Recall Watch: The Latest Automotive Safety Recalls

© Rolls-Royce Motor Cars2019-22 Rolls-Royce Phantom
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 442
Report Date: November 3, 2021
Issue: Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Ltd. (Rolls-Royce) is recalling certain 2019-2022 Rolls-Royce Phantom vehicles. The Central Information Display may not raise to the correct position, resulting in a rearview camera image that is partially blocked from view. A partially blocked rearview camera image reduces the driver’s rear view, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.
Solution: Dealers will update the software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 27, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Rolls Royce customer service at 1-877-877-3735.

© Volkswagen of America, Inc.2022 Volkswagen Tiguan
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 1,285
Report Date: November 3, 2021
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Tiguan vehicles. The nut that secures the brake pipe near the right-front wheel well may be loose. A loose brake pipe nut may allow brake fluid to leak, extending the distance required to stop and increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and tighten the brake pipe nut, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 31, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 19Q4.

© Tesla2017-21 Tesla Model S, Model 3, Model X; 2020-21 Tesla Model Y
Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 11,704
Report Date: October 29, 2021
Issue: Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2017-2021 Model S, Model 3, Model X, and 2020-2021 Model Y vehicles operating software version 2021.36.5.2. A communication error may cause false forward-collision warning (FCW) or unexpected activation of the automatic emergency brake (AEB) system. Unexpected activation of the AEB system may cause the car to stop suddenly, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Tesla Service has released an over the air (OTA) software update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 28, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-21-00-004.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021-22 Mercedes-Benz S580, Maybach S580
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 9,120
Report Date: October 29, 2021
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2021-2022 S580 and Maybach S580 vehicles. An engine control unit software error may cause a sudden engine stall, without the ability to restart the vehicle. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the engine control unit software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 28, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Kia Motors America2017-18 Kia Optima Hybrid, Optima Plug-in Hybrid
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 10,731
Report Date: October 29, 2021
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Optima Hybrid and Optima Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. The connecting rod bearings inside the engine may wear prematurely, which can result in engine damage. A damaged engine can increase the risk of a fire or it can cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the engine. If bearing damage is found, the engine will be replaced. Dealers will also install a software update containing a Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS). Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 29, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC218.

© FCA US2021 Dodge Durango
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 4,837
Report Date: October 28, 2021
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Dodge Durango vehicles. The rear spoiler may not be aligned properly with the roof, resulting in damage to the spoiler during liftgate use. A damaged rear spoiler could detach and become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the rear spoiler, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 17, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall is Y73.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Hyundai Palisade
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 995
Report Date: October 27, 2021
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021 Palisade vehicles. The brake fluid may be contaminated, which can cause the brake master cylinder inner-cup seals to swell, and reduce braking performance. Reduced braking performance can extend the distance required to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the brake master cylinder, and flush the brake fluid, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 22, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 212.

© Nissan North America2017-19 Nissan Rogue Hybrid
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 5,905
Report Date: October 26, 2021
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Rogue Hybrid vehicles. Contact with the Electronic Control Module (ECM) bracket may damage the engine harness, causing a blown fuse. A blown fuse may cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will install a harness protector cover, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 15, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s number for this recall is R21B6.

© Tesla Motors2020-21 Tesla Model Y; 2019-21 Tesla Model 3
Manufacturer: Tesla Motors, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 2,791
Report Date: October 25, 2021
Issue: Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Model Y and 2019-2021 Model 3 vehicles. The front suspension lateral link fasteners may loosen, allowing the lateral link to separate from the sub-frame. A lateral link separation could shift the wheel alignment, causing instability and increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Tesla Service will tighten or replace the lateral link fasteners as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 24, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-21-31-003.

Ferrari North America2010-15 Ferrari 458, 2016-19 Ferrari 488
Manufacturer: Ferrari North America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 9,985
Report Date: October 23, 2020
Issue: Ferrari North America, Inc. (Ferrari) is recalling certain 2010-2015 458 Italia, 2012-2015 458 Spider, 2014-2015 458 Speciale, 2015 458 Speciale Aperta, 2016-2019 488 GTB, and 488 Spider vehicles. The brake system may leak brake fluid, resulting in a loss of braking ability. Loss of braking ability increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: No remedy has been established at this time. Owners notification letters are expected to be mailed December 21, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ferrari customer service at 1-201-816-2668. Ferrari’s number for this recall is 78.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2022 BMW X4
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 2,577
Report Date: October 22, 2021
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2022 X4 xDrive30i, X4 M40i, and X4M vehicles. The rear license plate may not be illuminated properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” The incorrectly positioned license plate lamp cutouts could cause confusion to other drivers on the road, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will modify the rear license plate bracket, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 14, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Audi of America2021 Audi A8, S8; 2022 Audi A3, S3, A4, A5, S5, e-tron GT, Q3, Q5, RS6 Avant, Q7, Q8, RSQ8
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 2,857
Report Date: October 20, 2021
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2021 Audi A8 and S8, 2022 Audi A5 Sportback, A4 Sedan, E-Tron GT, Q3, Q5, RS6 Avant, A3 Sedan, S5 Sportback, Q5 Sportback, Q7, Q8, RSQ8, SQ7, SQ8, and S3 Sedan vehicles. A software error may prevent the rear-view image from initially displaying when the vehicle begins to reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, “Rear Visibility.” A rear-view camera that does not display an image reduces the driver’s rear view, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the infotainment unit parameters, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 17, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi’s number for this recall is 91CR.

