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  • Weekly Recalls:  BMW (Fire Risk), Ford, Mercedes-Benz Metris Vans, Toyota

    Weekly Recalls:  BMW (Fire Risk), Ford, Mercedes-Benz Metris Vans, Toyota

    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


    FORD  


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V109000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 155

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Escape Hybrid vehicles. The engine crankshaft may have been manufactured incorrectly, which can result in engine damage.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the crankshaft and replace the engine, as necessary, free of charge. Interim letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed March 2, 2022. Second letters will be sent once the remedy is available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S10.

    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 METRIS VANS 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V099000
    • Manufacturer Daimler Vans USA, LLC
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 17,093

    Summary

    Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. A defective memory chip in the rearview camera may cause the display image to freeze.

    Remedy

    As an interim repair, dealers will update the rearview camera software, free of charge. Interim owner notification letters informing owners of the safety risk and interim repair are expected to be mailed March 21, 2022. Once remedy parts become available, dealers will replace the rearview camera, free of charge. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA's number for this recall is VS2RU54KAM.

    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


    TOYOTA


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V107000
    • Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
    • Components FORWARD COLLISION AVOIDANCE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 36,558

    Summary

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2021 C-HR vehicles. The radar sensor may not have been activated during production, making the pre-collision system (PCS) inoperative.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and activate the radar sensor as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 11, 2022. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 22TA02.

    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


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