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As a service to your customers, please note the following vehicles that have been recalled by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) or by their manufacturers.

Note 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.

PASSENGER VEHICLES

2016 Chevrolet Camaro, Malibu, Silverado; 2016 GMC Sierra

Genera Motors LLC is recalling certain model year 2016 Chevrolet Camaro, Malibu, Silverado and GMC Sierra vehicles. The radio may intermittently fail to provide an audio warning when the key has been left in the ignition and the door is opened or when the driver does not fasten their seat belt. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards No. 114, “Theft Protection”, and/or No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

An unbelted driver is at a greater risk of injury in a crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the radio software, free of charge.


2016 Buick Regal

General Motors LLC is recalling certain model year 2016 Buick Regal vehicles manufactured August 30, 2015, to February 12, 2016. The affected vehicles have a power steering assist system that may fail.

A loss of power steering assist may increase the risk of a crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the electric belt drive rack and pinion steering gear assembly, free of charge.


2006-2012 Toyota Rav4; 2014-2014 Toyota Rav4 EV

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain model year 2006-2012 Rav4 vehicles manufactured July 28, 2005, to December 19, 2012, and 2012-2014 Rav4 EV vehicles manufactured July 24, 2012, to August 29, 2014. In the event of a frontal collision, the rear seat belts for the outboard seats may be cut by the seat cushion frame.

A cut seat belt may not properly restrain the seat occupant, increasing their risk of injury in a crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will install a protector over both rear seat cushion frames, free of charge.


2013-2016 Scion FR-S

Toyota Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Toyota Scion FR-S vehicles manufactured March 13, 2012, to January 14, 2016 and equipped an automatic transmission and ignition key. Vehicles with a push-to-start button are not affected. In the affected vehicles, it may be possible to remove the ignition key without the transmission being in the park position. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No.  114, “Theft Protection and Rollaway Prevention.”

If the key can be removed from the ignition when the transmission is not in the park position, the vehicle could roll away increasing the risk of a crash and occupant or pedestrian injuries.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ignition key/transmission interlock wiring connections, correcting them as necessary, free of charge.


2009 Volkswagen Routan

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2009 Volkswagen Routan vehicles manufactured February 7, 2008, to August 28, 2008. In the affected vehicles, the air bag control units may corrode and fail.

If the air bag control unit fails, the air bags may not deploy in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of occupant injury. Additionally, the air bags may inadvertently deploy, increasing the risk of a crash.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control unit, free of charge.


2011 Kia Forte

Kia Motors America is recalling certain model year 2011 Forte vehicles manufactured August 27, 2010, to November 11, 2010. The affected vehicles have a transmission fluid cooler hose that may have been improperly manufactured, resulting in a transmission fluid leak.

If enough transmission fluid leaks out, the transmission may not function properly and the vehicle may stop moving, increasing the risk of a crash.

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission cooler hose, free of charge.


2016 Honda Civic

Honda is recalling certain model year 2016 Civic vehicles manufactured September 22, 2015, to February 3, 2016, and equipped with 2.0L engines. The affected vehicles have engines with piston assemblies that may have been manufactured without a piston wrist pin circlip or with an incorrectly installed piston wrist pin circlip.

If a circlip is missing or incorrectly installed, the piston wrist pin may not be secure and may drift and damage the engine cylinder causing the engine to seize and increasing the risk of a crash or a fire.

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the piston assemblies and damaged engine components, as necessary, free of charge.


2011 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Motor America is recalling certain model year 2011 Hyundai Tucson vehicles manufactured July 22, 2010, to October 31, 2010. The affected vehicles have a transmission fluid cooler hose that may have been improperly manufactured, resulting in a transmission fluid leak.

If enough transmission fluid leaks out, the transmission may not function properly and the vehicle may stop moving, increasing the risk of a crash.

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission fluid cooler hose, free of charge.


