Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

© General Motors2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Tahoe, Suburban; 2015 GMC Sierra 1500, Yukon; 2015 Cadillac Escalade
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 1,015,918
Report Date: September 7, 2018
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Sierra 1500 and Yukon, and Cadillac Escalade vehicles. Electric power steering (EPS) assist may be lost momentarily, followed by a sudden return of EPS assist. If EPS assist is lost and then suddenly returns, the driver may have difficulty steering the vehicle, especially at low speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the EPS module software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is 18289.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2016-18 Toyota Prius
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 192,347
Report Date: September 5, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Toyota Prius vehicles. A portion of the engine wire harness connected to the hybrid Power Control Unit (PCU), could contact the cover at this connection and wear, causing an electrical short circuit. An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine wire harness assembly and replace it if damage is found. A protective sleeve or protective tape will be included to prevent any future damage. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is J0T.

© Ford Motor Company2015-18 Ford F-150
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 1,619,112
Report Date: August 31, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford F-150 Regular Cab and SuperCrew Cab vehicles. If a front seat belt pretensioner deploys as the result of a crash, the sparks may ignite materials such as carpeting or insulation within the B-pillar area. A vehicle fire could result if materials ignite inside the vehicle.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the B-pillar insulation material and wiring harness tape, and install heat resistant tape, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 24, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S27.

© General Motors2018-19 Chevrolet Equinox, Impala, Cruze, Volt, Bolt EV; 2018-19 GMC Terrain; 2018-19 Buick LaCrosse, Regal; 2018-19 Cadillac XTS; 2018 Chevrolet Malibu
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 210,628
Report Date: August 30, 2018
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Chevrolet Equinox, Impala, Cruze, Volt and Bolt EV vehicles, GMC Terrain vehicles, Buick Lacrosse and Regal vehicles, Cadillac XTS and XTS Professional vehicles and 2018 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons may have an insufficient coating causing gas pockets to form, potentially reducing rear brake performance. A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the vehicle’s brake system, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is 18279.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2012 Toyota Avalon
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 19,354
Report Date: August 29, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2012 Toyota Avalon vehicles. During a vehicle repair, the seat belt inner buckles may have been replaced with parts that may incorrectly tell the air bag management system that the seat belt is always buckled. If the seat belt is falsely interpreted as being buckled, in the event of a crash, the air bags may not deploy appropriately, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will test the seat belt assembly to verify that it is properly detecting being unbuckled, replacing the inner seat belt assembly as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 17, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is J0S.

© FCA US2018-19 Ram 1500
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 4,171
Report Date: August 23, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 RAM 1500 trucks. The rear differential may have been insufficiently filled, possibly resulting in its failure. If the rear axle assembly fails, it can cause a loss of drive or the rear wheels may lock up. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear axle oil level. Rear axles with an insufficient amount of oil will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 12, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U88.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2018 Volkswagen Atlas
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 9,685
Report Date: August 20, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vehicles. During production, the air conditioning system drain tube may have been twisted, causing water to drain into the air bag control module. The wet air bag control module may result in an unintentional deployment of the air bags, increasing the risk of injury or crash.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air conditioning drain tube, and if it is twisted, the drain tube and air bag control module will be replaced, free of charge. Some of the affected vehicles have had their drain tube previously replaced but did not receive a new air bag control module; the airbag control module will be replaced in these vehicles. The recall is expected to begin October 14, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 87F9.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE, GLS
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 9,044
Report Date: August 16, 2018
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLS450 4Matic, GLS550 4matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic, and GLS63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may not have been correctly coated, causing gas to become temporarily released into the rear brake hydraulic circuit, reducing braking performance. Reduced braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the rear axle brake system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early September 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Volkswagen of America2018 Volkswagen Atlas, 2017-18 Volkswagen Passat
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 8,416
Report Date: August 15, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas and 2017-2018 Volkswagen Passat vehicles. The brake caliper bracket mounting bolts on these vehicles may not have been tightened sufficiently. The loose brake bracket bolts can allow the caliper to move, reducing braking ability or causing a loss of vehicle control and increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake caliper bracket bolt tightness, replacing and re-torque the bolts as necessary, free of charge. Additionally, brake caliper fasteners, bleeder valve, and brake hose bolts will be checked and torqued to the correct specification, if necessary, free of charge. For Passat vehicles, dealers will also inspect the parking brake cable for proper connection, free of charge.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 46H6.

© FCA US2018 Jeep Renegade, Compass, Grand Cherokee; 2018 Ram 1500, Promaster; 2018 Fiat 500X; 2018 Dodge Journey, Challenger, Charger, Durango; 2018 Chrysler 300; 2017-18 Jeep Wrangler; 2017-18 Dodge Grand Caravan; 2017-18 Chrysler Town & Country; 2018-19 Jeep Cherokee, Chrysler Pacifica
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 12,779
Report Date: August 9, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Renegade, Compass and Grand Cherokee, RAM 1500 and Promaster, Fiat 500x, Dodge Journey, Challenger, Charger and Durango and Chrysler 300x vehicles, 2017-2018 Jeep Wrangler, Dodge Grand Caravan and Chrysler Town and Country vehicles and 2018-2019 Jeep Cherokee and Chrysler Pacifica vehicles. The powertrain control module may be equipped with a voltage regulator chip in the circuit board that may fail, causing a stall or a no start condition. A vehicle stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U87.

© FCA US LLC2018-19 Dodge Grand Caravan, Jeep Compass; 2018 Dodge Journey; 2019 Jeep Cherokee
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 154,335
Report Date: August 9, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Dodge Grand Caravan and Jeep Compass, 2018 Dodge Journey, and 2019 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The rear brake caliper pistons on these vehicles may have an insufficient coating causing gas pockets to form, potentially reducing rear brake performance. A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the vehicle’s brake system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U86.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2019 Subaru Ascent
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 293
Report Date: August 2, 2018
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Subaru Ascent vehicles. These vehicles may be missing spot welds on, or around, the B-Pillar, compromising vehicle strength. In the event of a crash, the missing spot welds may compromise the vehicle’s strength, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle to check for missing spot welds. If the welds are missing, the vehicle will be replaced, free of charge. The recall began July 31, 2018
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTU-80.

© Hyundai Motor Company2018 Genesis G80
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 3,305
Report Date: June 27, 2018
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Genesis G80 vehicles. The Occupant Classification System (OCS) may incorrectly detect that an adult is in the passenger seat, even if the seat is unoccupied. In the event of a crash, if a child or infant is in the seat, the front passenger air bag may deploy instead of being deactivated. In the event of a crash, if the front passenger air bag deploys instead of being deactivated when a child or infant are in the front passenger seat, it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the OCS, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 24, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 002G.

© FCA US2018 Jeep Cherokee
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 702
Report Date: July 26, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Cherokee all-wheel-drive vehicles. The bearing cage for the right front halfshaft assembly may not have been properly heat treated, possibly resulting in the bearing cage breaking and a potential halfshaft assembly failure. If the halfshaft bearing cage breaks, the halfshaft may not be able to transmit engine power, causing a loss of drive or it can allow the vehicle to move while in the “Park” position. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front right halfshaft assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 14, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U78.

© Ford Motor Company2013-14 Ford Escape, 2013-16 Ford Fusion
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 504,182
Report Date: July 16, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Ford Escape, and 2013-2016 Ford Fusion vehicles, equipped with six-speed automatic transmissions. The bushing that attaches the transmission shifter cable to the transmission may degrade over time and cause the bushing to detach from the transmission. The condition could allow the driver to move the shift lever to Park and remove the ignition key, while the transmission may not be in Park, with no warning message or audible chime. If the vehicle is exited without the transmission being in Park and without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter cable bushing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 30, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S20. Note: Owners are directed to use the parking brake until the recall remedy repairs can be made.

© Volkswagen of America2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 45,457
Report Date: July 13, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan vehicles. The LED module for the panoramic sunroof ambient light bar may short circuit. A short-circuit can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will disconnect the power supply for the panoramic sunroof LED module, free of charge, until a future service action can safely reactivate the feature. The recall began July 24, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall 60D1.

© Volkswagen of America, Inc.2015-18 Volkswagen Golf, Golf Sportwagen
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 33,168
Report Date: July 11, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Volkswagen Golf and Golf Sportwagen vehicles. The build of silicate on the shift lever micro switch contacts may enable the key to be removed from the ignition while the vehicle shift lever is not in “Park.” As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, “Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention.” Removing the key while the shift lever is in a position other than “Park” increases the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional switch and circuit board, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 8, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 37L5.

© Automobili Lamborghini2015-16 Lamborghini Aventador
Manufacturer: Automobili Lamborghini
Number of vehicles affected: 8
Report Date: July 11, 2018
Issue: Automobili Lamborghini (Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Lamborghini Aventador SV Coupe and Aventador SV Roadster vehicles. The bolts centering and supporting the brake discs to the wheel’s hub may loosen over time. Continued driving with loose centering bolts may result in the wheel detaching. A wheel detachment can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will replace the centering bolts with ones that have thread-locking fluid, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 31, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276. Lamborghini’s number for this recall is L73XR0318.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2017-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 10,826
Report Date: July 10, 2018
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Mercedes C300 Cabriolet, C300 4Matic Cabriolet, C43 AMG Cabriolet, C63S AMG Cabriolet, and C63 AMG Cabriolet vehicles. Due to a bonding issue introduced in the production process, the rear beltline trim may separate from the vehicle. If the beltline trim were to separate from the vehicle while driving, it could become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear beltline trim and replace the trim if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 9, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Subaru of America2018 Subaru Forester
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 3,654
Report Date: July 10, 2018
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Subaru Forester vehicles. The Certification Label may indicate the incorrect wheel size, tire size, and air pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” Installing incorrect tires or applying incorrect tire air pressure may increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected label, free of charge. The recall began July 26, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTS-78.

© General Motors2016-18 Cadillac CT6
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 22,043
Report Date: June 28, 2018
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Cadillac CT6 vehicles. The inboard child seat anchorage bars may have had excess structural adhesive applied during assembly, which can interfere with the installation of a child seat. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 225, “Child Restraint Anchorage Systems.” If the child seat cannot be attached correctly to the anchorage bar, there is an increased the risk of injury.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, remove any excess adhesive, and apply anti-corrosion primer to the inboard child seat anchorage bars, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM’s number for this recall is 18228.

© Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.2007-11 Lexus GS, 2006-14 Lexus IS
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 114,998
Report Date: June 26, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2007-2011 Lexus GS350 and GS450h, 2006-2013 Lexus IS350 and 2010-2014 Lexus IS350C vehicles, equipped with 3.5L V6 2GR-FSE gasoline engines. The diaphragms in the fuel pulsation dampers may harden over time and develop cracks, possibly causing a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel delivery pipe with a new pipe that has improved pulsation dampers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 9, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota’s number for this recall is JLF.

