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  • Weekly Recalls: Chrysler, Ford, GMC, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Volkswagen

    Weekly Recalls: Chrysler, Ford, GMC, Mercedes-Benz, Tesla, Volkswagen

    CHRYSLER 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V154000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components STEERING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 931

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Dodge Durango and 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles. The steering gear rack bar may have been insufficiently hardened during manufacturing, possibly allowing it to bind within the steering rack, and resulting in difficulty steering or a loss of steering control.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the steering gear assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 3, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-852-1403. FCA US, LLC's number for this recall is Z18.

    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.


     FORD 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V150000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 195,864
    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Ford Expedition, Lincoln Navigator, and 2016-2018 F-150 vehicles equipped with 3.5L EcoBoost engines. The brake master cylinder may allow brake fluid to leak from the front wheel circuit into the brake booster.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the brake master cylinder. If the master cylinder is leaking, the brake booster will also be replaced. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 25, 2022. This recall is an expansion of NHTSA recall number 20V-332. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S11.

    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.


    GMC 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V137000
    • Manufacturer General Motors, LLC
    • Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 740,581

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2010-2017 GMC Terrain vehicles. A reflection caused by the headlight housings may illuminate areas above the vehicle and outside of the driver's view with excessively bright light. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Remedy

    The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed April 23, 2022. Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is N222363740.

    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.


    MERCEDES-BENZ 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V167000
    • Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
    • Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 9,156

    Summary

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2022 EQS 450, EQS 580, and 2021 S500 and S580 vehicles. A software error may disable the rear turn signals, hazard lights, and reverse lights.

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the rear signal software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 13, 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.

    Defect Notice 573 Report


    TESLA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V169000
    • Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 947

    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Model S, Model X, and 2017-2020 Model 3 vehicles equipped with Autopilot Computer 2.5 and operating certain firmware releases. The rearview image may not immediately display when the vehicle begins to reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility."

    Remedy

    Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 17, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-22-00-004.

    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.

    Noncompliance Notice 573 Report


    VOLKSWAGEN


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V163000
    • Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
    • Components ENGINE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 4,269

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Golf GTI and Golf R vehicles. Certain driving situations, such as high acceleration driving maneuvers, may loosen the engine design cover.

    Remedy

    Dealers will remove the engine design cover, free of charge. Once parts become available, Volkswagen will provide a free updated engine design cover under a separate Service Action. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed by May 13, 2022. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 10H5.

    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.