Weekly Recalls: Audi, Chevy/Buick/GMC/Cadillac, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover, Porsche, Volvo

Weekly Recalls: Audi, Chevy/Buick/GMC/Cadillac, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Land Rover, Porsche, Volvo
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NHTSA Consumer Alert: Important Kia Sportage & Cadenza Recall for Fire Risk

Owners of select Model Year 2017-2021 Kia Sportage and Cadenza vehicles should park their cars outside and away from homes until their vehicles have been repaired, due to a new recall for the risk of fire.

Kia Motors America issued a safety recall (NHTSA ID 21V-137) on Tuesday for 379,931 select Sportage and Cadenza vehicles not equipped with Smart Cruise Control. Until these recalled vehicles have been repaired, the safest place to park them is outside and away from homes and other structures.

The electrical circuit in the hydraulic electronic control unit in these vehicles may short circuit, which could cause a fire in the engine compartment.

For more information, please see the recall report.

NHTSA encourages all consumers to report any safety concerns to the agency online or by calling our Vehicle Safety Hotline (Toll-Free: 1-888-327-4236 / Hearing Impaired (TTY): 1-800-424-9153).

Read the Consumer Recall Advisory



AUDI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V111000
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components: ENGINE, ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 238

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Audi A8 and 2020-2021 Audi S8 vehicles. A missing sealing pin may allow moisture to enter the engine control module connector, possibly causing a control module malfunction.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine control module connector for a missing sealing pin, and install it, if necessary. The connector will also be inspected for corrosion, and replaced as necessary. Repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 23, 20121. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 97EV.

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.



CHEVY-BUICK-GMC-CADILLAC

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V115000
Manufacturer: General Motors, LLC
Components: TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 33,838

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020 Buick Enclave, Cadillac XT4, XT5, Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, Traverse, GMC Yukon, Yukon XL, 2018-2021 Chevrolet Express, GMC Savana, 2019-2020 Chevrolet Blazer, Silverado 1500, GMC Acadia, Sierra 1500, and certain Continental tires sold to the aftermarket for various model year 2018-2021 vehicles. The affected tires were cured for too long during production.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tires, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 12, 2021. Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-888-988-7267, Buick customer service at 1-866-608-8080, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is N212329050.

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.



HYUNDAI

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V127000
Manufacturer: Hyundai Motor America
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,696

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Kona Electric and 2020 Ioniq Electric vehicles. The lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery may short-circuit.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and as an interim action, owners have the option to follow provided instructions to perform a battery update through the vehicle's infotainment system or request a Hyundai dealer to provide the update. Once parts are available, dealers will replace the Battery System Assembly (BSA). Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owners are advised to park their vehicles outside and away from structures until the interim repair is complete. The recall is expected to begin April 30, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 200.

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.



LAND ROVER

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V117000
Manufacturer: Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC
Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 26,805

Summary

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC. (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Discovery, and Range Rover Velar vehicles. The Auto High Beam (AHB) system does not indicate through the instrument cluster when the high beams are illuminated automatically. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Remedy

Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will update the vehicle software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 23, 2021. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover's number for this recall is N556.

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

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V123000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
Components: TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,529

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2018 GLE350, GLE43 AMG, and GLE400 vehicles equipped with Continental tires. The affected tires were cured for too long during production.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tires, and replace them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 27, 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.



PORSCHE

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V131000
Manufacturer: Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
Components: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 39,547

Summary

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Macan, Macan Turbo Kits, Macan GTS, 2015-2018 Macan S, and Macan Turbo vehicles. The front passenger seat occupancy sensor mat may degrade and fail to detect a passenger in the front seat.

Remedy

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will replace the sensor mat and seat cushion, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 2, 2021. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AMA2.

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.



VOLVO

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V109000
Manufacturer: Volvo Car USA, LLC
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Summary

Volvo Car USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2021-2022 XC40 Recharge vehicles. The Battery Energy Control Module (BECM) microprocessor may reset and cause the high voltage system to disconnect.

Remedy

Volvo Car will notify owners, and the software will be updated by a dealer, or through an over-the-air (OTA) update, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 18, 2021. Owners may contact Volvo Car customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo Car's number for this recall is R10078.

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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