© Audi of America2013-15 Audi A8, S8
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 6,633
Report Date: June 25, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Audi S8 and A8 vehicles. The fuel supply line for the high pressure fuel pump may become porous over time, resulting in a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line, free of charge. The recall July 20, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20AV.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 1,701
Report Date: June 15, 2018
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 Mercedes-Maybach S560 and S560 4Matic and Mercedes S450 4Matic, S450, S560, S560 4Matic, and S560 Coupe 4Matic vehicles. The electrical power bars inside the pre-fuse box in the trunk may not have been secured properly. If the power bars are not properly secured, it can cause higher electrical resistance increasing the risk of a fire. Additionally, an intermittent contact between the power bars could lead to a loss of vehicle functions. The engine operation, the seat belt functions and the instrument cluster could be impaired, increasing the risk of a crash and injuries.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the pre-fuse box, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 15, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Mazda North America2005-06 Mazda MPV
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 2,539
Report Date: June 15, 2018
Issue: Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Mazda MPV vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda’s number for this recall is 2618F.

© Mazda Motor Corporation2003-08 Mazda Mazda6, 2004-06 Mazda MPV
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 269,618
Report Date: June 15, 2018
Issue: Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2003-2008 Mazda6, 2006-2007 Mazdaspeed6 and 2004 MPV vehicles nationwide. Mazda is also recalling 2005-2006 MPV vehicles in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these passenger air bag inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 ,Option 4. Mazda’s number for this recall is 2618F

© Nissan North America2011-12 Nissan Versa
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 104,762
Report Date: June 15, 2018
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2011 Nissan Versa sedan vehicles and 2011-2012 Nissan Versa hatchback vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. Nissan is also recalling 2010-2011 Nissan Versa sedan vehicles and 2010-2012 Nissan Versa hatchback vehicles ever registered in the states of ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these passenger air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2018 Dodge Journey, Ram 1500, Ram 2500, Ram 3500
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,837
Report Date: June 14, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Dodge Journey and RAM 1500, 2500, and 3500 vehicles. The backup camera may experience a loss of image display while backing up. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, “Rearview Mirrors.” A loss of image in the rearview camera while backing up can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rearview mirror, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U56.

© FCA US LLC2018 Dodge Journey
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,837
Report Date: June 14, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Dodge Journey vehicles. When reverse gear has been selected, the rear camera view may not be fully visible within two seconds. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, “Rearview Mirrors.” If the full camera view is delayed and the driver does not check their surroundings before backing up, there may be an increased risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rearview mirror, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U58.

© General Motors2013 Chevrolet Volt
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 3,233
Report Date: June 14, 2018
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2013 Chevrolet Volt vehicles. An update to the Hybrid Powertrain Control Module 2 (HPCM2) may have disabled the cell balancing function causing a low-voltage condition. If the voltage drops, the vehicle may lose propulsion, increasing the risk of crash.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the HPCM2, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is 18215.

© FCA US LLC2017-18 Chrysler Pacifica
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 240,242
Report Date: June 14, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica vehicles. The Manual Park Release (MPR) plug may be removed without a tool. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, “Theft Protection.” If the MPR is engaged unintentionally, the vehicle could roll away striking and injuring a bystander or cause a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the MPR plug, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U50.

© Volkswagen of America2003 Volkswagen Passat, Jetta, Golf, Eurovan
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 2,564
Report Date: June 13, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2003 Volkswagen Passat sedan, Jetta, Jetta wagon, Golf, EuroVan, EuroVan Camper Van and EuroVan Chassis vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 12, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69X3.

© Ford Motor Company2018 Ford Expedition, F-150; 2018 Lincoln Navigator
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 5,645
Report Date: June 12, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Expedition, F-150, and Lincoln Navigator vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI V6 engines. These vehicles have high pressure fuel pump assemblies with welds that can fracture, which may cause an oil or fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pump and associated components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 16, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S17.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2012-18 Lamborghini Aventador
Manufacturer: Automobili Lamborghini
Number of vehicles affected: 1,700
Report Date: June 12, 2018
Issue: Automobili Lamborghini (Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2012-2018 Lamborghini Aventador Coupe and Roadster vehicles. The engine may stall unexpectedly during certain driving conditions such as when the accelerator pedal is released below 2000 rpms while the transmission is automatically down shifting to a lower gear. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will install updated engine software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276. Lamborghini’s number for this recall is L73X-R.02.18.

© Ferrari S.p.A.2012 Ferrari California, 458 Italia, FF
Manufacturer: Ferrari North America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 1,507
Report Date: June 7, 2018
Issue: Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain 2012 Ferrari California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider, and FF vehicles that have not already had their passenger frontal air bag replaced. These passenger frontal air bag modules have air bag inflators that may explode in the event of a crash due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Ferrari will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag assembly with one that uses an alternate inflator, free of charge.
Contact: Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-201-816-2668. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 61.

© Volkswagen of America2018 Volkswagen Atlas
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 54,537
Report Date: June 7, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswaen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vehicles. The owner’s manuals provided with the affected vehicles do not inform the customers about the child restraint size limitation/restrictions for the second-row center seating position. As a result, the center and adjacent outboard seat belt buckles on the second row can become damaged it a child seat base is installed that is wider than 12.6 inches. A damaged seat belt buckle can release unexpectedly, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the center and left outboard seat belt buckles, and replace them if necessary, free of charge. Volkswagen will also provide an owner’s manual supplement addressing child safety and child restraints. The recall is expected to begin August 3, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69X1.

© Audi of America2013-18 Audi S6, S7; 2012-2018 Audi A6, A7; 2014-18 Audi RS7
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 139,249
Report Date: June 4, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2018 Audi S6 and S7, 2012-2018 A7 and A6 Sedan, and 2014-2018 RS7 vehicles equipped with basic seats (with or without heating). Stress or wear of the body-sensing mat within the front passenger seat may cause the Passenger Occupant Detection System (PODS) control module to malfunction. If the PODS module malfunctions, the front passenger air bag may not deploy properly in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will install a PODS system repair kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 31, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 74D5.

© Kia Motors America2010-13 Kia Forte; 2011-13 Kia Optima; 2011-12 Kia Sedona
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 507,587
Report Date: June 1, 2018
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Kia Forte, Forte Koup, 2011-2013 Kia Optima and 2011-2012 Kia Optima Hybrid and Sedona vehicles. In the event of a crash, the air bag control unit (ACU) may short circuit, preventing the frontal air bags and seat belt pretensioners from deploying. If the frontal air bags and seat belt pretensioners are disabled, there is an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a vehicle crash that necessitates deployment of these safety systems.
Solution: The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is planned to begin on July 27, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC165.

© Maserati North America2018 Maserati Quattroporte, Ghibli, Levante
Manufacturer: Maserati North America
Number of vehicles affected: 62
Report Date: May 25, 2018
Issue: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2018 Maserati Quattroporte, Ghibli, and Levante vehicles. The welds on the front sub frame may be incomplete, which can result in the welds breaking. If the welds fracture, it can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the sub frame for incomplete welds, replacing the sub frame, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 8, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati’s number for this recall is 369.

© General Motors2018 GMC Terrain
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 88,129
Report Date: May 24, 2018
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 GMC Terrain vehicles. The sensing diagnostic module (SDM) that senses a crash and deploys the necessary air bags may not power down correctly when the vehicle is shut off, causing it to be inoperative when the vehicle is restarted. If the SDM becomes inoperative, it will not detect a crash or command the necessary air bag deployment, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the SDM with updated software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is 18179.

© Kia Motors America2015-18 Kia Sedona
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 106,428
Report Date: May 23, 2018
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Kia Sedona vehicles equipped with a power sliding door (PSD). The PSD may not auto-reverse when its closing is obstructed. If the door closes on an occupant, there is an increased risk of an injury.
Solution: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the PSD module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 18, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC164.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2017 Land Rover Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Discovery
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 1,917
Report Date: May 23, 2018
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2017 Land Rover Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, and Discovery vehicles. The fuel gauge on these vehicles may indicate that the fuel level is low and illuminate the warning lamp, when the fuel tank actually has more fuel. The engine management software may also cut off the engine when the vehicle has traveled approximately 17 more miles. If the engine were to shut off, it can cause loss of power brake assistance. An engine stall would cause a loss of drive power. Both scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will install a software update to correct the fuel level reading, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 16, 2018.
Contact: Owners may Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is N206.

© BMW North America2009-13 BMW X5 
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 33,214
Report Date: May 23, 2018
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2009-2013 X5 xDrive 35d diesel vehicles. The engine idler pulley bolt may loosen over time and break. If the idler pulley bolt breaks, the vehicle may unexpectedly lose power-assisted steering, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin July 13, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2015-17 Mercedes-Benz Metris
Manufacturer: Daimler Vans USA
Number of vehicles affected: 7,433
Report Date: May 22, 2018
Issue: Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. The transmission support may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle body, potentially resulting in damage to the driveshaft. Damage to the driveshaft could cause a loss of power to the wheels, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: DVUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the transmission support mounting bolts, replacing and tightening them as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267.

© Suzuki2013 Suzuki Kizashi, SX4
Manufacturer: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 5,786
Report Date: May 17, 2018
Issue: Suzuki Motor of America, Inc. (Suzuki) is recalling certain 2013 Suzuki Kizashi and SX4 vehicles equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT). The Transmission Control Module (TCM) may fail causing a reduction in speed or reduced vehicle acceleration. A reduction in vehicle speed or reduced acceleration can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Suzuki will notify owners, and dealers will replace the TCM, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in June 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Suzuki customer service at 1-800-934-0934. Suzuki’s number for this recall is 4005 to 4008.

© FCA US LLC2014-18 Dodge Journey, Charger, Durango, Ram 2500, Ram 3500; Jeep Cherokee, Grand Cherokee; Chrysler 300; 2015-18 Dodge Challenger; 2015-17 Chrysler 200; 2014-19 Ram 1500; 2017-18 Chrysler Pacifica; 2018 Jeep Wrangler
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 4,846,885
Report Date: May 17, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Dodge Journey, Charger and Durango, RAM 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis (more than 10,000lb), 4500 Cab Chassis and 5500 Cab Chassis, Jeep Cherokee and Grand Cherokee and Chrysler 300, 2014-2019 RAM 1500, 2015-2018 Dodge Challenger, 2015-2017 Chrysler 200, 2016-2018 RAM 3500 Cab Chassis (less than 10,000 lb), 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica and 2018 Jeep Wrangler vehicles. These vehicles are being recalled to address a defect that could prevent the cruise control system from disengaging. If, when using cruise control, there is a short circuit within the vehicle’s wiring, the driver may not be able to shut off the cruise control either by depressing the brake pedal or manually turning the system off once it has been engaged, resulting in either the vehicle maintaining its current speed or possibly accelerating. If the vehicle maintains its speed or accelerates despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the software, and perform a software flash on the engine or powertrain control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 6, 2018. Note: Owners are advised to stop using cruise control until the software update has been performed. In the event that cruise control cannot be disengaged while driving, owners should firmly and steadily apply the brakes and shift the transmission to neutral, placing the vehicle in park once it has stopped.
Contact: The recall is expected to begin July 6, 2018. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403.

