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    Weekly Recalls: Audi, Cadillac/Saab, Nissan (2), Porsche

     

    AUDI

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V470000

    Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

    Components AIR BAGS

    Potential Number of Units Affected 62,812

     

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2000-2001 Audi TT Coupe, TT Roadster, 2000-2002 A4, and S4 vehicles equipped with Non-Azide Driver Air Bag Inflators (NADI) that do not contain phase stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSAN) propellant. Due to a manufacturing issue, the NADI inflators may absorb moisture, possibly causing the air bag to deploy improperly in the event of a crash.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the driver frontal airbag inflator with an alternative inflator, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 20, 2021. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69CJ.

    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


    CADILLAC/SAAB 

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V473000

    Manufacturer General Motors, LLC

    Components  SUSPENSION

    Potential Number of Units Affected  380,498

     

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2010-2016 Cadillac SRX and 2011-2012 Saab 9-4X vehicles. The rear suspension toe link adjuster may not have been tightened properly, which could result in a loose toe link.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the adjustable toe link with a non-adjustable one, free of charge. Owners are advised to not drive their vehicle if they experience certain Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) warnings or other issues, such as unusual steering behavior, while driving. Please see the Part 573 report for the full list of warnings. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 9, 2021. Cadillac and Saab customers may direct questions to Cadillac customer service at 1-800-333-4223. GM's number for this recall is N212340980.

    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


    NISSAN (2) 

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V471000

    Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.

    Components  EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    Potential Number of Units Affected 30,799

     

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Titan, Titan XD, and Versa vehicles. The front right and/or left turn signal bulb can crack and fail to illuminate.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and replace the bulbs as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 20, 2021. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan's numbers for this recall are PM986 and PC811.

    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.

    Noncompliance Notice 573 Report

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V474000

    Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.

    Components  SEATS, CHILD SEAT

    Potential Number of Units Affected  47,098

     

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2021 Rogue vehicles. The second-row upper tether wires may have been improperly welded to the seatback frame, preventing a child seat from being securely anchored. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 225, "Child Restraint Anchorage Systems."

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and replace the rear seatbacks as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 30, 2021. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan's number for this recall is PC812.

    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.

    Noncompliance Notice 573 Report


    PORSCHE 

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V486000

    Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.

    Components  ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    Potential Number of Units Affected 10,373

     

    Summary

    Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Taycan Turbo, Taycan Turbo S, Taycan 4S, 2021 Taycan, Taycan Cross Turismo, Taycan Turbo S Cross Turismo, Taycan 4S Cross Turismo, and Taycan Turbo Cross Turismo vehicles. The monitoring software can incorrectly detect a fault and shutdown the power train, causing a loss of motive power.

    Remedy

    Dealers will reprogram the power electronics and the engine control unit, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 27, 2021. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AMB5.

    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