Weekly Recalls: Audi, Dodge, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Nissan, Porsche


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AUDI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V295000
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components:
Potential Number of Units Affected: 40,993

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2021 Q7, Q8, Q5 Sportback, SQ5 Sportback, RS6 Avant, RS7, RS Q8, 2020-2021 Audi S6 sedan, Q5, A8, S8, A7, A6 Allroad, A5 Cabriolet, A4 sedan, A4 Allroad, SQ5, S7, A6 sedan, S5 coupe, S4 sedan, S5 Cabriolet, A5 coupe, 2019-2021 RS5 coupe, A5 Sportback, S5 Sportback, RS5 Sportback vehicles. The lock nut on the trailing arm of the rear axle may break due to stress corrosion.

Remedy

Dealers will replace the lock nuts and, if necessary, the associated bolts, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 25, 2021. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi’s number for this recall is 42L1.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Defect Notice 573 Report



DODGE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V280000
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Components: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,721

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Dodge Durango vehicles. The Side Air Bag Inflatable Curtain (SABIC) fastener may be loose or missing.

Remedy

Dealers will tighten or replace the fastener, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 11, 2021. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is Y16.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Defect Notice 573 Report



KIA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V277000
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Components: FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,744

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2022 Carnival vehicles. The plastic fuel rail tube may have been damaged.

Remedy

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and if necessary, replace the multi-port injection fuel rail, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC211.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Defect Notice 573 Report



MERCEDES-BENZ

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V288000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Components: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 6,331

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2021 AMG GLE 53, 2020 GLE350, GLE450, GLE580, GLS450, and GLS580 vehicles. The air conditioner drain hoses may have been incorrectly installed, causing water to drain into the passenger compartment.

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and correct the air conditioner drain hoses, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed on June 22, 2021. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Defect Notice 573 Report



NISSAN

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V286000
Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.
Components:
Potential Number of Units Affected: 14,054

Summary

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2021 Rogue vehicles. The rear left and/or right brake caliper assemblies may be missing an internal bushing, allowing the O-ring seal to move and brake fluid to leak.

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and replace the left and/or right rear brake calipers, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 10, 2021. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s number for this recall is PC804.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

Defect Notice 573 Report



PORSCHE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V271000
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Components: SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,568

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2021 Cayenne, Cayenne S, Cayenne Turbo, Cayenne GTS, Cayenne Coupe, Cayenne S Coupe, Cayenne Turbo Coupe, and Cayenne GTS Coupe vehicles. The lock nut on the trailing arm of the rear axle may break due to stress corrosion.

Remedy

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the lock nuts, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin June 18, 2021. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche’s number for this recall is AMA9.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.www.safercar.gov.

Defect Notice 573 Report

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