© General Motors2016-18 Chevrolet Cruze
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 111,966
Report Date: May 10, 2018
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Chevrolet Cruze LS vehicles, equipped with a gasoline engine and a tire inflator kit instead of a spare tire. The vehicles may leak gasoline following a rear-impact crash and a rollover. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 301, “Fuel System Integrity.” A fuel leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will install a lock-ring on the fuel tank that will shield the fuel tank vapor pressure sensor from damage in a rear-impact crash, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is 18159.

© BMW North America2010-11 BMW 3 Series
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 6,591
Report Date: May 14, 2018
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2010-2011 BMW 335d vehicles with diesel engines. The connection of the positive battery cable at the fuse box terminal may degrade over time, possibly resulting in an intermittent loss of electrical power. A loss of electrical power to the vehicle can cause the vehicle to unexpectedly stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the positive battery cable connector and secure it with an improved method, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 6, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© General Motors2014-17 Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 207,483
Report Date: May 3, 2018
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vehicles equipped with power windows. Liquid may leak into the driver’s power window switch and cause corrosion, resulting in high electrical resistance. High electrical resistance can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver side window switch, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is 18155.

© General Motors2015-16 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Tahoe Police Pursuit
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 23,004
Report Date: May 3, 2018
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and Tahoe Police Pursuit and Special-Service vehicles. The flexible steel cable connecting the driver’s seat belt to the outboard side of the seat may be repeatedly bent over the seat side shield as the driver enters and exits the vehicle causing the cable to fatigue and separate. If the pretensioner cable becomes fatigued or breaks, the driver may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing their risk of injury.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pretensioner cable and seat side-shield, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is 18156.

© Porsche Cars North America2015 Porsche 918 Spyder
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America
Number of vehicles affected: 305
Report Date: May 3, 2018
Issue: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2015 Porsche 918 Spyder vehicles. The connecting shafts of the longitudinal and transverse control arms may fail due to stress corrosion cracking, impacting vehicle handling. If the control arm connecting shafts crack, affecting vehicle handling, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the longitudinal and transverse control arms, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AJ04.

© FCA US2018 Jeep Cherokee
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 48,990
Report Date: May 1, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Cherokee vehicles equipped with a 2.4L engine. These vehicles may have been manufactured with a fuel tube that may leak fuel into the engine compartment. A fuel leak in the presence of the ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel tube, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U39.

© FCA US2018 Jeep Compass
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 2,761
Report Date: May 1, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Compass vehicles. The front lower control arms may be incorrectly welded, potentially resulting in a control arm separation. If the lower control arm separates, it can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the front lower control arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U42.

© FCA US LLC2004-07 Jeep Liberty
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 239,904
Report Date: May 1, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2004-2007 Jeep Liberty vehicles. The rear suspension lower control arms can fracture due to excessive corrosion, causing a loss of vehicle control. A fractured control arm can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear lower control arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U38.

© Ford Motor Company2015-17 Ford Transit
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 25,658
Report Date: April 30, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ford Transit vehicles, equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner. An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire. Turn signal, instrument cluster or seatbelt pretensioner problems can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will add a drainage hole in the driver’s door stepwell and incorporate a fuse into the vehicle’s wiring harness, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Note: This is an expansion of recall 17V-668 (Ford recall 17S34). Ford’s number for this recall expansion is 17S34-S1.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2008-09 smart fortwo
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 42,781
Report Date: April 27, 2018
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2008-2009 smart fortwo cabrio and fortwo coupe vehicles. The rear insulation mat in the engine compartment may deform, deteriorate, and loosen over time, allowing the mat to contact hot exhaust system components. If the mat contacts hot exhaust system components, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear insulation mat with an improved one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2018 Volkswagen Tiguan
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 7,049
Report Date: April 25, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Tiguan long wheelbase (LWB) vehicles. A lower loop of a rear shock absorber may separate from its base due to an incorrect welding process. If the lower loop of the rear shock absorber detaches, there may be a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear shock absorbers, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 25, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 42i7.

© Hyundai Motor America2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 10,156
Report Date: April 24, 2018
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Hyundai Ioniq Hybrid vehicles. The Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) inner oil seal may leak, allowing oil to accumulate in the cap area, possibly resulting in an electrical short. An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HCA caps for leaked oil and replace the HCA assembly if needed, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 176.

© Kia Motors America2017 Kia Niro
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 27,029
Report Date: April 20, 2018
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017 Kia Niro vehicles. The Hydraulic Clutch Actuator (HCA) inner oil seal may leak, allowing oil to accumulate in the cap area, possibly resulting in an electrical short. An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the HCA caps for leaked oil and replace the HCA assembly if needed, or replace the HCA cap with additional sealant. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 15, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC163.

© BMW North America2011-12 BMW 5 Series, 7 Series, X5, X6; 2012 BMW 6 Series; 2011-12 MINI Cooper, Clubman, Countryman; 2011-12 Rolls-Royce Ghost
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 47,806
Report Date: April 18, 2018
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2011-2012 BMW 550i, 550i xDrive, 550i Gran Turismo, 550i Gran Turismo xDrive, 750i, 750Li, 750i xDrive, 750Li xDrive, 760Li, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X6 xDrive50i, X6 M, ActiveHybrid7, MINI Cooper S Convertible, John Cooper Works (JCW) Convertible, Cooper S Countryman, Cooper S Countryman ALL4, Cooper S, JCW, Cooper S Clubman, JCW Clubman, Cooper S Roadster, JCW Roadster, Cooper S Coupe, JCW Coupe and Rolls-Royce Ghost, 2011 BMW X6 Hybrid and 2012 BMW 650i Coupe, 650i xDrive Coupe, 650i Convertible and 650i xDrive Convertible vehicles. The electric auxiliary water pump may fail and cause the circuit board to overheat. If the circuit board were to overheat, it can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric auxiliary water pump, free of charge. Depending on the model, there are currently limited parts available, however not all parts are available at this time. Owners will be notified of the recall beginning June 11, 2018, and will receive a second notification when remedy parts become available.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at BMW 1-800-525-7417, MINI at 1-866-825-1525, or Rolls-Royce at 1-877-877-3735. Note: BMW recommends that owners park their vehicle outdoors until the recall remedy has been performed.

© Volkswagen of America2006-07 Volkswagen Passat
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 71,335
Report Date: April 18, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2006-2007 Volkswagen Passat sedan and wagon vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driver air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69Q8.

© General Motors2018 Buick Regal
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 8,738
Report Date: April 12, 2018
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Buick Regal vehicles. During the manufacturing process, the rear seat belts may have been improperly routed around the bolster bracket on the rear outboard seats, which can cause inadequate restraint of the passengers. If the seat belt fails to adequately restrain the passengers in a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear outboard seat belts, correcting the routing of the seat belts as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 5, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM’s number for this recall is 18117.

© Audi of America2013-17 Audi A5, Q5; 2012-15 Audi A6; 2013-16 Audi A4
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 342,867
Report Date: April 11, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet, A5 Sedan and Audi Q5 vehicles, 2012-2015 Audi A6 vehicles and 2013-2016 Audi A4 Sedan and A4 allroad vehicles. These vehicles, equipped with 2.0l Turbo FSI engines, have an electric coolant pump that can either become blocked with debris from the cooling system causing it to overheat or can short-circuit from moisture within the pump. A blocked pump or a short-circuited pump can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the pumps, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent an initial notification beginning on June 11, 2018. A second notice will be mailed once remedy parts become available.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi’s number’s for this recall is 19N3/19N4.

© American Honda Motor Co., Inc.2018 Honda Pilot, Ridgeline; 2018 Acura MDX
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 5,827
Report Date: April 5, 2018
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018 Honda Pilot and Ridgeline vehicles and 2018 Acura MDX vehicles. The front driver and passenger powered seats in the Honda vehicles and the driver powered seats in the Acura vehicles may have been assembled with improperly manufactured rivets. In the event of a crash, the rivets can break causing the seats not to be secured to the floor. As such, these vehicles may fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems,” and 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.” In the event of a crash, if the seat does not remain secured to the floor, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver seat frame assembly in Acura MDX vehicles, and replace the driver and front passenger seat slide rail frames in Honda Pilot and Ridgeline vehicles, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 18, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall is D0S, and T0T.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America2004-06 Mitsubishi Lancer
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 17,120
Report Date: April 5, 2018
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2004-2006 Mitsubishi Lancer vehicles that previously received a like-for-like passenger side frontal air bag inflator under recall 15V321 as interim remedy. Also recalled are 2004-2006 Lancer vehicles located in Guam or Saipan that previously received or never received a new inflator under 15V321 or 17V569. These passenger side frontal air bag inflators may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to explode in the event of an air bag deployment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger’s frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will install a final replacement passenger side frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 26, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-18-005.

© Ford Motor Company2018 Ford F-150, Expedition
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 292,909
Report Date: April 4, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 F-650 and F-750 vehicles equipped with 6-speed automatic transmissions and 2018 Ford F-150 and Expedition vehicles equipped with 10-speed automatic transmissions (excluding Expedition vehicles with a Rotary Gear Shift Dial on the console). The gear shift cable clip may not be properly seated, allowing the transmission to be in a different gear than indicated by the gear shift lever position. If the gear shift cable clip becomes unseated or dislodged, the gear shift lever position may indicate that the transmission is in ‘Park’ when it may be in a different gear. Additionally, despite selecting ‘Park’, if the parking brake is not applied before the vehicle is exited, the vehicle may roll. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the shift cable locking clip and properly seat it, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 16, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for the recall is 18S10.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2018 Toyota Camry, Highlander; 2017 Toyota Sienna, Tacoma; 2017 Lexus RX
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 6,046
Report Date: April 3, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota Camry and Highlander vehicles, 2017 Toyota Sienna and Tacoma vehicles and 2017 Lexus RX350 vehicles. During the manufacturing process, the oil galley in the rotor for the brake booster vacuum pump assembly may have been improperly machined possibly resulting in a sudden loss of brake assist. A sudden loss of braking assist can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake booster vacuum pump, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 31, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371, or Lexus customer service at 1-800-255-3987. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are J0K/JLD.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 12,595
Report Date: March 29, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vehicles. Water may leak into the body control module and its connectors, causing corrosion. This corrosion can cause illumination of one or more malfunction indicator lamps, a loss of windshield wiper function, a loss of exterior lighting, a loss of horn function and/or unintended turn signal activation. Electrical malfunctions such as windshield wipers that may not work in the rain and lights that may not work at night increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install additional sealing protection to prevent water from entering the body control module and its connectors. The recall is expected to begin May 18th, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U36.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2017-18 Mercedes-Benz C-Class; 2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 3,088
Report Date: March 29, 2018
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017-2018 C43 AMG 4Matic Coupe, C300 Coupe, C300 4Matic Coupe, C300 4Matic Cabriolet, C300 Cabriolet, C43 AMG 4Matic Cabriolet and C63S AMG Cabriolet, 2017 C63 AMG Cabriolet, C63S AMG Coupe and C63 AMG Coupe, 2018 E400 Coupe and E400 4Matic Coupe vehicles. The seatbacks of the front seats may not properly lock on the right side of the seat. If the seatback does not properly lock, in the event of a crash, the seatbacks may fold forward, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the locking of the seatbacks, replacing the seatbacks lock, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 25, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 12,595
Report Date: March 29, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vehicles. Water may Leak into the wiring connectors for the rear liftgate and the liftgate-opening switch, causing corrosion. Corrosion at the connectors may cause the liftgate to unintentionally open while moving at speeds of less than 3 miles per hour, allowing cargo to fall out of the vehicle, creating a road hazard and increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install additional protection against water leaking into the liftgate wiring connectors and switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 18, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U34.

