9 Horrible Car Engineering FAILS

We all make mistakes, but when car companies make mistakes it can be expensive (and sometimes deadly). This is a list of 9 engineering fails caused by car companies. Some are silly, some are serious, and some are downright scary. Buckle up and grab your bug repellant: this is D-List.

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  1. Oliver Guggenheimer

    Oliver Guggenheimer26 นาทีที่ผ่านมา

    MerceDZEEZ

  2. HalfPastTenPM

    HalfPastTenPM10 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    I thought that this episode will be about whole american car industry

  3. Andrew Smart

    Andrew Smart12 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    it's not an ignition switch you talk about with the fords,it's the TFI (thick film ignition) where they tried screen printing electronic components on the pcb which sucked,you can now fit a bosch module to solve it

  4. Andrew Smart

    Andrew Smart13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    do you really believe the prius unitended acellerations are caused by floormats?,LOL

  5. Andrew Smart

    Andrew Smart13 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    yeah volvo also uses the "boidegradeable" wires,rewired alot of volvos

  6. Nick Zinchenko

    Nick Zinchenko21 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    This guy is on drugs

  7. Ted Ecker

    Ted Ecker22 ชั่วโมงที่ผ่านมา

    Narrow whalebase!!!

  8. Rosexephon

    Rosexephonวันที่ผ่านมา

    Ford is AWFUL

  9. Artem Nikolaiev

    Artem Nikolaievวันที่ผ่านมา

    Im generaly not a car person, yet this guy really nailed presenting all that stuff. Max fun

  10. Thejamman

    Thejammanวันที่ผ่านมา

    I really wish I never learned about my 09 Mazda 6 having a spider problem…

  11. Turd Goblin

    Turd Goblinวันที่ผ่านมา

    Oh man... I miss my aztek!! 2002 black, with tent, console cooler. Thing was a blast! Many camping adventures in the mountains of Pennsylvania.

  12. Savi GG

    Savi GGวันที่ผ่านมา

    Interesting you never spoke about Lambos, McLaren and Ferrari catching on fires lol.

  13. T Schrodzy

    T Schrodzyวันที่ผ่านมา

    The “funny” pronunciation of Mercedes and other words is super annoying

  14. r32jz

    r32jz2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "Everyone makes mistakes. And that includes car companies" *cough* *cough* Mustang Mach-E *cough* *cough*

  15. Rogelio Hernandez

    Rogelio Hernandez2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I had a top of the line Infiniti Q50S Hybrid that I absolutely loved. But it had a serious defect. A wire harness that used soy based insulation. Well... rats loved it and one day I came to my car, ready to go to work only to be presented with a Christmas Tree of warnings. It was a 6 thousand dollar meal for whatever rat ate my wires for lunch.

  16. Justice Swain

    Justice Swain2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    my 2001 taco with that rusty frame that had 2 owners before myself was accepted by toyota years after the recall was announced. they slapped a new frame in there no problem. 452k kms

  17. raffriff42

    raffriff422 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Thank God my Ford blew a bottom end bearing (thus ending its increasingly expensive service life) before it had a chance to catch fire! I do remember the ignition switch seemed a little toasty at times. I got used to it.

  18. Patrick Moerk

    Patrick Moerk2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    lil peep gang anyone?

  19. Lil Felony Official

    Lil Felony Official2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    You’re so funny man but you talkin hella fast I can’t keep up I’m so stoned this jetfuel pakc fir

  20. Brandon Hoffman

    Brandon Hoffman2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    you should try making these videos without a camera like you recently did with donut podcast's... Maybe it will work too? We could listen to high-low, money pit, and my man Jerry instead of all these glorious visuals. Then you could film premade commercials for us to have something to watch after our ears start burning.

  21. Hawk 1966

    Hawk 19662 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Lots of Toyota owners couldn't figure out turning the key off and/or putting the car in neutral. Double digit deaths. "My car is accelerating! What do I do?! I know, I'll wait until this school bus helps me stop. . ." Had a similar, not floor mat induced, problem with an '84 Ford Tempo. Nobody died, or crashed.

  22. Stephan George

    Stephan George2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    MO HRSPR!!!

