Recall Roundup: Dodge, Kia, Nissan

dodge

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 2,000 model-year 2015 Dodge Challenger SRT coupes and Charger SRT sedans equipped with a 6.2-liter V-8 engine.

The Problem: Hose seals in the fuel-delivery system may have been improperly installed, increasing the risk of a fuel leak and a subsequent fire. Fiat Chrysler Automobiles said it is unaware of any injuries or crashes related to this issue.

The Fix: Dealers will replace the fuel-delivery components for free.

What Owners Should Do: FCA has not yet released an owner identification schedule; owners can call 800-853-1403 for more information.

KIA

Vehicles Affected: Approximately 12,360 model-year 2016 Kia Sorento SUVs manufactured from Oct. 27, 2014, to Jan. 29, 2015.

The Problem: An improperly soldered component in the accelerator pedal assembly may prevent the driver from accelerating the vehicle; if this happens there is an increased risk of a crash.

The Fix: Kia began notifying owners Feb. 19; dealers will replace the accelerator assembly free of charge.

What Owners Should Do: Owners can call Kia at 800-333-4542 or the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at 888-327-4236 for more information.

nissan

Vehicles Affected: Certain model year 2013-2015 Nissan Altima vehicles manufactured March 1, 2013, to December 31, 2014.

The Problem: If the primary latch is inadvertently released and the secondary latch is not engaged, the hood could unexpectedly open while driving, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

The Fix: A remedy plan or a notification schedule has not yet been determined. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. Note: This recall is an expansion of recall 14V-565.

What Owners Should Do:  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.safercar.gov.

Photo Credit: Dodge
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