© Tesla Motors2012-16 Tesla Model S
Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 70,421
Report Date: March 29, 2018
Issue: Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2012-2016 Tesla Model S vehicles equipped with Bosch steering racks. The aluminum bolts that attach the power steering gear assist motor to the gear housing may corrode and fracture causing a reduction or complete loss of power steering assist. Loss of power steering assist would require a higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Tesla will notify owners, and Tesla Service Centers will replace the steering gear mounting bolts and add a corrosion-preventative sealer, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 29, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-18-32-002.

© Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.2018 Toyota Camry
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 1,730
Report Date: March 28, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota Camry vehicles equipped with a 2.5L, four-cylinder engine. The pistons on these vehicles may be larger than specified, possibly causing the engine to stall. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the production date codes of the pistons and, if an engine contains a piston from the affected production period, the engine assembly will be replaced, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 25, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is J1M/J0M.

© Ferrari S.p.A.2009-11 Ferrari California, 2010-11 Ferrari 458 Italia
Manufacturer: Ferrari North America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 1,870
Report Date: March 23, 2018
Issue: Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain 2009-2011 Ferrari California, and 2010-2011 Ferrari 458 Italia vehicles that have not had their passenger frontal air bag replaced. These passenger frontal air bag modules have air bag inflators that may explode in the event of a crash due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Ferrari will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag assembly with one that uses an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in March 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-201-816-2668. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 60A.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2016-19 Mercedes-Benz GLC
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 121,861
Report Date: March 15, 2018
Issue: Mercedes Benz USA LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017-2019 GLC43 AMG, 2016-2019 GLC300 4Matic, 2016-2018 GLC300, 2018 GLC63 AMG 4Matic, and 2018-2019 GLC350e 4Matic vehicles. The seat belt latch plates (the parts that insert into the buckles) for the outboard rear seats may retract into the interior paneling, preventing the occupants from being able to use the seat belts. If the rear seat passengers cannot fasten their seat belts, they have an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install a buffer to the c-pillar paneling, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 14, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Maserati North America2017 Maserati Quattroporte
Manufacturer: Maserati North America
Number of vehicles affected: 9,044
Report Date: March 14, 2018
Issue: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2017 Quattroporte vehicles equipped with V6 engines and Maserati Ghibli vehicles. Due to an engine software problem, at slow speeds such as stop-and-go traffic, the transmission may unexpectedly shift into neutral or park, or the engine may shut off. If the transmission shifts into neutral or park unexpectedly, or if the engine shuts down without warning, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will re-flash the software for the engine control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 3, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-877-696-2737. Maserati’s number for this recall is 365.

© American Honda Motors2014-16 Honda Odyssey
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 254,568
Report Date: March 13, 2018
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Honda Odyssey vehicles. The second row outboard seats have a lever to fold the seatback and slide the seat forward to access the third row seats. Due to a manufacturing error, if the walk-in release lever is used to fold a fully reclined left outboard seatback forward, the seatback may stay in the unlocked position (free-folding) or unexpectedly unlock without engaging the walk-in or recliner lever. An unlocked second row left outboard seatback increases the risk of injury to the seat occupant during a crash.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will confirm proper operation of the second row left outboard seatback, and install a support bracket to the seat recliner. If the seatback cannot lock, dealers will replace the seatback frame assembly. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is X0R.

© Ford Motor Company2015-16 Ford Focus
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 5,361
Report Date: March 12, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Ford Focus vehicles equipped with a 1.0L GTDI engine and 6-speed manual transmission and 2013-2014 Ford Fusion vehicles equipped with a 1.6L GTDI engine and 6-speed manual transmission. The clutch may fracture, resulting in damage to the transmission assembly and possibly a transmission fluid leak. A transmission fluid leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the Focus vehicles with software that detects and prevents prolonged clutch slip, and will replace the clutch, as necessary, free of charge. Owners of Fusion vehicles will have their clutch assembly replaced free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be notified of the recall with an interim notification beginning March 26, 2018. A second letter will be mailed when the remedy is available, currently expected to be in the second quarter of 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S07.

© Ford Motor Company2014-18 Ford Fusion, Lincoln MKZ
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 1,301,986
Report Date: March 12, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Fusion vehicles. The steering wheel retaining bolt may loosen allowing the steering wheel to detach while driving. A steering wheel detachment can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel bolt with a longer bolt, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S08.

© Kia Motors Corporation2017-18 Kia Optima Hybrid
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 1,710
Report Date: March 8, 2018
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Kia Optima hybrid vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a Voltage Protection Device (VPD), designed to protect the high voltage battery module, that may activate inadvertently.
Solution: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will remove the VPD switch and install two newly designed Battery Management Systems (BMS) that contain Overvoltage Protection Devices (OPDs), free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 3, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC162.

© FCA US2009-12 Ram 1500
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 270,254
Report Date: March 8, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2009-2012 Dodge Ram 1500 trucks currently, or ever registered, in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia. Exposure to environmental conditions such as water mixed with road salt may cause the front fuel tank strap frame “T-Slot” bracket to corrode, possibly causing the fuel tank to drop and make contact with the ground. If the fuel tank were to drop and contact the ground, a fuel leak may result. Additionally, in the event of a crash, the fuel tank may not remain secured to the vehicle, possibly causing a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence in an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will bolt a bracket reinforcement to the frame, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 27, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U04.

© Nissan North America2011-12 Nissan Juke
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 49,385
Report Date: March 7, 2018
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2011-2012 Nissan Juke vehicles previously remedied under recall 12V-069. During that recall remedy, the fuel pressure sensor may not have been properly tightened, potentially causing the sensor to loosen and leak fuel. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the fuel pressure sensor to the proper torque, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 7, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669.

© BMW USA2018 BMW X3
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 17,008
Report Date: March 7, 2018
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2018 BMW X3 xDrive30i and X3 M40i vehicles. The rear spoiler may not have been properly attached during assembly, or may be missing screws, possibly causing the spoiler to detach while driving. If the spoiler detaches while driving, it can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the spoiler, correcting its attachment as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 1, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Volkswagen of America2009-14 Volkswagen CC; 2010-14 Golf; 2010-11 Eos; 2007-12 Passat
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 51,352
Report Date: March 6, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2014 Volkswagen CC, 2010-2014 Golf, 2010-2011 Eos, 2007-2010 Passat Sedan, and 2007-2010 Passat Wagon vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 15, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69Q9.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,505
Report Date: March 6, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Alfa Romeo Stelvio vehicles. The software for the wiper motor may incorrectly interpret the wiper motor as overheating, limiting the windshield wipers to operating only at the low-speed setting. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 104, “Windshield Wiping and Washing Systems.” Limited wiper function can reduce the driver’s visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiper motor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 25, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U24.

© Ford Motor Company2017-18 Ford Taurus
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 2,100
Report Date: March 1, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ford Taurus vehicles equipped with mechanical key ignition systems. The keys for these vehicles may be able to be removed from the ignition when transmission is not in the PARK position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 114, “Theft Protection.” If the key is removed from the ignition while the vehicle is not in the PARK position and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll away, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shifter assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 19, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18C02.

© Jaguar Land Rover2018 Range Rover Velar
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 7,090
Report Date: March 1, 2018
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2018 Range Rover Velar vehicles. The air inlet door linkages for the ventilation system may detach, preventing the system from clearing fog or condensation from the windshield and windows. If condensation or fog cannot be cleared, the driver’s visibility may be affected, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software to control the length of movement of the ventilation actuator arm, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 23, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is N143.

© Hyundai Motor America2011 Hyundai Sonata
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 154,753
Report Date: February 27, 2018
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011 Sonata vehicles. In the event of a crash, the air bag control unit (ACU) may short circuit, preventing the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and side air bags from deploying. If the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners, and side air bags are disabled, there is an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a vehicle crash that necessitates deployment of these safety systems.
Solution: The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin April 20, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 174.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2017 Toyota Tundra
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 8,769
Report Date: February 20, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017 Toyota Tundra vehicles. One of the rear split bench seat leg brackets may not have been properly tightened to the vehicle’s floor pan, possibly allowing the seat to move in a crash. A vehicle with an improperly tightened seat leg bracket could fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems,” 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages,” and 225, “Child restraint anchorage systems.” If the rear split bench seat moves in a crash, the seat occupant has an increased risk of injury.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the five seat leg bracket bolts, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is J0I.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2018 Toyota Tundra, Sequoia
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 64,901
Report Date: February 20, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota Tundra and Sequoia vehicles. Electrical interference within the power supply circuit may cause the vehicle’s electronic stability control system to be deactivated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 126, “Electronic Stability Control Systems.” Deactivation of the vehicle stability control system can increase the risk of a crash in certain conditions.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle’s software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is J0H.

© Hyundai Motor Company2018 Hyundai Santa Fe
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 43,941
Report Date: February 17, 2018
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2018 Hyundai Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. The steering wheel assembly may break, possibly resulting in the steering wheel separating from the steering column while driving. A steering wheel separation while driving can cause a loss of vehicle control and increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will check the production lot number of the steering wheel assembly, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 16, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 173.

© Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.2018 Toyota Camry
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 11,807
Report Date: February 14, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota Camry vehicles equipped with V6 engines. These vehicles have fuel delivery pipes that may not be properly connected to the fuel hoses in the engine compartment. The improperly connected hoses may leak fuel, which, in the presence of an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel pipes for the correct installation, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 30, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is J0G.

© Mike Meredith, Automotive Content Experience2016-18 Lexus GS, 2015-18 Lexus RC, 2018 Lexus LC
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 9,905
Report Date: February 14, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Lexus GS F, 2018 LC500, and 2015-2018 Lexus RC F vehicles, equipped with 5.0L V8 2UR-GSE engines with two high pressure fuel pumps. Specific operating conditions may result in damage to the pulsation damper in one of the high pressure fuel pumps, possibly causing a fatigue crack in the fuel pump cover. A cracked cover may leak fuel, which, in the presence of an ignition source, can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the high pressure fuel pumps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 2, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Lexus customer service 1-800-255-3987. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are J2B and JLB.

