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Safecar.gov

The federal government has compiled offering a free online service that lets you know whether your car has been recalled.

Apple offers to replace defective iPhone 5 batteries

Apple announced last week that a small percentage of the iPhone 5 devices sold between September 2012 and January 2013 have defective batteries.

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 02:25pm EDT

Hewlett-Packard recalls 5 million AC power cords

Hewlett-Packard recalls more than 5 million AC power cords for notebook computers

Tuesday - 08/26/2014, 01:24pm EDT

2.2 million bean bag chairs recalled after deaths

2.2 million bean bag chairs are recalled after 2 children suffocate to death

Friday - 08/22/2014, 12:00pm EDT

Free, online search lets you look up recalled cars

With auto companies recalling so many cars, the government has stepped in to keep track of them with a new search tool.

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 10:12am EDT

Peanut, almond butter recalled for salmonella risk

Peanut, almond butter from Hain Celestial unit recalled due to salmonella risk

Wednesday - 08/20/2014, 01:10am EDT

Brita recalling children's water bottles

Brita recalling children's water filter bottles due to potential laceration hazard

Tuesday - 08/19/2014, 01:00pm EDT

Glass particles in popular beer prompts recall

A voluntary recall of some Corona beers was announced Monday after the company reported glass particles may be found in select 12-ounce, clear Corona Extra beer.

Monday - 08/18/2014, 04:24pm EDT

Ford recalls 83,250 cars and SUVs

Ford recalls 83,250 cars and SUVs for faulty axles

Thursday - 08/14/2014, 10:00pm EDT

Where to find the best back-to-school deals

As the last few days of summer dwindle for D.C.-area students, many parents are salivating at the deals they can score while back-to-school shopping.

Wednesday - 08/13/2014, 03:44am EDT

Volkswagen recalls some Tiguans

Volkswagen recalls 151,389 Tiguan SUVs due to stalling possibility

Monday - 08/11/2014, 08:38am EDT

GM issues third recall on SUVs that can catch fire

GM recalls SUVs for third time; power window switches can short-circuit and catch fire

Friday - 08/08/2014, 03:42pm EDT

Hyundai recalls more than 419K vehicles

Hyundai recalls more than 419,000 cars and SUVs to fix suspension, brake and oil leak problems

Friday - 08/01/2014, 02:48pm EDT

Harley recalls bikes for ignition switch problem

Harley-Davidson recalls motorcycles to fix vibrations that can cause engines to stall

Friday - 08/01/2014, 12:36pm EDT

Hyundai recalls 883K Sonatas to fix gear shifters

Hyundai recalling 883,000 Sonata midsize cars to fix problem with gear shift levers

Wednesday - 07/30/2014, 10:50am EDT

Nissan expands recall prompted by faulty air bag

Nissan recalls more than 220,000 vehicles over faulty air bag, bringing total recall to 664K

Monday - 07/28/2014, 06:50am EDT

US agency probes Hyundai Sonata air bag problem

US safety agency probes Hyundai Sonatas; electrical problem can cause air bag failure

Friday - 07/25/2014, 05:02pm EDT

California firm issues nationwide fruit recall

California's Wawona Packing issues voluntary nationwide fruit recall over listeria concerns

Thursday - 07/24/2014, 09:48am EDT

GM issues 6 more safety recalls

GM issues 6 more safety recalls; total so far this year hits 60, covering almost 30M vehicles

Wednesday - 07/23/2014, 06:30pm EDT

Chrysler recalls Jeep SUVs for ignition switches

Chrysler recalling older-model Jeep SUVs to fix problem with ignition switches

Tuesday - 07/22/2014, 07:30pm EDT

Most common restaurant complaint: Dirty silverware

Dirty utensils or tables, restrooms that haven't been cleaned and condescending servers at restaurants are the most common complaints from people dining out, according to Consumer Reports.

Monday - 07/21/2014, 07:58am EDT