© Ford Motor Company2019-21 Ford Ranger
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 47,683
Report Date: October 15, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Ford Ranger Super Cab vehicles. The front passenger outboard seat belt may not have been assembled properly, allowing the seat belt to be misrouted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard numbers 208, “Occupant Crash Protection” and 209, “Seat Belt Assemblies.” A misrouted seat belt may not adequately restrain an occupant in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Ford will provide owners with instructions to perform a preliminary inspection of their front seat belts. Owners that detect an issue with the driver’s seat belt, are unsure of the results, or do not want to perform an inspection, should not drive their vehicles and contact a Ford dealership. Dealers will inspect the front row outboard seat belts and replace them, if necessary, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters were mailed on November 5, 2021. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 15, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21C25.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Ford Bronco
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 1,036
Report Date: October 15, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles. The moonroof glass may not have been bonded correctly to the moonroof frame, which could result in the glass panel detaching from the vehicle. A detached glass panel can become a road hazard, and increase the risk of a crash or injury.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the moonroof glass date code and replace the glass, if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 29, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S46.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2022 Ford F-Series Super Duty, 2021 Ford F-150, Expedition; 2021 Lincoln Navigator
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 777
Report Date: October 15, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 Super Duty F-250, F-350, 2021 F-150, Expedition, and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. The front-door side impact pressure sensor modules may have been damaged during supplier assembly, which can cause the side impact air bags to not deploy properly in a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 214, “Side Impact Protection.” An air bag that does not deploy properly during a crash increases the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the driver and passenger front door side impact sensors, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed November 3, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21C26.

© FCA US2021-22 Ram 2500, 3500
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 131,177
Report Date: October 14, 2021
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Ram 3500, 2500 pickup trucks, and Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 cab chassis vehicles equipped with Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engines. An electrical short in the relay may cause a vehicle fire with the ignition on or off. A vehicle fire increases the risk of injury.
Solution: Your dealer will inspect the Intake Air Heater Relay. Depending on inspection results, your dealer will either replace the relay or close the recall without further action. Owners are advised to park their vehicles outside and away from structures or other vehicles until the remedy has been performed. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 3, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall is Y76.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 7,082
Report Date: October 14, 2021
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles not equipped with automatic high beams. When the master lighting switch is set to the auto position, the high beam headlights will not activate unless the master lighting switch is first changed to the ‘on” position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” Difficulty activating the headlight high beams may result in reduced visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will reprogram the vehicles, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed October 28, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall is Y66.

© Volvo Cars North America2001-07 Volvo V70, XC70
Manufacturer: Volvo Cars USA
Number of vehicles affected: 194,546
Report Date: October 14, 2021
Issue: Volvo Cars USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2001-2007 V70 and XC70 vehicles. The driver’s air bag inflator may explode during deployment, due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Dealers will replace the driver’s air bag, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 14, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Volvo Car customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo Car’s number for this recall is R10136.

© Hyundai Motor America2021 Hyundai Elantra, Venue; 2021 Genesis GV80, 2022 Genesis GV70
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 978
Report Date: October 13, 2021
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021 Elantra, Elantra HEV, Venue, Genesis GV80 and 2022 Genesis GV70 vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioner(s) may explode upon deployment. An exploding seat belt pretensioner could project metal fragments into the vehicle, striking vehicle occupants and resulting in injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 10, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460.
Contact: Hyundai’s numbers for this recall are 211 and 009G.

© Porsche Cars North America2020-21 Porsche Taycan
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America
Number of vehicles affected: 11,827
Report Date: October 13, 2021
Issue: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Taycan vehicles. The pre-collision automatic hazard lights may activate in non-emergency situations. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” An activation of hazard lights in non-emergency situations could confuse other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will reprogram the hazard lights, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 13, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AMC1.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,311
Report Date: October 11, 2021
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2021 S500, S580, and Maybach S580 vehicles. The air bag control unit software may deactivate the occupant recognition control unit, resulting in a deactivated front passenger air bag. A deactivated passenger air bag increases the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the air bag control unit software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 3, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© General Motors2008-17 Buick Enclave, 2013-17 Chevrolet Traverse
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 550
Report Date: October 7, 2021
Issue: General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2008-2017 Buick Enclave and 2013-2017 Chevrolet Traverse vehicles. The driver’s air bag inflator may explode during deployment, due to a manufacturing defect. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace as necessary, the driver’s air bag module, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 22, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is N212349040.

© Infiniti North America, Inc.2014-15 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, 2015-16 Nissan Murano Hybrid, 2014-17 Infiniti QX60 Hybrid
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 7,634
Report Date: October 4, 2021
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2014-2015 Nissan Pathfinder Hybrid, 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid, and 2014-2017 INFINITI QX60 Hybrid vehicles. The Hybrid Powertrain Control Module (HPCM) software may shut down the hybrid system and the engine under certain conditions, causing a loss of drive power. A loss of drive power increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will reprogram the HPCM software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 3, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669 or INFINITI customer service at 1-800-662-6200. Nissan’s numbers for this recall are R21B4 and R21B5.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Ford Bronco
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 553
Report Date: October 1, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Bronco vehicles. During passenger air bag deployment, an air bag vent could open prematurely and result in an improper deployment. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” Improper air bag deployment increases the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the passenger air bag, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 15, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21C23.

© Volvo Cars North America2001-06 Volvo S80, 2001-09 Volvo S60
Manufacturer: Volvo Cars USA
Number of vehicles affected: 259,383
Report Date: September 30, 2021
Issue: Volvo Car USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2001-2006 S80 and 2001-2009 S60 vehicles. The driver’s air bag inflator may explode during deployment, due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling. An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.
Solution: Dealers will replace the driver’s air bag, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 29, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Volvo Car customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo’s number for this recall is R10125.

