant in the front-row center seat position, increasing the risk of injury in a crash or braking event.