Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

© 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.

© 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.

© Mazda North American Operations2015-16 Mazda Mazda6
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 57,878
Report Date: August 31, 2017
Issue: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Mazda6 vehicles. Debris from the welding process during manufacturing of the front passenger seat frame may damage the occupant classification system (OCS) wiring. If the wiring becomes damaged, there may be a loss of power steering assist and the deactivation of the passenger air bag, increasing the risk of a crash and the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Solution: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will attach a protective pad on the seat frame. If the OCS harness is damaged, insulating tape will be applied to the harness. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 29, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 1517H.

© FCA US2017-18 Jeep Cherokee
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 22,242
Report Date: August 31, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The tire and rim size information required to be on the Certification label was omitted during manufacturing, which may result in an incorrect tire and rim combination being installed on the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.” The missing tire and rim designation information may lead to an incorrect combination being installed on the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners and will provide a corrected certification label, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 20, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T53.

© FCA US LLC2017-18 Chrysler Pacifica
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 47,927
Report Date: August 31, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Chrysler Pacifica vehicles equipped with the 8-passenger seating option. In certain passenger seating and vehicle situations, the second-row center seating position seat belt buckle could cause the left outboard seat belt to become unlatched. Inadvertent unlatching of the left outboard seat belt can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install a shorter second-row seat belt buckle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 20, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T54.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2015-17 Ford F-150; 2017 Ford F-250, F-350
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 117,423
Report Date: August 28, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 F-150, and 2017 F-250 and F-350 trucks equipped with a crew cab. The left rear inflatable seat belt buckle assembly may be inadequately attached to its mounting bracket. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.” If the left rear inflatable seat belt buckle separates from it’s mounting bracket, the seat occupant may not be adequately restrained, increasing their risk of injury.
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 17C12.

© General Motors2018 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 2,905
Report Date: August 22, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles and 2017-2018 GMC Acadia vehicles. The right front intermediate driveshaft may fracture and separate while driving. If the front right intermediate drive shaft assembly separates while driving, the vehicle will lose propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash. If the assembly separates while parked on a grade, without the park brake engaged, the vehicle may move unintentionally, increasing the risk of a vehicle roll-away.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the right front intermediate drive shaft assembly, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is 17329.

© Volkswagen of America2009-16 Volkswagen CC, 2006-10 Volkswagen Passat
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 280,915
Report Date: August 16, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2009-2016 Volkswagen CC, 2006-2010 Passat and Passat Wagon vehicles. Interruption of electrical power to the fuel pump control module may cause the fuel pump to fail. If the fuel pump fails, the engine will stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump control module, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed on October 13, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20AE.

© Audi AG2017-18 Audi A3
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 8,383
Report Date: August 16, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Audi A3 Cabriolet and A3 Sedan vehicles. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) software may misinterpret the flywheel rotation on engine start-up as a “knocking” condition, and the adjusted air/fuel mixture may result in an engine stall. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ECU software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 29, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 24DF.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2016-17 Mercedes-AMG GLE43
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 12,322
Report Date: August 14, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 AMG GLE43 Coupe, and 2017 AMG GLE43 vehicles. The engine control unit and transmission control unit software may have compatibility conflicts and cause the engine to shut-down while the driver brakes to a stop, or accelerates following an ECO start. If the engine shuts down, there is increased the risk of a crash.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the engine and transmission control unit software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in September 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

© FCA US2017 Dodge Challenger Hellcat, Charger Hellcat
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,207
Report Date: August 8, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Dodge Challenger and Charger vehicles equipped with Hellcat engines. The engine oil cooler (EOC) hoses may fail resulting in a rapid loss of engine oil. If an EOC line fails, oil may spray onto the windshield or contact a hot surface, impairing driver visibility and increasing the risk of a crash or fire.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EOC lines, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 22, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T48.

© BMW North America2012-13 BMW X3, BMW M6
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 6,785
Report Date: August 8, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC. (BMW) is recalling certain 2012-2013 BMW X3 xDrive28i, X3 xDrive35i, and M6 Convertible vehicles and 2013 M6 Coupe vehicles. The affected vehicles have a driver’s frontal air bag inflator that may have been improperly welded. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator housing could separate from the base plate and result in metal striking the vehicle occupants, potentially resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s front air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 9, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© General Motors2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 29,647
Report Date: August 3, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, and GMC Sierra 1500 trucks. The owner’s manual for the affected vehicles may be missing instructions on how to use the tether anchorage and child restraint anchorage systems. 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 instructions are missing from the owner’s manual, the child seat may be installed incorrectly and not be properly secured, increasing the risk of injury in a crash.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will provide a corrected insert for the owners manual, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020 (Chevrolet), or 1-800-462-8782 (GMC). GM’s number for this recall is 17307.

© FCA US LLC2017 Jeep Renegade
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 3,002
Report Date: August 2, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Jeep Renegade vehicles. Due to a software issue, multiple malfunction indicator lamps may illuminate on the instrument panel when no malfunction exists. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, “Control and Displays.” If the malfunction indicator lamps illuminate at incorrect times, the driver may be unaware when a true malfunction occurs, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the Instrument Panel Control software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 16, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T50.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2016-18 Infiniti Q50, 2017 Infiniti Q60
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 14,192
Report Date: July 27, 2017
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Infiniti Q50 and 2017 Infiniti Q60 vehicles equipped with a 2.0L engine. Incorrect Fuel Pump Control Module (FPCM) software may allow the fuel level in the main tank to be too low to supply fuel to the engine, causing the engine to stall while driving. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and Infiniti dealers will reprogram the Fuel Pump Control Module (FPCM) with corrected software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Infiniti customer service at 1-800-662-6200.

© Ford Motor Company2014 Ford F-150, Ford E-350; 2014-15 Ford Escape; 2015 Lincoln MKC
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 94,605
Report Date: July 25, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Ford F-150 and E-350, 2014-2015 Ford Escape, and 2015 Lincoln MKC vehicles. Improperly manufactured bolts may have been used to install certain seats, seatbacks, seatbelt buckles, or seatbelt anchors on these vehicles. The improperly manufactured bolts may fracture. If a seat, seatback, or seatbelt anchor attaching bolt fractures, the affected component may not be properly secured, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 28, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S17.

© Nissan North America2007-12 Nissan Versa
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 515,394
Report Date: July 17, 2017
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2007-2011 Versa Sedan and 2007-2012 Versa Hatchback vehicles. The affected vehicles have a driver frontal air bag inflator that may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to moderate absolute humidity, temperatures, and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the subject inflator with a new one manufactured by a different supplier, free of charge. Remedy parts are not currently available. An interim owner notification letter will be sent by the end of September 2017, followed by a second letter when remedy parts are available.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2016 Smart Fortwo
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 5,061
Report Date: July 16, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 smart fortwo vehicles. In these vehicles, the lock nut that secures the parking brake cable to the parking brake lever may loosen over time, resulting in increased parking brake lever travel before the parking brake engages. As the parking brake lever travel increases, the holding force may decrease to a point where the vehicle is no longer safely secured in all parking situations, allowing the vehicle to unexpectedly move when parked on a slope, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the parking brake cable lock nut, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early September 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact smart customer service at 1-877-496-3691.

© FCA US LLC2011-14 Dodge Challenger, Charger, Durango; 2011-14 Chrysler 300; 2012-14 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 442,214
Report Date: July 10, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2011-2014 Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300, Dodge Durango, and 2012-2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles. The affected vehicles have electro-hydraulic power steering (EHPS) and are equipped with a 5.7L or a 3.6L engine and a 160, 180 or 220 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. There is also the possibility that the alternator may short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternator and depending on the part number, will replace the alternator, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on August 24, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T36.

© FCA US2017 Jeep Compass
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 12,989
Report Date: July 7, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Jeep Compass vehicles. The affected vehicles have User’s Guides that contain incorrect information regarding the jump start procedure, specifically, the polarity of the battery terminals are reversed in the battery terminal graphic. If a customer follows the User’s Guide, they may hook up the battery jumper cables incorrectly, increasing their risk of injury.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners and will replace the User’s Guides with a corrected version, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T46.