© Ford Motor Company2020-21 Ford Ranger
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 37,625
Report Date: September 30, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Ranger Super Cab vehicles equipped with rear seats containing fixed head restraints. The fixed head restraints may interfere with proper installation of certain types of child seats. Additionally, the child seat may not attach properly to the lower-rear anchors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 225, “Child Restraint Anchorage System.” An improperly attached child seat can increase the risk of injury in a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the rear-lower child restraint anchorages for correct alignment and adjust as necessary. Separately, dealers will replace the non-removable head restraints with removable head restraints, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 15, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21C24.

© General Motors2021-22 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500; 2021-22 GMC Sierra 2500, Sierra 3500
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 3,241
Report Date: September 29, 2021
Issue: General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, GMC Sierra 2500, and Sierra 3500 vehicles with electronic brake control modules (EBCM) replaced during vehicle assembly. The bolts that attach the brake pressure modulator valve (BPMV) assembly may not be properly tightened, which could fail to seal the two sub-assemblies and allow water intrusion. Water in the BPMV may cause an electrical short circuit and increase the risk of fire.
Solution: Owners are advised to park outside and away from other structures until the recall repair is completed. Dealers will replace the BPMV assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 15, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is N212349181.

© Mazda North American Operations2020-21 Mazda CX-9
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 8,648
Report Date: September 27, 2021
Issue: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2020-2021 CX-9 vehicles equipped with 60/40 split bench second-row seats. The left-side second-row seat may unexpectedly slide forward during a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 210, “Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages.” A seat that slides forward during a crash can transfer excessive force onto a belted occupant, increasing their risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the internal parts of the affected second-row seats, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 26, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda’s number for this recall is 5221I.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2015-17 Hyundai Sonata
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 469,377
Report Date: September 24, 2021
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Sonata, 2016-2017 Sonata Hybrid, and Sonata Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. The Smart Junction Box (SJB) software logic may not properly interpret the signals received from the multifunction switch, which could cause the turn signal to activate in the opposite direction of what the driver intended. A turn signal that activates in the opposite direction of what was intended by the driver increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the SJB software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 19, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 210.

© Mazda North American Operations2009-11 Mazda RX-8, 2006-07 Mazda Mazdaspeed6
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 13,891
Report Date: September 24, 2021
Issue: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2009-2011 RX-8 and 2006-2007 MazdaSpeed6 vehicles. Fuel may leak from the fuel pump mounting rings. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will install new fuel pump mounting rings. Dealers will also add a thermal insulation pad to the fuel tank on RX-8 vehicles. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 23, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda’s number for this recall is 5121I.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 10,082
Report Date: September 23, 2021
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2022 Pathfinder vehicles. The third-row headrests may have an improper weld or misaligned internal components, which can allow the headrest to move or detach. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 202, “Head Restraints.” Headrests that move or detach may not adequately restrain occupants in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace all three third-row seat headrests, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 19, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s number for this recall is PC844.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2022 Nissan Pathfinder
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 5,895
Report Date: September 23, 2021
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2022 Pathfinder vehicles. The second-row seat back frames may have insufficient welds that could separate. Seat backs with separated welds may fail to adequately restrain occupants during a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replaced the seat assemblies as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 19, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s numbers for this recall are PC845, PC846, and PC847.

© General Motors2021 Cadillac Escalade, Chevrolet Suburban, GMC Yukon
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 14,939
Report Date: September 23, 2021
Issue: General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles. The fuel pump power control module may cause the fuel pump to fail or operate intermittently, which can interrupt fuel flow to the engine, and cause an unexpected engine stall. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the fuel pump power control module, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 8, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020; Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006; or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is N212332040.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2022 Toyota Prius, Prius Prime
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 8,411
Report Date: September 22, 2021
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2022 Prius and Prius Prime vehicles. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) software may falsely detect an error and shut down the hybrid system, causing a loss of drive power. A loss of drive power increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 20, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is 21TB07/21TA07.

© Ford Motor Company2011-13 Ford Explorer
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 126,033
Report Date: September 22, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2011-2013 Explorer vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. These vehicles may be equipped with a cross-axis ball joint (CABJ) replacement part that could seize, and result in a fracture of the outboard section of the rear suspension toe link. A rear toe link fracture can result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealer will inspect for the presence of a CABJ. If a CABJ of any design is found, the dealer will inspect the tightness of the CABJ, and replace the CABJ, knuckle, and/or toe link as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 1, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S43.

© Ford Motor Company2020-21 Ford Explorer, Lincoln Corsair, Lincoln Aviator
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 228,297
Report Date: September 22, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Explorer, Lincoln Corsair, and Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with 360-degree cameras. The video output may fail, preventing the rearview camera image from displaying. A rearview camera that does not display an image reduces the driver’s rear view, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the Image Processing Module (IPMB) software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 7, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S44.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 56,180
Report Date: September 21, 2021
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles. A radio software error may prevent the rearview image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, “Rear Visibility.” A rearview camera that does not display an image reduces the driver’s rear view, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: FCA US LLC will update the radio software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 10, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA US LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US LLC’s number for this recall is Y67.

© FCA US2019-21 Ram ProMaster City
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 23,853
Report Date: September 21, 2021
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Ram ProMaster City vehicles. If one or both turn signal lights fail, the flashing rate may not change to warn the driver of the failure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” The driver may be unaware that the turn signals are not signaling their intentions to other drivers, which can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the Body Controller Module (BCM) software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 10, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA US LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US LLC’s number for this recall is Y71.