© Mitsubishi Motors2011-16 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 158,651
Report Date: February 9, 2018
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2011-2016 Outlander Sport vehicles. Water may enter between the hood and windshield and cause the front wiper link ball joint to corrode, possibly resulting in the wiper link separating and the wipers becoming inoperative. Loss of wiper function can reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rod of the wiper link and the wiper motor crank arm, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 10, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-18-004.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2017-18 Volkswagen Tiguan
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 3,768
Report Date: February 9, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Tiguan Limited vehicles. The front driver air bag installed on these vehicles may not be intended for use in vehicles sold in the United States. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” In the event of a crash, the incorrect air bags may not protect the driver as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering wheel and front driver air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 10, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69V2.

© FCA US2017-18 Ram 1500, 2500, 3500
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 180,462
Report Date: February 8, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 RAM 1500, 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, 4500 Cab Chassis, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, all equipped with a column shifter. Pushing the brake pedal for prolonged periods when the vehicle is running and in PARK may cause the Brake Transmission Shift Interlock (BTSI) pin to stick in the open position. With the pin in the open position, the transmission can be shifted out of PARK into any gear without pushing the brake pedal or having the key in the ignition. Being able to shift the transmission without pushing the brake pedal and/or without a key in the ignition can increase the risk of an unintended vehicle rollaway that may result in personal injury or a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will update the Body Control Module software. Dealers will also test the BTSI operation, replacing the solenoid as necessary. The recall is expected to begin March 30, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U11.

© FCA US LLC2017 Dodge Caravan, 2017 Jeep Wrangler
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 39,456
Report Date: February 8, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Dodge Caravan and Jeep Wrangler vehicles. The brake switches on these vehicles may malfunction, keeping the brake lights illuminated and/or allowing the vehicle to be shifted out of the PARK position without the brake pedal being pushed. Having the brake lamps continuously illuminated or being able to shift the vehicle out of PARK when the brake pedal is not pressed (and the ignition is in the RUN mode) can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake switches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 30, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U09.

© Audi AG2014-15 Audi S7; 2016-18 Audi RS7
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 3,543
Report Date: February 7, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Audi S7 and 2016-2018 RS7 vehicles. The tire information label on these vehicles incorrectly lists the combined maximum weight as 1146 lbs/520 kg, when the correct combined maximum weight is actually 992 lbs/450 kg. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” If the operator were to load the vehicle based on information on the tire information label, they could overload the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the tire information label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 8, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 44N9.

© Jaguar Land Rover2018 Jaguar XE, XF, E-Pace, F-Pace, F-TYPE
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 10,073
Report Date: February 2, 2018
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2018 Jaguar XE, XF, E-PACE, F-PACE and F-TYPE vehicles equipped with a 2.0L gasoline engine. The fuel rail end caps may leak, possibly resulting in fuel vapor or liquid fuel leaking into the engine bay. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel rail, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 23, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is H081.

© Jaguar Land Rover2018 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover Velar, Land Rover Discovery Sport
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 8,211
Report Date: February 1, 2018
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2018 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque, Range Rover Velar, and Land Rover Discover Sport vehicles equipped with a 2.0L gasoline engine. The fuel rail end caps may leak, possibly resulting in fuel vapor or liquid fuel leaking into the engine bay. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source such as hot engine or exhaust components can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel rail, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 23, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is N138.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2016 Toyota Prius; 2016 Lexus RX; 2015-16 Lexus NX
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 48,672
Report Date: January 31, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016 Toyota Prius and Lexus RX 350, RX 350 F Sport, RX 450h F Sport and RX 450h vehicles and 2015-2016 Lexus NX 200T, NX Turbo and NX 300h vehicles. The air bag pressure sensors and/or the acceleration sensors may fail causing the side/curtain shield air bags and/or the front air bags to not deploy in the event of a crash. If the air bags fail to deploy in a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensors as necessary based on their serial numbers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 12, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are JLA, J0F.

© Perry Stern2009-12 Audi Q5; 2010-12 Audi A5, S5
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 97,440
Report Date: January 30, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2012 Audi Q5 and 2010-2012 Audi A5 Cabriolet and S5 Cabriolet vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s frontal air bag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 13, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69R6. Note: This recall partially supersedes recall 16V-078.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.2007-10 Mitsubishi Outlander; 2008-10 Lancer; 2009-10 Lancer Evolution
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 56,641
Report Date: January 26, 2018
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2007-2010 Outlander, 2008-2010 Lancer, 2009-2010 Lancer Evolution, and 2010 Lancer Sportback vehicles equipped with sunroofs. The sunroof glass may detach from the sunroof assembly, becoming a road hazard to other vehicles. If the sunroof glass detaches from the assembly while driving, it can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sunroof glass assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-18-003.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.2014-16 Mitsubishi Outlander; 2013-16 Outlander Sport
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 170,354
Report Date: January 26, 2018
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Outlander and 2013-2016 Outlander Sport vehicles. Water may enter the rear brake calipers causing the parking brake actuator shafts to corrode and possibly bind. If the parking brake actuator shaft binds, the parking brake may not engage or disengage fully. If the parking brake does not engage properly, the vehicle may move unexpectedly if it is parked on a slope, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear brake calipers and replace the parking brake boot and lever or the brake caliper body, as necessary. Dealers will also replace the piston assembly of the rear brake caliper. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-18-002.

© Aston Martin Lagonda Limited2017-18 Aston Martin DB11
Manufacturer: Aston Martin
Number of vehicles affected: 1,027
Report Date: January 19, 2018
Issue: Aston Martin The Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2017-2018 DB11 V12 Coupe and DB11 V8 Coupe vehicles. The driver’s frontal air bag may unexpectedly deploy due to insufficient grounding of the steering components if an electrostatic discharge occurs and the air bag clockspring is broken. If the driver air bag inadvertently deploys, it can increase the risk of injury and a crash.
Solution: Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will add sufficient grounding to the steering components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 1, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988.

© Jaguar Land Rover North America2017-18 Jaguar F-Pace
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 3,002
Report Date: January 12, 2018
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2017-2018 F-Pace vehicles. The Instrument Cluster (IC) may intermittently go blank. A blank instrument cluster will not show important information like vehicle speed, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 23, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Note: This recall expands the scope of vehicles recalled under 17V-678. Jaguar’s number for this recall is H056.

© FCA US LLC2017 Chrysler Pacifica
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 153,859
Report Date: January 11, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Chrysler Pacifica vehicles equipped with a 3.6l engine. The engine control software may become out of sync with the crankshaft position sensor, possibly resulting in an engine stall. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine control software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 2, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U01.

© FCA US2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,242
Report Date: January 11, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Grand Cherokee Trackhawk vehicles equipped with a 6.2L Supercharged Engine. The fuel line may separate. If the fuel line separates, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash. In addition, a fuel line separation increases the risk of an engine compartment fire and injury.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the fuel line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 2, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U02.

© Ford Motor Company2013 Ford Mustang; 2009-10 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang, Ranger; 2009-10 Lincoln MKX, MKZ; 2009-10 Mercury Milan
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 327,796
Report Date: January 11, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013 Ford Mustang vehicles sold, or ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.” Additionally, Ford is recalling certain 2010 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.” Ford is also recalling certain 2009 Ford Edge, Fusion, Mustang and Ranger, Lincoln MKX and Zephyr/MKZ, and Mercury Milan vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules, used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), that may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 19, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S01.

© Ford Motor Company2006 Ford Ranger
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 2,700
Report Date: January 11, 2018
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2006 Ranger vehicles. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to explode. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could explode with sharp metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Ford will notify owners instructing them to not drive their vehicles, and dealers will replace the front driver side air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 16, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 18S02.

2009-12 Nissan Versa
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 52,614
Report Date: January 10, 2018
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2009-2012 Versa Hatchback, and 2009-2011 Versa Sedan vehicles ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.” Additionally, Nissan is recalling certain 2009-2010 Versa Hatchback, and Versa Sedan vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.” Nissan is also recalling certain 2009 Versa Hatchback and Versa Sedan vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.” In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these passenger air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2009-2010, 2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class; 2010, 2013 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, GLK-Class; 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 132,167
Report Date: January 10, 2018
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2013 C250, C250 Coupe, C350 Coupe 4Matic, C300 4Matic, C350, C350 Coupe, C63 AMG, C63 Coupe, E350 Cabrio, E350 Coupe, E550 Cabrio, E350 Coupe 4Matic, E550 Coupe, GLK350 4Matic, GLK250 Bluetec 4Matic, GLK350, SLS Coupe, SLS AMG GT Coupe, and SLS Roadster vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.” Additionally, MBUSA is recalling certain 2010 C300, C300 4Matic, C63 AMG, E350 Coupe, E550 Coupe, GLK350, and GLK350 4Matic vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.” MBUSA is also recalling certain 2009 C300, C300 4Matic, C63 AMG, and C350 vehicles ever registered in the states of AK, CO, CT, ID, IA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MO, NH, NY, ND, OR, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI and WY or “Zone C.” In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these passenger air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge. Parts are currently not available. Owners will be sent an interim notification starting in February 2018. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

© Hyundai Motor America2006-11 Hyundai Azera, 2006 Hyundai Sonata
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 87,854
Report Date: November 30, 2017
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2006-2011 Hyundai Azera and 2006 Hyundai Sonata vehicles. Water may enter the Anti-lock Brake (ABS) Module and result in an electrical short .An electrical short within the ABS module may cause an engine compartment fire, even when the car is turned off, increasing the risk of an injury.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will install a relay in the vehicle’s main junction box to prevent the risk of an ABS short-circuit while the car is turned off, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 23, 2018.
Contact: Owners may call Hyundai at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 172.

© American Honda Motors2009-13 Acura TSX, ZDX; 2009-13 Honda Accord, Fit, Insight, Pilot; 2009-11 Honda Civic, CR-V; 2013 Honda FCX Clarity, Fit EV
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 691,726
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Acura TSX, ZDX, Honda Accord Crosstour, Fit, Insight and Pilot vehicles, 2011-13 Acura TSX Sportswagon, 2010-2012 Honda Accord,, 2010-2011 Honda Civic, Civic NGV, Civic Hybrid and CR-V vehicles and 2013 Honda FCX Clarity and Fit EV vehicles ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.” Additionally, Honda is recalling certain 2010-2012 Acura TSX, Honda Accord, Accord Crosstour, Fit and Pilot, 2010-2011 Honda Civic, Civic NGV, Civic Hybrid and CR-V, and 2010 Acura ZDX and Honda Insight vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.” Unless included in Zones A or B above, Honda is recalling certain 2009 Acura TSX, Honda Accord, Civic, Civic NGV, Civic Hybrid, CR-V, Fit, and Pilot vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to higher absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 12, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall are B0K and L0J.

