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Pickup Truck Recalls

Find the facts you need about pickups truck recalls before you shop for a used truck. Recalls are valid for any owner of an affected vehicle, but it's important to find out if problem affecting a truck on you must-see list has been corrected.
  1. Truck Recalls (14)

Your Ride's Been Recalled--Now What?
If your vehicle has found its way onto a recall list, check out what to do next

GM Recalling Colorado and Canyon Trucks
Your Chevy Colorado or GMC Canyon truck might be included in a recall to replace a shift cable clip.

Ford F-150 Pickup Truck Airbag Recall
Ford will recall 2005 and 2006 F-150 pickup trucks to repair a problem that could cause an airbag to deploy when the truck is started.

Toyota's Smart Stop Technology
Details about Toyota's Smart Stop Technology, a brake override system that helps prevent sudden acceleration.

2011 Ram Trucks Recall
2011 Ram pickup trucks were recalled to inspect and repair a problem with the rear axle bearing.

2011 Ford F-Series Truck Recall
Ford recalled 14,700 vehicles, including 2011 pickup trucks, to check and repair a potential problem with the body control module.

Auto Recall Opinions - Is the Media Using Auto Recalls to Create News?
Is the media trying to create breaking news because it has nothing else to talk about, or should we truly be in panic-mode until recalled vehicles are fixed?

Toyota Tundra Recall
Toyota is recalling 2000 through 2003 Tundra pickup trucks to inspect for frame corrosion.

GM Heated Washer Fluid System Recall
GM is recalling 944,000 trucks, cars and SUVs equipped with the automaker's heated washer fluid system.

Road Tests and Comparisons at GM's Milford Proving
Road tests at GM's Milford Proving Ground, where I had a chance to compare performance and safety features of full-size trucks.

What Is Traction Control?
Learn the meaning of the term traction control, and find out how it helps you drive on slick roads.

What Is Electronic Brake Force Distribution?
An explanation of the term Electronic Brake Force Distribution.

What is Brake Assist?
An explanation of the term Brake Assist.

Crash Tests for 2008 Small Trucks
Some small trucks fared better than others in side impact crash tests performed by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

LATCH System Basics
USA vehicles manufactured after September 1, 2002, are required to have the LATCH system, fasteners permanently attached to a vehicle that allow installation of car seats without using the vehicle's seat belt system.

Rollover Rankings for 2004 Trucks and SUVs
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has released results of its 2004 rollover testing. Trucks fared better than SUVs, but both groups ranked lower than cars--no surprise there. Here are the rollover results for 2004 pickup trucks and SUVs.

Truck Recalls
Here's a handy list of truck recalls that you can refer to when you're shopping for a used pickup truck. Find out if the trucks you're looking at are involved in a current manufacturer recall.

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