© Kia Motor America2015-17 Kia Sedona
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 88,576
Report Date: September 17, 2021
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Sedona vehicles. The Smart Junction Box (SJB) software logic may not properly interpret the signals received from the multifunction switch, which could cause the turn signal to activate in the opposite direction of what the driver intended. A turn signal activating in the opposite direction of what was intended by the driver increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the SJB software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 12, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC217.

© Hyundai Motor America2017 Hyundai Tucson, Sonata Hybrid
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 95,515
Report Date: September 17, 2021
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Tucson and Sonata Hybrid vehicles. The connecting rod bearings inside the engine may wear prematurely, which can result in engine damage. A damaged engine can increase the risk of a fire or it can cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the engine. If bearing damage is found, the engine will be replaced. Dealers will also install a software update containing a new Knock Sensor Detection System (KSDS). Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 12, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 209.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 17,692
Report Date: September 14, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles. The windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, which could allow it to detach. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 212, “Windshield Mounting.” A windshield that separates from a vehicle during a crash can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will remove and reinstall the windshield, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 27, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21C22.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 13,544
Report Date: September 14, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles. The vehicle’s panoramic roof glass panel may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, which could allow it to detach. A roof panel that separates from a vehicle can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.
Solution: Dealers will apply additional urethane adhesive, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 27, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S42.

© FCA US2021 Ram ProMaster City, Ram ProMaster
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 8,379
Report Date: September 9, 2021
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Ram ProMaster City and Ram ProMaster vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt retractors as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 29, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA US LLC customer service at 1-800-853- 1403. FCA US LLC’s number for this recall is Y61.

© Toyota Motor Sales, USA2018-21 Toyota Tundra
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 158,489
Report Date: September 2, 2021
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018-2021 Tundra vehicles. The headlight electrical circuits may power the high and low beams simultaneously, which could overheat the electrical connector. An overheated electrical connector can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will modify the engine wire harness assembly and replace any damaged bulb, bulb connector, and/or headlight assembly as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 4, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are 21TB06 and 21TA06.

© Volvo Cars North America2021 Volvo XC40, V60, V90, XC90; 2021-22 Volvo XC60, S60
Manufacturer: Volvo Cars USA
Number of vehicles affected: 19,149
Report Date: September 1, 2021
Issue: Volvo Car USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2021 XC40, XC 40 Recharge, V60CC, V90, V90CC, XC90, and 2021-2022 V60, XC60, S60 vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 31, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Volvo Car customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo Car’s number for this recall is R10111.

© Porsche Cars North America2013-15 Porsche Boxster, 2014-15 Porsche Cayman
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America
Number of vehicles affected: 4,934
Report Date: September 1, 2021
Issue: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Boxster, 2013-2014 Boxster S, 2014-2015 Cayman, Cayman S, 2015 Boxster GTS, and Cayman GTS vehicles. The rear-axle carrier side sections may fracture. A carrier fracture may cause a loss of control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the rear-axle carrier side sections, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 1, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AMB7.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Subaru Impreza
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 802
Report Date: August 30, 2021
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2021 Impreza vehicles. The left-front lower control arm weld may fail, allowing the control arm to separate from the crossmember. A separated control arm may cause the tire to contact the wheel well, resulting in a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Owners are advised not to drive their vehicle until the repair is complete. Dealers will inspect and replace the control arm as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 3, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRI-21.

© FCA US2020 Jeep Wrangler
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 14,410
Report Date: August 26, 2021
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2020 Jeep Wrangler vehicles equipped with the 2.0 Liter engine. A cracked fuel supply line connector may leak fuel into the engine compartment. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of fire.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel supply line as needed, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 15, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA US LLC customer service at 1-800-853-140. FCA US LLC’s number for this recall is Y10.

© Jaguar Land Rover2021 Range Rover; 2022 Range Rover Sport; 2020-21 Range Rover Velar, Discovery Sport; 2020-2022 Range Rover Discovery, Defender
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 28,000
Report Date: August 26, 2021
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2021 Range Rover, 2022 Range Rover Sport, 2020-2021 Range Rover Velar, Discovery Sport, 2020-2022 Discovery, and Defender vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt assemblies as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 22, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is N630.

© Jaguar Land Rover2021-22 Jaguar F-Type, 2020-21 Jaguar F-Pace, 2021 Jaguar XF
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 9,000
Report Date: August 26, 2021
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain 2021-2022 F-Type, 2020-2021 F-Pace, and 2021 XF vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt assemblies as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 22, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is H378.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Ford F-150
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 16,430
Report Date: August 23, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 F-150 Super Cab vehicles. The front seatbelt webbing may be incorrectly routed. A misrouted seatbelt may not adequately restrain an occupant in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Owners are advised to perform a preliminary self-inspection of the front seatbelts. If the passenger-side seatbelt fails inspection, owners should not use the passenger seat until the repair is performed. If the driver-side seatbelt fails inspection, owners should not drive their vehicle until the repair is performed. Dealers will inspect the front seatbelts and, if the webbing is misrouted, will replace the seatbelt retractor and pretensioner, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 27, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21C20.

