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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.

2016 Fiat 500

Chrysler is recalling certain vehicles manufactured June 11, 2015, to July 27, 2016.

The tire placard on the affected vehicles lists a tire inflation pressure for the spare tire that exceeds the maximum pressure listed on the sidewall. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 110, “Tire Selection and Rims.”

If the spare tire is used while overinflated, the tire may suddenly fail, increasing the risk of a crash.

Fiat will notify owners, and dealers will add an overlay on the tire placard to the correct tire inflation information, free of charge.

2016 BMW M2; 2015-2017 BMW M3; 2015-2016 BMW M4

BMW North America, LLC is recalling certain 2016 BMW M2 coupe vehicles, 2015-2017 M3 sedan vehicles and 2015-2016 M4 coupe and M4 convertible vehicles.

During servicing of the rear differential for a prior service action, the rear sub-frame bolts may have been reused instead of being replaced. Reuse of the existing bolts may cause the bolts to loosen. Loose rear sub-frame bolts may adversely affect vehicle handling and control, increasing the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear sub-frame bolts with new bolts, free of charge.

2016 Cadillac CT6

General Motors LLC is recalling certain vehicles manufactured July 21, 2016, to July 22, 2016.

The bolt that connects the front passenger seat belt webbing to the seat’s anchor plate may be missing. Without the bolt, the seat belt webbing may detach from the seat anchor. If the seat belt webbing detaches from the seat anchor, the seat belt may not properly restrain the front seat passenger in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of an injury.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will replace the existing front passenger seat belt webbing anchor bolt or install a bolt if it is missing, free of charge.

2016 Audi A3; 2017 Audi A4, Q7; 2015-2017 Audi Q3; 2016-2017 Audi TT

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016 TT roadster, A3 cabriolet, A3 sedan and A3 e-tron, 2016-2017 TT coupe, 2017 A4 sedan and Q7 and 2015-2017 Q3 vehicles.

The affected vehicles may have been programmed with new software that inadvertently makes the side marker lights inoperative in conjunction with the parking lights or the headlights. 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 the side marker lights do not illuminate, the vehicle may be less visible at night, increasing the risk of a crash.

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will upload revised software to correct the issue, free of charge.

2007-2008 Hyundai Azera

Hyundai Motor Company is recalling certain Azera vehicles manufactured March 7, 2007, through August 14, 2007.

In the affected vehicles, the power-adjustable front driver seat may unexpectedly move without the driver’s input while the vehicle is being driven. Unintentional movement of the driver’s seat may affect the driver’s ability to control the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the power-adjustable seat switch, free of charge.

2017 Audi Q7

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain Audi Q7 vehicles manufactured November 11, 2015, to November 23, 2015.

In the affected vehicles, the electric power steering assist control unit may short circuit resulting in a loss of power steering assist. With a loss of power steering assist, extra steering effort will be required, especially at lower speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering rack, free of charge.

2010-2013 Audi A8

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain vehicles manufactured May 15, 2010, to May 14, 2012.

The affected vehicles have a coolant valve that may leak, allowing coolant to enter the engine control module causing a loss of power or the engine to stall.

A vehicle stall increases the risk of a crash.

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the coolant valve and inspect for coolant that has leaked through the electrical connector, free of charge.

2011-2014 Chrysler 200; 2010 Chrysler Sebring; 2010-2014 Dodge Avenger, Caliber; 2010-2014 Jeep Compass, Patriot

Chrysler is recalling more than 1.4 million Dodge, Chrysler and Jeep vehicles.

The Occupant Restraint Control module may short circuit, preventing the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners and side air bags from deploying in the event of a crash. If the frontal air bags, seat belt pretensioners and side air bags and disabled, there is an increased risk of injury to the vehicle occupants in the event of a vehicle crash that necessitates deployment of these safety systems.

The remedy for this recall is still under development.

2015-2016 Ford Transit

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain Transit vehicles manufactured July 15, 2015, to April 14, 2016, and equipped with a 3.2L diesel engine.

