Weekly Recalls: BMW/Toyota, Dodge, Hyundai/Kia, Ram HD


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BMW/Toyota


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V516000
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,265

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Z4 sDrive30i, Z4 M40i and 2020 Toyota Supra vehicles. The headlamps are able to be adjusted horizontally. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment.”

Remedy

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the headlamp vertical and horizontal adjustment plugs, correcting them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 19, 2020. BMW owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417 or Toyota owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371.

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.



DODGE


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V512000
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components: BACK OVER PREVENTION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 26,361

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Dodge Charger Pursuit vehicles equipped with a “stealth mode.” When stealth mode is selected, the backup camera rearview image will not display when the vehicle is in reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, “Rearview Mirrors.”

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update body control module software to disable stealth mode when the vehicle is shifted into “Reverse”, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is W62.

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.



HYUNDAI


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V543000
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America
Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 180,000

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Tucson vehicles. The Anti-lock Brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) could corrode internally and cause an electrical short, possibly resulting in an engine compartment fire.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the HECU, free of charge. Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures as a precaution until the recall repair is complete. The recall is expected to begin October 30, 2020. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 195.

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.



KIA


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V518000
Manufacturer: Kia Motors America
Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 9,443

Summary

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2019 Stinger vehicles equipped with 3.3L T-GDI engines. While driving, an engine compartment fire may occur in the area where the Anti-lock Brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) is located.

Remedy

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The recall is expected to begin October 26, 2020. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC196.

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.



RAM HD


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V511000
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 32,318

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 3500, 4500 and 5500 cab chassis built with a Cummins 6.7L High Output engine. Inadequate warm up protection can cause a lack of oil film on the engine connecting rod bearings while the engine is reaching operating temperature. This can result in engine damage and connecting rod failure, which could potentially puncture the engine block.

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will flash the engine calibration software to enhance the engine warm up protection, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is W57.

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.
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