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    Weekly Recalls: Audi, Chevrolet, Ford, Ford/Lincoln, Kia, Jeep/Ram, Ram Trucks

    AUDI


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V652000
    • Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
    • Components AIR BAGS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 4,117

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Audi S3, A3, and RS3 vehicles. The front passenger air bag may have been folded incorrectly.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the front passenger air bag module, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 28, 2022. Owners may contact Audi's customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 69DZ.

    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.


    CHEVROLET


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V640000
    • Manufacturer General Motors, LLC
    • Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 120,688

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2013-2015 Chevrolet Spark and 2014-2015 Chevrolet Spark EV vehicles. The secondary hood latch may corrode at the latch pivot, preventing the hood latch from properly engaging.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the hood striker assembly and hood latch assembly, free of charge. Letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed October 10, 2022. Second letters will be mailed once the remedy is available. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is A222359300. This recall supersedes and expands NHTSA recall number 14V-593. Vehicles previously repaired under 14V-593 will need to have the new remedy performed.

    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 RCLRPT-22V640-6866.PDF


    FORD


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V646000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 1,175

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 Mustang Mach-E vehicles. The right-rear axle half shafts may have been manufactured improperly, allowing the half shaft stem to break under load.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the serial number, and replace the right-rear half shaft, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 19, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S55.

    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 ReportRCLRPT-22V646-5647.PDF

     

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V648000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components VISIBILITY, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 198,482

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Ford Expedition and Lincoln Navigator vehicles. The front blower motor located behind the glove box may fail.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the front blower motor assembly, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 12, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S56.

    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.


    FORD/LINCOLN


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V644000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 277,040

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017-2020 F-Super Duty F-250, F-350, F-450, and 2017-2020 Lincoln Continental vehicles equipped with the 360-degree camera system. Degradation of the camera's anti-reflective lens coating can lead to a foggy or cloudy rearview camera image.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the rearview camera, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 12, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-800-1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S51.

    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 RCLRPT-22V644-3295.PDF


     JEEP/RAM 



    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V638000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components BACK OVER PREVENTION
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 7,895

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Jeep Wrangler, RAM 1500 and 2021 Jeep Gladiator vehicles. A radio software error may prevent the rearview image from displaying. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 111, "Rear Visibility."

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the radio software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 14, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA, LLC's number for this recall is Z86.

    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 RCLRPT-22V638-9101.PDF


    KIA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V651000
    • Manufacturer Kia America, Inc.
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 19,701

    Summary

    Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2023 Sportage vehicles. The alternator battery positive terminal nut may loosen, which can result in an engine stall or an electrical surge.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and tighten the alternator battery positive terminal nut, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 23, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC248.

    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 RCLRPT-22V651-1626.PDF


    RAM TRUCKS


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V642000
    • Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)
    • Components ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 4,907

    Summary

    Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2022 Ram 3500, 3500 Cab Chassis, Ram 2500, and 4500 and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles equipped with Cummins 6.7L turbo diesel engines. The engine control module (ECM) may have been built with a misaligned capacitor that can short-circuit, resulting in an internal loss of communication.

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the ECM, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 15, 2022. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC's number for this recall is Z87.

    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 RCLRPT-22V642-5484.PDF

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