Weekly Recalls: Jeep/Fiat, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz


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FIAT/CHRYSLER: JEEP/FIAT

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V909000
Manufacturer: Chrysler (FCA US LLC)
Components: SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,352

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2020 Jeep Renegade and Fiat 500X vehicles. The right rear brake caliper could have been fractured during the casting process.

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the right rear brake calipers, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 7, 2020. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is VE8.

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.



MAZDA

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V907000
Manufacturer: Mazda North American Operations
Components: FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 35,390

Summary

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Mazda3 vehicles. The Smart Brake System (SBS) can falsely detect an obstacle while driving, activating the automatic emergency braking system and suddenly stopping the vehicle.

Remedy

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will update the SBS software. In addition, vehicles with certain production dates will receive an instrument cluster software update or replacement and a replacement owner's manual. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 17, 2020. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 4219L.

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.



MERCEDES-BENZ (2)

#1

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V918000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components: VISIBILITY
Potential Number of Units Affected: 744,852

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2001-2011 vehicles. The bonding between the glass panel and the sliding roof frame may deteriorate, possibly resulting in the glass panel detaching from the vehicle. For a full list of the affected models click here: https://static.nhtsa.gov/odi/rcl/2019/RMISC-19V918-4126.pdf

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 February 14, 2020. 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.

#2

NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V914000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components: EQUIPMENT
Potential Number of Units Affected: 10,041

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2019 GLC 300 4MATIC coupe, AMG GLC 43 Coupe, AMG GLC 43, AMG GLC 63, GLC 300, GLC 350e 4MATIC, GLC300 4MATIC, AMG GLC 63 Coupe, and AMG GLC 63 S Coupe vehicles. The passenger side sun visor may have incorrect air bag warning labels, written in a foreign language. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air bag warnings and replace them, as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin February 14, 2020. 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.
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