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  • Weekly Recalls: Cadillac/Chevrolet/GMC, Ford, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan

    Weekly Recalls: Cadillac/Chevrolet/GMC, Ford, Kia, Mitsubishi, Nissan

    CADILLAC/CHEVROLET/GMC


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V617000
    • Manufacturer General Motors, LLC
    • Components SEAT BELTS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 484,155

    Summary

    General Motors, LLC (M) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Yukon XL vehicles equipped with third-row seats. The rivet that retains the buckle to the mounting bracket in the left or right side third-row seat belt buckle assembly may have been improperly formed.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the rivet head formation on both the left and right side third-row seat belt buckle assemblies and replace seat belt buckle assemblies, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 26, 2022. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020; Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006; and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is N222372380.

    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-22V617-5019.PDF


     

    FORD 



    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V594000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components AIR BAGS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 64,974

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 Maverick vehicles. The side-curtain air bags may not deploy properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 226, "Ejection Mitigation."

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the left and right side-curtain air bag modules with a new design, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 22, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22C20.

    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-22V594-7101.PDF


    KIA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V560000
    • Manufacturer Kia Motors America
    • Components STRUCTURE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 257,998

    Summary

    Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2012-2013 Optima vehicles. The right and left headliner plates may not be secured properly, which can result in the plates detaching in the event of a side curtain air bag deployment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will secure the headliner plates, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 26, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC245.

    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-22V560-1091.PDF


    MITSUBISHI 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V563000
    • Manufacturer Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.
    • Components POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 76,508

    Summary

    Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain 2019-2022 Outlander Sport vehicles equipped with continuously variable transmissions and mechanical key ignition systems. A software error in the transmission control unit (CVT-ECU) may incorrectly reduce the transmission gear ratio at high speeds, which can result in an engine stall.

    Remedy

    Dealers will update the CVT-ECU software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 24, 2022. Owners may contact MMNA customer service at 1-888-648-7820. MMNA's number for this recall is SR-22-004.

    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-22V563-8250.PDF 


     NISSAN 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V549000
    • Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
    • Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 5,904

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Rogue Hybrid vehicles. The hydraulic brake booster assembly may overheat internally, resulting in a loss of power brake assist. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

    Remedy

    The remedy is under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 22, 2022. Owners may contact Nissan's customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan's number for this recall is R22A6.

    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.

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