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  • Weekly Recalls: Bentley, BMW, Ford (2), Tesla

    Weekly Recalls: Bentley, BMW, Ford (2), Tesla

    FORD(2) 

    **ROLLAWAY RISK**

    • #1-NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V255000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 252,936

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Explorer Police FHEV, Explorer Police 3.3L, and 2020-2022 Explorer 2.3L RWD, 3.0L PHEV, 3.3 L FHEV, and 3.0L ST GAS vehicles. The rear axle horizontal mounting bolt may fracture and cause the driveshaft to disconnect.

    Remedy

    Depending on the vehicle model, dealers will replace the bushing and axle cover, or update the electronic parking brake software. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 6, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S27.

    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

    **ROLLAWAY RISK**

    • #2- NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V256000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 23,165

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 vehicles equipped with 6.7L diesel engines. A washer within the vehicle's transmission can disintegrate, causing metallic debris to become lodged in the 'Park' mechanism.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace a gearset within the transmission, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 30, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S22.

    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


    BENTLEY 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V257000
    • Manufacturer Bentley Motors, Inc.
    • Components SEATS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 1,923

    Summary

    Bentley Motors, Inc. (Bentley) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Bentayga vehicles. The second row seats may be installed incorrectly, without being locked on all seat rails.

    Remedy

    Dealers will check and reset the 2nd row seat rail positions to ensure proper engagement of the seat rails, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 16, 2022. Owners may contact Bentley customer service at 1-800-777-6923. Bentley's number for this recall is RC22/10 (RC36).

    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


     BMW 

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V267000
    • Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
    • Components VISIBILITY
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 61,221

    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2022 4 Series Gran Coupe (430i, 430i xDrive, M440i xDrive); 2019-2022 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 M50i, X5M; 2021-2022 X5 xdrive45e; 2020-2022 X6 sDrive40i, X6 xDrive40i, X6 xDrive50i, X6M and 2019-2023 X7 xDrive40i, X7 xDrive50i, X7 M50i, X7 xDrive60i, X7 M60i, X7M, Alpina XB7 vehicles. The roof function control unit may be programmed incorrectly, allowing the sunroof to close without the key fob present inside the vehicle. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 118, "Power-Operated Window Systems."

    Remedy

    Dealers will reprogram the roof function control unit, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 13, 2022. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

    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.


    TESLA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V263000
    • Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 48,184

    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2018-2022 Model 3 Performance vehicles. The unit of speed (mph or km/h) may fail to display on the speedometer while in Track Mode. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, "Control and Displays."

    Remedy

    Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 6, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-22-00-008.

    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