  23. Stonecon

    Stonecon3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Ahh ford exploder. The nick name alone almost killed them

  24. Savage101

    Savage1013 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My dad has a 2012 Tacoma, guess we got lucky

  25. Chris Ducat

    Chris Ducat3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    2:29 ...can't you just...turn off the ignition? Blows my mind that so many people would die form a floormat riding up the accelerator pedal.

  26. Oskary

    Oskary2 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Right or just put it in neutral. Better to rev the fuck out of the engine than crash

  27. bofa fett

    bofa fett3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    murat sent me

  28. Cyberstorm64DD

    Cyberstorm64DD3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    We now know why it is called the exploder Nice job ford and firestone

  29. roberto mendez

    roberto mendez3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Does that mean the foxbody Mustang had the same issue? 🤔

  30. GraveX

    GraveX3 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The underchassis of my car attract cats .. I dont know why? ~ 🐈🐈🐈

  31. ryandontlikeyou

    ryandontlikeyou4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Anything biodegradable on a car is a TERRIBLE idea. I mean it's a good idea for the earth, but literally no matter which part they made biodegradable, it would impact a long time owner, or multiple owners down the road.

  32. Sarah Rivera

    Sarah Rivera4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The Aztec is so gross it’s awesome, it’s like eating your own boogers 👌😂 I love these guys.

  33. Rorschach

    Rorschach4 วันที่ผ่านมา

    wtf is up with this mic? it's so distracting

  34. Hazardous

    Hazardous5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Fun fact. The model Toyota Sienna my parents own(I’m not aware of what year they own as I’ve never ask nor cared tbh)has a huge issue with the lining of its wiring attracting mice. They’ve had mice chew up it’s wiring, and have even had one crawl up into the air conditioning and die, and it would have cost a fortune to get it own. So there car reeked of dead mice for about a year. Now even though the smell is gone. The mouse was never removed. So there is still a mouse skeleton inside the air conditioning of my parents Toyota Sienna.

  35. Nordin

    Nordin5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I’m getting the feeling that Ford manufacturers are assholes

  36. D

    D5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    13:15 it didn't lead to dirt getting into the engine. Sigh. (Facepalm) It lead to the filter getting clogged, and NOTHING getting to the engine! No dirt, no fuel, no nothing! And THATS what lead to the loss of power. Jesus, just another SIMPLE concept that any real "car guy" would know, but seems to have eluded you! Which leads me to further believe that you're NOT a car guy at all, and just another stinky, beanie wearing, millennial with butter soft hands and manicured cuticles.. who has never ACTUALLY picked up a wrench and worked on a car a day in her life. Mr Pumpfree is probably one of those guys who calls AAA for roadside assistance when he gets a flat tire. He's one of those fake tuners who drives a modded import with a ton of work done to it, who you find waiting in the parking lot of your shop with his car on a flatbed one morning when you arrive to work, and he hands you a box of new spark plug wires (that he didn't even buy from you) and says, "Yeah my car won't run, a guy I know, XYZ, he said I needed new plug wires.. so I bought these high-performance ones! How much to install these real quick while I wait? And also, I need my car done by 10:30 cause I gotta be at work at the California Pizza Kitchen at noon, and I was hoping to make it to the Apple Store before that, cause the new iPhone is out! (Uses his shirt to gently wipe the dust off the screen of his 9 month old, like-new, previous generation iphone before holding it up and pointing at it, like.. "see what I'm saying bro? I still got the OLD one!").

  37. D

    D5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    7:45 what the F are you talking about? Ignition switch too close to the engine? I thought you were a CAR guy? How do you mount an ignition switch too close to an engine? It's inside of the steering column. Your background graphics even show an exploded view of a steering column. Sometimes I swear, these THnick "influencer" types who have specialist channels, don't actually know that much about the thing their channels are about.

  38. skate dd

    skate dd5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Well I got a Toyota ute never had problems

  39. Matthew Shaw

    Matthew Shaw5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Don’t buy a Mazda if you’re scared of spiders.

  40. Daniel Higgs

    Daniel Higgs5 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Let’s face it, anything biodegradable on a vehicle is a bad idea. Biodegradable items don’t know when you’re done with them. This just ends up causing more waste. Dumb.

  41. Riley Darnell

    Riley Darnell6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    ‘’Fuord and Firestone tiores’’

  42. Antiheld13

    Antiheld136 วันที่ผ่านมา

    the way you talk is annoying af, what are you, a 36 year old trying to act like a 2000s born teen?