© FCA US LLC2011-15 Dodge Journey
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 363,480
Report Date: July 7, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2011-2015 Dodge Journey vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the driver’s frontal air bag may unexpectedly deploy if the air bag wiring harness gets chafed within the steering wheel and short circuits. Unexpected deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag increases the risk of a crash or driver injury.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air bag wiring within the steering wheel, replacing it if necessary. A protective cover will also be installed. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T47.

© FCA US2017 Dodge Challenger
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 7,802
Report Date: July 7, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Dodge Challenger vehicles equipped with 5.7L V8 engines and eight-speed automatic transmissions. The transmission may not remain in the PARK position if that gear is selected, the engine is still running, and the driver exits the vehicle exited. If the vehicle is exited without the transmission remaining in the PARK position and without the parking brake set, the vehicle may roll, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the transmission control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 21, 2017.
Contact: Owners may the Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T41.

© Ford Motor Company2017 Lincoln MKZ, Ford Edge, Ford Fusion
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 5,215
Report Date: July 6, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Lincoln MKZ and Ford Edge and Fusion vehicles. On vehicles with 2.0L gas engines and six-speed automatic transmissions, the torque converter weld studs may have been inadequately welded. If the torque converter weld studs fail, the torque converter will not be connected to the engine flexplate and the vehicle will lose the ability to move, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford or Lincoln will notify owners, and dealers will replace the torque converters, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 14, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S16.

© General Motors2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, GMC Sierra 1500
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 690,685
Report Date: June 29, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 vehicles. The vehicles may have a temporary loss of electric power steering (EPS) assist, especially during low-speed turning maneuvers. If EPS assist is lost and then returns, the driver might lose temporary control of the steering wheel, 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 Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-432-8782. GM’s number for this recall is 17276.

© Mazda North America Operations2009-11 Mazda Mazda6; 2007-11 Mazda CX-7, CX-9
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 205,377
Report Date: June 29, 2017
Issue: Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2009-2011 Mazda6, and 2007-2011 CX-7 and CX-9 vehicles. 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture 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 passenger frontal air bag inflator with an alternate inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 24, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 1317F.

© Honda North America2013-16 Honda Accord
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 1,148,550
Report Date: June 29, 2017
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Honda Accord vehicles. The case for the battery sensor, part of the battery management system, may allow water to get in, potentially causing an electrical short. An electrical short increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensor, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Dealers will perform an interim remedy of applying adhesive to the case to prevent water intrusion. Interim notices are expected to be mailed on July 31, 2017. Owners will need to have the permanent remedy completed once they receive a second notice.
Contact: Owners may contact American Honda Customer Support Center at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KG0.

© Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.2017 Lexus ES 350
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 1,761
Report Date: June 29, 2017
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2017 Lexus ES350 vehicles. The right-hand side tie rod lock nut may loosen over time. If the lock nut loosens, the tie rod may separate causing a loss of steering and increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the lock nut and, if it is found loose, replace the lock nut, steering gear assembly, and tie rod assembly, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on July 17, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is HLC.

© Ford Motor Company2015-17 Ford Transit
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 372,991
Report Date: June 26, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling all 2015-2017 Transit vehicles except 156″ and 178″ wheelbase Chassis Cab and Cut-Away bodies. In the affected vehicles, the flexible coupling connecting the transmission to the driveshaft may prematurely fail. If the coupling fails, the vehicle will not be able to move under its own power and the disconnected driveshaft may impact and damage the brake and fuel lines. Additionally, the separated driveshaft may allow the vehicle to roll if the vehicle is exited when the transmission is in ‘Park’ but the parking brake is not applied. These scenarios may increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and as an interim repair, dealers will replace the flexible coupling on any vehicle with more than 30,000 miles. A final remedy repair of a redesigned flexible coupling or a revised driveshaft equipped with a universal joint is being developed. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 17, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S15.

© Audi AG2016-17 Audi Q3
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 24,754
Report Date: June 26, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Audi Q3 vehicles. If the parking brake is used during emergency braking, the brake lights on the vehicle will not activate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” A vehicle approaching from behind may not have any warning that the vehicle is stopping, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 45G6.

© American Honda Motor Co., Inc.2018 Honda Odyssey
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 3,927
Report Date: June 23, 2017
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2018 Honda Odyssey vehicles. The seat belt tongue for the third row center seating position may not be compatible with the latch, preventing the seat belt from latching securely. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” If in the event of a crash, the seat belt cannot restrain the occupant they have an increased risk of being injured.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the third row center seat belt to make sure that it has the correct tongue, replacing the seat belt, if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 24, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KF7.

© Jaguar Land Rover2010-11 Jaguar XJ
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 4,926
Report Date: June 22, 2017
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2010-2011 XJ vehicles. If, while servicing the vehicle, the vehicle does not successfully receive an update to the Restraint Control Module (RCM) software, the default air bag calibration settings may be incorrect. In the event of a crash, the incorrect calibration may not activate the air bag deployment as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will update the RCM with the latest software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on August 18, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is H034.

© General Motors2014-16 Chevrolet SS
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 6,204
Report Date: June 15, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2014-2016 Chevrolet SS vehicles. Corrosion of the connector between the electric power steering module and the torque sensor connector may cause a loss of electric power steering assist. A greater steering effort would be needed to control the vehicle if power steering is lost, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the steering gear assembly, replacing it as necessary, 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 17248.

© FCA US LLC2011-12 Dodge Grand Caravan
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 209,135
Report Date: June 13, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2011-2012 Dodge Grand Caravan vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the driver’s frontal air bag may unexpectedly deploy if the air bag wiring harness gets chafed within the steering wheel and short circuits. Unexpected deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag increases the risk of a crash or driver injury.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air bag wiring within the steering wheel, replacing it if necessary. A protective cover will also be installed. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 28, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T33.

© FCA US2017 Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,353
Report Date: June 09, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2017 Pacifica Plug-in Hybrid Electric vehicles (PHEV). The affected vehicles have diodes in the Power Inverter Module (“PIM”) that may fail due to an overvoltage condition. If the diodes fail, the vehicle will not move under its own power. A vehicle that suddenly cannot be driven, increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler has not yet finalized its remedy plans for this recall. The recall is expected to begin on July 24, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T34.

© Volvo Cars of North Americ2017 Volvo XC90
Manufacturer: Volvo Cars USA
Number of vehicles affected: 1,305
Report Date: June 8, 2016
Issue: Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo) is recalling certain 2017 XC90 vehicles. The Micro Gas Generator (MGG), a subcomponent part used within the right-hand side seat belt retractor for the third row seats, may detach after the seatbelt retractor pretensioner is deployed. Although, the seat belt will operate as intended in the event of a crash, if the MGG detaches, it may be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will replace the third row passenger’s side seatbelt retractor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin August 7, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Volvo customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo’s number for this recall is R89716.

© Porsche Cars North America2010-12 Porsche Panamera, 2011 Porsche Cayenne
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America
Number of vehicles affected: 17,986
Report Date: June 7, 2017
Issue: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2010-2012 Panamera S, Panamera 4S and Panamera Turbo vehicles, 2011-2012 Panamera and Panamera 4 vehicles, and 2011 Cayenne S and Cayenne Turbo vehicles. The affected vehicles have camshaft controllers that may come loose inside the engine, potentially resulting in an engine stall. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fastening screws for the camshaft adjusters, 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 AH08.

