Weekly Recalls: Hyundai/Genesis, GMC/Chevy, Ram Trucks, Audi, BMW, Cadillac, GMC, Chevrolet, Mercedes-Benz (2)


Recall Street Sign

NHTSA Issues Consumer Alert: Important Genesis and Hyundai Recalls for Fire Risk. Read the NHTSA Alert.

NHTSA Issues Consumer Alert: Important 2020-21 GMC Savana & Chevrolet Express Recall for Fire Risk. Read the NHTSA Alert.

RAM TRUCKS: FIRE RISK

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V163000
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 19,214

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Ram 2500, 3500, and 3500, 4500, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles equipped with a Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engine. An electrical short may occur in the Solid State Intake Heater Grid Relay, which could result in a vehicle fire.

Remedy

To remedy your vehicle, your dealer will install a protective barrier on the relay, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2021. Owners may contact FCA US LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US LLC's number for this recall is Y08.

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



AUDI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V198000
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 153,152

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2015-2020 Audi S3 Sedan, A3 Sedan, 2016-2018 A3 Etron, 2017-2020 RS3 Sedan, and 2015-2019 A3 Cabriolet vehicles. The passenger occupant detection system (PODS) may malfunction and switch off the passenger air bag even when the seat is occupied.

Remedy

The remedy program is still in development. Interim notices informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed May 21, 2021. Owners will receive a second notice when the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 69BY. Note: This is an expansion of Recall 19V-474. Any vehicle previously repaired under Recall 19V474 must return for a new remedy.

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.

Recall 573 Report



BMW

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V176000
Manufacturer: BMW of North America, LLC
Components: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,850

Summary

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2021 430i and M440i 4 Series Convertible vehicles. In certain side-impact crashes, the head-thorax air bag may not deploy as intended.

Remedy

The remedy is currently being developed. All affected vehicles are still in dealer inventory, and therefore no owner letters will be mailed. The recall is expected to begin in March 2021. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

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



CADILLAC/GMC/CHEVROLET SUVs

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V190000
Manufacturer: General Motors, LLC
Components: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 94,641

Summary

General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, GMC Yukon, Yukon XL, Chevrolet Suburban, and Tahoe vehicles with third-row seating. The third-row outboard seat belts may have been entrapped or misrouted behind the outboard seat-folding mechanism, which could result in damaged seat belts.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the third-row outboard seat belts, replacing any damaged seat belts, and rerouting them if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 3, 2021. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782, and Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is N202313000.

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.

Recall 573 Report



MERCEDES-BENZ (2)

#1

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V196000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Components: VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,909

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2006-2007 C350, C230, C280, CLK350, E320CDI, E350 Wagon, E350, 2006 C55 AMG, CLK500, CLS500, CLS55 AMG, E500 Wagon, E500, E55 AMG, 2007 CLK550, CLS550, CLS63 AMG, E550, E63 AMG, and E63 Wagon AMG vehicles. The bonding between the glass panel and the sliding roof frame may deteriorate, possibly causing the glass panel to detach from the vehicle.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the glass panel bonding and replace the sliding roof, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 14, 2021. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. This recall is an expansion of recall number 19V-918.

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



#2

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V197000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Components: STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 15,096

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017-2020 C300 Coupe, C43 Coupe AMG, C43 AMG, 2015-2020 C300, GLA250, 2016-2018 C350e, CLA45 Coupe AMG, 2015 C400, S65 AMG, 2015-2019 C63 AMG, 2016 C450, 2015-2016 GLA45 AMG, S600, 2016-2020 GLC300, 2017-2019 GLC43 AMG, GLE43 Coupe AMG, 2014-2019 CLA250 Coupe, 2014-2015 CLA45 AMG, 2018 GLC63 AMG, 2014-2017 S550, 2018-2020 S450, 2016-2019 GLE63 Coupe AMG, 2016 GLE450 Coupe, 2014-2020 S63 AMG, 2018-2019 S560, and 2019 GLC350e vehicles equipped with a panoramic sunroof. The front roof panel located between the windshield and the panoramic sunroof may not have been bonded correctly to the vehicle during a prior repair.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front panel, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 14, 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.

Recall 573 Report Amendment 1

Related Articles
Weekly
Weekly Recalls: Ford, Tesla (3)
FORD
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V381000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,436

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is reca... More ›
Weekly
Weekly Recalls: Ford (2), Mercedes-Benz Sprinter, Nissan/INFINITI, Porsche
FORD #1
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V376000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 192,080

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is... More ›
Weekly
Weekly Recalls: Kia Recalls Vehicles Again For Fire Risk, Mercedes-Benz (2)




**KIA-FIRE DANGER**
Kia is recalling vehicles previously recalled in September 2020 due to fire risk. This time Kia says dealers will install a new multi-fuse and inspect the HECU f... More ›
Weekly Recalls: Ford, Porsche

FORD
NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V324000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: SUSPENSION
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,503

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is r... More ›
There haven't been any comments left on this blog yet. Be the first to add one!.