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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.

2015-2016 Chrysler Town and Country; 2015-2016 Dodge Grand Caravan; 2016 Dodge Journey; 2016 Ram ProMaster

Chrysler is recalling certain Town & Country and Grand Caravan vehicles manufactured July 31, 2015, to April 18, 2016, Journey vehicles manufactured August 17, 2015, to January 29, 2016, and ProMaster vehicles manufactured August 15, 2016, to April 15, 2016.

The transmission pump may seize causing a loss of hydraulic pressure. If the transmission loses hydraulic pressure, the vehicle may lose motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transmission pump, free of charge.

2016-2017 Mini Clubman

BMW of North America, LLC is recalling certain Mini Clubman vehicles manufactured August 19, 2015, through July 4, 2016.

The side curtain air bags for the front seat occupants may deploy in the intended positions in the event of a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 226, “Ejection Mitigation.” If a side curtain air bag does not inflate as intended in the event of a crash, there is an increased risk of injury to the front seat occupants.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will modify the driver and passenger side curtain air bag covers, free of charge.

2015-2016 Jeep Renegade

Chrysler is recalling certain Renegade vehicles manufactured August 25, 2014, to June 25, 2016, equipped with a factory-installed optional trailer hitch package. The trailer hitch assembly may have been attached with only a single fastener per side, not three per side as required. Without the proper amount of fasteners, the trailer hitch assembly may separate from the vehicle, and any towed vehicle may no longer be properly connected, increasing the risk of a crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will install two additional fasteners per side, free of charge.

2016 Mitsubishi Lancer, Outlander; 2015-2016 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. is recalling certain vehicles because they are equipped with a constant velocity transmission (CVT) that, in certain driving conditions, may cause a delay in the vehicle accelerating. A hesitation during acceleration can increase the risk of a crash.

MMNA has notified owners, and dealers will reprogram the CVT control unit with modified software, free of charge.

2013 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Motor America is recalling certain Elantra vehicles manufactured December 1, 2012, to April 30, 2013.

The brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate, allowing the brake light switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal is released. If the brake light switch plunger does not retract as it should when the brake pedal is not being pressed, the brake lights may stay illuminated, preventing accurate communication to following vehicles that the vehicle is slowing or stopping. Additionally, if the brake switch plunger is not retracted, then the transmission can be shifted out of Park without depressing the brake pedal. Either conditional increases the risk of a crash.

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad with an improved part, free of charge.

2016 Buick Verano

General Motors LLC is recalling certain Verano vehicles manufactured February 16, 2016, to May 12, 2016, equipped with a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine.

The engine fuel line assembly may be misrouted, allowing the fuel line to contact the surface of the engine. If the fuel line contacts the engine, the fuel line may wear, resulting in a fuel leak and increasing the risk of a fire.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel line assembly, free of charge.

2007-2009 Bentley Continental Flying Spur

Bentley Motors, Inc. is recalling certain Flying Spur vehicles manufacture April 25, 2007, through October 31, 2008.

The sunroof glass on the affected vehicles may not be properly secured to the sunroof frame. As a result, the sunroof glass may detach from the car while driving. If the glass detaches from the sunroof frame, it could become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Bentley will notify owners, and dealers will apply additional adhesive between the sunroof glass frame and sunroof glass panel, free of charge.

2015 BMW M5, M6

BMW of North America LLC is recalling certain M5 sedans manufactured September 4, 2014, through December 4, 2014, M6 coupes manufactured September 3, 2014, through December 3, 2014, and M6 convertibles manufactured September 8, 2014, through December 4, 2014, and M6 gran coupe vehicles manufactured September 3, 2014, through December 4, 2014.

The affected vehicles have a driveshaft that may have been inadequately welded during manufacturing. Due to the improper weld, the driveshaft may fracture and fail, causing loss of drive to the rear wheels and a loss of propulsion. Additionally, if the car is turned off and exited without the parking brake applied, the car may roll. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the driveshaft, as necessary, free of charge.

2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. is recalling certain Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured June 25, 2014, through November 25, 2015, and equipped with a 2.0L engine and a continuously variable transmission (CVT).

During assembly, a clamp for a CVT hose may not have been properly secured, allowing the hose to detach and leak transmission fluid. If enough transmission fluid leaks out, the transmission may not function properly and the vehicle may become inoperable, increasing the risk of the crash. Additionally, if leaking transmission fluid contacts a hot surface, there is an increased risk of a fire.

Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hose clamps, correcting their installation, as necessary, free of charge.

2016 Chevrolet Malibu Hybrid

General Motors is recalling certain vehicles manufactured October 27, 2015, to June 3, 2016.