© Hyundai Motor America2017 Hyundai Santa Fe
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 17,160
Report Date: June 5, 2017
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Santa Fe Sport vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the bolt for the driver’s seat belt anchor might not have been sufficiently tightened during assembly. If the bolt was not sufficiently tightened, driver’s seat belt may come unanchored in a collision, increasing the risk of injury to the occupant.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners and dealers will verify that the driver’s seatbelt anchor is properly secured, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 30, 2017.
Contact: Owner’s may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai’s number for the recall is 165.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2015-16 Hyundai Sonata, Genesis
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 161,074
Report Date: June 5, 2017
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Sonata and Genesis vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the warning light to indicate that the parking brake is applied may intermittently not illuminate in the dash due to corrosion in the switch. If the parking brake indicator is not illuminated when the parking brake is applied, the driver may operate the vehicle with the parking brake partially engaged, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the parking brake switch, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on June 30, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 164.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2013-17 Hyundai Santa Fe, Santa Fe Sport
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 437,400
Report Date: June 5, 2017
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Santa Fe and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the secondary hood latch actuating cable may corrode and bind, causing the secondary hood latch to remain in the unlatched position when the hood is closed. If the hood is not securely closed or the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the secondary latch cable, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 30, 2017.
Contact: Owner’s may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-671-3059. Hyundai’s number for the recall is 163.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2016-17 Toyota Tacoma
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 31,824
Report Date: June 1, 2017
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Tacoma vehicles equipped with a six-cylinder engine. The affected vehicles have a crank position sensor that may malfunction, potentially resulting in an engine stall. An engine stall may increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crank position sensor with an improved design, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 17, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is H0H.

© Mazda North America Operations2004 Mazda RX-8
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 35,332
Report Date: June 1, 2017
Issue: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2004 Mazda RX-8 vehicles. The ball joint socket on the front suspension lower control arm may crack and the ball joint may separate from the socket. If the ball joint separates, steering control may be lost, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front lower control arms, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 30, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 1117E.

© Mazda North America Operations2004-2008 Mazda RX-8
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 69,447
Report Date: June 1, 2017
Issue: Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2004-2008 RX-8 vehicles. Heat from the engine and the exhaust may cause the main fuel pump pipe to crack. If the fuel pump pipe cracks, fuel may leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Solution: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump filter kit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 30, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 1017E.

© BMW North America2005-08 BMW 7 Series
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 45,484
Report Date: May 18, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2005-2008 745i, 745Li, 750i, 750Li, 760i, 760Li, and B7 Alpina vehicles equipped with both the Comfort Access and Soft Close Automatic options. In these vehicles, the doors may appear to be closed and latched, but, in fact, may inadvertently open. The door may unexpectedly open due to road or driving conditions or occupant contact with the door. The sudden opening may result in occupant ejection or increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Solution: The manufacturer has not yet provided a remedy for this recall.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW at 1-800-525-7417 or email BMW at CustomerRelations@bmwusa.com.

© Volkswagen of America2012-14 Volkswagen Passat
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 84,262
Report Date: May 11, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2014 Passat vehicles, equipped with diesel engines and Direct-Shift Transmissions (DSG). The vehicle’s underbody heat shield may not be long enough to protect the right half-shaft grease boot from heat, potentially resulting in a grease leak. If the leaking grease contacts a heated surface, such as the exhaust system and/or the diesel particulate filter (DPF), it could increase the risk of fire.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft heat shield, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in July 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 23W5.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2015 Mercedes-Benz SLK, 2016-17 Mercedes-Benz SLC
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 5,818
Report Date: May 9, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015 SLK 250, 2016 SLK 350, 2016-2017 SLC 300, and 2017 SLC 43 AMG vehicles. In these vehicles, the electronic stability control (ESC) system software may incorrectly keep the brakes slightly applied. If brake pads are constantly applied over long periods of driving, the brake components may heat up, affecting braking performance and increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the dragging brakes may overheat, increasing the risk of a fire.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the software for the ESC system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in late June 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© General Motors2016-17 Chevrolet Spark
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 55,068
Report Date: May 9, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Chevrolet Spark vehicles. In the event of a crash, if a young child is seated improperly and not wearing a seat belt while in the front passenger seat, deployment of the front passenger air bag may injure the occupant’s neck. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” In the event of a crash with a frontal air bag deployment, an unbelted child in the front passenger seat has an increased risk of injury.
Solution: The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is 17199.

© FCA US2013-16 Ram 1500, 2500; 2014-16 Ram 3500
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,021,279
Report Date: May 9, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Ram 1500, Ram 2500, and 2014-2016 Ram 3500 vehicles. Certain driving conditions, such as driving off-road or debris striking the vehicle may cause the roll rate sensor to trigger a fault within the Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC). If this fault occurs, the rollover side curtain air bag and the seat belt pretensioner will be disabled from deploying. If the rollover side curtain air bags and seat belt pretensioners are disabled, there is an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a crash that necessitates activation of these safety systems.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the ORC software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 23, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T25.

© Audi AG2013-17 Audi Q5, Q7
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 240,487
Report Date: May 3, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2013-2017 Audi Q5 and 2013-2017 Audi Q7 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: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump flange if cracks are present. Flanges that do not have cracks will have a protective film applied. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 2, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20Z8. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 16V-660.

© Porsche Cars North America2015-17 Porsche Macan
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America
Number of vehicles affected: 51,497
Report Date: May 3, 2017
Issue: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Macan S and Macan Turbo vehicles, and 2017 Macan, Macan Turbo with the Performance Package, and Macan GTS vehicles. The fuel pump flange on the affected vehicles 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 inspect the flanges, replacing any that are cracked. Flanges that aren’t cracked will have a protective film applied. These repairs will be performed 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 AH06.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2016-17 Toyota Tacoma
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 227,732
Report Date: April 27, 2017
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Tacoma vehicles. Oil may leak from the area where the rear differential carrier is assembled to rear axle housing. If the vehicle is operated with an insufficient amount of oil in the rear differential, the differential may seize and cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear differential for oil leakage. Based on the inspection, dealers will either tightening the fastening nuts or replace the fastening nuts and gasket. If the rear differential components are damaged, the rear differential carrier assembly will be replaced. The repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 12, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is H0G.

© FCA US2014-17 Ram ProMaster
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 113,896
Report Date: April 25 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Ram ProMaster vehicles. The sun visor, dashboard labels, and owner’s manuals incorrectly state that the vehicles are equipped with frontal driver and passenger advanced air bags when they are not. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” The incorrect information may change how close the occupants position themselves to the air bags, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will correct the sun visor labels, the dashboard (hangtag) label, and the owner’s manual and user guide information, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 9, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T24.

© Nissan North American2016-17 Nissan Titan, Titan XD
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 44,264
Report Date: April 24, 2017
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Nissan Titan Crew Cab and Titan XD Crew Cab vehicles. In the event of a crash, the rear seatbelt assembly may not adequately protect the occupant’s head, allowing it to contact the D-ring bolt trim cap. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 201, “Occupant Protection in Interior Impact.” If the occupant’s head contacts the D-ring bolt trim cap during a crash, there is an increased risk of injury.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install energy absorbing material to the C-Pillar Finishers and replace the Seatbelt Bolt and Bolt Cap, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 26, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

© General Motors2017 Buick LaCrosse
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 11,246
Report Date: April 21, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (C) is recalling certain 2017 Buick LaCrosse vehicles. The rear suspension toe-links may have been incorrectly installed, and, as a result, they may loosen and disconnect from the rear suspension system. If a rear-suspension toe-link disconnects, it may cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right rear suspension toe-link assemblies, correcting their installation as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 20, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Buick’s customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM’s number for this recall is 17168.

