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  • Weekly Recalls:  Hyundai/Kia Park Outside Fire Risk, Ford,  Subaru

    Weekly Recalls:  Hyundai/Kia Park Outside Fire Risk, Ford,  Subaru

    **HYUNDAI, KIA FIRE RISK**

    URGENT: FIRE RISK WHEN PARKED

    PARK OUTSIDE WARING / NHTSA STOP-SALE ORDER - READ MORE HERE

    Hyundai

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V633000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components TRAILER HITCHES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 245,030

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling 2020-2022 Palisade vehicles potentially equipped with a tow hitch harness installed as original equipment, or purchased as an accessory through a Hyundai dealership. Debris and moisture accumulation on the tow hitch harness module printed circuit board (PCB) may cause an electrical short, which can result in a fire.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete. As an interim repair, dealers will inspect the tow hitch module and remove the fuse, as necessary, free of charge. The final remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to mailed October 17, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 235.

    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-22V633-4843.PDF

    Kia

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V626000
    • Manufacturer Kia America, Inc.
    • Components TRAILER HITCHES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 36,417

    Summary

    Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Telluride vehicles potentially equipped with a Genuine Kia 4-pin tow hitch harness installed as original equipment, or purchased as an accessory through a Kia dealership. Debris and moisture accumulation on the tow hitch harness module printed circuit board (PCB) may cause an electrical short, which can result in a fire.

    Remedy

    Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete. The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 14, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC247.

    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-22V626-4406.PDF

     


    FORD 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V623000
    • Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
    • Components POWER TRAIN, STRUCTURE
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 58,203

    Summary

    Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2021-2022 F-150 vehicles. Underbody heat and noise insulators may loosen and contact the aluminum driveshaft, which could damage the driveshaft and cause it to fracture.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and repair the driveshaft, as necessary, and properly attach the underbody insulators, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed September 5, 2022. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 22S53.

    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-22V623-2762.PDF


    HYUNDAI


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V627000
    • Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
    • Components VISIBILITY
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 122,919

    Summary

    Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2020-2021 Palisade vehicles. The windshield wiper motor may become inoperative, causing the wipers to fail.

    Remedy

    The remedy is currently under development. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 14, 2022. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's number for this recall is 233.

    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-22V627-3441.PDF 


    KIA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V612000
    • Manufacturer Kia America, Inc.
    • Components POWER TRAIN
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 28,065

    Summary

    Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2016 Sedona and Sorento vehicles. The vehicles may have been manufactured with faulty automatic transmission shift lever assembly components, preventing the shift lever from locking, which can allow the vehicle to rollaway.

    Remedy

    Dealers will inspect and replace the automatic transmission shift lever assembly components, as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 7, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC246.

    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-22V612-5624.PDF 


    SUBARU 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V624000
    • Manufacturer Subaru of America, Inc.
    • Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 188,397

    Summary

    Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Impreza vehicles. The left and right side reflex reflector and left side low beam reflector may inadequately reflect light. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

    Remedy

    Dealers will replace the front headlamp assemblies, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 11, 2022. Owners may contact Subaru's customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WRG-22.

    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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