Where Wheels Complaints Happen

Sometimes it helps just to tally up the complaints and see where the biggest stacks are. Use this information to learn about troublespots or to run for the hills.

Recent Wheels News

There's a lot of news out there, but not all of it matters. We try to boil down it to the most important bits about things that actually help you with your car problem. Interested in getting these stories in an email? Signup for free email alerts over at CarComplaints.com.

  1. Toyota is going to recall about 70 C-HR SUVs to stop the rear wheels from falling off.

    The automakers says the problem could result in “reduced brake performance or a potential loss of vehicle stability.” Ya don’t say.

    The government hasn't released recall details and Toyota didn't say more, other than dealers will check the bearing bolts for the rear axle hubs and replace the hub bearing assemblies if loose bolts are discovered.

    If the rear axle carrier sub-assemblies are loose, dealers will install new ones.

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  2. In the past month, Toyota has recalled cars that leak gas and catch on fire, faced growing criticism about unintended acceleration at low speeds and been named in a lawsuit complaining about rusted frames in older trucks.

    So, finding out your Toyota has been recalled for an incorrect tire pressure label isn't that big of a deal. It's really more along the lines of a pain in the you-know-what that needs attention to pass federal safety standards. Here's what you need to know:…

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  3. Can't find your Sierra's spare tire? Don't drive yourself crazy, it might have fallen off somewhere down the road.

    The spare tire, which is mounted beneath the minivan, is protected by a splash guard that Toyota admits can fall off with "normal usage". Maybe try extreme usage next time? If you live in a state that uses a lot of road salt in the winter, a missing splash guard means three things:…

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