© Nissan North America2015-17 Nissan Leaf, 2014-17 Nissan Sentra
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 25,283
Report Date: April 13, 2017
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 LEAF and 2014, 2015 and 2017 Sentra vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error within the air bag inflators, the passenger frontal air bag may not properly deploy in the event of a crash.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 11, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2016-17 Mercedes-Benz E-Class, GL; 2016 GLE; 2017 GLS
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 58,323
Report Date: April 11, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, E400 4Matic Coupe, GL63 AMG, GLE350, GLE350 4Matic, GLE350d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE43 AMG Coupe 4Matic, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic and GLE63S AMG Coupe 4Matic vehicles, 2017 E300 4Matic and GLS63 AMG 4Matic vehicles, and 2016-2017 GL350 4Matic BlueTec, GL450 4Matic, and GL550 4Matic vehicles. The affected vehicles have an electric power steering connector that may be insufficiently sealed, allowing water to enter the control unit. If water enters the power steering control unit, the power steering assist may be deactivated, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the connector and inspect the electric power steering rack, replacing the rack as necessary. These repairs will be performed free of charge.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Tesla Motors2016 Tesla Model S, Model X
Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 31,472
Report Date: April 9, 2017
Issue: Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2016 Model S and Model X vehicles. The electric parking brake calipers have an internal gear that may be improperly manufactured, possibly resulting in the gear fracturing during parking brake application or release. If the gear breaks during parking brake release, the vehicle will not be able to be moved. If the gear breaks during parking brake application, the parking brake may not adequately hold the vehicle, potentially resulting in the vehicle rolling, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Tesla will notify owners, and service centers will replace the electric parking brake calipers, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-17-33-002.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.2016 Mitsubishi Outlander, Outlander Sport
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 35,674
Report Date: April 6, 2017
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2016 Outlander and Outlander Sport vehicles. The inside door latch mechanisms may not latch securely in high temperatures, allowing the doors to open while vehicle is in motion. If a door opens while the vehicle is being driven, it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door latches, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-17-002.

© Ford Motor Company2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 48,443
Report Date: March 31, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty trucks equipped with 6.2L engines and six-speed automatic transmissions. These transmissions may have a damaged park rod actuating plate that can result in unexpected vehicle movement even though the transmission has been shifted to ‘Park.’ As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, “Transmission Shift Lever Sequence/Starter Interlock/Transmission Braking Effect”, and number 114, “Theft Protection.” Unexpected vehicle movement such as a vehicle rollaway can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the park rod actuating plate and replace it, if necessary, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed in April 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17C06.

© Kia Motors America2011-14 Kia Optima; 2012-14 Kia Sorento; 2011-13 Kia Sportage
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 618,160
Report Date: March 31, 2017
Issue: Kia Motor Company (Kia) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Optima, 2012-2014 Sorento and 2011-2013 Sportage vehicles. Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine. Bearing wear may result in the engine seizing, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine assembly, and replace the engine if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 25, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC147.

© Hyundai Motor America2013-14 Hyundai Santa Fe, Sonata
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 572,000
Report Date: March 31, 2017
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Sonata and Santa Fe Sport vehicles. Machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine. Bearing wear may result in the engine seizing, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine, replacing the engine short block, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 19, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 162.

© BMW AG2016-17 MINI Cooper Clubman
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 16,883
Report Date: March 31, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2016-2017 MINI Cooper Clubman, Cooper S Clubman and JCW Clubman vehicles. When the affected vehicles are braking and the turn signals are on, the inner, bumper-mounted, brake light will go out. 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.” If the brake light does not illuminate when a turn signal is activated, other drivers may be confused, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: MINI will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the vehicle to correct the brake lighting, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 22, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525.

© American Honda Motors2003 Honda Accord Coupe
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 37,421
Report Date: March 30, 2017
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2003 Honda Accord Coupe vehicles, equipped with a four-cylinder engine. If the passenger frontal air bag module has been replaced, such as after a crash necessitating frontal air bag deployment, the replacement air bag module may include a Takata air bag inflator. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to lower absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle and replace any Takata inflator used in the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 1, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KF0.

© Ford Motor Company2014 Ford Escape; 2014-15 Ford Fiesta; 2013-14 Ford Fusion; 2013-15 Ford Transit Connect
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 208,584
Report Date: March 27, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Escape, 2014-2015 Fiesta ST, 2013-2014 Fusion and 2013-2015 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 1.6L GTDI engines. If the vehicle is started and driven with an insufficient level of coolant within the engine cooling system, the engine cylinder head may overheat, crack and leak oil.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a coolant level sensor and the supporting hardware and software, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed April 18, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available, currently expected to be in late-2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S09.

© Ford Motor Company2014 Ford Fiesta; 2013-14 Ford Fusion; 2013-14 Lincoln MKZ
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 191,432
Report Date: March 27, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2014 Ford Fiesta, 2013-2014 Ford Fusion and 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ vehicles. A component within the door latches may break making the doors difficult to latch and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace all four door latches, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 1, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 15S16.

© Audi AG2017 Audi A3, S3
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 11,618
Report Date: March 22, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi A3 and S3 Sedan vehicles. In a lower-speed crash situation, the air bag control unit software may deploy the passenger frontal air bag improperly if the front seat passenger is sitting on the edge of the seat or is laying in the seat with the seat reclined. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” If the air bag deploys with more force than intended, it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69Q3.

© FCA US2014 Fiat 500L
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 25,593
Report Date: March 21, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014 Fiat 500L vehicles. The Powertrain Control Module (PCM) software calibration maybe incorrect, limiting the engine to idle speed and torque even when accelerator pedal is fully pressed. If the vehicle does not accelerate as expected, there may be an increased risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the PCM software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 5, 2017.
Contact: Owners may call the Fiat Information Center at 1-888-242-6342. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T19.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2016 Smart Fortwo
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 2,213
Report Date: March 16, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016 Smart Fortwo vehicles. The horizontal headlight adjustment mechanism on these vehicles may not have been properly sealed off to prevent future adjustment. 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.”
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install the correct sealing caps to prevent the headlights from being adjusted horizontally, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification date.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Nissan North America2013-14 Nissan Murano
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 56,766
Report Date: March 16, 2017
Issue: Nissan North America (Nissan) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Murano vehicles. The power steering hose clamp may not adequately secure the hose, allowing the hose to detach and leak power steering fluid. If the power steering fluid leaks onto a heat source such as hot engine or exhaust components, there could be an increased risk of a fire.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install a power steering high pressure hose kit, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

© Ford Motor Company2017 Ford Mustang
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 5,470
Report Date: March 13, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Mustang vehicles. The return spring for the driver side interior door handle may come loose, allowing the driver’s door to unlatch in a side impact crash. 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 unlatches in a crash it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driver-side interior door handle and repair the return spring, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 24, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for the recall is 17C04.

© Maserati2017 Maserati Levante
Manufacturer: Maserati North America
Number of vehicles affected: 3,299
Report Date: March 13, 2017
Issue: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2017 Levante vehicles. Due to an engine software problem, at slow speeds such as stop-and-go traffic, the transmission may unexpectedly shift into neutral or the engine may shut off. If the transmission shifts into neutral 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 update the engine control module software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-201-510-2369.

© Hyundai Motor America2011-14 Hyundai Sonata, 2011-15 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 977,778
Report Date: March 8, 2017
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2011-2014 Sonata and 2011-2015 Sonata Hybrid vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the seat belt linkages for both front seat belts may detach from the seat belt anchor pretensioners. In the event of a crash, if the seat belts detach from the anchor pretensioners, it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Hyundai will notify owners and dealers will inspect the connection between the seat belt linkages and the seat belt anchor pretensioners, repairing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 7, 2017.
Contact: Owner’s may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for the recall is 160.

© Volkswagen AG2007-10 Volkswagen Touareg
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 20,908
Report Date: March 8, 2016
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2007-2010 Touareg vehicles. The fuel filter flange may crack and allow fuel to leak out. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the fuel filter flange if cracks are found. A protective cover will be applied to the fuel filter to prevent oxidization cracks from forming. These repairs will be made free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for the recall is 20Z4.

© Audi AG2017 Audi A5, S5
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 1,676
Report Date: March 8, 2016
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2017 Audi A5 Cabriolet and S5 Cabriolet vehicles. A component within the front, rear, and rear center seat belt retractor pretensioners may detach after the seatbelt retractor pretensioner is deployed in the event of a crash. Although, the seat belt will operate as intended in the event of a crash, the pretensioner component may be a projectile within the vehicle cabin, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the safety belt retractors/pretensioners, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s number for the recall is 69O8.