  43. Amal Adiguna

    Amal Adiguna6 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Hold up is that why every old mercedes has electrical problems??

  44. LuckyGo13

    LuckyGo136 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Dind include the pinto😔

  45. cadavernl nee

    cadavernl nee7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What about the ford gas tank that explodes and burns in a rear ended car crash?

  46. Esrom

    Esrom7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The tiny house joke really got me. Thanks dude.

  47. 7Skidoo

    7Skidoo7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    no first gen Audi TT that created lift so bad that it killed people at Autobahn speeds? Proper shitbox. I'd rather have some spiders crawling around underneath my car than death but you do you

  48. Rice Burner413

    Rice Burner4137 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Glad i have a 2007 mazda 6 and not a 2009

  49. justin cabral

    justin cabral7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Thumbnail made me click I’ve gotten so many spiders in my Mazda 3’s!!

  50. TheFunfighter

    TheFunfighter7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The #5 tire thing was actually on the tires. It was found out that depending on which production plant had manufactured the tire, they had quality problems leading to delamination

  51. Flying Judas

    Flying Judas7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Firestone delaminated on me while doing 60 ripped apart my whole back end of me exploder.

  52. New TVYTVAM

    New TVYTVAM7 วันที่ผ่านมา

    a

  53. Uppermostt

    Uppermostt8 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I had a 2012 Mazda 6. Fak. Never had problems like this though lol.

  54. Aaron Ersoy

    Aaron Ersoy9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Don't forget the Cadillac, alternator bullshit design in the 32v Northstar.

  55. Volvo 850R

    Volvo 850R9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    How about a mechanic/ engineer collaboration

  56. Sam Blaikie

    Sam Blaikie9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    You forgot the most important detail about the Aztec...it was Walter Whites car

  57. 133dave133

    133dave1339 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The Ford Powerstroke from 03'-12'? No, not even a mention? Has anyone's family member ever died in an ambulance heading to the hospital because of Firestone tires, rusted frames, or wandering floor mats? No? Catastrophic engine failures is engineering at it's finest? I remember the world was out for blood because Toyota's wandering floor mat issue, but I never got a get well soon card for having the cab of my new Powerstroke hanging off the rafters of a Ford dealership fours times in a row, and then losing my butt on the resale value. I'm just feeling sorry for myself.

  58. Austin Baric

    Austin Baric9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My 98' Taco frame rusted so bad the frame became a leaf spring. Needless to say it held up to its name because it started to bend into a taco 🌮

  59. B ee

    B ee9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I think The floor mats were a cover up for an electronic failure

  60. Arthur Ohashi

    Arthur Ohashi9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Lol lol

  61. Michael Smith

    Michael Smith9 วันที่ผ่านมา

    4:34 snuck in a little programmer humor there. The idea the the programmer forgot to add one method to slow the car in reverse killed me lol

  62. Daniel O.

    Daniel O.10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Wow! Shame on you, learn to speak Mercedes-Benz the right way NOOB!!!!!!

  63. TheCoishiKing

    TheCoishiKing10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    "Wow, this Mazda is really underpowered, I think it's developing gremlins" "I think they're actually spiders"

  64. Tube.Steak.Taco

    Tube.Steak.Taco10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I once had a customer with a brand new car complain about unintended acceleration, so ofcourse we had to take it serious. Got into the car an sure enough I was able to replicate the concern. Looked down and found his THICK after market all weather mat causing the gas pedal to get stuck. Do not double stack floor mats either.

  65. Uncle Joe

    Uncle Joe10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    If you don't live in Australia, just don't worry about spiders. Funnel webs don't spin webs above ground anyway.

  66. Evan Moon

    Evan Moon10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Mercedes G wagon, I just wanna know how fast it gets from 60 in reverse?

  67. Amari Smith

    Amari Smith10 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Who ate their boogers when they were young XD

  68. Stefan DSC

    Stefan DSC11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    the presenter ruined the presentation. I had to struggle to extract the useful information out of the video.

  69. Opteryx

    Opteryx11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My dad had 2 dodge omnis, both of them started themselves while parked and lit on fire.

  70. Fharish Ahmed

    Fharish Ahmed11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    These guys make enough money to buy a POP FILTER, right???

  71. Jonas Magnus

    Jonas Magnus11 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The Pontiac Aztec: it's like eating your own boogers.

