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    Weekly Recalls: BMW (2), Kia, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi, Subaru

    BMW

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V586000

    Manufacturer  BMW of North America, LLC

    Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    Potential Number of Units Affected 11,216

     

    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2014-2018 328d, 328d xDrive, X5 xDrive35d, 2014-2016 535d, 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, and 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d vehicles. The high-pressure fuel pump may fail.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the high-pressure fuel pump, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 20, 2021. 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.

    Defect Notice 573 Report

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V598000

    Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC

    Components ENGINE

    Potential Number of Units Affected 50,024

     

    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 M340i, M340i xDrive, 540i, 540i xDrive, X3 M40i, 2020-2021 X4 M40i, 745Le xDrive, 2019-2021 Z4 M40i, and 2020-2021 Toyota Supra vehicles. During engine start, the engine management software may cause loss of braking assist. Full mechanical braking (without assist) remains available.

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the engine management software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 1, 2021. 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.

    Defect Notice 573 Report


    KIA 

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V577000

    Manufacturer Kia Motors America

    Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    Potential Number of Units Affected 5,143

     

    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2022 Telluride vehicles. The LCD display screen may remain blank after startup. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, "Control and Displays."

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the instrument cluster's software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed in August 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC215.

    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


    LAND ROVER 

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V584000

    Manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC

    Components EQUIPMENT, CHILD SEAT

    Potential Number of Units Affected 7,027

     

    Summary

    Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Land Rover Defender vehicles. The owner's manual incorrectly states that the third-row seating is equipped with LATCH child seat restraints with top tethers. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 225, "Child Restraint Anchorage Systems."

    Remedy

    Land Rover will mail owners the correct information to insert into the owner's manual, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 24, 2021. Owners may contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover's number for this recall is N601.

    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


    MERCEDES-BENZ 

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number 21V483000

    Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC

    Components SEAT BELTS

    Potential Number of Units Affected 4,917

     

    Summary

    Mercedes-Benz, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2021 G550, AMG G63, E350, E450, AMG CLS53, AMG E53, AMG GT43, AMG GT53, AMG GT63, 2021-2022 CLS450, and AMG E63 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 rear seat belt assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 24, 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.nhtsa.gov.

    Defect Notice 573 Report


    MITSUBISHI

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V596000

    Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

    Components SEAT BELTS

    Potential Number of Units Affected 3,735

     

    Summary

    Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2022 Outlander vehicles. The front and second-row passenger 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 right front seat belt assembly, and the right and left second-row seat belt assemblies, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a schedule for recall notification. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-21-007.

    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


    SUBARU

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V587000

    Manufacturer  Subaru of America, Inc.

    Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    Potential Number of Units Affected 165,026

     

    Summary

    Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ascent, 2018 Forester, 2018-2020 Impreza, Legacy, Outback, 2018-2019 BRZ, WRX, and Toyota 86 vehicles. The low-pressure fuel pump inside the fuel tank may fail.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the low-pressure fuel pump, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 13, 2021. Subaru and Toyota owners may call customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru’s number for this recall is WRG-21.

    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