© Nissan North America, Inc.2012 Nissan Versa
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 54,751
Report Date: March 6, 2017
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2012 Nissan Versa vehicles. Degradation of the side impact sensor connector pins may cause the curtain and seat-mounted air bags to deploy unexpectedly if the door is slammed. If the curtain and seat-mounted air bags inadvertently deploy, it can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install a new jumper harness, and replace the side impact satellite sensors, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

© BMW North America2011-13 BMW X5, 2011-14 BMW X6
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 121,737
Report Date: March 2, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC, (BMW) is recalling certain 2011-2013 X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M and X5 xDrive35d vehicles, 2011-2014 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i and X6M vehicles, and 2011 x6 ActiveHybrid Vehicles. Water and debris may enter the front driveshaft’s universal joint, causing excessive wear and possibly resulting in the joint’s failure. If the front universal joint fails, the front wheels would not be driven, affecting vehicle traction. Additionally, continued driving of the vehicle with a broken front universal joint may damage other components. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front driveshaft, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 24, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Porsche Cars North America2015-16 Porsche Macan
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America
Number of vehicles affected: 17,871
Report Date: March 2, 2017
Issue: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Macan S and Macan Turbo and 2017 Macan GTS vehicles. The passenger occupant detection sensor mat may fail in the front passenger seat, deactivating the front passenger air bag. 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, if the front passenger air bag does not deploy as intended, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.
Solution: Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensor mat and seat cushion, 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 AH02.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2017 Subaru Impreza
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 25,567
Report Date: March 2, 2017
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2017 Impreza vehicles. Due to a software problem, the rearview camera display may not work properly. A rearview camera display that does not function as designed can reduce the driver’s view of what is behind the car, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will update the infotainment software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on March 20, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for the recall is WTN-74.

© Ford Motor Company2016-17 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX, Lincoln Continental
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 27,531
Report Date: February 27, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles and 2017 Lincoln Continental vehicles. In the event of a crash, the driver’s frontal air bag may not fully inflate or the air bag cushion may detach from the air bag module. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” During deployment, if the air bag does not fully inflate or the cushion detaches, there is an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver frontal air bag module, free of charge. Remedy parts are not currently available. Owners will be notified of the safety recall in March 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts are available, currently expected to be in August 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17C02.

© General Motors2017 Buick LaCrosse
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 2,085
Report Date: February 23, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2017 Buick LaCrosse vehicles. The electrical connectors for the Electronic Power Steering (EPS) system may not be properly sealed. As a result, water may enter and corrode the connectors possibly resulting in a loss of power steering. A loss of power steering may result in increased manual steering effort, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect correct the seal seating and secure the EPS connector seals, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM’s number for this recall is 17085.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2015-17 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, GLA-Class, GLC-Class
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 354,434
Report Date: February 23, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2017 C300 4Matic, C300, CLA250, CLA250 4Matic and CLA45 AMG vehicles, 2017 C300 4Matic Cabrio, C300 4Matic Coupe, C300 Cabrio, C300 Coupe, E300, E300 4Matic, E400 4Matic Wagon, E43 AMG 4Matic, GLA250, GLA250 4Matic and GLC300 4Matic Coupe vehicles and 2016 C350e and GLC300 vehicles and 2016-2017 C450 4Matic AMG Sport and GLC300 4Matic vehicles. In the event that the engine or transmission cannot turn over, the starting current limiter may overheat from the repeated attempts of the starter motor attempting to start the vehicle. If the starting current limiter overheats, the surrounding components can melt, increasing the risk of a fire.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional fuse in the electrical line to the starter, free of charge. Parts to remedy the vehicles are not currently available. Owners will be notified of the recall beginning in late March 2017. Owners will be mailed a follow up notice when remedy parts are available, currently expected to be in July 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© FCA US LLC2014-17 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 69,298
Report Date: February 14, 2017
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD). The front driveshaft bolts may loosen and allow the front driveshaft to disconnect, potentially causing a loss of motive power. A loss of motive power can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace all eight front driveshaft bolts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is T03.

© BMW of North America2014-17 BMW i3
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 19,130
Report Date: February 9, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2017 i3 REx hybrid electric vehicles. The fuel tank vent line may rub against the ribbed wire protection sleeve of the battery positive (B+) cable, creating a hole in the vent line and causing a fuel vapor leak. A fuel vapor leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel vent line, replacing it as necessary, and install a clip to prevent it from chafing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 3, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Mazda North American Operations2011 Mazda Mazda2, 2010-11 Mazda Mazda3
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 173,859
Report Date: February 9, 2017
Issue: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2011 Mazda2 and 2010-2011 Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the seat height adjustment lifter links may break or detach from the seat frame and the seat angle may incline causing the driver to not be able to maintain an appropriate driving position. If the driver cannot maintain an appropriate driving position, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Solution: Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seat lifter links and install a reinforcement bracket to the lifter links, or replace the entire seat adjuster unit, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 31, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 0917B.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2017 Mercedes-Benz GLE, GLS
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 5,882
Report Date: February 8, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 GLE 400 4Matic, GLE 350 4Matic, GLE 350, GLE 550E 4Matic, GLE 63 AMG, GLE 63S AMG, GLE 43 AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLE 63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, GLS 450 4Matic, GLS 550 4Matic, and GLS 63 AMG 4Matic vehicles. In certain types of crash events, the center console may unlatch, allowing the objects within to fly around the cabin. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 201, “Occupant Protection in Interior Impact.” In the event of a crash, if objects are not secured within the center console, they may strike the vehicle occupants, increasing their risk of injury.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will modify the center console so that it remains latched in a crash, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 12,456
Report Date: February 8, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017 E300, E300 4Matic, and E43 AMG vehicles. The front passenger occupant detection control unit may have been incorrectly installed. As a result, the front passenger seat occupant may be misclassified. For example, an adult may be misclassified as a child seat, causing the front passenger air bag to be deactivated in the event of a crash. If the passenger front air bag does not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, it can increase the risk of a injury.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the routing of the pressure hose of the seat occupancy detection control unit and replace the pressure hose and seat occupancy detection mat if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in early March 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Automobili Lamborghini, S.p.A.2012-17 Lamborghini Aventador
Manufacturer: Automobili Lamborghini
Number of vehicles affected: 1,453
Report Date: February 3, 2017
Issue: Automobili Lamborghini (Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2012-2017 Aventador vehicles. In certain driving conditions while the vehicle has a full gas tank, gasoline may contact the exhaust system. Gasoline contact with an ignition source such as a hot exhaust system can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Lamborghini will notify owners, and dealers will upgrade the fuel tank’s evaporative emissions system, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 24, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276.

© BMW North America2011-12 BMW 1 Series; 2011 BMW Z4, 3 Series, 5 Series; 2012 BMW 7 Series
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 8,752
Report Date: February 2, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2011-2012 135i Coupe, 1 Series M Coupe and 135i Convertible vehicles, 2011 Z4 sDrive 35i, 335i, 335d, 335i Coupe, 335is Coupe, 335i Convertible, 335is Convertible, 535i, 535i xDrive, 535i Gran Turismo and 550i xDrive Gran Turismo vehicles and 2012 740i and 740Li vehicles. The rear driveshaft constant velocity (CV) joint on the affected vehicles may fatigue and break. If the CV joint breaks, the vehicle may have a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear driveshaft CV joint and, based on its production date, will replace it, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 27, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2017 Hyundai Elantra
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 33,803
Report Date: January 26, 2017
Issue: Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake booster may fail, resulting in a loss of power brake assist. A loss of power brake assist can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Hyundai has notified owners, and dealers will replace the brake system booster assembly, free of charge. The recall began on February 6, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 157.

© General Motors2006-10 Pontiac Solstice, 2007-10 Saturn Sky
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 91,007
Report Date: January 26, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2006-2010 Pontiac Solstice and 2007-2010 Saturn Sky vehicles. The Passenger Air Bag Suppression System (PPS) sensor may become bent or damaged within the front passenger seat, possibly disabling the front passenger air bag. In the event of a crash, if the front passenger air bag does not deploy as intended, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.
Solution: The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737 or Saturn customer service at 1-800-553-6000. GM’s number for this recall is 17036.