The affected vehicles have a shut-off switch for the high voltage battery for use when servicing the vehicle. This manual service disconnect switch (MSD) may not be properly installed and thus may not lock into position, unexpectedly disconnecting the high-voltage power while driving, effectively stalling the vehicle. A vehicle stall increases the risk of a crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the MSD and correct the installation, as necessary, free of charge.

2016 Honda Civic

American Honda Motor Co. is recalling certain Civic two-door vehicles manufactured February 23, 2016, through May 20, 2016.

The affected vehicles may have a damaged LED side marker light circuit board inside the taillight assembly, making the marker light inoperable. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment.”

If a side marker light does not function, vehicle visibility can be decreased to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.

Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect both the taillight assemblies, replacing them as necessary, free of charge.

2016 Ram 3500, 4500, 5500

Chrysler is recalling certain 2016 Ram 3500 trucks manufactured July 24, 205, through January 7, 2016, and 2016 Ram 4500 and 5500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through October 8, 2015.

The transfer case may have been manufactured with a misshapen main output shaft, creating voids that may cause a shaft fracture. If the main output shaft fractures, the vehicle may lose motive power, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the driver may be unable to place the vehicle in Park, increasing the risk of a vehicle rollaway.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transfer case, free of charge.

2016 Kia Sorento

Kia Motors America is recalling certain Sorento vehicles. A component of the rear suspension may not be properly welded. The improper weld may break, affecting the rear suspension alignment, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.

Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the welds at the rear suspension cross-member, replacing the rear cross-member assembly, as necessary, free of charge.

2015 Chrysler 200; 2014-2015 Jeep Cherokee; 2015 Jeep Renegade; 2015 Ram ProMaster

Chrysler is recalling certain vehicles equipped with 9-speed automatic transmissions. The transmission sensor clusters may have insufficient crimps in the transmission wire harness, and as a result, the transmission may unexpectedly shift to neutral. If the vehicle unexpectedly shifts to neutral, there is an increased risk of a crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the transmission software to prevent the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp, free of charge.

2015 Mercedes-Benz C300, C400

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC is recalling certain C300 and C400 vehicles manufactured from June 18, 2014, through September 5, 2014, that fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment.” The affected vehicles were assembled with horizontal adjustment mechanisms that allow the owner to change the horizontal adjustment during the manufacturing process, instead of the proper sealing cups.

If the original horizontal adjustment is used to alter the low beam aim, the misaimed headlamp may not properly illuminate the road or cause increased glare to oncoming drivers, which increases the risk of a crash.

Mercedes-Benz will notify owners, and dealers will replace the horizontal adjustment mechanisms on the headlamps with sealing caps on the affected vehicles.

2012-2013 Infiniti M35 Hybrid

Nissan North America, Inc. is recalling certain M35 Hybrid vehicles manufactured March 23, 2010, to September 9, 2013. A system overheat condition may cause the hybrid powertrain control module to shut off the engine. If the engine shuts off while driving, there is an increased risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the hybrid control module, automatic transmission control unit and inverter software, free of charge.

2016-2017 Buick Envision

General Motors LLC is recalling Envision vehicles manufactured February 4, 2016, to April 25, 2016.

The tire and loading information label may display the incorrect maximum weight information. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”

Incorrect weight information may cause an owner to overload the vehicle. Overloading may reduce vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will install a corrected label as necessary, free of charge.

2011 Buick Regal

General Motors LLC is recalling certain Buick Regal vehicles manufactured November 3, 2009, to March 25, 2011, equipped with eight-way power adjustable front seats.

The power seat wiring harness may contact the seat frame, causing the wires to chafe. Chafed harness wires may cause a short circuit, increasing the risk of a fire.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and secure the wiring harness and repair any chafed wires as necessary, free of charge.

2015 Porsche 918 Spyder

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. is recalling certain Porsche 918 Spyder Hybrid Electric vehicles manufactured February 2, 2015, through July 1, 2015.

In the affected vehicles, incorrect screws might have been used when re-installing and/or re-securing the seat belt mount or the seat belt reel during vehicle service. In the event of a crash, the incorrect bolts may not keep the seat belts properly anchored to the car, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupants.

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and as necessary, replace the seat belt mount and seat belt reel attaching bolts, free of charge.

2017 Audi Q7

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain Q7 vehicles manufactured August 30, 2015, to May 8, 2016.

Due to a software issue within the air bag control module, the frontal air bags may deploy with more force than required in certain crashes. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.” Air bags that deploy with excessive force may increase the risk of injury.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module software, free of charge.  

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