© American Honda Motors2009-12 Acura RL; 2009-10 Honda Element; 2009-13 Honda Ridgeline
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 24,945
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2010-2012 Acura RL, 2010 Honda Element, and 2010-2013 Honda Ridgeline vehicles ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.” Additionally, Honda is recalling certain 2010 Acura RL, 2010-2011 Honda Element and Honda Ridgeline vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.” If not included in zones A or B above, Honda is recalling certain 2009 Acura RL, Honda Element, and Honda Ridgeline vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag air bag inflators assembled as part of the frontal air bag modules, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment (such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bags), may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to higher absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 12, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall are U0H, and G0I.

© Ferrari S.p.A.2013 Ferrari California, 458 Italia, FF, F12 Berlinetta
Manufacturer: Ferrari North America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 1,073
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain 2013 California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider, FF, and F12 Berlinetta vehicles sold, or ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Ferrari will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-866-551-2828. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 63.

© Tesla Motors2013 Tesla Model S
Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 17,846
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling all 2013 Model S vehicles equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Tesla will notify owners, and Tesla Service Centers will replace the passenger frontal air bag modules, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-18-20-001.

© BMW North America2007-13 BMW X5, X6
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 41,808
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2007-2013 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, 2009-2010 X5 xDrive35d vehicles and 2009-2013 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6 M vehicles ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.” BMW is also recalling certain 2007-2010 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X5 xDrive35d, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6M vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.” BMW is also recalling certain 2007-2009 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xdrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X5 xDrive35d, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6M vehicles ever registered in the states of AK, CO, CT, ID, IA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, ND, OR, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, and WY or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 1, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2010-12 Toyota Yaris
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 14,585
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2010-2012 Yaris vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.” Additionally, these vehicles are also being recalled in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by March 10, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are G0R (Zone B), and H0A (Zone C).

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2009-10, 2013 Toyota Corolla, Yaris, Matrix, Sienna, 4Runner; 2009-10, 2013 Scion xB; 2009-10, 2013 Lexus IS, GX; 2009-10 Pontiac Vibe
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 601,259
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2013 Scion xB, Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Sienna, 4Runner, Lexus IS250, IS350, IS250C, IS350C, IS-F, and GX460 vehicles sold, ever registered, in the states of AL, CA, FL, GA, HI, LA, MS, SC, TX, PR, AS, GU, the MP (Saipan), and the U.S. VI or “Zone A.” Toyota is also recalling certain 2010 Scion xB, Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Yaris, 4Runner, Lexus IS250, IS350, IS250C, IS350C, ES350, IS-F, GX460, and Pontiac Vibe vehicles sold, ever registered, in the states of AZ, AR, DE, DC, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MO, NE, NV, NJ, NM, NC, OH, OK, PA, TN, VA, and WV or “Zone B.” Toyota is also recalling certain 2009 Scion xB, Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Yaris, Lexus IS250, IS350, ES350, IS-F, and Pontiac Vibe vehicles ever registered in the states of AK, CO, CT, ID, IA, ME, MA, MI, MN, MT, NH, NY, ND, OR, RI, SD, UT, VT, WA, WI, and WY or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Toyota will notify the Toyota, Scion and Lexus owners. General Motors will contact the Pontiac owners. Depending on the vehicle model, dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, or replace the air bag assembly. The recall is expected to begin January 24, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331, or Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are “Zone A” Toyota: G0P, Lexus: GLG; “Zone B” Toyota: G0R, Lexus GLH; “Zone C” Toyota: H0A, and Lexus: HLA.

© FCA US LLC2009-13 Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger; 2009-11 Dodge Dakota; 2009 Chrysler Aspen
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 317,000
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler 300, Dodge Challenger and Dodge Charger vehicles, and 2009-2011 Dodge Dakota vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.” Additionally, Chrysler is recalling certain 2009-2010 RAM 4500 Cab Chassis, RAM 5500 Cab Chassis, RAM 3500 Cab Chassis, Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler 300, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Challenger, and Dodge Charger vehicles ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.” Chrysler is also recalling certain 2009 RAM 3500, RAM 2500, RAM 4500 Cab Chassis, RAM 5500 Cab Chassis, Dodge Durango, Chrysler Aspen, RAM 3500 Cab Chassis, Jeep Wrangler, Chrysler 300, Dodge Dakota, Dodge Challenger, and Dodge Charger vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these passenger air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 28, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is U03.

© Mazda North America Operations2010 Mazda Mazda6, CX-7, CX-9; 2013 Mazda Mazda6, CX-9
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 70,227
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2013 Mazda6 and CX-9 vehicles sold, or ever registered in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands or “Zone A.” Additionally, unless covered in “Zone A,” Mazda is recalling certain 2010 Mazda6, CX-7 and CX-9 vehicles sold, or ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia or “Zone B.” Additionally, unless covered in Zone A or Zone B, Mazda is recalling certain 2009 Mazda6, CX-7, and CX-9 vehicles ever registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 9, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 1317F.

© Subaru of America2009 Subaru Tribeca, Impreza, Forester, WRX, Legacy, Outback
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 72,150
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009 Tribeca, Impreza, Forester, WRX, Legacy, and Outback vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKC-18.

© Subaru of America2009-10 Subaru Tribeca, Impreza, Forester, WRX, Legacy, Outback
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 93,209
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2010 Tribeca, Impreza, Forester, WRX, Legacy, and Outback vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKB-18.

© Subaru of America2009-13 Subaru Tribeca, Forester, WRX, Legacy, Outback; 2009-11 Subaru Impreza
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 64,179
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2009-2013 Legacy, Forester, Tribeca, WRX and Outback vehicles, and 2009-2011 Impreza vehicles sold, or ever registered, in the states of Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An explosion of an inflator within the passenger frontal air bag module may result in sharp metal fragments striking the front seat passenger, driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflators, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 9, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKA-18.

© Jaguar Land Rover2010-12 Land Rover Range Rover
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 8,480
Report Date: January 9, 2018
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2011-2012 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.” Unless included in “Zone B” above, Land Rover is recalling certain 2010-2012 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 28, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is P084.

© Jaguar Land Rover North America2010-15 Jaguar XF
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 16,532
Report Date: January 8, 2018
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Jaguar XF vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or “Zone A.” Unless included in “Zone A” above, Jaguar is also recalling certain 2011-2015 Jaguar XF vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.” Unless included in Zone A and Zone B above, Jaguar is also recalling certain 2010-2015 Jaguar XF vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 28, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is J072.

© Jaguar Land Rover2009-10, 2013 Jaguar XF
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 8,925
Report Date: January 8, 2018
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2013 Jaguar XF vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Alabama, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, South Carolina, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands, or “Zone A.” Unless included in “Zone A” above, Jaguar is recalling certain 2010 Jaguar XF vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.” Unless included in Zone A and Zone B above, Jaguar is recalling certain 2009 MY Jaguar XF vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag assemblies, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 28, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is J071.

© Audi AG2009-11 Audi A6, S6
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 10,166
Report Date: January 4, 2018
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Audi A6 Avant, A6 Sedan and S6 Sedan vehicles, ever registered in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, or “Zone B.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone B” above, Volkswagen is recalling certain 2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet and S4 Cabriolet vehicles, and 2009-2011 Audi A6 Avant, A6 Sedan and S6 Sedan vehicles registered in the states of Alaska, Colorado, Connecticut, Idaho, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New Hampshire, New York, North Dakota, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming or “Zone C.” These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge. Audi will send an interim owner notification on or before March 03, 2018. When parts to perform the recall repair become available, Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator, free of charge.
Contact: The recall is expected to begin in June 2018. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2016-17 Mercedes-Benz GLC
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 8,134
Report Date: December 18, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 GLC300, GLC300 4MATIC and GLC43 4MATIC vehicles. These vehicles may have misadjusted headlights, possibly resulting in the low beam headlights insufficiently illuminating the roadway. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” An insufficiently illuminated roadway may increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the headlamp adjustment, adjusting it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE; 2017-18 Mercedes-Benz GLS, S-Class
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 8,700
Report Date: December 18, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 GLE400 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE350, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLS450, GLE63S 4Matic, GLS63 4Matic, S550e, S600, S63 AMG 4Matic, S65 AMG, S550, Mercedes-Maybach S600, Mercedes-Maybach S550 4Matic, GLE43 AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLE63S 4Matic Coupe, 2017-2018 GLS550 4Matic, S550 4Matic, 2018 S450, and S63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. The rear passenger door on the driver side may indicate that it is locked, when it may not be. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 206, “Door Locks and Door Retention Components.” If the door appears to be locked, the door may be unintentionally opened, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left rear door lock, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

© Ford Motor Company2018 Ford Escape
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 10,157
Report Date: December 18, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018 Ford Escape vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag. If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 29, 2018
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S44.

© Mazda Motor Corporation2004-06 Mazda B-Series Trucks
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 19,781
Report Date: December 14, 2017
Issue: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2004-2006 B-Series trucks. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2004-2006 B-Series trucks. Upon deployment of the driver side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture.
Solution: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 17, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 1917L.
Note: This recall supersedes recall 16V-048. Vehicles that received a replacement air bag inflator under the previous campaign need to return to a dealer to have an alternate inflator installed.

© Aston Martin2009-16 Aston Martin DB9, 2009-12 DBS, 2010-15 Rapide, 2012 Virage, 2014 Vanquish
Manufacturer: Aston Martin
Number of vehicles affected: 3,493
Report Date: December 11, 2017
Issue: Aston Martin The Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2009-2016 DB9, 2009-2012 DBS, 2010-2015 Rapide, 2012 Virage, and 2014 Vanquish vehicles equipped with a 6-Speed Touchtronic II Automatic Transmission. A communication error between the Engine Control Module (ECM) and the Transmission Control Module (TCM) can cause the transmission park pawl to not engage. If the park pawl does not engage and the vehicle is stopped on a slope and exited without the parking brake being applied, the vehicle may unexpectedly roll, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will update the TCM software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 1, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin’s number for this recall is RA-07-0028.

© Aston Martin2005-09 Aston Martin DB9, DBS
Manufacturer: Aston Martin
Number of vehicles affected: 1,953
Report Date: December 11, 2017
Issue: Aston Martin The Americas (Aston Martin) is recalling certain 2005-2009 DB9, and DBS vehicles. The battery supply cable on these vehicles may become damaged when the driver seat is positioned in the full rearward location. If the battery cable is damaged and then grounded, the short circuit can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Aston Martin will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the battery supply cable for damage, and install a routing block to keep the battery supply cable from being compressed by the seat, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 1, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Aston Martin customer service at 1-888-923-9988. Aston Martin’s number for this recall is RA-18-0026.