© General Motors2016-17 Chevrolet Cruze
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 17,197
Report Date: January 26, 2017
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Chevrolet Cruze vehicles. A bracket used in the driver or front passenger seat-back recliner mechanism may have been incorrectly welded to the seat-back frame, as a result, in the event of a crash, the head-restraints may not function properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, “Head Restraints.” In a crash, the seat-backs for the front seats may break, increasing the risk of injury to the occupants.
Solution: GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front passenger seats, replacing any with seat-back frames that are incorrectly welded, 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 17035.

© Porsche Cars North America2017 Porsche 911, 718 Boxster, 718 Cayman
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America
Number of vehicles affected: 4,090
Report Date: January 25, 2017
Issue: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017 911 Carrera, 911 Carrera S, 911 Carrera 4, 911 Carrera 4S, 911 Targa 4, 911 Targa 4S + GTS, 911 Carrera Cabriolet, 911 Carrera S Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet, 911 Carrera 4S Cabriolet, 718 Boxster, 718 Boxster S, 718 Cayman, and 718 Cayman S vehicles. The screws that fasten the fuel collection pipes in the engine compartment may shear off, resulting in a fuel 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 install improved fastening screws, 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 AH01.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2017 Ford F-150
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 6,792
Report Date: January 24, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 F-150 trucks equipped with an eight-inch productivity screen. In these vehicles, the instrument cluster may lose power after the initial vehicle start-up in cold ambient temperatures. Several gauges, including the transmission gear position indicator, may not illuminate. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicles Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 102, “Transmission shift position sequence, starter interlock, and transmission braking effect.” If the transmission gear position indicator fails to illuminate, the driver may be unable to tell the transmission shift position, increasing the risk of a crash or injury from unintended vehicle movement.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument cluster, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 7, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17C01.

© Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc.2016-17 Toyota Tundra
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 72,847
Report Date: January 24, 2017
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Tundra vehicles equipped with a resin rear step bumper and resin reinforcement brackets (vehicles with chrome step bumpers are not affected). In the event of an impact to the corner of the bumper, the resin bracket may be damaged but not be noticed. If a person steps on the corner of the bumper that is damaged, a portion of the bumper may break away, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the resin rear bumper reinforcement brackets with steel ones, and replace the rear bumper tread, free of charge. Remedy parts are not currently available. Toyota will begin notifying owners of the recall on February 15, 2017. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is H0C.

© BMW AG2000-02 BMW 3 Series, 2001-02 BMW 5 Series, 2001-03 BMW X5
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 230,117
Report Date: January 20, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2000-2002 BMW 320i, 323i, 325i, 325xi, 330i, 330xi, 323Ci, 325Ci, 330Ci, M3, 323iT, 325iT and 325xiT vehicles, 2001-2002 525i, 530i, 540i, M5, 525iT and 540iT vehicles, and 2001-2003 X5 3.0i, X5 4.4i, and X5 4.6is vehicles. These vehicles may have had a driver-side air bag module installed as replacement equipment such as after a vehicle crash necessitating replacement of the original air bag, or as a remedy part for a prior recall. These replacement modules contain an air bag inflator that may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to lower absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal air bag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driver side air bag module, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 15, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Maserati2014-17 Maserati Quattroporte, Ghibli, Levante
Manufacturer: Maserati North America
Number of vehicles affected: 39,381
Report Date: January 20, 2017
Issue: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2014-2017 Quattroporte, Ghibli, and Levante vehicles. Adjusting the front seats may cause the seat wiring harness to rub, possibly resulting in an electrical short. An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles, replacing the seat wiring harness, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 21, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-201-510-2369. Maserati’s number for this recall is 342.

© Maserati2014-15 Maserati Quattroporte, Ghibli
Manufacturer: Maserati North America
Number of vehicles affected: 10,879
Report Date: January 20, 2017
Issue: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Quattroporte and Ghibli vehicles. The affected vehicles have fuel lines that may weep or leak fuel. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will install a new fuel line, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 28, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-201-510-2369. Maserati’s number for this recall is 339.

© Nissan North America, Inc.2015-17 Nissan Altima
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 341,005
Report Date: January 18, 2017
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Altima vehicles. The rear door latch/lock cable on the vehicles may have been improperly routed. As a result, lowering a rear window may inadvertently cause that door to unlatch and open. If the rear passenger doors inadvertently open while the vehicle is in motion, it may increase the risk of injury to the rear passengers.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will correct the rear door latch/lock cable routing, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

© Nissan North America2007-09 Nissan Versa; 2006-10 Infiniti M; 2012 Nissan Versa; 2005-08 Infiniti FX
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 152,554
Report Date: January 13, 2017
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2012 Nissan Versa hatchbacks 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”. Additionally, if not included in “Zone A” above, Nissan is recalling certain 2009-2010 Infiniti M35 and M45 and 2009 Nissan Versa sedans and hatchbacks originally sold, or ever registered, in 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, or “Zone B”. Additionally, if not included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above, Nissan is recalling certain 2005-2008 Infiniti FX35 and FX45, 2006-2010 Infiniti M35 and M45, and 2007-2008 Nissan Versa 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. 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflators, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

© American Honda Motors2009-12 Acura TSX; 2010-12 Acura ZDX; 2008-12 Honda Accord; 2010-12 Honda Accord Crosstour, Honda Insight; 2009-12 Honda Fit, Pilot; 2007-11 Honda CR-V; 2012 Honda FCX Clarity; 2006-11 Honda Civic
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 977,708
Report Date: January 13, 2017
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2009-2012 Acura TSX, 2011-2012 Acura TSX Wagon, 2010-2012 Acura ZDX, 2008-2012 Honda Accord, 2010-2012 Honda Accord Crosstour and Honda Insight, 2009-2012 Honda Fit, 2009-2012 Pilot, 2007-2011 Honda CR-V, 2012 Honda FCX Clarity and 2006-2011 Honda Civic, Civic Hybrid, Civic NGV 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.” Additionally, if not included in “Zone A” above, Honda is recalling certain 2009 Acura TSX, Honda Fit and Pilot, 2008-2009 Honda Accord, 2006-2009 Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic NGV, and 2007-2009 Honda CR-V 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.” Additionally, if not included in “Zone B” above, Honda is recalling certain 2008 Honda Accord, 2006-2008 Honda Civic, Civic Hybrid and Civic NGV and 2007-2008 Honda CR-V 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. 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger side air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall are KE1 and KE2.

© American Honda Motors2005-06 Acura MDX, Honda CR-V; 2005-11 Honda Element; 2005-12 Acura RL; 2006-12 Honda Ridgeline; 2007-08 Honda Fit; 2005-08 Honda Pilot
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 308,884
Report Date: January 13, 2017
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles, 2005-2011 Honda Element vehicles, 2005-2012 Acura RL vehicles, 2006-2012 Honda Ridgeline vehicles, 2007-2008 Honda Fit vehicles and 2005-2008 Honda Pilot 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.” Additionally, if not included in “Zone A” above, Honda is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles, 2005-2009 Acura RL and Honda Element vehicles, 2007-2008 Honda Fit vehicles, 2005-2008 Honda Pilot vehicles and 2006-2009 Honda Ridgeline 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.” Additionally, if not included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above, Honda is recalling certain 2005-2006 Acura MDX and Honda CR-V vehicles, 2005-2008 Acura RL, Honda Element and Honda Pilot vehicles, 2007-2008 Honda Fit vehicles and 2006-2008 Honda Ridgeline 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. 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s numbers for this recall are KD9 and KE0.

