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  • Weekly Recalls: Chevrolet, Ford (2), Jeep, Subaru, VW

    Weekly Recalls: Chevrolet, Ford (2), Jeep, Subaru, VW

    CHEVROLET

     

    Consumer Alert: GM Expands Recall, All Chevrolet Bolt Vehicles Now Recalled

    All owners urged to limit charging, park away from structures, and more.


    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V650000

    Manufacturer  General Motors, LLC

    Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

    Potential Number of Units Affected  52,043

     

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Chevrolet Bolt EV and 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV vehicles. The high voltage battery could catch fire when charged to full or nearly full capacity.

    Remedy

    Defective battery modules will be replaced by GM, free of charge. Owners are advised to take the following interim steps: Set the Target Charge Level feature in their vehicle to limit the charge level to 90%, charge their vehicle more frequently, avoid depleting the battery to 70 miles range remaining, park outside after charging, and do not charge the vehicle indoors overnight.

    Interim notification letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed October 4, 2021. A second letter will be mailed once the final remedy is available. Owners may contact the Bolt EV Concierge Team at 1-833-382-4389. This recall is an expansion of NHTSA recall 21V-560. GM's number for this recall is N212345940.

    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.recalls.

    Defect Notice 573 Report

    Safety Bulletin

    NHTSA Press Release


    FORD (2)

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V652000

    Manufacturer  Ford Motor Company

    Components  AIR BAGS

    Potential Number of Units Affected  592

     

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles. The side air bag attachment weld studs could detach during the deployment of the side air bag, resulting in an improper deployment. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard 214, "Side Impact Protection".

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the side air bag assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 7, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21C19.

    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.recalls.

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    NHTSA Consumer Alert: Ford Issues Recall for 2021 Ford F-150 Super Cabs: Do Not Drive Recommended in Some Cases

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V653000

    Manufacturer   Ford Motor Company

    Components SEAT BELTS

    Potential Number of Units Affected  16,430

     

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 F-150 Super Cab vehicles. The front seatbelt webbing may be incorrectly routed.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised to perform a preliminary self-inspection of the front seatbelts. If the passenger-side seatbelt fails inspection, owners should not use the passenger seat until the repair is performed. If the driver-side seatbelt fails inspection, owners should not drive their vehicle until the repair is performed.

    Dealers will inspect the front seatbelts and, if the webbing is misrouted, will replace the seatbelt retractor and pretensioner, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 27, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21C20.

    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.recalls.

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    NHTSA Consumer Alert Do Not Drive Recommended In Some Cases


    Jeep

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V665000

    Manufacturer  Chrysler (FCA US LLC)

    Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    Potential Number of Units Affected 14,410 

     

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2020 Jeep Wrangler vehicles equipped with the 2.0 Liter engine. A cracked fuel supply line connector may leak fuel into the engine compartment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and replace the fuel supply line as needed, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 15, 2021. Owners may contact FCA US LLC customer service at 1-800-853-140. FCA US LLC's number for this recall is Y10.

    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.

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    Subaru

     

    NHTSA Consumer Alert: Subaru Issues Recall For Select 2021 Impreza Recall: Do Not Drive

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V675000

    Manufacturer  Subaru of America, Inc.

    Components SUSPENSION

    Potential Number of Units Affected   802

     

    Summary

    Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2021 Impreza vehicles. The left-front lower control arm weld may fail, allowing the control arm to separate from the crossmember.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised not to drive their vehicle until the repair is complete. Dealers will inspect and replace the control arm as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 3, 2021. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WRI-21.

    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.recalls.

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    NHTSA  Consumer Alert Do Not Drive

     


    VOLKSWAGEN

     

    NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V651000

    Manufacturer  Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

    Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE

    Potential Number of Units Affected  16,737

     

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Taos vehicles. The underhood fuel supply quick-connector may detach from the fuel supply line causing a fuel leak in the engine compartment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the connection and replace the fuel supply line and connector as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 31, 2021. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20DB.

    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 towww.nhtsa.gov.recalls.

    Defect Notice 573 Report