2015 Chevrolet Colorado; 2015 GMC Canyon

General Motors LLC is recalling certain model year 2015 Chevrolet Colorado vehicles manufactured January 6, 2015, to March 17, 2015, and 2015 GMC Canyon vehicles manufactured January 6, 2015, to March 19, 2015. A poor electrical connection within the steering gear connector may cause a loss of power steering assist.

A loss or reduction in power steering assist may increase the risk of a crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear pinion sensor cover assembly, free of charge.


2004-2006 Lexus GX470; 2003-2006 Lexus LX470; 2004-2006 Toyota 4Runner; 2003-2006 Toyota Land Cruiser; 2005-2006 Toyota Sequoia, Tundra

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain model year 2003-2006 vehicles equipped with side curtain-shield air bags. The affected vehicles have an air bag control module that may be improperly programmed, causing the side curtain-shield air bags to deploy inadvertently.

If the side curtain-shield air bags deploy unexpectedly, it can increase the risk of occupant injury.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control module with one that has improved programming, free of charge.


2014-2016 Mazda CX-5

Mazda North American Operations is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Mazda CX-5 vehicles manufactured June 27, 2013, to February 2, 2016. The affected vehicles have a fuel filler pipe that may rupture in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 301, “Fuel System Integrity.”

A rupture of the fuel filler pipe may result in a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will alter the attachment between the fuel filler pipe and the left rear side of the bracket of the fuel filler pipe, free of charge.


2016 Lexus RX350, RX450h

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain model year 2016 Lexus RX350 and RX450h vehicles manufactured November 16, 2015, to December 23, 2015. Due to an improper weld, the gas needed to inflate the drivers knee air bag may escape from the inflator.

A defective inflator may increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the knee air bag assembly, free of charge.


COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

2016 Ford E-350, E-450

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2016 E-350 and E-450 vehicles manufactured November 3, 2014, to December 10, 2015 and equipped with a 6.8L engine and an optional trailer brake controller. The trailer braking system may fail, increasing the distance needed to stop the vehicle.

If the vehicle unexpectedly needs an extended braking distance, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the powertrain control module, free of charge.


2016 Ram ProMaster

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2016 Ram ProMaster vans manufactured October 21, 2015, to December 17, 2015, and equipped with 3.0L diesel engines. If the driver has disabled the electronic stability control system, the system is required to be reactivated the next time the vehicle is started. The recalled vehicles have an Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) control module that may not reset the electronic speed calibrator (ESC) to active status when the key is turned off and back on quickly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 126, “Electronic Stability Control Systems.”

Operating the vehicle with the ESC off may increase the risk of a crash.

FCA will notify owners, and dealers will the update ABS control module software, free of charge.


2016 Volvo VNL, VNM; 2009-2010 Volvo VT

Volvo Trucks North America is recalling certain model year 2009-2010 VT trucks manufactured from April 9, 2008, through September 24, 2009, and certain 2016 model VNL and VNM trucks manufactured from January 2, 2015, through November 6, 2015. The affected vehicles are equipped with USK non-greasable drag links that may experience corrosion of the ball joints due to the seals being compromised, possibly resulting in accelerated wear and failure of the ball joint.

Failure of the ball joint may cause separation of the socket and a complete loss of steering, increasing the risk of a crash.

Volvo will notify owners, and dealers will replace the drag links, free of charge.


2015-2016 Peterbilt 365, 367

Paccar Incorporated is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Peterbilt 365 and 367 vehicles manufactured from August 27, 2014, through June 5, 2015, and equipped with drive axles manufactured by Marmon-Herrington. The affected axles have hex nuts on the flange yoke that may not have been properly tightened.

If the hex nuts are not tightened to specification, the driveshaft may disconnect from the drive axle, resulting in a loss of propulsion and increasing the risk of a crash.

Peterbilt will notify the owners, and dealers will inspect the torque and, if necessary, tighten the bolts, free of charge.  

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