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  • Weekly Recalls: Audi/VW,  Cadillac, Chevy/GMC, Ford, Hyundai, Kia, INFINITI, Porsche, Volkswagen (2)

    Weekly Recalls: Audi/VW,  Cadillac, Chevy/GMC, Ford, Hyundai, Kia, INFINITI, Porsche, Volkswagen (2)

    AUDI/VW

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number:  21V606000

    Manufacturer   Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

    Components SEAT BELTS

    Potential Number of Units Affected 45,496

     

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 Volkswagen ID4, Audi A4 Allroad, A4 Sedan, A5 Cabriolet, A5 Coupe, A5 Sportback, A6 Allroad, A6 Sedan, A7, A8, E-Tron Quattro, E-Tron Sportback Quattro, Q3, Q5, Q5 Sportback, Q7, Q8, RS5 Sportback, RS5 Coupe, RS6 Avant, RS7, RSQ8, S4 Sedan, S5 Cabriolet, S5 Coupe, S5 Sportback, S6 Sedan, S7, S8, SQ5, SQ5 Sportback, SQ7, SQ8, and 2021-2022 S3 Sedan vehicles. The rear seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect, and replace as necessary, the middle-rear seat belt assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298 and Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 69CR (VW) and 69CS (Audi).

    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.

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    CADILLAC

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V611000

    Manufacturer  General Motors, LLC

    Components AIR BAGS

    Potential Number of Units Affected 34,157

     

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC. (GM) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Cadillac CT4 and CT5 vehicles. The roof rail side-curtain air bags may not have been installed correctly, which could result in an improper air bag deployment during a crash.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect both left and right-side roof rail air bags and reinstall the air bags, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 20, 2021. Owners may contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is N212342780.

    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.

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    CHEVY/GMC

    NHTSA Campaign Number:  21V612000

    Manufacturer General Motors, LLC.

    Components TIRES

    Potential Number of Units Affected 7,082

     

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Chevrolet Equinox and GMC Terrain vehicles equipped with certain Hankook tires. The tires may have been manufactured with an insufficient amount of curative agent, which could cause tread separation.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the tire DOT numbers, and replace any affected tires, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 20, 2021. Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782; and Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is N212343560.

    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.

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    FORD 

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V625000

    Manufacturer  Ford Motor Company 

    Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    Potential Number of Units Affected  13,334

     

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Escape, Lincoln Corsair, and 2021-2022 Bronco Sport vehicles. The fuel delivery module may leak inside the fuel tank, causing low fuel pressure which could result in an engine stall.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the fuel delivery module, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 4, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21S38.

    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.

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    HYUNDAI

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V619000

    Manufacturer  Hyundai Motor America

    Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES 

    Potential Number of Units Affected 348,158

     

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017-2018 Sonata, 2016-2018 Sonata Hybrid, 2018-2020 Accent, and 2016-2017 Azera vehicles. The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 401, "Internal Trunk Release."

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the trunk latch assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 208.

    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.

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    KIA

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V622000

    Manufacturer  Kia Motors America

    Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES 

    Potential Number of Units Affected 253,074

     

    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Forte, Forte Koup, and 2018-2019 Rio vehicles. The trunk latch may become damaged, preventing the opening of the trunk from the inside. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 401, "Internal Trunk Release."

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the trunk latch assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 5, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC216.

    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.

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    INFINITI

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V599000

    Manufacturer  Nissan North America, Inc.

    Components BACK OVER PREVENTION

    Potential Number of Units Affected 3,569

     

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2021 Infinity Q50, Q60, and QX80 vehicles. A software error may deactivate the audio/video control unit screen, preventing the rear-view image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility."

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the control unit software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 14, 2021. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan's number for this recall is R21A9.

    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.

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    PORSCHE

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V608000

    Manufacturer  Porsche Cars North America 

    Components SEAT BELTS

    Potential Number of Units Affected 4,924

     

    Summary

    Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2021 911 Carrera Coupe, 911 Carrera S Coupe, 911 Carrera 4 Coupe, 911 Carrera 4S Coupe, 911 Turbo Coupe, 911 Turbo S Coupe, Panamera, Panamera 4 E-Hybrid, Panamera 4S, Panamera GTS, Panamera Turbo S, Taycan, Taycan 4S, Taycan Turbo, and Taycan Turbo S vehicles. The seat belt automatic locking retractors may deactivate early, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AMB6.

    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.

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    TOYOTA

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V617000

    Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing

    Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    Potential Number of Units Affected 31,307

     

    Summary

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Yaris, Yaris Hatchback, and Yaris Sedan vehicles. An impeller within the low-pressure fuel pump may crack and deform, potentially causing the fuel pump to fail.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the low-pressure fuel pump assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 30, 2021. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s numbers for this recall are 21TB05 and 21TA05.

    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.

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    VOLKSWAGEN (2)

    #1
    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V607000

    Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

    Components SEAT BELTS

    Potential Number of Units Affected 12,060

     

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021 ID4 vehicles. Incorrect rear outboard seat belt assemblies without an automatic locking retractor (ALR) function may have been installed, which can prevent the child restraint system from securing properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect, and replace as necessary, the rear outboard seat belt assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 69CQ.

    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.

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    #2
    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V615000

    Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

    Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    Potential Number of Units Affected 5,087

     

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Taos vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive. The engine control unit (ECU) software may cause a stall when coming to a stop.

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 5, 2021. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 24HH.

    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.

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