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  • Weekly Recalls: Ford (3), Hyundai/Genesis, Jeep, Ram Trucks, Volvo

    Weekly Recalls: Ford (3), Hyundai/Genesis, Jeep, Ram Trucks, Volvo

    FORD (3)


    #1


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V805000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components AIR BAGS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 777

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 Super Duty F-250, F-350, 2021 F-150, Expedition, and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. The front-door side impact pressure sensor modules may have been damaged during supplier assembly, which can cause the side impact air bags to not deploy properly in a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 214, "Side Impact Protection."

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the driver and passenger front door side impact sensors, 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 21C26.

    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: 21V809000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components VISIBILITY
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 1,036

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Bronco Sport vehicles. The moonroof glass may not have been bonded correctly to the moonroof frame, which could result in the glass panel detaching from the vehicle.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the moonroof glass date code and replace the glass, if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 29, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21S46.

    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

    #3 

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V811000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components SEAT BELTS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 47,683

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019-2021 Ford Ranger Super Cab vehicles. The front passenger outboard seat belt may not have been assembled properly, allowing the seat belt to be misrouted. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard numbers 208, "Occupant Crash Protection" and 209, "Seat Belt Assemblies."

    Remedy

    Ford will provide owners with instructions to perform a preliminary inspection of their front seat belts. Owners that detect an issue with the driver's seat belt, are unsure of the results, or do not want to perform an inspection, should not drive their vehicles and contact a Ford dealership. Dealers will inspect the front row outboard seat belts and replace them, if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 15, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21C25.

    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


    HYUNDAI/GENESIS 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V796000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components SEAT BELTS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 978

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2021 Elantra, Elantra HEV, Venue, Genesis GV80 and 2022 Genesis GV70 vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the seat belt pretensioners, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 10, 2021. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's numbers for this recall are 211 and 009G.

    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


    JEEP


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V797000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 7,082
    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021 Jeep Grand Cherokee L vehicles not equipped with automatic high beams. When the master lighting switch is set to the auto position, the high beam headlights will not activate unless the master lighting switch is first changed to the 'on" position. 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

    Dealers will reprogram the vehicles, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 3, 2021. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC's number for this recall is Y66.

    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.


     RAM TRUCKS


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V798000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 131,177

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Ram 3500, 2500 pickup trucks, and Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 cab chassis vehicles equipped with Cummins 6.7L Turbo Diesel engines. An electrical short in the relay may cause a vehicle fire with the ignition on or off.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised to park their vehicles outside and away from structures or other vehicles until the remedy has been performed. The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 3, 2021. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC's number for this recall is Y76.

    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


     VOLVO


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V800000
    • Manufacturer Volvo Car USA, LLC
    • Components AIR BAGS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 194,546

    Summary

    Volvo Cars USA, LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2001-2007 V70 and XC70 vehicles. The driver's air bag inflator may explode during deployment, due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the driver's air bag, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 14, 2021. Owners may contact Volvo Car customer service at 1-800-458-1552. Volvo Car's number for this recall is R10136.

    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