© Audi AG2005-08 Audi A4 Avant, A4 Sedan, A6 Sedan, S4 Avant, S4 Sedan vehicles; 2007-08 Audi A4 Cabriolet, RS4 Sedan, S4 Cabriolet, S6 Sedan; 2006-08 Audi A6 Avant; 2008 Audi RS4 Cabriolet; 2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet, S4 Cabriolet, A6 Avant, A6 Sedan, S6 Sedan
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 33,421
Report Date: January 13, 2017
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is calling certain 2009 Audi A4 Cabriolet, S4 Cabriolet, A6 Avant, A6 Sedan and S6 Sedan vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in 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, or “Zone B.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone B” above, Volkswagen is recalling certain 2005-2008 Audi A4 Avant, A4 Sedan, A6 Sedan, S4 Avant and S4 Sedan vehicles, 2007-2008 A4 Cabriolet, RS4 Sedan, S4 Cabriolet and S6 Sedan vehicles, and 2006-2008 A6 Avant and 2008 RS4 Cabriolet 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. 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle 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. The recall is expected to begin in February 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834.

© Jaguar Land Rover North America2009, 2012 Jaguar XF
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 8,191
Report Date: January 13, 2017
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2012 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 2009 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.” Vehicles not originally sold or ever registered in either Zones A or B are not subject to this safety recall. 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag assembly, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent an interim notification around March 3, 2017. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available.
Contact: Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is J070.

© Subaru of America2005-06 Subaru Baja; 2009 Subaru Forester, Legacy, Outback; 2006-09 Impreza (including WRX and STI), Tribeca
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 69,529
Report Date: January 13, 2017
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Baja, 2009 Forester, Legacy and Outback and 2006-2009 Impreza (including WRX and STI models) and Tribeca vehicles originally 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger front air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKB-17.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class, E-Class, GLK, SLS AMG
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 103,406
Report Date: January 12, 2017
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2012 C300 4Matic, C250, C250 Coupe, C350, C350 Coupe 4Matic, C350 Coupe, C63 AMG, C63 AMG Coupe, E350 Coupe 4Matic, E350 Cabrio, E350 Coupe, E550 Cabrio, E550 Coupe, GLK350 4Matic, GLK350, SLS AMG Cabrio, and SLS AMG Coupe 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above MBUSA is recalling certain 2009 C300 4Matic, C300, C350 and C63 AMG 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above MBUSA is recalling certain 2008 C300 4Matic, C300, and C350 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. 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag modules, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent an interim notification starting in February 2017. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-877-496-3691

© Ford Motor Company2007-09 Ford Ranger, Edge; 2006-09 Ford Fusion; 2005-09 Ford Mustang; 2007-09 Lincoln MKX; 2006-09 Lincoln MKZ, Zephyr; 2006-09 Mercury Milan; 2012 Ford Fusion, Mustang; 2012 Lincoln Zephyr, MKZ; 2005-06 Ford GT
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 654,695
Report Date: January 12, 2017
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2012 Ford Fusion and Mustang and Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above, Ford is recalling certain 2009 Ford Ranger, Edge, Fusion and Mustang, Lincoln MKX, MKZ and Zephyr and Mercury Milan 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above, Ford is recalling certain 2007-2008 Ford Ranger, Edge and Lincoln MKX, 2006-2008 Ford Fusion, Mercury Milan, Lincoln Zephyr and MKZ, 2005-2008 Ford Mustang and 2005-2006 Ford GT vehicles originally 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 rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle 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. Interim letters informing owners of the recall and that parts are not yet available are expected to begin February 27, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 17S01.

© BMW North America2008-09 BMW X6; 2007-09 BMW X5; 2012 BMW X5, X6
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 48,380
Report Date: January 12, 2017
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2012 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M, X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6 M 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above, BMW is recalling certain 2009 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i, and X5 M vehicles, 2008-2009 X6 xDrive 35i, X6 xDrive50i, X6 M, and 2009 X5 xDrive35d 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above, BMW is recalling certain 2007-2008 X5 xDrive30i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive48i, X5 xDrive50i and X5 M vehicles, and 2008 X6 xDrive35i, X6 xDrive50i, and X6 M vehicles originally 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator or air bag module, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available are expected to be mailed March 1, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Ferrari S.p.A.2012 Ferrari California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider, FF
Manufacturer: Ferrari North America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 825
Report Date: January 12, 2017
Issue: Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain 2012 California, 458 Italia, 458 Spider, and FF vehicles 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. 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 rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture 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 front passenger air bag assembly, free of charge. Ferrari plans to send an interim owner letter to owners beginning March 13, 2017, and a second letter will be sent when parts are available.
Contact: Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-866-551-2828. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 61.

© Tesla Motors2012 Tesla Model S
Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 2,997
Report Date: January 12, 2017
Issue: Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2012 Model S vehicles 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. 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 frontal air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Tesla will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.2012, 2014 Mitsubishi i-MIEV
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 1,964
Report Date: January 12, 2017
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2012 and 2014 i-MiEV vehicles. 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-17-001.

© Subaru of America2005-06 Subaru Baja; 2006-08 Subaru Impreza (including WRX, STI), Tribeca; Saab 9-2X
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 62,764
Report Date: January 12, 2017
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Baja, 2006-2008 Impreza (including WRX and STI models), Tribeca, and 2006 Saab 9-2X vehicles, originally 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 rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Subaru will notify their owners. General Motors will notify Saab owners. Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Subaru owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Saab owners may contact the Saab Customer Assistance Center at 1-800-955-9007. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKC-17.

© Subaru of America2005-06 Subaru Baja; 2006-11 Subaru Impreza (including WRX and STI); 2006-12 Subaru Tribeca; 2009-12 Subaru Forester, Legacy, Outback, WRX
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 53,480
Report Date: January 11, 2017
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2005-2006 Subaru Baja, 2006-2011 Impreza (including WRX and STI models), 2006-2012 Tribeca, 2009-2012 Forester, Legacy, Outback, and 2012 WRX vehicles originally 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, and used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-800-782-2783. Subaru’s number for this recall is TKA-17.

© Mazda North America Operations2012 Mazda CX-7, CX-9, Mazda6; 2009 Mazda Mazda6; 2007-09 Mazda CX-7, CX-9
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 85,098
Report Date: January 11, 2017
Issue: Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2012 CX-7, CX-9 and Mazda6 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 included in “Zone A” above, Mazda is recalling certain 2009 CX-7, CX-9 and Mazda6 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 included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above, Mazda is recalling certain 2007-2008 CX-7 and CX-9 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 rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture 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 side air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 7, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 0717A.

© Mazda North America Operations2005-09 Mazda RX-8; 2005-06 Mazda MPV
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 8,018
Report Date: January 11, 2017
Issue: Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2009 RX-8 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone B” above, Mazda is recalling certain 2005-2006 MPV and 2005-2008 RX-8 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. 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 rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture 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 side air bag inflator, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin March 7, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 0617A.

© Jaguar Land Rover2007-08, 2012 Land Rover Range Rover
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 8,769
Report Date: January 11, 2017
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2012 Land Rover Range Rover 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above, Land Rover is recalling certain 2009 Land Rover Range Rover vehicles, originally sold, or ever registered, in 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, or “Zone B.” Additionally, Land Rover is recalling certain 2007-2008 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. 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 front air bags, these inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag assemblies, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent an interim notification around March 3, 2017. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available.
Contact: Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is P082.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2012 Toyota 4Runner, Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Sienna, Yaris; 2012 Scion xB; 2012 Lexus ES, GX, IS, LFA; 2009 Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Yaris; 2008-09 Scion xB; 2009 Pontiac Vibe; 2006-09 Lexus IS; 2007-09 Lexus ES; 2008 Toyota Yaris
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 543,326
Report Date: January 10, 2017
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2012 Toyota 4Runner, Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Sienna, Yaris, Scion xB, Lexus ES350, GX460, IS-F, IS250, IS350, IS250C, IS350C, and Lexus LFA 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” above, Toyota is recalling certain 2009 Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Yaris, Yaris HB, Scion xB, Pontiac Vibe, Lexus, ES350, IS250, IS350, and IS-F 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.” Additionally, unless included in “Zone A” or “Zone B” above, Toyota is recalling certain 2006-2008 Lexus IS250 and IS350, 2007-2008 Lexus ES350, Toyota Yaris, Yaris HB, and 2008 Lexus IS-F and Scion xB 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. 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 rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling. An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the vehicle 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 model, dealers will replace the passenger frontal air bag inflator or the air bag assembly, free of charge. Interim letters informing owners that parts are not yet available are expected to begin January 30, 2017. Owners will receive a second notice when remedy parts become available.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331, or Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty, F-350 Super Duty
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 7,105
Report Date: December 29, 2016
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-250 and F-350 Super Duty trucks manufactured August 10, 2016, to September 17, 2016. The frame reinforcement bracket may not have been attached to the front fuel tank strap, allowing the fuel tank strap to separate from the frame. A fuel tank strap that separates and allows the fuel tank to contact the ground may cause a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, install the reinforcement bracket, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 6, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S45.