© Ford Motor Company2004-06 Ford Ranger
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 361,523
Report Date: December 11, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is superseding a previous recall for certain 2004-2006 Ford Ranger trucks to implement a final repair. Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal air bag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger’s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger’s frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 26, 2017, and will be launched in phases through the end of March 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S42.
Note: This recall supersedes recall 15V322 which was an interim repair. Vehicles that received a replacement air bag inflator under the previous campaign need to return to a dealer to have an alternate inflator installed. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S42.

© Kia Motors America2018 Kia Sorento
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 2,014
Report Date: December 8, 2017
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2018 Kia Sorento vehicles. The side curtain air bags on these vehicles have a component that may detach during deployment of the inflatable curtain air bag. If the component detaches during deployment, it may enter the passenger compartment and be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver and passenger side curtain air bags, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC159.

© Audi AG2012-14 Audi A6, A7
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 48,693
Report Date: December 6, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Audi A6 and A7 vehicles. The fuel line has a compression point that can weaken, potentially resulting in a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 5, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-888-237-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20AR.

© Kia Motors America2012-14 Kia Forte
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 134,366
Report Date: December 1, 2017
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Forte and Forte Koup vehicles. The brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate allowing the brake light switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal is released. This will allow the brake lights to remain illuminated continuously. It can also allow the shift lever to be moved without depressing the brake pedal, or activate the engine management brake pedal override feature. If the brake light switch plunger does not retract as it should when the brake pedal is not being pressed, the brake lights may stay illuminated preventing accurate communication to following vehicles that the vehicle is slowing or stopping. Additionally, if the brake switch plunger is not retracted, then the transmission can be shifted out of PARK without depressing the brake pedal. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 30, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC158.

© Hyundai Motor America2013-14 Hyundai Elantra
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 390,467
Report Date: November 30, 2017
Issue: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Elantra sedan, coupe and GT vehicles. The brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate allowing the brake light switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal is released. This will allow the brake lights to remain illuminated continuously. It can also allow the shift lever to be moved without depressing the brake pedal, or activate the engine management brake pedal override feature. If the brake light switch plunger does not retract as it should when the brake pedal is not being pressed, the brake lights may stay illuminated preventing accurate communication to following vehicles that the vehicle is slowing or stopping. Additionally, if the brake switch plunger is not retracted, then the transmission can be shifted out of PARK without depressing the brake pedal. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 8, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 170.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2016 Ford F-150, Explorer
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 177,264
Report Date: November 29, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016 F-150 and Explorer vehicles. Loose power seat adjuster pivot bolts may cause the front seat cushions to detach and not properly restrain the seat occupant in the event of a crash. In the event of a crash, a seat occupant that is not properly restrained has an increased risk of injury.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tightness of the power seat track upper pivot link bolt, either applying threadlocker or replacing the lift link and hardware, free of charge. Interim letters are expected to go out January 15, 2018. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S40.

© FCA US LLC2014 Dodge Challenger, Charger, Durango; 2014 Chrysler 300; 2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 17,116
Report Date: November 21, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014 Dodge Challenger, Charger, Durango, Chrysler 300, and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles equipped with a 3.6L engine and a 160 amp alternator. In the affected vehicles, the alternator may suddenly fail. If the alternator fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the alternator, free of charge. The recall began December 15, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T75.

© FCA US2017-18 Jeep Compass
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 25,823
Report Date: November 21, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2017-2018 Jeep Compass vehicles. The brightness of the backlighting for the Instrument Panel Cluster (IPC) cannot be adjusted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, “Controls and Displays.” An instrument cluster that is too bright, and cannot be dimmed, can reduce the driver’s ability to see at night, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update IPC software, as necessary, free of charge. The recall began December 8, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T70.

© FCA US2018 Jeep Compass
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 26,971
Report Date: November 21, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018 Jeep Compass vehicles. The passenger side air bag assembly may have inflator mounting nuts loose within the module assembly. In the event of a crash necessitating air bag deployment, unsecured inflator mounting nuts outside of the cushion assembly are potential projectiles that may strike the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module assembly, free of charge. Chrysler issued owners an interim notification on December 15, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T73.

© American Honda Motors2011-17 Honda Odyssey
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 806,936
Report Date: November 17, 2017
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2011-2017 Honda Odyssey vehicles. The second row outboard seats can slide sideways to one of two positions. If a seat is placed between either of the two positions when attaching the seat to the vehicle floor, the seat will not latch properly to the seat striker, allowing the seat to tip forward unexpectedly during braking. If the seat tips forward during braking, it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: The remedy for this recall is still under development. Honda will notify owners of the safety risk in an interim notification and provide detailed instructions for installing/positioning the second row outer seats and confirming that they are securely latched. Once a final remedy is determined and the necessary parts are available, Honda will send a second letter to the owners to have them visit a dealer to have the condition remedied, free of charge. The interim notification is expected to begin December 18, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact American Honda Customer Support & Campaign Center at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is S0G.

© BMW of North America2014-18 BMW i3
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 32,000
Report Date: November 16, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 BMW i3 electric and hybrid electric vehicles. Unbelted, small adult, drivers may be at a higher risk of neck injury in the event of a frontal crash. These vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” During a frontal impact, unbelted, small adult, drivers could be at higher risk of neck injury.
Solution: BMW will notify owners. The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at the dedicated i3 recall number 1-855-269-3361.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2018 Toyota CH-R
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 28,584
Report Date: November 15, 2017
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018 Toyota CH-R vehicles. The electronic parking brake (EPB) may not operate properly, possibly causing the parking brake not to disengage after it is applied or prevent it from being applied. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard FMVSS number 135, “Light Vehicle Brake Systems.” If the EPB cannot be applied, there is an increased risk of a vehicle rollaway if the vehicle is parked on a hill without being placed into “Park.”
Solution: Toyota has notified owners, and dealers will update the programming of the skid control ECU as necessary, free of charge. The recall began on November 30, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is H0W.

© Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.2012-15 Toyota Prius Plug-In
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 39,915
Report Date: November 15, 2017
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2012-2015 Prius Plug-in Hybrid vehicles. The hybrid battery contains an Electric Vehicle (EV) fuse that may fracture after repeated high-load driving conditions such as climbing long hills. The failed fuse may cause the hybrid system to shut down resulting in the loss of power. Loss of power while driving at higher speeds can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EV fuse, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 8, 2018.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is H0R.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2017-18 Mercedes-Benz GLC
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 9,379
Report Date: November 14, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017-2018 GLC300, GLC300 4Matic, and GLC43 AMG vehicles. The fixed panoramic sun roof frontal and side plastic panels may have insufficient bonding, allowing the panels to separate during vehicle operation. If the sunroof panels detach from the vehicle, it can increase the risk of a crash or injury for following traffic.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the bonding on the sun roof panels, correcting it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 8, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2016-17 Mercedes-Benz G-Class
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 8,043
Report Date: November 14, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 G550 4Matic, G63 AMG, and G65 AMG vehicles. A malfunction of the Electronic Stability Program (ESP), while Distronic Plus is engaged, may cause the engine to not reduce power, regardless of the vehicle’s speed, driving situation or brake application. Increasing braking effort and/or shifting to neutral would be needed to stop the vehicle, lengthening the distance needed to stop the vehicle and increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ESP control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2017 Honda Civic
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 5,404
Report Date: November 9, 2017
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017 Honda Civic Sedan and Coupe vehicles. The right halfshaft may have been improperly heat treated, reducing its strength. The improper heat treatment can result in the halfshaft breaking, preventing the engine from moving the vehicle, and can allow a possible roll away situation if the parking brake is not engaged. This can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the halfshaft’s serial number, replacing it as necessary and aligning the front wheels, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 15, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is K0E.

© Subaru of America2018 Subaru Crosstrek
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 2,367
Report Date: November 7, 2017
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2018 Crosstrek vehicles. These vehicles may be equipped with an incorrect floor mat retention bracket, allowing the floor mat to move out of position and interfere with the accelerator or brake pedal operation. If the floor mat moves out of position and interferes with the accelerator or brake pedal operation, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the floor mat retention bracket and replace it if necessary, free of charge. The recall began November 14, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is WTR-77.

© Nissan North America2017-18 Infiniti QX30
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 17,507
Report Date: November 1, 2017
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling 2017-2018 Infiniti QX30 vehicles. The driver’s air bag may unexpectedly deploy due to insufficient grounding of the steering components if an electrostatic discharge occurs and the air bag clockspring is broken. If the driver air bag inadvertently deploys, it can increase the risk of injury and a crash.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will add sufficient grounding to the steering components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Infiniti customer service at 1-800-622-6200, option 7.

© BMW North America2008-11 BMW 1 Series; 2007-11 BMW 3 Series, 5 Series, X3, Z4
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 740,561
Report Date: October 30, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2008-2011 128i and 2007-2011 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 525i, 525xi, 528i, 528xi, 530i, 530xi, X3 3.0si, X3 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive30i, Z4 3.0i, Z4 3.0si and Z4 sDrive30i vehicles. The heater for the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve may short circuit. An electrical short can cause the parts within the PCV valve to melt, increasing the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the PCV valve heater, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© BMW North America2006-11 BMW 3 Series
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 672,775
Report Date: October 30, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006-2011 323i, 325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 330i, 330xi, 335i, 335xi and M3, 2007-2011 328i xDrive, 335i xDrive and 335is and 2009-2011 335d vehicles. The wiring and electrical connectors for the system that controls air flow for the heating and air conditioning system may overheat. Wiring that overheats could cause the electrical connectors to melt, and increase the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is unattended.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the wiring and electrical connectors, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.2014-18 Mitsubishi Mirage
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 83,555
Report Date: October 30, 2017
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2014-2018 Mirage vehicles. The internal acceleration sensor in the Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) Electronic Control Unit (ECU) can misinterpret vibrations such as those from poor road conditions or a flat tire to be a sensor error thereby disabling the air bags from deploying in a crash. Air bags that do not deploy as designed in a crash increase the risk of injury.
Solution: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the SRS-ECU software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-17-006.

© Jaguar Land Rover2017-18 Jaguar XF, F-Pace; 2016-17 Jaguar XJ; 2018 Jaguar XE
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 7,036
Report Date: October 26, 2017
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Jaguar XF and F-Pace, 2016-2017 Jaguar XJ and 2018 Jaguar XE vehicles. The instrument cluster (IC) may intermittently go blank. A blank instrument cluster will not show important information like vehicle speed, increasing the risk of crash.
Solution: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 19, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is H056

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2017 Land Rover Range Rover, Range Rover Sport
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 21,998
Report Date: October 26, 2017
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2017 Land Rover Range Rover and Range Rover Sport vehicles. The instrument cluster (IC) may intermittently go blank. A blank instrument cluster will not show important information like vehicle speed, increasing the risk of crash.
Solution: Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 19, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is N124.

