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  • Weekly Recalls: Ford, Kia (2), Hyundai (2), Mitsubishi, Toyota

    Weekly Recalls: Ford, Kia (2), Hyundai (2), Mitsubishi, Toyota

     FORD 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V333000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components VEHICLE SPEED CONTROL, POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 464

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Mustang Mach-E vehicles equipped with all-wheel drive. The powertrain control module (PCM) functional safety software may fail to detect a software error, resulting in unintended acceleration, unintended deceleration, or a loss of drive power.

    Remedy

    The PCM software will be updated by a dealer, or through an over-the-air (OTA) update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 30, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S29.

    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


    KIA (2)


    • #1:  NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V322000
    • Manufacturer Kia Motors America
    • Components PARKING BRAKE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 9,014

    Summary

    Kia Motor America (Kia) is recalling certain 2022 EV6 vehicles. A software error in the Shifter Control Unit (SCU) may disengage the parking mechanism, which can allow the vehicle to rollaway.

    Remedy

    Drivers are recommended to park their vehicles on level ground and avoid parking on a slope/inclined surface whenever possible until the remedy has been performed. Dealers will update the Shifter Control Unit software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 25, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC236.

    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 - 5/16/2022

    • #2:  NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V344000
    • Manufacturer Kia Motors America
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 2,761

    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2022 Telluride vehicles. Excess adhesive in a circuit board within the instrument cluster may cause the instrument cluster display screen to be blank. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 101, "Control and Displays."

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the instrument cluster assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 15, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC237.

    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


    HYUNDAI (2)


    • #1: NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V324000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components PARKING BRAKE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 10,729

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2022 Ioniq 5 vehicles. A software error in the Shifter Control Unit (SCU) may disengage the parking mechanism, which can allow the vehicle to rollaway.

    Remedy

    Drivers are recommended to use the Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) when parking their vehicles until the remedy has been performed. Dealers will update the Shifter Control Unit software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 10, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 228.

    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: 22V354000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components SEAT BELTS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 239,000

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2019-2022 Accent, 2021-2023 Elantra, and 2021-2022 Elantra HEV vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioner(s) with a cap, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 15, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 229. This recall expands and replaces NHTSA recall numbers 21V-796, 22V-069, 22V-218, and 22V-123 for Accent, Elantra, and Elantra HEV vehicles. All Accent, Elantra, and Elantra HEV vehicles already repaired under the previous recalls will need to have the new remedy completed.

    Defect Notice 573 Report


    MITSUBISHI 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V335000
    • Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
    • Components SEAT BELTS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 2,865

    Summary

    Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2022 Outlander vehicles. The Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) in the right front, second-row right, and second-row left seat belt assemblies may deactivate before the seat belts are fully retracted, which can result in an unsecured child restraint system. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and replace the seat belt assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 23, 2022. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-88-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-22-002.

    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


    TOYOTA


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V310000
    • Manufacturer Gulf States Toyota, Inc.
    • Components EQUIPMENT
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 661

    Summary

    Gulf States Toyota, Inc. (GST) is recalling certain 2022 4Runner, Tacoma, Highlander, and Highlander Hybrid vehicles. The load carrying capacity modification labels may not be permanent and can fade, becoming illegible. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

    Remedy

    GST will notify owners by mail, including a replacement load carrying capacity modification label for their vehicle and detailed replacement instructions, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed June 27, 2022. Owners may contact GST customer service at 1-800-444-1074. GST's number for this recall is 22R1.

    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

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