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  • Weekly Recalls:  Lexus/Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen

    Weekly Recalls:  Lexus/Toyota, Porsche, Volkswagen

     LEXUS/TOYOTA 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V661000
    • Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
    • Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 83,725

    Summary

    Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2022 Lexus NX250, NX350, and Toyota Tundra vehicles. The Skid Control ECU within the Brake Actuator Assembly may falsely detect an overcurrent condition of the Electronic Parking Brake (EPB) Actuator and enter a failsafe mode which prevents the EPB from being engaged. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 135, "Light Vehicle Brake Systems."

    Remedy

    Dealers will reprogram the Skid Control ECU, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed by October 31, 2022. Owners may contact Toyota's customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's numbers for this recall is 22TA11 and 22LA04.

    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-22V661-6916.PDF 


    PORSCHE

    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V656000
    • Manufacturer Porsche Cars North America, Inc.
    • Components EXTERIOR LIGHTING
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 193,259

    Summary

    Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2003-2020 Porsche Macan, Cayenne, Panamera, and Cayman S vehicles. Please see the recall report for a complete list of all affected models and model years. The caps that cover the low-beam headlight horizontal adjustment screws are missing, which can allow the headlights to be improperly adjusted. 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 inspect the headlights for sealing caps and install missing caps as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 29, 2022. Owners may contact Porsche's customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is ANB4.

    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-22V656-3074.PDF


    VOLKSWAGEN 


    • NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V657000
    • Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
    • Components TRAILER HITCHES
    • Potential Number of Units Affected 3,184

    Summary

    Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2022 Atlas and Atlas Cross Sport vehicles. The trailer hitch bolts may have been insufficiently tightened.

    Remedy

    Dealers will tighten the trailer hitch bolts, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed October 28, 2022. Owners may contact Volkswagen's customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 66N8.

    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-22V657-9358.PDF 

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