© Audi AG2017-18 Audi A4, A4 allroad; 2018 Audi A5
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 31,323
Report Date: October 25, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Audi A4 Sedan and A4 allroad, and 2018 A5 Sportback vehicles. The aluminum trim on the front and rear doors can come loose from around the door speakers, leaving sharp edges exposed. The sharp edges of the speaker trim increase the risk of injury to vehicle occupants.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the speaker cover aluminum trim, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 70G6.

© Ford Motor Company2017 Ford F-150
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 11,783
Report Date: October 24, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-150 vehicles equipped with ten-speed transmissions. The pin that attaches the transmission shift linkage to the transmission may come out, preventing the transmission from responding to movement of the shift lever. The disconnected linkage may cause the vehicle to not move forward or backward as selected by the driver with the shift lever. Additionally, despite selecting ‘Park’, if the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the roll pin with an updated part, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 11, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S36.

© Ford Motor Company2015-17 Ford Transit
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 65,206
Report Date: October 23, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ford Transit vehicles, equipped with a trailer tow module. Water can enter the tow modules and corrode the wiring causing issues such as rapidly flashing turn signals, loss of instrument panel display, an electrical short and possibly the deployment of seatbelt pretensioner. An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire. Turn signal, instrument cluster or seatbelt pretensioner problems can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will add a drainage hole in the driver’s door stepwell and incorporate a fuse into the vehicle’s wiring harness, free of charge. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk and an interim repair are expected to be mailed in November 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S34.

© General Motors2011-15 Chevrolet Silverado 3500, GMC Sierra 3500
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 35,292
Report Date: October 19, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2011-2015 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 and GMC Sierra 3500 trucks equipped with dual fuel tanks. The low fuel level sensor for the front tank may stick causing the rear tank to overfill the front tank. If the front tank overfills, the excess pressure may cause the front tank to expand and contact the driveshaft, possibly resulting in a hold in the tank. The hole will leak fuel, which in the presence of an ignition source, can increase the risk of fire.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear tank fuel pump or update the fuel-level sensor software, as well as inspect the front tank, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. Interim notices are expected to be mailed December 18, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice in February 2018 when the remedy is expected to be available
Contact: Owners may contact GM customer service for Chevrolet 1-800-222-1020 or for GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is 17399.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2005-07 Toyota Sienna, 2009-10 Toyota Sienna
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 310,475
Report Date: October 18, 2017
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2005-2007 and 2009-2010 Toyota Sienna vehicles. In the affected vehicles, due to a problem within the shift lock solenoid, the shift lever may be moved out of the ‘Park’ position without depressing the brake pedal. If the shift lever can be moved from the “Park” position without depressing the brake pedal and the parking brake is not applied, the vehicle may roll, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the shift lock solenoid, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 1, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is H0V.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2015-17 Ford F-Series
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 1,101,107
Report Date: October 16, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ford F-150, and 2017 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty trucks. The doors on these vehicles may have a bent or kinked actuation cable or the door latches may freeze after water gets into the latch. Either condition can result in the doors opening while driving although they appear to be closed. A door that opens while driving can increase the risk of injury. Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the door latch actuation cables and repair if necessary, and install water shields over the door latches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 13, 2017.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat belt assembly, replacing the attaching rivet as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S33.

© Tesla Motors2016-17 Tesla Model X
Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 4,582
Report Date: October 12, 2017
Issue: Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Model X vehicles. The left-side, second row, reclining seat backs may not fully latch due to having incorrectly adjusted recliner mechanism cables. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seating Systems,” and 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.” If the seat back moves forward in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Tesla will notify owners, and Tesla service technicians will correct the cable adjustment for the left-side, fold-flat, second row, seat recliner mechanism, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-17-13-004.

© FCA US2012 Jeep Liberty; 2012-13 Chrysler 200, Dodge Avenger
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 414,134
Report Date: October 10, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2012 Jeep Liberty and 2012-2013 Chrysler 200 and Dodge Avenger vehicles. A component within the occupant restraint controller (ORC) may fail and prevent the active headrests from deploying in the event of a rear-end crash. If the active headrests do not deploy in certain rear-end crashes, the front seat occupants have an increased risk of injury.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ORC as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 29, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA’s number for this recall is T56.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2014-18 Mercedes-Benz CLA, GLA, C-Class, E-Class, GLK, GLC
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 495,290
Report Date: October 6, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling these vehicles: 2014-2018 CLA250, CLA250 4Matic, CLA45 AMG 4Matic, 2015-2018 GLA250, GLA250 4Matic, GLA45 AMG 4Matic, C300 4Matic, C63S AMG, 2012-2014 C250, C350, C300 4Matic, E550 4Matic, 2013-2014 C63 AMG, 2012-2015 C250 Coupe, C350 Coupe, C63 AMG Coupe, 2013-2015 C350 4Matic Coupe, GLK250 4Matic BlueTec, GLK350, GLK350 4Matic, 2016-2017 C350e, C43 AMG, 2015 C400 4Matic, 2016-2018 C63 AMG, GLC300, GLC300 4Matic, 2017-2018 C300 Coupe, C300 4Matic Coupe, C43 AMG, C63 AMG Coupe, C63S AMG Coupe, C300 Cabriolet, C300 4Matic Cabriolet, C43 AMG Cabriolet, C63 AMG Cabriolet, C63S AMG Cabriolet, GLC300 4Matic Coupe, GLC43 AMG, GLC43 AMG Coupe, 2014 E350 Coupe, E350 4Matic Coupe, E350 Cabriolet, E400 Hybrid, 2015-2017 E400 Coupe, E400 4Matic Coupe, E400 Cabriolet, 2014-2017 E550 Coupe, E550 Cabriolet, B250e, 2014-2016 E250 BlueTec, E63 AMG 4Matic Wagon, 2012-2013 E350 BlueTec, 2012-2016 E350, E350 4Matic, 2015-2016 E400, E400 4Matic, 2012 E63 AMG, 2014-2015 E250 4Matic BlueTec, 2013-2016 E350 Wagon, 2017 GLC300d 4Matic, and 2018 GLC350e 4Matic. The driver’s air bag may unexpectedly deploy due to insufficient grounding of the steering components if an electrostatic discharge occurs and the air bag clockspring is broken. If the driver air bag inadvertently deploys, it can increase the risk of injury and a crash.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will add sufficient grounding to the steering components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in December 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

© Audi of America2013-16 Audi A4, A5, Q5
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 216,440
Report Date: October 5, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Audi A5 Coupe, A5 Cabriolet, A4 Sedan, A4 Allroad and Q5 vehicles. Contact corrosion within the electrical connector for the auxiliary heater may cause the heater wires to overheat or melt. The melted wires can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the auxiliary heater and, as necessary, update the software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s numbers for this recall are 80C5 and 80C6.

© Hyundai Motor America2011-14 Hyundai Sonata, 2011-15 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 443,545
Report Date: October 4, 2017
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Sonata and 2011-2015 Sonata Hybrid vehicles previously repaired under recall campaign 17V-152. The seat belt linkages for both front seat belts may detach from the seat belt anchor pretensioners. If the seat belt linkage detaches from the seat belt anchorage, it can not properly restrain the occupant in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will again verify the connection between the seat belt linkage and the pretensioner and additionally install a warning label to prevent future seat belt linkage detachment, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in October 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 169.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.2015-17 Mitsubishi Outlander; 2015-16 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport, Lancer
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 132,552
Report Date: September 29, 2017
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Outlander, 2015-2016 Lancer and Outlander Sport, and 2015 Lancer Evolution vehicles. These vehicles may have defective relays that can result in an engine stall, reduced engine power or the engine overheating. If the engine stalls, there is an increased the risk of a crash.
Solution: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected relays, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 24, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-17-005.

© Kia Motors America2014-16 Kia Soul
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 342,381
Report Date: September 29, 2017
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Soul and Soul EV vehicles. The pinion plug may allow the pinion gear to separate from the steering gear assembly. If the pinion gear separates, steering will be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the pinion plug or replace the steering gear assembly, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 16, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC155.

© BMW USA2006-10 BMW X3
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 85,302
Report Date: September 28, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006-2010 BMW X3 2.5i, X3 3.0i and X3 xDrive30i Sports Activity Vehicles. The front passenger seat occupant detection mat that determines if, and how, the passenger frontal air bag should deploy in a crash may fatigue and develop cracks which could lead to a system failure. Should the system fail, in the event of a crash, the front passenger air bag would be deactivated, increasing the risk of personal injury.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger seat occupant detection mat, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 20, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© FCA US2015-17 Ram ProMaster City
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 11,291
Report Date: September 26, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2017 RAM ProMaster City vehicles. These vehicles have incorrect information on the tire placard including incorrect vehicle capacity weight, total number of occupants, tire pressure and/or “None” designation for the spare tire size when a full size spare tire is present. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” The incorrect tire placard can cause the operator to exceed the vehicle’s weight capacity, or inflate the tires to an incorrect pressure, affecting vehicle handling, which can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect tire placard with a corrected one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 15, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T62.

© Porsche Cars North America2003-06 Porsche Cayenne
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America
Number of vehicles affected: 50,145
Report Date: September 20, 2017
Issue: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2006 Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo vehicles, 2004-2006 Cayenne vehicles, and 2006 Cayenne S “Titanium” Edition vehicles. These gasoline-powered vehicles have a fuel pump flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel filter flanges with new filter flanges that have a protective film, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AH10.

© Volkswagen AG2004-07 Volkswagen Touareg
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 73,941
Report Date: September 20, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2004-2007 Touareg vehicles. These gasoline-powered vehicles have a fuel filter flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel filter flange for cracks, replacing the flange if cracks are found. If no cracks are found, a protective cover will be installed onto the filter flange. These repairs will be performed free of charge. Parts are not currently available, but owners will be notified of the recall beginning November 19, 2017. A second notice will be sent when remedy parts become available.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20Ai.

© FCA US LLC2011-14 Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 646,394
Report Date: September 18, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Dodge Durango and Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles. The affected vehicles had brake booster shields installed under a previous campaign to prevent water from entering the brake booster and limiting braking ability. This recall is to verify that the brake booster shield installation was performed properly. If the brake booster shield was not installed properly, the vehicle’s braking ability may be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake booster shield, correcting the installation as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 7, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T59.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.2004-06 Mitsubishi Lancer, Lancer Evolution
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 66,001
Report Date: September 14, 2017
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (Mitsubishi) is recalling certain 2004-2006 Lancer and Lancer Evolution vehicles and 2004 Lancer Sportback vehicles. These vehicles are equipped with a passenger side frontal air bag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger’s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with a different inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on October 22, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi’s number for this recall is SR-17-001. Note: This recall supersedes recall 15V-321.

© FCA US2013-17 Ram 2500, 3500
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 443,712
Report Date: September 12, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2013-2017 RAM 2500, 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, 4500 Cab Chassis, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles, equipped with Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engines that have Concentric-brand water pumps without a vent hole. These water pumps may leak coolant. The leaking water pump can increase the risk of an engine compartment fire.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the water pumps, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 1, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T51.

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