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  • Weekly Recalls: Ford (2), Hyundai, Kia, Nissan (2), Toyota

    Weekly Recalls: Ford (2), Hyundai, Kia, Nissan (2), Toyota
    FORD (2) 

     

    • #1-NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V451000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components VISIBILITY
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 63,294

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 Bronco and Ranger vehicles. The windshield may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, which could allow it to detach during a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 212, "Windshield Mounting."

    Remedy

    Dealers will remove and reinstall the windshield, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 11, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22C12.

    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 

     

    • #2- NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V453000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components TIRES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 2,666

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2022 F-150 BEV vehicles equipped with 20" or 22" all season tires. The tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light may not illuminate as intended, failing to warn the driver of low tire pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 138, "Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems."

    Remedy

    The body control module (BCM) software will be updated by a dealer, or through an over-the-air (OTA) update, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 11, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22C15.

    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.


    HYUNDAI 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V458000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components SEAT BELTS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 72,470

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Venue vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioners with a cap, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 26, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 231. This recall expands and replaces NHTSA recall number 21V-796 for Venue vehicles. Venue vehicles previously repaired under 21V-796 will need to have the new remedy completed.

    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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    KIA


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V447000
    • Manufacturer Kia Motors America
    • Components SEAT BELTS
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 17,199

    Summary

    Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain 2021-2022 Sorento Hybrid and 2022 Sorento Plug-in Hybrid vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioner(s) may explode upon deployment.

    Remedy

    Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioners with a cap, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed August 19, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC241. This recall expands and replaces NHTSA recall number 22V-127. Vehicles already repaired under the previous recall will need to have the new remedy completed.

    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


    NISSAN (2) 


    • #1- NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V457000
    • Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
    • Components POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 180,176

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Frontier and Titan 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. The remedy is currently under development. Interim owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 20, 2022. Second letters will be mailed once the remedy is available. Owners may contact Nissan's customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan's number for this recall is R22A2 R22A3.

    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

    • #2-NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V420000
    • Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
    • Components LATCHES/LOCKS/LINKAGES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 322,671

    Summary

    Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Pathfinder vehicles. On certain Pathfinder vehicles, the secondary hood latch may malfunction and remain in the unlatched, unsecured, position when the hood is closed.

    Remedy

    The remedy is in development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 18, 2020. Owners may contact Nissan's customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan's number for this recall are R22A2 and R22A3.

    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.


    TOYOTA


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V445000
    • Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
    • Components POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 46,176

    Summary

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2022 Tundra and Tundra Hybrid vehicles. The flange nuts on the axle shaft sub-assemblies can loosen over time and potentially cause one or both axle shaft sub-assemblies to separate from the axle housing.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect the rear axle assembly, tighten the axle flange nuts, and replace any damaged axle-related components if necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 15, 2022. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is 22TA05.

    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

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