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  • Recalls: Audi, Ford (2), GMC, Kia, Volkswagen

    Recalls: Audi, Ford (2), GMC, Kia, Volkswagen

    AUDI 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V155000
    • Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 45,789

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2021 Audi RS6 Avant, RS7, 2020-2021 A6 Allroad, S6 Sedan, S7, 2019-2021 A6 Sedan, and A7 vehicles. The fuel level sender may stick, causing an inaccurate fuel level reading to be displayed on the instrument cluster.

    Remedy

    Dealers will install a new sensor in the tank, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 13, 2022. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 20DN.

    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.nhtsa.gov.


    FORD (2) 

     

    #1


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V151000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 78,376

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Edge vehicles. A software error may cause the rearview camera to display a blank or distorted image when the vehicle is in reverse.

    Remedy

    The rearview camera software will be updated by a dealer, or through an over-the-air (OTA) update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 25, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22S14.

    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.nhtsa.gov.

     

    #2

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V150000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 195,864

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator, and 2016-2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with 3.5L EcoBoost engines. The brake master cylinder may allow brake fluid to leak from the front wheel circuit into the brake booster.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the brake master cylinder. If the master cylinder is leaking, the brake booster will also be replaced. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 25, 2022. This recall is an expansion of NHTSA recall number 20V-332. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S11.

    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.nhtsa.gov.


    GMC



    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V137000
    • Manufacturer General Motors, LLC
    • Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 740,581

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2010-2017 GMC Terrain vehicles. A reflection caused by the headlight housings may illuminate areas above the vehicle and outside of the driver's view with excessively bright light. 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

    The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 23, 2022. Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is N222363740.

    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.nhtsa.gov.



    KIA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V158000
    • Manufacturer Kia Motors America
    • Components VISIBILITY
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 30,362

    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling all 2014-2016 Cadenza vehicles. During manufacturing, the front windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, allowing it to detach.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the front windshield glass. If necessary, the windshield will be removed and reinstalled. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 13, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC232.

    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.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report


    VOLKSWAGEN


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V152000
    • Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
    • Components AIR BAGS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 222,892

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Atlas, 2020-2023 Atlas Cross Sport, and 2021-2023 Atlas FL vehicles. The door wiring harness electrical contacts may corrode, disrupting the electrical connection and delaying the deployment of the driver or passenger front side air bag during a side impact crash.

    Remedy

    The remedy is currently under development. Interim owner notification letters informing owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed May 10, 2022. A second notice will be sent once the remedy becomes available. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 97GF.

    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.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report


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