Weekly Recalls: BMW, Dodge, Toyota


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DODGE/CHRYSLER (2)


#1: NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V293000

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components POWER TRAIN

Potential Number of Units Affected 298,439

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Dodge Dart vehicles equipped with 6-speed automatic transmissions. The shifter cable bushing may fail allowing the shift cable to detach from the transmission.

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission side shifter cable bushing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on May 31, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V34.

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.



#2: NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V203000

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 7,929

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Dodge Challenger and Charger and Chrysler 300 vehicles. The instrument cluster may not properly illuminate driver warnings. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 101, "Control and Displays."

Remedy

Chrysler has notified owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software, free of charge. The recall began April 8, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V32.

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.


BMW


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V273000

Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

Potential Number of Units Affected 184,505

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2006 525i, 525xi, 530i, 530xi, 530xi Sports Wagon, 325i, 325xi, 325xi Sports Wagon, 330i, 330xi, Z4 3.0i and Z4 3.0si vehicles. The heater for the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve may short circuit.

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the PCV valve heater, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 28, 2019. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: This recall is an expansion to recall 17V-683.

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.


TOYOTA

PLANO, Texas (April 23, 2019) – The first recall involves certain 2019 Model Year Sienna vehicles and the second recall involves certain 2015-2017 Model Year Toyota Yaris Liftback & Hatchback vehicles in the United States.

Sienna Recall

Toyota is conducting a safety recall involving certain Sienna vehicles in the United States. Approximately 270 vehicles are involved in this recall.

During the manufacturing process of the passenger side front doors, it is possible that a component may not have been welded properly. This could affect an airbag system sensor and could lead to nondeployment or inadvertent deployment of the passenger side front seat and curtain shield airbags. This can increase the risk of injury or the possibility of a crash. For all involved vehicles, Toyota dealers will replace the passenger side front door sub-assembly with a new one at no cost to customers.

Toyota will notify owners by mid-June.

Yaris Recall

Toyota is conducting a safety recall involving certain Yaris Liftback & Hatchback vehicles in the United States. Approximately 43,000 vehicles are involved in this recall.

The subject vehicles are equipped with side airbag sensors installed in each of the front doors and wire harnesses that connect these sensors to the airbag control unit.These wire harnesses could corrode over time, which could cause the airbag warning light to come on.In addition, the front seat side airbags and curtain shield airbags could be deactivated or not deploy properly.Non-deployment or improper deployment of these airbags can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash. Based on production records, Toyota dealers will replace the wire harnesses in one or both doors, as necessary, with an improved one at no cost to customers.

Toyota will notify owners by mid-June.

Information about automotive recalls, including but not limited to the list of involved vehicles, is current as of today’s filing date and is subject to change thereafter.To see if your vehicle is involved in a safety recall visit Toyota.com/recall or nhtsa.gov/recalls and enter your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) or license plate information.

For the most up to date information surrounding recalls visit nhtsa.gov/recalls. For any additional questions, customer support is also available by calling the Toyota Customer Experience Center at 1.800.331.4331 or the Lexus Guest Experience Center at 1.800.255.3987.
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