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    Weekly Recalls: Chevrolet, Ford (2), Volvo

     CHEVROLET


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V758000
    • Manufacturer General Motors, LLC
    • Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 3,241

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, GMC Sierra 2500, and Sierra 3500 vehicles with electronic brake control modules (EBCM) replaced during vehicle assembly. The bolts that attach the brake pressure modulator valve (BPMV) assembly may not be properly tightened, which could fail to seal the two sub-assemblies and allow water intrusion.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised to park outside and away from other structures until the recall repair is completed. Dealers will replace the BPMV assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 15, 2021. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is N212349181.

    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 (2) 

     

    #1

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V765000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components SEATS, CHILD SEAT
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 37,625
    • Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Ranger Super Cab vehicles equipped with rear seats containing fixed head restraints. The fixed head restraints may interfere with proper installation of certain types of child seats. Additionally, the child seat may not attach properly to the lower-rear anchors. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 225, "Child Restraint Anchorage System."

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the rear-lower child restraint anchorages for correct alignment and adjust as necessary. Separately, dealers will replace the non-removable head restraints with removable head restraints, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 15, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21C24.

    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

    #2

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V770000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components AIR BAGS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 553

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Bronco vehicles. During passenger air bag deployment, an air bag vent could open prematurely and result in an improper deployment. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the passenger air bag, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 15, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21C23.

    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


    VOLVO

     

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V766000
    • Manufacturer Volvo Car USA, LLC
    • Components AIR BAGS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 259,383

    Summary

    Volvo Car USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2001-2006 S80 and 2001-2009 S60 vehicles. The driver's air bag inflator may explode during deployment, due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the driver's air bag, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 29, 2021. Owners may contact Volvo Car customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo's number for this recall is R10125.

    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