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  • Weekly Recalls:  Ford/Lincoln - PARK OUTSIDE WARNING, Mercedes-Benz -DO NOT DRIVE WARNING, Rivian

    Weekly Recalls:  Ford/Lincoln - PARK OUTSIDE WARNING, Mercedes-Benz -DO NOT DRIVE WARNING, Rivian

    **FORD PARK OUTSIDE WARNING**

    Read Ford's full press release and NHTSA consumer alert here.

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V346000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components ENGINE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 39,013

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021 Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. An engine compartment fire may occur while driving or parked, even with the ignition in the "Off" position.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised to park their vehicles outside and away from structures until the remedy is performed. The remedy is still under development. Letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed May 23, 2022. A second letter will be mailed once the remedy is available. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S36.

    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

     

    MERCEDES-BENZ **DO NOT DRIVE RECALL**

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V315000
    • Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
    • Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 292,287

    Summary

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2006-2012 ML-Class, GL-Class, and R-Class vehicles. Please refer to MBUSA's recall report for specific vehicle model details. Moisture may accumulate and cause corrosion in the brake booster housing unit, which can result in reduced brake performance or brake failure.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised not to drive their vehicles until the remedy has been performed. Dealers will remove the rubber sleeve, inspect the brake booster, and as necessary, replace the brake booster. All repairs will be performed free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed May 27, 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.


    RIVIAN


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V319000
    • Manufacturer Rivian Automotive, LLC
    • Components SEATS, AIR BAGS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 502

    Summary

    Rivian Automotive, LLC (Rivian) is recalling certain 2022 R1T vehicles. The Occupant Classification System (OCS) may not deactivate the air bag when a child or child seat occupies the front passenger seat. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

    Remedy

    Rivian Service Centers will replace the front passenger seat, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 1, 2022. Owners may contact Rivian customer service at 1-734-855-4345. Rivian's number for this recall is FSAM-651.

    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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