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  • Weekly Recalls: Ford (2), Cadillac/ Chevrolet/GMC, Hyundai, Mazda (2), Nissan (2), Toyota

    Weekly Recalls: Ford (2), Cadillac/ Chevrolet/GMC, Hyundai, Mazda (2), Nissan (2), Toyota

    FORD (2)

     

    #1

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V735000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 228,297
    • Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Explorer, Lincoln Corsair, and Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with 360-degree cameras. The video output may fail, preventing the rearview camera image from displaying.

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the Image Processing Module (IPMB) software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 7, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21S44.

    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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    #2

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V746000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components SUSPENSION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 126,033

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2011-2013 Explorer vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota,

    Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. These vehicles may be equipped with a cross-axis ball joint (CABJ) replacement part that could seize, and result in a fracture of the outboard section of the rear suspension toe link.

    Remedy

    Dealer will inspect for the presence of a CABJ. If a CABJ of any design is found, the dealer will inspect the tightness of the CABJ, and replace the CABJ, knuckle, and/or toe link as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 1, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21S43.

    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


    Cadillac/Chevrolet/GMC 

     

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V739000
    • Manufacturer General Motors, LLC
    • Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 14,939

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2021 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles. The fuel pump power control module may cause the fuel pump to fail or operate intermittently, which can interrupt fuel flow to the engine, and cause an unexpected engine stall.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the fuel pump power control module, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 8, 2021. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020; Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006; or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is N212332040.

    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: 21V749000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 466,109

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Sonata, 2016-2017 Sonata Hybrid, and Sonata Plug-In Hybrid vehicles. The Smart Junction Box (SJB) software logic may not properly interpret the signals received from the multifunction switch, which could cause the turn signal to activate in the opposite direction of what the driver intended.

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the SJB software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 19, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 210.

    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


    MAZDA (2)

     

    #1

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V744000
    • Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
    • Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 13,891

    Summary

    Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2009-2011 RX-8 and 2006-2007 MazdaSpeed6 vehicles. Fuel may leak from the fuel pump mounting rings.

    Remedy

    Dealers will install new fuel pump mounting rings. Dealers will also add a thermal insulation pad to the fuel tank on RX-8 vehicles. Repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 23, 2021. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda’s number for this recall is 5121I.

    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: 21V750000
    • Manufacturer Mazda North American Operations
    • Components SEAT BELTS, SEATS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 8,648

    Summary

    Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2020-2021 CX-9 vehicles equipped with 60/40 split bench second-row seats. The left-side second-row seat may unexpectedly slide forward during a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 210, "Seat Belt Assembly Anchorages."

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the internal parts of the affected second-row seats, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 26, 2021. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, Option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 5221I.

    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


    NISSAN (2) 

     

    #1

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V742000
    • Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
    • Components SEATS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 10,082

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2022 Pathfinder vehicles. The third-row headrests may have an improper weld or misaligned internal components, which can allow the headrest to move or detach. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 202, “Head Restraints.”

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace all three third-row seat headrests, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 19, 2021. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s number for this recall is PC844.

    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: 21V743000
    • Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
    • Components SEATS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 5,895

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2022 Pathfinder vehicles. The second-row seat back frames may have insufficient welds that could separate.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and replaced the seat assemblies as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 19, 2021. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s numbers for this recall are PC845, PC846, and PC847.

    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: 21V734000
    • Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
    • Components HYBRID PROPULSION SYSTEM, ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 8,411

    Summary

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2022 Prius and Prius Prime vehicles. The Engine Control Unit (ECU) software may falsely detect an error and shut down the hybrid system, causing a loss of drive power.

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the ECU software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 20, 2021. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota’s number for this recall is 21TB07/21TA07.

    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