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  • Weekly Recalls:  Audi, Ford, Mercedes-Benz (2), Nissan (2), Tesla

    Weekly Recalls:  Audi, Ford, Mercedes-Benz (2), Nissan (2), Tesla

    AUDI 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V673000
    • Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
    • Components FUEL SYSTEM, GASOLINE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 13,004

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Audi Q3 vehicles. The vent pipe within the fuel tank may have been damaged during fuel tank assembly.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the internal vent pipe for damage and replace the charcoal canister and the fuel tank, if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 4, 2022. Owners may contact Audi's customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20DS.

    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-22V673-9147.PDF


    FORD 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V675000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components WHEELS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 1,519

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 F-150 Raptor Series vehicles equipped with 37-inch tires. The lug nuts on the wheels may have been incorrectly tightened.

    Remedy

    Dealers will tighten or replace the wheel lug nuts, 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 22S59.

    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-22V675-9810.PDF


    MERCEDES-BENZ (2) 


    • #1-NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V678000
    • Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
    • Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 6,752

    Summary

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2022 C300 vehicles. Moisture accumulation in the trunk may leak into the signal acquisition module (SAM), causing an electrical short circuit.

    Remedy

    Dealers will install a cover for the SAM, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 11, 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.

    Defect Notice 573 Report RCLRPT-22V678-5275.PDF



    • #2- NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V680000
    • Manufacturer Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC
    • Components STRUCTURE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 161,000

    Summary

    Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020-2022 GLE350, GLE450, GLS450, 2021-2022 AMG GLE53, 2020-2021 GLE580, GLS580, and 2021 GLE400e, AMG GLS63, AMG GLE63 S, and Maybach GLS600 vehicles. Due to a manufacturing error, the rear door window trim bars may detach.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and secure the rear window trim bars, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 11, 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.


    NISSAN (2)


    • #1- NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V671000
    • Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
    • Components POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 203,223

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2020-2023 Titan and Frontier vehicles. The transmission parking pawl may not engage when the vehicle is shifted into park, which can result in a vehicle rollaway.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised to apply the parking brake every time they park their vehicle. A remedy plan is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 1, 2022. Owners may contact Nissan's customer service at 1-800-867-7669.

    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-22V671-9467.PDF

    • #2-NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V666000
    • Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
    • Components SEAT BELTS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 8,391

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Rogue vehicles. The rear seat belts for the left-hand and right-hand rear seats may not retract properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard numbers 208, “Occupant Crash Protection,” and 209, “Seatbelt Assemblies.”

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and replace the rear seat belts, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 27, 2023. Owners may contact Nissan’s customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s number for this recall is PC915.

    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-22V666-4312.PDF 


    TESLA


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V702000
    • Manufacturer Tesla, Inc.
    • Components VISIBILITY
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 1,096,762

    Summary

    Tesla, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain 2017-2022 Model 3, 2020-2021 Model Y, and 2021-2022 Model S and Model X vehicles. The window automatic reversal system may not react correctly after detecting an obstruction. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 118, "Power-Operated Window Systems."

    Remedy

    Tesla will perform an over-the-air (OTA) software update of the automatic window reversal system, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed November 15, 2022. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-877-798-3752. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-22-00-013.

    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-22V702-4365.PDF

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