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  • Weekly Recalls: BMW (Fire Risk), Dodge/Ram, Ford, Sprinter

    Weekly Recalls: BMW (Fire Risk), Dodge/Ram, Ford, Sprinter

    BMW (Engine Fire Risk)

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V119000
    • Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
    • Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 917,106

    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2008-2013 1 Series Coupe (128i); 2007-2013 3 Series Coupe (328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive); 2007-2010 X3 SAV (X3 3.0si, X3 xDrive30i); 2008-2013 1 Series Convertible (128i); 2006-2011 3 Series Sedan (325i, 325xi, 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 330i, 330xi); 2006-2012 3 Series Wagon (328i, 328i xDrive); 2007-2013 3 Series Convertible (328i); 2006-2010 5 Series Sedan (525i, 525xi, 528i, 528xi, 530i, 530xi); 2006-2007 5 Series Wagon (530xi); 2007-2010 X5 SAV (X5 3.0si, X5 xDrive30i); 2006-2008 Z4 Coupe (Z4 3.0si); and 2006-2011 Z4 Roadster (Z4 3.0i, Z4 3.0si, Z4 sDrive30i) vehicles. The heater for the positive crankcase ventilation (PCV) valve may short circuit.

    Remedy

    This recall supersedes and expands previous NHTSA recalls 17V-683 and 19V-273. Vehicles previously repaired under the prior recalls will need to come back for the new recall remedy. The remedy is currently being developed. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 25, 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.

    Defect Notice 573 Report


    DODGE/RAM


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V140000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC, ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 370,437

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2022 Ram 2500 and 2021-2022 Dodge Durango vehicles, and 2019-2022 3500 cab chassis with GVWR less than 10,000 lbs. The ABS control module software may prevent the electronic stability control (ESC) malfunction indicator light from illuminating during certain conditions. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 126, "Electronic Stability Control Systems."

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the ABS control module software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 29, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC's number for this recall is Z20.

    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


    FORD


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V142000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components VISIBILITY
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 157,306

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 F-150 vehicles. The front windshield wiper motor may become inoperative, causing the wipers to fail.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the front windshield wiper motor, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 18, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S12.

    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


    SPRINTER VANS


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V131000
    • Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
    • Components SUSPENSION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 2,153

    Summary

    Daimler Vans USA, LLC. (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vehicles. The shim on the torsion bar was installed incorrectly during assembly.

    Remedy

    Dealers will correct the position of the shim and replace the torsion bar linkages, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 11, 2022. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA's number for this recall is VS3VADREH.

    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

    Recall 573 Report - March 10, 2022


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