2019 saw many recalls of vehicles often with thousands of them having serious problems. Here are the five largest auto recalls for 2019.
List of Top Five Vehicle Recalls of 2019
1. 2019-2020 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, HDs & GMC Sierra 1500, HDs
About the Recall: 556,000 pickup trucks faced leaky pretensioner bracket issues that could potentially cause flammable car floor carpets to combust.
Suggested Action: Immediately transport vehicles to a dealer and have the pretensioner bracket openings closed.
2. 2011-2013 Dodge Durangos, Jeep Grand Cherokees
About the Recall: 528,600 of these vehicles suffered from faulty recall fixes relating to car stalls from fuel pump relay defaults.
Suggested Action: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will update owners of future notices and will also issue free fuel pump failure repairs.
3. Nissan Maximas, Muranos, Pathfinders, and Infiniti QX60s
About the Recall: 394,000 of these cars facing potential fire hazards from brake fluid leakage onto internal circuits.
Suggested Action: Remedy parts to fix the antilock brake system actuator will not be available until summer 2020; Call Nissan or Infiniti customer services; do not drive car and park away from vehicles if ABS warning light remains lit for more than 10 seconds.
4. 2019-2020 Ford F-150s
About the Recall: 135,700 of these cars suffering from engine stalls and loosened fastener that may disrupt braking or steering assists.
Suggested Action: Take vehicle to dealers who will look for excess sealant adhesive to remove it and re-maintenance the joint and fastener.
5. 2019 Ford Rangers
About the Recall: 72,700 of these cars battling technical issues resulting in faulty tail-lamps.
Suggested Action: Take vehicle to dealers where they can perform maintenance and/or replacements on electrical connectors.
Contact an Experienced Vehicle Defect Attorney
Drivers have enough to worry about while traversing the roadways on a daily basis. When a person gets behind the wheel of a car, there is a reasonable expectation that the car is going to perform in a matter that would not put the operator’s life in jeopardy. Unfortunately there are hundreds of vehicle recalls each year due to manufacturer defects, from the tires to the ignition switches, that can cause catastrophic injuries and in some cases death. If you or a loved one have been injured due to a defective part in a vehicle, contact Thomas J. Henry.
Our experienced defective vehicle lawyers have handled a multitude of injury claims caused by recalled vehicles. We continue to handle cases involving faulty and dangerous GM ignition switches and Takata airbags. Our firm has offices in Corpus Christi, San Antonio, Austin, and Houston, serving clients across Texas and nationwide. Call us today for a free legal consultation — our attorneys are available 24/7, nights and weekends.