© General Motors2020-22 Chevrolet Bolt EV, 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 52,403
Report Date: August 20, 2021
Issue: General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV and 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV vehicles. The high voltage battery could catch fire when charged to full or nearly full capacity. A battery fire increases the risk of injury.
Solution: Defective battery modules will be replaced by GM, free of charge. Owners are advised to take the following interim steps: Set the Target Charge Level feature in their vehicle to limit the charge level to 90%, charge their vehicle more frequently, avoid depleting the battery to 70 miles range remaining, park outside after charging, and do not charge the vehicle indoors overnight. Interim notification letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed October 4, 2021. A second letter will be mailed once the final remedy is available.
Contact: Owners may contact the Bolt EV Concierge Team at 1-833-382-4389. This recall is an expansion of NHTSA recall 21V-560. GM’s number for this recall is N212345940.

© Mike Meredith, Automotive Content Experience2022 Volkswagen Taos
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 16,737
Report Date: August 20, 2021
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Taos vehicles. The underhood fuel supply quick-connector may detach from the fuel supply line causing a fuel leak in the engine compartment. A fuel leak may cause a stall, increasing the risk of a crash. A fuel leak also increases the risk of fire in the presence of an ignition source.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the connection and replace the fuel supply line and connector as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed August 31, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 20DB.

© Bentley Motors2021 Bentley Bentayga
Manufacturer: Bentley Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 28
Report Date: August 18, 2021
Issue: Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain 2021 Bentayga vehicles. Incorrect software for the chassis control module may cause the Electronic Stability Control (ESC) system to malfunction. A malfunctioning ESC system can cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the chassis control module with the correct software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 27, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923. Bentley’s number for this recall is Re21/31.

© General Motors2013 Buick Regal, Buick Lacrosse, Chevrolet Malibu
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 32,894
Report Date: August 12, 2021
Issue: General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2013 Buick Regal, Chevrolet Malibu, and Buick Lacrosse vehicles sold or ever registered in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, or Wisconsin. These vehicles may have rear toe links that received excessive electrocoating (e-coat) corrosion protection, which could cause the e-coat to become brittle and break away when contacted by road debris. Over time, the e-coat may chip away, exposing the metal toe link and making it more susceptible to corrosion. Corrosion may eventually cause the toe link to thin and ultimately to fracture. A rear toe link fracture may reduce the driver’s ability to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the rear suspension toe links and adjuster fasteners, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 27, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is N212330130.

© Jaguar Land Rover2010-13 Range Rover Sport, 2010-16 Land Rover LR4
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 111,746
Report Date: August 12, 2021
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2010-2013 Range Rover Sport and 2010-2016 LR4 vehicles equipped with 3.0L V6 or 5.0L V8 engines. The fuel outlet flange mounted on the fuel tank may crack, possibly resulting in a fuel leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will replace the fuel outlet flange, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 8, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is N623.

© FCA US2015-20 Ram 1500 Classic; 2015-16 Ram 2500, Ram 3500
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 212,373
Report Date: August 12, 2021
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Ram 1500 Classic, 2015-2016 Ram 3500, and Ram 2500 vehicles, and 2016 Ram 3500 Cab Chassis with a gross vehicle weight rating less than 10,000 lbs. The side air bag inflatable curtain (SABIC) inflator end cap may detach from the inflator, or the inflator sidewall may rupture. A separated inflator end cap or inflator rupture can allow compressed gas to escape, resulting in the end cap or other components being propelled into the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury or crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace as necessary, the SABIC assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall is Y55.

© Ford Motor Company2021 Ford Escape, Lincoln Corsair; 2021-22 Ford Bronco Sport
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 13,334
Report Date: August 10, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Escape, Lincoln Corsair, and 2021-2022 Bronco Sport vehicles. The fuel delivery module may leak inside the fuel tank, causing low fuel pressure which could result in an engine stall. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 4, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S38.

© Kia Motor America2016-18 Kia Forte, Koup; 2018-19 Kia Rio
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 253,074
Report Date: August 9, 2021
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forte, Forte Koup, and 2018-2019 Rio vehicles. The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 401, “Internal Trunk Release.” A person inside the trunk compartment may become trapped, increasing their risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the trunk latch assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 5, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC216.

© Volkswagen of America2022 Volkswagen Taos
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 5,087
Report Date: August 6, 2021
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Taos vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive. The engine control unit (ECU) software may cause a stall when coming to a stop. An engine stall increases the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 5, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 24HH.

© Hyundai Motor America2017-18 Hyundai Sonata, 2018-20 Hyundai Accent, 2016-17 Hyundai Azera
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 348,158
Report Date: August 6, 2021
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Sonata, 2016-2018 Sonata Hybrid, 2018-2020 Accent, and 2016-2017 Azera vehicles. The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 401, “Internal Trunk Release.” A person inside the trunk compartment may become trapped, increasing their risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the trunk latch assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 208.

© Toyota Motor Sales USA2019-20 Toyota Yaris
Manufacturer: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Number of vehicles affected: 31,307
Report Date: August 6, 2021
Issue: Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Yaris, Yaris Hatchback, and Yaris Sedan vehicles. An impeller within the low-pressure fuel pump may crack and deform, potentially causing the fuel pump to fail. A fuel pump failure may cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the low-pressure fuel pump assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 30, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are 21TB05 and 21TA05.