  72. DJ Jay Biggz

    DJ Jay Biggz12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Remember kids, a single line of code can save lives.

  73. Atago

    Atago12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    good story, James is terrible!

  74. Colt Mccaskie

    Colt Mccaskie12 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Great video

  75. Sawr Kasmm

    Sawr Kasmm13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    3:47 It's not an issue, it's a Feature...

  76. TheKiPlayer

    TheKiPlayer13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    What about the Pontiac Fiero that would randomly catch on fire?

  77. Spiros Foufoutos

    Spiros Foufoutos13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I dig the low-fi out of focus production in these videos.

  78. Denziel Henry

    Denziel Henry13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    So thats why keisuke's rx-7 lost to the 86🤔

  79. Razor

    Razor13 วันที่ผ่านมา

    8:48 just noticed??? All they care about is money

  80. ElitetheHawkk

    ElitetheHawkk14 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My taco broke its frame twice. So i made a new one lol

  81. C S

    C S16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    my car has the prius issue because cheapo floor matts. how do i avoid an accident you ask? simple. i have the correct number of chromosomes.

  82. nils petter hellvik

    nils petter hellvik16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Think you made this video on a friday😉

  83. All Minecraft Block

    All Minecraft Block16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    0:38 but I have this Mercedes car ah sh*t here we go again

  84. Robert Platt

    Robert Platt16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Firestone's problems were caused because they got rid of their union plant in Ohio and moved everything to a non-union plant in Oklahoma where there was zero quality control. And the US didn't do anything about the complaints until after Venezuela took Ford to court and won.

  85. SCEEZY

    SCEEZY16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    the way he described the aztec 😂😂😂

  86. Tulko Barolkovic

    Tulko Barolkovic16 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Toyota floormats is a coverup of software engineering fail/neglect they did on the, there's plenty of stuff about it on the itnernet, including analysis of what they did wrong by some extremely reputable engineering companies.

  87. Distorchian

    Distorchian17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My dads silver 2012 Audi A4 atrackted red ants , they’re were all over the car and wouldn’t come of , so I took matter into my own hand and poured water all over the car and after the ants went away.

  88. bosnian gamer

    bosnian gamer17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Mercedzies

  89. bosnian gamer

    bosnian gamer17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    If only he knew about difrent currency s

  90. Dreadnaught

    Dreadnaught17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    0:11 ahem, pinto

  91. Taylerannsupergirl

    Taylerannsupergirl17 วันที่ผ่านมา

    My Toyota CHR, (if using cruise control) slams on the breaks if the person in the next lane turns. Toyota told me oh well, nothing they can do but turn off radar. They didnt really care. So picture you are the car behind me and suddenly my breaks slam on. Im so not impressed. I also had a 90s Mustang that the dash started on fire.

  92. LOWERCASE

    LOWERCASE18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I’m on a donut binge marathon.

  93. Adrian Gabriel

    Adrian Gabriel18 วันที่ผ่านมา

    no way you listening to lil peep

  94. George Smith

    George Smith19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    the toyota hilux looks better

  95. Alex1911

    Alex191119 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Strange my gas snowplow trucks could rip in reverse and go around 40mph if not more. The diesel ones were slow though since the rpms would get too high.

  96. FourWolvesAndAWoof

    FourWolvesAndAWoof19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    He didn't talk about the engine problems with the Audi A Series

  97. imreallywhite owo _

    imreallywhite owo _19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    The worthless ounce randomly dust because siamese interspecifically settle along a rebel court. aquatic, dark step-grandfather

  98. Leaf Closson

    Leaf Closson19 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Similar igntion switch problems with the Cobalts, and G5s and HHRs in mid-2000s that saw hundreds of thousands of cars recalled; and GM knew about the problem beforehand but kept their mouths shut to avoid the costs of replacing the parts

  99. Hồ Ngọc Diệp

    Hồ Ngọc Diệp20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    nice video but you forgot pinto

  100. Felton Gailey

    Felton Gailey20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    I have rarely seen any floormats that could not be "coerced" onto the accelerator over time. The exceptions are the ones firmly attached (velcro, grommets, etc) to the floor and even those over time pivot one way or the other.

  101. VI

    VI20 วันที่ผ่านมา

    Huh, isn't the Tacoma the Hilux? I thought those were unkillable.