2017-2018 Infiniti QX30
- Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling 2017-2018 Infiniti QX30 vehicles. The driver’s airbag may unexpectedly deploy due to an insufficient grounding of the steering components if an electrostatic discharge occurs and the airbag clockspring is broken.
- Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will add sufficient grounding to the steering components, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 18, 2017. Owners may contact Infiniti customer service at 1-800-622-6200, option 7.
- 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.
2017-2018 Audi A4, Allroad; 2018 A5 Sportback
- Audi is recalling approximately 31,300 model-year 2017-18 Audi A4 sedans and A4 Allroad wagons, and model-year 2018 A5 Sportback hatchbacks.
- The aluminum trim on the front and rear doors can come loose from around the door speakers, leaving sharp edges exposed and increasing the risk of an injury.
- Dealers will replace the speaker cover aluminum trim for free.
- Audi will begin notifying owners this month. Owners can call the automaker at 800-253-2834, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit www.safercar.gov to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
- BMW is recalling approximately 741,000 model-year 2008-11 BMW 128i hatchbacks; model-year 2007-11 328i, 328xi, 328i xDrive, 525i, 525xi, 528i, 528xi, 530i and 530xi sedans; model-year 2007-11 X3 3.0si, X3 xDrive30i and X5 xDrive30i SUVs; and model-year 2007-11 Z4 3.0i, Z4 3.0si and Z4 sDrive30i roadsters.
- The heater for the positive crankcase ventilation valve may short circuit, causing the parts within the valve to melt and increasing the risk of a fire, even when the vehicle is not in use.
- Dealers will replace the PCV valve heater for free.
- BMW will begin notifying owners Dec. 18. Owners can call the automaker at 800-525-7417, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s vehicle-safety hotline at 888-327-4236 or visit www.safercar.gov to check their vehicle identification number and learn more.
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