© General Motors2020-22 Cadillac CT4, CT5
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 34,157
Report Date: August 5, 2021
Issue: General Motors, LLC. (GM) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Cadillac CT4 and CT5 vehicles. The roof rail side-curtain air bags may not have been installed correctly, which could result in an improper air bag deployment during a crash. Air bags that do not deploy properly can increase the risk of injury in a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect both left and right-side roof rail air bags and reinstall the air bags, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 20, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM’s number for this recall is N212342780.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Volkswagen ID4; 2021 Audi A4, A5, A6, A7, A8, e-tron, Q3, Q5, Q7, Q8, RS5, RS6, RS7, RSQ8, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, SQ5, SQ7, SQ8; 2021-22 Audi S3
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 45,496
Report Date: August 5, 2021
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 Volkswagen ID4, Audi A4 Allroad, A4 Sedan, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Coupe, A5 Sportback, A6 Allroad, A6 Sedan, A7, A8, E-Tron Quattro, E-Tron Sportback Quattro, Q3, Q5, Q5 Sportback, Q7, Q8, RS5 Sportback, RS5 Coupe, RS6 Avant, RS7, RSQ8, S4 Sedan, S5 Cabriolet, S5 Coupe, S5 Sportback, S6 Sedan, S7, S8, SQ5, SQ5 Sportback, SQ7, SQ8, and 2021-2022 S3 Sedan vehicles. The rear seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect, and replace as necessary, the middle-rear seat belt assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 and Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen’s numbers for this recall are 69CR (VW) and 69CS (Audi).

© General Motors2021-22 Chevrolet Equinox, GMC Terrain
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 7,082
Report Date: August 5, 2021
Issue: General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles equipped with certain Hankook tires. The tires may have been manufactured with an insufficient amount of curative agent, which could cause tread separation. Tread separation can result in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the tire DOT numbers, and replace any affected tires, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 20, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782; and Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM’s number for this recall is N212343560.

© Porsche Cars North America2021 Porsche 911, Panamera, Taycan
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America
Number of vehicles affected: 4,924
Report Date: August 4, 2021
Issue: Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2021 911 Carrera Coupe, 911 Carrera S Coupe, 911 Carrera 4 Coupe, 911 Carrera 4S Coupe, 911 Turbo Coupe, 911 Turbo S Coupe, Panamera, Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, Panamera 4S, Panamera GTS, Panamera Turbo S, Taycan, Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo, and Taycan Turbo S vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AMB6.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Volkswagen ID4
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America
Number of vehicles affected: 12,060
Report Date: August 4, 2021
Issue: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 ID4 vehicles. Incorrect rear outboard seat belt assemblies without an automatic locking retractor (ALR) function may have been installed, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect, and replace as necessary, the rear outboard seat belt assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen’s number for this recall is 69CQ.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Lamborghini Urus
Manufacturer: Automobili Lamborghini
Number of vehicles affected: 224
Report Date: August 4, 2021
Issue: Lamborghini (Automobili Lamborghini) is recalling certain 2021 Urus vehicles. The middle-rear passenger seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect, and replace as necessary, the affected seat belt assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Lamborghini customer service at 1-866-681-6276. Lamborghini’s number for this recall is L636-R.04.21.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Infiniti Q50,Q60,QX80
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 3,569
Report Date: August 2, 2021
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2021 Infinity Q50, Q60, and QX80 vehicles. A software error may deactivate the audio/video control unit screen, preventing the rear-view image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, “Rear Visibility.” A rear-view camera that does not display an image reduces the driver’s rear view, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the control unit software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 14, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s number for this recall is R21A9.

© BMW USA2020 BMW M340i, 5 Series, X3, X4, 7 Series; 2019-21 BMW Z4; 2020-21 Toyota Supra
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 50,024
Report Date: August 2, 2021
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 M340i, M340i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, X3 M40i, 2020-2021 X4 M40i, 745Le xDrive, 2019-2021 Z4 M40i, and 2020-2021 Toyota Supra vehicles. During engine start, the engine management software may cause loss of braking assist. Full mechanical braking (without assist) remains available. Loss of braking assist can increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the engine management software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Mitsubishi Motors North America2022 Mitsubishi Outlander
Manufacturer: Mitsubishi Motors North America
Number of vehicles affected: 3,735
Report Date: August 2, 2021
Issue: Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2022 Outlander vehicles. The front and second-row passenger seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect, and replace as necessary, the right front seat belt assembly, and the right and left second-row seat belt assemblies, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification.
Contact: Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA’s number for this recall is SR-21-007.

© Ford Motor Company2021-22 Ford Transit, 2021 Ford Transit Connect
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 42,493
Report Date: July 30, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Transit and 2021 Transit Connect vehicles. The front passenger seat belt automatic locking retractor (ALR) may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” An unsecured child restraint system can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the front passenger seat belt assembly, and replace the assembly as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 13, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21C18.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2019-20 Subaru Ascent; 2018 Subaru Forester; 2018-20 Subaru Impreza, Legacy, Outback; 2018-19 Subaru BRZ, WRX; 2018-19 Toyota 86
Manufacturer: Subaru of America, Inc.
Number of vehicles affected: 165,026
Report Date: July 29, 2021
Issue: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ascent, 2018 Forester, 2018-2020 Impreza, Legacy, Outback, 2018-2019 BRZ, WRX, and Toyota 86 vehicles. The low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel tank may fail. Fuel pump failure can cause an engine stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the low-pressure fuel pump, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 13, 2021.
Contact: Subaru and Toyota owners may call customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRG-21.

