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    Weekly Recalls: Chevrolet/Cadillac, Hyundai (2), LUCID, Mercedes-Benz

    CHEVY/CADILLAC 

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V359000
    • Manufacturer General Motors, LLC
    • Components SEATS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 221

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021 Chevrolet Malibu, 2022 Chevrolet Equinox, Blazer and Cadillac XT4 vehicles. The driver's seat cushion frame may have an improper weld in the power tilt-adjustment mechanism.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the driver's seat and replace the cushion frame, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 5, 2022. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is N212356050.

    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


    HYUNDAI (2) 

    • #1- NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V354000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components SEAT BELTS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 239,000

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2022 Accent, 2021-2023 Elantra, and 2021-2022 Elantra HEV vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioner(s) with a cap, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 15, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 229. This recall expands and replaces NHTSA recall numbers 21V-796, 22V-069, 22V-218, and 22V-123 for Accent, Elantra, and Elantra HEV vehicles. All Accent, Elantra, and Elantra HEV vehicles already repaired under the previous recalls will need to have the new remedy completed.

    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

    • #2-NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V353000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 158
    • Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2022 Palisade vehicles. The instrument cluster assembly may have been manufactured with excessive adhesive, which can disable the instrument cluster display screen.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the instrument cluster assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 15, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 230.

    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.

    Recall 573 Report - May 19, 2022


    LUCID


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V351000
    • Manufacturer Lucid Motors, Inc.
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 1,117

    Summary

    Lucid Motors, Inc. (Lucid) is recalling certain 2022 Air vehicles (all grades). The display wiring harness may not be secured properly, which can disable the display screens. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, "Control and Displays."

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and secure the wiring harness, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 20, 2022. Owners may contact Lucid customer service at 1-888-995-8243. Lucid's number for this recall is NCR-22-01-0.

    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


    MERCEDES-BENZ 

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V365000
    • Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, COMMUNICATION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 234,862

    Summary

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2017-2022 CLA-Class, GLA-Class, GLE-Class, GLS-Class, SLC-Class, A-Class, AMG GT-Class, C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, SL-Class, GLC-Class, CLS-Class, GLB-Class, and G-Class vehicles. Please refer to MBUSA's recall report for specific vehicle model details. An error in the communication module's SIM card software can cause a mobile network connection failure, disabling the emergency call (eCall) system.

    Remedy

    The communication module software will be updated through an Over-the-Air (OTA) update or by a dealer, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 19, 2022. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

    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.

    Recall 573 Report - May 26, 2022

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