© Maserati2017 Maserati Levante
Manufacturer: Maserati North America
Number of vehicles affected: 1,515
Report Date: December 28, 2016
Issue: Maserati North America, Inc. (Maserati) is recalling certain 2017 Levante S vehicles. The engine software may cause the transmission to shift to neutral, or the engine to shut down, when the vehicle speed is approximately two miles per hour. If the transmission unexpectedly shifts to neutral, or the engine shuts down, there is an increased risk of a crash.
Solution: Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine control software, free of charge. The recall began on January 6, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Maserati customer service at 1-201-816-2638. Maserati’s number for this recall is 338.

© American Honda Motors2011-16 Honda Odyssey
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 633,753
Report Date: December 27, 2016
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2011-2016 Odyssey vehicles manufactured August 17, 2010, to October 1, 2015. The affected vehicles have second row outboard seats that have a release lever that allows the seats to move for easier access to the third row of seats. This release lever may remain in the unlocked position allowing the seats to move unexpectedly. An unlocked second row outboard seat increases the risk of injury to the seat occupant during a crash.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will install an additional bracket and spring to both second row outboard seats, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 23, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KD5.

© American Honda Motors2016 Honda Odyssey
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 7,549
Report Date: December 27, 2016
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2016 Odyssey vehicles manufactured September 23, 2016, to October 24, 2016. The affected vehicles have a second row center seat with a horizontal adjuster bar that may stick in the unlocked position, allowing the seat to unexpectedly slide. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, “Seat Systems.” An unlocked second row center seat may increase the risk of injury to the seat occupant in the event of a crash.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the slide function and replace the horizontal position adjustment bar, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 23, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KD4.

© Ford Motor Company2016 Ford Taurus; 2016-17 Ford Flex; 2017 Ford Explorer; 2016-17 Lincoln MKT
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 1,163
Report Date: December 22, 2016
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ford Taurus, 2016-2017 Ford Flex, Lincoln MKT, 2017 Ford Explorer and Ford Explorer Police Interceptor Utility vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI engines. Improperly brazed turbocharger oil supply tubes may leak oil on engine components. An oil leak, in the presence of an ignition source, increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the turbocharger oil supply tubes, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on January 23, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S46.

© Volkswagen of America, Inc.2009-10 Volkswagen Jetta; 2009 Volkswagen Eos, GTI, Rabbit; 2009 Audi A3; 2010 Volkswagen Golf
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 135,683
Report Date: December 20, 2016
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 Volkswagen Jetta A5 Sedan, 2009 Volkswagen Jetta SportWagen, Eos, GTI, Rabbit and Audi A3 vehicles, and 2010 Volkswagen Golf A6 vehicles. The Antilock Brake System (ABS) control unit may fail during ABS or Electronic Stability Control (ESC) activation, possibly causing a loss of vehicle control. A loss of vehicle control can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS control module software to improve the module’s self-testing abilities. Any module that fails the new diagnostic test will be replaced. These repairs will be made free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provide a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298.

© BMW of North America2017 BMW 6 Series, 5 Series, 4 Series, X1, i3, i8; Rolls-Royce Dawn; MINI Cooper, Clubman; 2016 BMW 5 Series
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 3,506
Report Date: December 20, 2016
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2017 BMW 640i, 640i xDrive, 650i, 650i xDrive, M6, 535i, 535i xDrive, 430i, 430i xDrive, 440i, 440i xDrive, M4, X1 sDrive28i, X1 xDrive28i, i3, i8, Rolls-Royce Dawn, Mini Clubman Cooper, Clubman Cooper S, Cooper All4, Cooper S All4, Mini 4-Door Cooper, Cooper S, Mini 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, John Cooper Works and 2016 BMW 528i, 528i xDrive, 535i, 535i xDrive, 550i, 550i xDrive, M5 and 535d vehicles. The affected vehicles have seat- mounted side air bag inflator initiators that may fail to ignite during a crash. If the air bag inflator initiator fails to ignite, the seat-mounted air bag will not deploy, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 6, 2017
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© FCA US LLC2016 Dodge Journey, Jeep Compass, Jeep Patriot
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 43,071
Report Date: December 16, 2016
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Dodge Journey, Jeep Compass, and Jeep Patriot vehicles manufactured May 9, 2016, to July 15, 2016. The crankshaft or camshaft sensor may only work intermittently, causing the engine to stall. If the engine stalls, there is an increased risk of crash.
Solution: Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the crankshaft or camshaft sensor, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 27, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is S89.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2016-17 Mercedes-Benz GL, GLE; 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA
Number of vehicles affected: 47,799
Report Date: December 15, 2016
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 GL350 4Matic Bluetec, GL550 4Matic, GLE350 4Matic, GLE43 AMG Coupe, GLE450 4Matic, 2016 GLE300d 4Matic, GLE350, GLE350d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE550e 4Matic, GLE63 AMG, GLE63 AMG 4Matic, GLE63S AMG 4Matic Coupe, and 2017 GLS63 AMG vehicles manufactured April 23, 2014, to May 10, 2016. The front passenger seat Occupant Classification System (OCS) calibration may be incorrect, and as a result, the system can incorrectly classify the occupant as a child seat, deactivating the front passenger air bag. If the front passenger air bag does not deploy as necessary in the event of a crash, the front passenger has an increased risk of injury.
Solution: MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the OCS software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in January 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© American Honda Motors2017 Honda Ridgeline
Manufacturer: American Honda Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 9,179
Report Date: December 9, 2016
Issue: Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2017 Ridgeline AWD vehicles manufactured April 1, 2016, to August 11, 2016. Water may enter the rear wiring harness through the connector located under the truck bed drain hole, possibly causing the connection terminals to corrode. Corrosion of the wiring harness can cause increased electrical resistance, unexpectedly activating the vehicle stability assist (VSA) system, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear wiring harness and related components, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin January 24, 2017.
Contact: Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is KD3.

© Ford Motor Company2012-16 Ford Fusion; 2013-15 Lincoln MKZ
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 603,392
Report Date: December 5, 2016
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Ford Fusion vehicles manufactured November 2, 2012, to July 31, 2014, and 2013-2015 Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured November 14, 2012, to July 31, 2014. In the event of a crash, heat from the deployment of a seat belt pretensioner may cause a front seat belt anchor cable to fail. If the driver or front passenger seatbelt cables cannot properly restrain the front seat occupants, they would be at an increased risk of injury.
Solution: Ford will notify owners, and dealers will apply a protective coating to the seat belt cable, free of charge. Remedy parts are currently unavailable. Owners will be notified of the safety issue beginning on January 20, 2017. Remedy parts are expected to be available by the second quarter of 2017, and at that time, owners will be mailed a second notice.
Contact: ers may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 16S42.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.2011-12, 2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 50,228
Report Date: December 2, 2016
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2011-2012 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured August 26, 2010, to June 1, 2012, and 2016 Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured January 11, 2016, to July 8, 2016. The lift gate support outer tube on the affected vehicles may have insufficient anti-corrosion treatment that can allow the outer tube to corrode due to salt and water penetration. If the outer tube corrodes, there may be a rapid loss of the gas to provide lift assistance, causing the lift gate to fall suddenly, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lift gate supports, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-16-011.

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