© BMW of North America2014-18 BMW 3 Series, X5; 2014-16 BMW X5; 2014-16 BMW 5 Series; 2015 BMW 7 Series; 2015-17 BMW X3
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 11,216
Report Date: July 29, 2021
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 328d, 328d xDrive, X5 xDrive35d, 2014-2016 535d, 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, and 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles. The high-pressure fuel pump may fail. Fuel pump failure can cause an engine stall while driving, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the high-pressure fuel pump, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 20, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2020-21 Land Rover Defender
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 7,027
Report Date: July 29, 2021
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Land Rover Defender vehicles. The owner’s manual incorrectly states that the third-row seating is equipped with LATCH child seat restraints with top tethers. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 225, “Child Restraint Anchorage Systems.” Incorrect child restraint information may result in a child seat being improperly secured, which can increase the risk of injury in a crash.
Solution: Land Rover will mail owners the correct information to insert into the owner’s manual, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 24, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is N601.

© Kia Motor America2022 Kia Telluride
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 5,143
Report Date: July 28, 2021
Issue: Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2022 Telluride vehicles. The LCD display screen may remain blank after startup. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, “Control and Displays.” A blank LCD display may be missing information, such as the digital speedometer, gear selection indicator, and odometer, which may increase the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will update the instrument cluster’s software, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed August 3, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC215.

© Nissan North America2021 Nissan Rogue Sport
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 4,083
Report Date: July 21, 2021
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2021 Rogue Sport vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractor (ALR) may deactivate early, reducing the protection offered to an installed child seat. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” A seat belt retractor that does not function as intended can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the front passenger seat belt and as necessary both outer rear seat belts, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 14, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s number for this recall is RT049 & RT050.

© BMW USA2021 BMW 2 Series, 3 Series, 4 Series, 5 Series, M2, M3, M4, X1, X2, Z4; 2021 MINI Cooper, Clubman, Countryman; 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost, Phantom, Cullinan; 2021 Toyota Supra
Manufacturer: BMW of North America
Number of vehicles affected: 21,537
Report Date: July 21, 2021
Issue: BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 2 Series (230i, 230i xDrive, M240i, M240i xDrive), 330e, 330e Xdrive, 4 Series Coupe (430i, 430i xDrive, M440i xDrive) M4 Coupe, M4 Competition Coupe, BMW 4 Series Convertible (430i, M440i), BMW X1 sDrive28i, xDrive28i, 2 Series Gran Coupe (228i, 228i xDrive, M235i xDrive), M2 Competition Coupe, 330i, 330i xDrive, M340i, M340i xDrive, M3, M3 Competition, 530i, 530i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, MINI Hardtop 2 Door (Cooper, CooperS, JCW), X2 sDrive28i, X2 xDrive28i, X2 M35i, Z4 sDrive30i, Z4 M40i, MINI Hardtop 2 Door (Cooper SE), MINI Convertible (Cooper, Cooper S, JCW), MINI Clubman (Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW), MINI Countryman (Cooper, Cooper All4, Cooper S, Cooper S All4, JCW All4), Rolls Royce Ghost, MINI Countryman (Cooper S E All4), Rolls Royce Phantom, Rolls Royce Cullinan, and Toyota Supra vehicles. The passenger seat belt Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) may deactivate early, before the webbing fully retracts. As such, these assemblies fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” During a crash, a seat belt retractor that does not function as intended increases the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the seat belt retractors (including the seat belts) and, if necessary, replace the retractors, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 13, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417; 1-866-825-1525 (MINI); 1-877-877-3735 (Rolls Royce); and 1-888-270-9371 (Toyota).

© Bentley Motors2020-21 Bentley Continental GT
Manufacturer: Bentley Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 3,647
Report Date: July 21, 2021
Issue: Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Continental GT/GT Convertible vehicles. During some automated front seat movements, the front seat may trap a rear passenger’s legs. The rear passenger may become trapped by the front seat, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will update the software for the front seats, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 23, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923. Bentley’s number for this recall is RE21/26 (RC08)

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Ford F-350 Super Duty
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 27,604
Report Date: July 15, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2021 F-350 Super Duty pickup trucks equipped with 6.7L diesel engines and Dana model 275 rear axles. The rear axle housing may not support the load of the pickup truck and deform, which could result in driveshaft separation. Driveshaft separation may result in a loss of drive power, or unintended vehicle movement if the vehicle is in park without the parking brake applied, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the axle housing for deformities, and repair or replace the housing, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 16, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall 21S31.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2020-21 Lincoln Aviator
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 33,298
Report Date: July 15, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with 3.0L gasoline engines. The wire harness may not be secured properly, possibly contacting the air conditioning (A/C) compressor pulley, and resulting in damage to electrical wires, or the A/C compressor drive belt. Damaged electrical wires may short-circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will inspect the harness and A/C compressor belt for damage, replacing them as necessary, and install a tie strap to secure the wire harness, free of charge. Owner notification letters were mailed on July 30, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S34.

© Ford Motor Company2013-17 Ford Explorer
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 644,055
Report Date: July 15, 2021
Issue: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2017 Explorer vehicles originally sold, or ever registered, in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia. Exposure to road salt can cause the cross-axis ball joint to corrode and seize, resulting in a fracture of the outboard section of the rear suspension toe link. A rear toe-link fracture can result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace as necessary, the cross-axis ball joint (CABJ) knuckle, and replace the rear suspension toe links, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 23, 2021. This recall is an expansion of previous NHTSA recall numbers 16V-245, 19V-435, and 20V-675. Certain vehicles previously repaired will need to return for the new remedy.
Contact: Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21S32.

