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  • Weekly Recalls:  Buick/Chevrolet, Honda, Kia, Land Rover, Ram (2)

    Weekly Recalls:  Buick/Chevrolet, Honda, Kia, Land Rover, Ram (2)

    BUICK/CHEVROLET

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V440000

    Manufacturer General Motors LLC  

    Components EQUIPMENT

    Potential Number of Units Affected 135,400

     

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC. (GM) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Buick Encore GX and 2021-2022 Chevrolet Trailblazer vehicles. The emergency jack, if not positioned as directed in the vehicle owner's manual, can fracture while in use.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the jack, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 26, 2021. Owners may contact Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is A212335470.

    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.


    HONDA

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V432000

    Manufacturer HONDA (American Honda Motor Co.)

    Components SEATS

    Potential Number of Units Affected 274

     

    Summary

    Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2022 Odyssey vehicles. The second-row outboard seats may have deformed seat rail locking mechanisms, which could prevent the seat rails from locking into place.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace both second-row outboard seat frames, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 19, 2021. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is YBE.

    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.


    KIA

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V447000

    Manufacturer Kia Motors America

    Components STEERING, LANE DEPARTURE

    Potential Number of Units Affected 846

     

    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2021-2022 K5 vehicles equipped with 2.5L T-GDI engines. The Rack-Mounted Motor Driven Power Steering (R-MDPS) system lacks the ability to diagnose communication faults. If a communication fault occurs while driving around a curve with Lane Following Assist (LFA) engaged, the steering assist level may not adjust properly, causing a sudden increase in the steering effort required.

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the R-MDPS software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 24, 2021. Owner may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC213.

    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.


    LAND ROVER

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V435000

    Manufacturer Jaguar Land Rover North America

    Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING

    Potential Number of Units Affected 2,622

     

    Summary

    Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Land Rover) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Defender X vehicles equipped with smoked rear light assemblies. A voltage spike, triggered by a bright light shining on the rear of the vehicle, can cause the turn signals, brake lights, and tail lights to fail.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the rear light assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 3, 2021. Owners can contact Land Rover customer service at 1-800-637-6837. Land Rover's number for this recall is N598.

    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.


    RAM (2)

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V438000

    Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)

    Components BACK OVER PREVENTION

    Potential Number of Units Affected 14,096

     

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Ram 1500 vehicles equipped with a trailer reverse steering module (TRSCM). The rearview camera image may not display. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility."

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the TRSCM software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 30, 2021. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA, US, LLC's number for this recall is Y30.

    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.

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V439000

    Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)

    Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING

    Potential Number of Units Affected 32,002

     

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 cab chassis vehicles equipped with a Cummins 6.7L High Output engine. The engine calibration software may not warn about low oil volume.

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the engine calibration software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 30, 2021. Owners may contact FCA US LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US LLC's number for this recall is Y21.

    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.