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  • Weekly Recalls: BMW, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Kia, RAM Trucks, Tesla

    Weekly Recalls: BMW, Ford, Honda, Jeep, Kia, RAM Trucks, Tesla

    BMW


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V907000
    • Manufacturer BMW of North America, LLC
    • Components FUEL SYSTEM, DIESEL
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 50,404

    Summary

    BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2013-2018 328d, 328d xDrive, 2014-2018 328d Sports Wagon, 328d xDrive Sports Wagon, 2014-2016 535d, 535d xDrive, 2015 740Ld xDrive, 2015-2017 X3 xDrive28d SAV, and 2014-2017 X5 xDrive35d SAV diesel vehicles equipped with an Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) module with an integrated cooler. The EGR cooler may leak internally, causing coolant to mix with diesel engine soot, which could result in smoldering particles and a melting intake manifold.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the EGR cooler and inspect the intake manifold, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 12, 2022. This recall includes all vehicles previously recalled under 18V-755. Vehicles previously recalled under 18V-755 will need to have the new remedy performed for this recall. 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: 21V922000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 114,996

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Bronco Sport and Escape vehicles. The rear brake linings may have been manufactured incorrectly, which can affect braking performance. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 135, “Light Vehicle Brake Systems.”

    Remedy

    The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 10, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 21C31.

    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


    HONDA


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V932000
    • Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)
    • Components STRUCTURE, LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 724,826

    Summary

    Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2019 Passport, 2016-2019 Pilot, and 2017-2020 Ridgeline vehicles. The hood latch striker may become damaged and separate from the hood, which can result in the hood opening while driving.

    Remedy

    Dealers will either repair the hood latch striker, or replace the hood if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 17, 2022. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda’s number for this recall is PBV.

    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


    JEEP


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V919000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components SEATS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 793

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2022 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer vehicles. The second-row center-seat recliner pull strap may bind on the seat trim surface, preventing the seat back from locking into the upright position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 207, “Seating Systems.”

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and replace as necessary, the rear center-seat recliner strap, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 12, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall is Y86.

    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


     KIA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V908000
    • Manufacturer Kia Motors America
    • Components STRUCTURE, LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 2,956

    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2022 Carnival vehicles. The remote controller assembly for the passenger-side power sliding door may malfunction, preventing the passenger-side sliding door from securely latching.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the passenger-side power sliding door release actuator’s drum and holder inside the remote controller assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 16, 2021. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC221.

    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


    RAM TRUCKS


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V918000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION, STEERING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 38,157
    • Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Ram 1500 pickup trucks. The Trailer Reverse Steering Control Module (TRSCM) may prevent the rearview image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, “Rear Visibility.”

    Remedy

    The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 12, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC’s number for this recall is Y80.

    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


    TESLA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V912000
    • Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
    • Components SUSPENSION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 826

    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Model Y vehicles. The front and rear suspension knuckles may fracture, causing the suspension links to separate.

    Remedy

    Tesla Service will inspect and replace the knuckles as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 18, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla’s number for this recall is SB-21-31-004.

    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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