Weekly Recalls: Nissan/Infiniti, Chevrolet, Jeep, Ram Trucks


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NISSAN/INFINITI

Nissan is recalling 1.2 million vehicles in the U.S., Canada, South Korea and Israel over noncompliant rear visibility camera display systems.

The recall affects certain 2018 and 2019 Nissan Altima, Frontier, Kicks, Leaf, Maxima, Murano, NV, NV200, Pathfinder, Rogue, Rogue Sport, Sentra, Titan and Versa vehicles. Infiniti Q50, Q60, QX30 and QX80 vehicles also are affected by the recall.

Drivers could adjust rearview camera display settings "to the degree that the image is no longer visible," and the display failed to return to the required default image when the vehicle is shifted into reverse, NHTSA documents said.

In a statement reported by Automotive News, Nissan said: "Nissan Group has notified NHTSA and Transport Canada that it is recalling certain MY 2018-2019 Nissan and Infiniti vehicles in the U.S. and Canada, in addition to South Korea and Israel, to remedy a technical non-compliance by updating the rear visibility system." "Nissan Group will update the rear-visibility system software to remedy this condition."

Read Nissan’s notice to NHTSA here.

Nissan will begin notifying customers Oct. 21 and will fix the issue with a software upgrade.



RAM TRUCKS


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V635000

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,495

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 2500, 3500 and 3500 Cab Chassis trucks. The brake calipers may have been manufactured with an incorrect assembly fluid, which can cause the caliper's rubber seals to swell.

Remedy

FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake calipers and brake hoses and bleed the brakes, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 18, 2019. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US' number for this recall is V98.

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.



JEEP


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V637000

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

Components STEERING

Potential Number of Units Affected 5,294

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The steering rack gear may break, possibly causing a loss of steering control.

Remedy

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 18, 2019. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V99.

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.



CHEVROLET


NHTSA Campaign Number: 19V652000

Manufacturer General Motors LLC

Components SUSPENSION

Potential Number of Units Affected 93,693

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Chevrolet Trax vehicles. A joint in one or both of the front lower-control arms may have been improperly welded. An improperly welded joint may break, resulting in the partial separation of the lower-control arm from the vehicle.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right front lower-control arms, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is A192261870.

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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