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  • Weekly Recalls: Dodge/Jeep, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Tesla, Toyota, Volvo

    Weekly Recalls: Dodge/Jeep, Hyundai, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Tesla, Toyota, Volvo

    Mercedes-Benz issues “do not drive” recall

    According to Reuters, Mercedes-Benz announced Thursday it would recall 292,000 ML, GL and R-Class vehicles from the 2006 through 2012 model years over braking issues and urged owners to stop driving immediately. 

    Read the NHTSA consumer alert here.

     

    DODGE/JEEP


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V284000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 1,308

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Dodge Durango, Jeep Grand Cherokee WK, 2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and 2021-2022 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles equipped with 3.6L engines. The exhaust gas recirculation (EGR) valve may stick open, resulting in an unexpected loss of drive power.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the EGR valve assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 17, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC's number for this recall is Z31.

    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


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V312000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 215,171

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2013-2014 Sonata vehicles. The low pressure fuel hose that connects the low pressure fuel pump to the direct injection fuel pump may crack over time, due to heat generated within the engine compartment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the low pressure fuel hose, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 5, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 227. This recall replaces NHTSA recall number 20V-121. Vehicles previously repaired under recall 20V-121 that did not receive a replacement fuel hose will need to have this new recall remedy performed.

    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


    PORSCHE


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V278000
    • Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
    • Components SEATS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 9,570

    Summary

    Porsche Cars of North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Taycan vehicles. The driver and passenger seat wire harness could become damaged during horizontal seat adjustment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the seat wire harness for damage, and add fabric tape to secure the harness, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 24, 2022. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is ANA5.

    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: 22V296000
    • Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION, EQUIPMENT
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 129,960

    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Model S, Model X, and 2022 Model 3 and Model Y vehicles operating certain firmware releases. The infotainment central processing unit (CPU) may overheat during the preparation or process of fast-charging, causing the CPU to lag or restart.

    Remedy

    Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update that will improve CPU temperature management, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 1, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-22-00-009.

    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


    TOYOTA


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V285000
    • Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 18,101

    Summary

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2022 Tundra vehicles equipped with a Panoramic View Monitor (PVM) system. The parking assist electronic control unit (ECU) software may prevent transmission of the rearview camera signal during cold weather, preventing the rearview image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility."

    Remedy

    Dealers will reprogram the parking assist ECU software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 30, 2022. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 22TA04.

    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

    April 28, 2022 NONCOMPLIANCE INFORMATION REPORT


    VOLVO


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V288000
    • Manufacturer Volvo Car USA, LLC
    • Components VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 5,351

    Summary

    Volvo Car USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2021-2022 XC40 BEV vehicles. Water may enter the cable harness, corroding the accelerator pedal sensor (APS) circuit.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect for corrosion, install a cable splice to prevent water intrusion and, as necessary, replace the connector terminal and APS, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 20, 2022. Owners may contact Volvo Car at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo Car's number for this recall is R10170.

    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