As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have recalled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) or by their manufacturers. Note that these recalls apply only to items that could affect vehicle occupancy safety. Items listed under separate manufacturer technical service bulletins are not always covered by warranty.
2013 Dodge Dart
Chrysler Group, LLC is recalling certain model year 2013 Dodge Dart vehicles manufactured May 10, 2013, through August 24, 2013 and equipped with the Mopar 13 trim package. In the affected vehicles, the front seat mounted side airbags (SAB) may not have been properly installed into the seat. In the event of a crash necessitating SAB deployment, the SABs may fail to deploy as intended, increasing the risk of injury.
Chrysler will notify owners and dealers will inspect the SAB installation and re-install them as necessary, free of charge.
2007-2009 BMW F 800 S; 2007-2009 BMW F 800 ST
BMW of North America, LLC is recalling certain model year 2007-2009 F 800 S and F 800 ST motorcycles manufactured August 2006 through January 2009. Due to incorrect tolerances, the rear wheel drive bearing and rear axle may wear. Bearing and axle wear may affect handling and control of the motorcycle, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW will notify owners and dealers will inspect the wheel bearing and, if necessary, replace the bearing and rear axle at no charge.
2013 Mercedes Benz SL550; 2013 Mercedes Benz SL63; 2013 Mercedes Benz SL65
Mercedes Benz is recalling certain model year 2013 SL63, SL550 and SL65 vehicles manufactured January 16, 2013, through April 30, 2013. The affected vehicles are equipped with an occupant classification system (OCS) that may not detect a very light person sitting in the front passenger seat. If the OCS does not detect a very light person sitting in the seat, the passenger side air bag would be turned off. In the event of a crash necessitating side air bag deployment, the passenger would be at increased risk of injury.
Mercedes will notify owners and dealers will replace the passenger side seat cushion including the OCS.
2012-2014 McLaren MP4-12C Spider
McLaren Automotive, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 MP4 12-C Spider and Coupe vehicles manufactured October 10, 2011, through October 23, 2013 and originally sold in, or currently registered in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas. Due to a combination of high ambient temperatures and humidity, the wiper motor brushes may jam, causing the wiper motor to stop working. Non-functioning wipers during inclement weather may reduce the driver’s visibility, increasing risk of a crash.
McLaren will notify owners and dealers will replace the wiper motors, free of charge. Vehicles outside of the recall area will have a lifetime warranty on their wiper motors that fail for this issue.
2012 BMW K1600 GT; 2012 BMW K1600 GTL
BMW of North America, LLC is recalling certain model year 2012 K1600 GT and K1600 GTL motorcycles. In certain riding conditions, an incorrect throttle valve control signal may be received by the engine control unit, limiting the engine speed. As a result of the reduced engine speed, the engine could stall, increasing the risk of a crash.
BMW will notify owners and dealers will update the throttle control software free of charge.