© Mercedes-Benz USA2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS, E-Class, AMG GT; 2020 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, G-Class, GLC
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 542
Report Date: July 12, 2021
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2021 CLS450, AMG E53, AMG CLS53, E350, E450, AMG GT43, AMG GT53, 2020 S450, S560, G550, AMG GLC63, 2020-2021 GLC300, and AMG G63 vehicles. The side crash sensor connectors may come loose, which could delay the activation of air bags and seatbelts during a side impact crash. Air bags and seatbelts that don’t function as intended can increase the risk of injury during a crash.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace as necessary, the side impact crash sensors, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 10, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB 250
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,690
Report Date: July 12, 2021
Issue: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLB 250 vehicles. The accessory power outlet for the second-row seating may have excessive voltage due to an incorrect voltage converter socket. Excessive voltage through the accessory power outlet to a connected device can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and replace the voltage converter, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 3, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© Nissan North America2021 Nissan Rogue Sport
Manufacturer: Nissan North America
Number of vehicles affected: 13,215
Report Date: July 9, 2021
Issue: Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2021 Rogue Sport vehicles. The liftgate hinges can separate from the vehicle during a rear end crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 206, “Door Locks and Door Retention Components.” Separated hinges compromise the protection offered by the liftgate, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the left and right liftgate hinges, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 7, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s number for this recall is R21A7.

© Hyundai Motor America2021-22 Hyundai Santa Fe, Sonata
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor Company
Number of vehicles affected: 15,752
Report Date: July 9, 2021
Issue: Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Santa Fe and Sonata vehicles equipped with 2.5L turbocharged engines. Fuel may leak at the pipe connection between the high-pressure fuel pump and fuel rail. A fuel leak increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and tighten, or replace the fuel pipe as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 6, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 207.

© FCA US2020-21 Dodge Challenger, Charger; Chrysler 300
Manufacturer: FCA US LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 21,258
Report Date: July 8, 2021
Issue: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Dodge Challenger, Dodge Charger, and Chrysler 300 vehicles. During manufacturing, the windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, allowing it to detach in a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 212, “Windshield Mounting.” A windshield that separates from the vehicle during a crash can increase the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will remove and replace the front windshield urethane sealant, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 27, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact FCA US LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US LLC’s number for this recall is Y47.

© Kia Motor America2021-22 Kia K5, 2021 Kia Sorento
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Number of vehicles affected: 21,575
Report Date: July 8, 2021
Issue: Kia Motor America (Kia) is recalling certain 2021 Sorento and 2021-2022 K5 vehicles equipped with 2.5L turbocharged engines. Fuel may leak at the pipe connection between the high-pressure fuel pump and fuel rail. A fuel leak increases the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will inspect and tighten, or replace the fuel pipe as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 21, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC214.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2018-20 Mercedes-Benz C-Class; 2019-20 Mercedes-Benz A-Class; 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLB; 2020-21 Mercedes-Benz GLE
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Number of vehicles affected: 1,467
Report Date: July 2, 2021
Issue: Mercedes-Benz LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2020 C300, 2019-2020 A220, AMG C43, AMG C63, 2020 GLE580, GLB250, 2020-2021 GLE450, GLE350, 2021 AMG GLE63, and AMG GLE53 vehicles. The LED headlights may have been incorrectly adjusted during a vehicle repair. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.” Incorrectly adjusted headlights may reduce visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the LED headlights, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 31, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

© General Motors2017-19 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, 3500; 2017-19 GMC Sierra 2500, 3500
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 331,274
Report Date: July 1, 2021
Issue: General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, 3500 and 2017-2019 GMC Sierra 2500 and 3500 vehicles equipped with a Duramax diesel 6.6 liter engine and an optional engine-block heater cord. An electrical short-circuit may occur in the engine-block heater cable or in the terminals that connect the heater cable to the block heater. An electrical short-circuit can increase the risk of a fire.
Solution: Dealers will disable the block heater, free of charge. GM will provide free replacement block heaters and cords under a separate customer satisfaction campaign. For vehicles previously included in recall 19V-328, the heater cord will be replaced and rerouted, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 16, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020; and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is 212329840.

© General Motors2015-16 GMC Sierra, Chevrolet Silverado
Manufacturer: General Motors
Number of vehicles affected: 410,019
Report Date: July 1, 2021
Issue: General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015-2016 GMC Sierra 1500, 2500, 3500, and Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks. The roof-rail air bag (RRAB) inflator end cap may detach from the inflator, or the inflator sidewall may rupture. A separated inflator end cap or inflator rupture can allow compressed gas to escape, resulting in the end cap or other components being propelled into the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury or crash.
Solution: Dealers will replace the left and right side RRAB modules, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed August 16, 2021. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy is available.
Contact: Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-888-988-7267 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. This recall supersedes NHTSA recall number 20V-736. GM’s number for this recall is N202324251.

© Mazda North American Operations2004-07 Mazda Mazda3
Manufacturer: Mazda North America Operations
Number of vehicles affected: 260,915
Report Date: July 1, 2021
Issue: Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2004-2007 Mazda3 vehicles. During air bag deployment, the plastic emblem on the steering wheel air bag module cover may shatter, and project plastic fragments into the vehicle. Plastic fragments can hit occupants during air bag deployment, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the air bag module cover, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 28, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500 Option 4. Mazda’s number for this recall is 4921G.

© Perry Stern, Automotive Content Experience2021 Land Rover Defender
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America
Number of vehicles affected: 603
Report Date: July 1, 2021
Issue: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2021 Defender vehicles equipped with manually-adjustable front seats. The front seat track end-stop bracket may become deformed, which could prevent the seat from locking into place. A seat that is not properly locked into place can move unintentionally during a crash, increasing the risk of injury.
Solution: Dealers will replace the front seat tracks, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 27, 2021.
Contact: Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover’s number for this recall is N609.

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