A fuel injector or the fuel volume control valve may clog due to metallic debris within the fuel system. If debris clogs the system, the engine may stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel injection pump and associated parts and, if necessary, will replace the fuel filter and flush the fuel system, free of charge.

2017 Ford Escape

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2017 Ford Escape Titanium and SE vehicles manufactured October 5, 2015, to May 12, 2016.

The settings for the closing-force of the power-operated windows may allow the windows to close on an object such as a body part and injure it before the windows auto-reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 118, “Power-Operated Window Systems.”

If a window closes on a body part, it can increase the risk of injury.

Ford has notified owners, and dealers will update the power window operating system software, free of charge.

2015 Land Rover Discovery Sport; 2014-2015 Range Rover Evoque

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC is recalling certain model year 2015 Discovery Sport vehicles manufactured September 17, 2014, through November 3, 2014, and 2014-2015 Range Rover Evoque vehicles manufactured July 15, 2013, through July 1, 2015.

In the affected vehicles 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.

Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the automatic transmission serial number and, if required, will update the transmission software to prevent the transmission from shifting into neutral due to a faulty crimp, free of charge.

2016 Mazda CX-3; 2013-2016 Mazda CX-5; 2010-2013 Mazda Mazda3, Mazdaspeed3; 2012-2015 Mazda Mazda5

Mazda North American Operations is recalling certain Mazda3 and Mazdaspeed3 vehicles manufactured November 18, 2008, to June 8, 2013, Mazda5 vehicles manufactured October 26, 2010, to June 22, 2015, CX-3 vehicles manufactured June 1, 2015, to December 26, 2015, and CX-5 vehicles manufactured December 15, 2011, to December 26, 2015.

On the affected vehicles, the lift gate support struts may corrode, possibly causing the struts to break and/or the lift gate to drop unexpectedly. If the lift gate falls unexpectedly, it may hit the user, increasing their risk of injury.

Mazda dealers will replace both lift gate supports, free of charge, however parts are not currently available. Mazda will send interim notifications to owners beginning November 1, 2016, and will mail a second notice when remedy parts are available.

2016 Mercedes-Benz C300, GLC300

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC is recalling certain model year 2016 GLC 300 SUV, GLC 300 4Matic SUV, C300 sedan and C300 4Matic vehicles manufactured February 8, 2016, to May 18, 2016.

The affected vehicles may be equipped with an Electronic Stability Program (ESP) control unit that may have been damaged before being installed.

A damaged ESP control unit may inadvertently activate the stability control altering the vehicle’s path. Additionally, the electronic parking brake may not function. Either condition may increase the risk of a crash.

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ESP hydraulic control units, free of charge.

2016 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Motor Company is recalling certain model year 2016 Tucson vehicles manufactured May 20, 2015, through May 31, 2016, and equipped with a 7-speed EcoShift Dual Clutch Transmission.

Certain driving conditions and high temperatures may cause the vehicle to not move if the accelerator pedal is pressed and released repeatedly. Inability to move the vehicle while in traffic may increase the risk of a crash.

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will update the Transmission Control Module software, free of charge.

2014-2017 Buick Encore; 2014-2016 Buick Lacrosse; 2015-2017 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV; 2014-2017 Chevrolet Caprice Police Pursuit, Corvette, Silverado 1500, Trax; 2015-2017 Chevrolet Silverado 2500, Silverado 3500, Suburban, Tahoe; 2014-2016 Chevrolet Spark EV, SS; 2014-2017 GMC Sierra 1500; 2015-2017 GMC Sierra 2500, Sierra 3500, Yukon, YukonXL

General Motors LLC is recalling more than 3.6 million vehicles.

In the affected vehicles, certain driving conditions may cause the air bag sensing and diagnostic module (SDM) software to activate a diagnostic test. During this test, the deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash. A failure of the front air bags or seat belt pretensioners to deploy in the event of a crash necessitating deployment increases the risk of injury to the driver and front passenger.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reflash the SDM software. Vehicles that have had a previous air bag deployment will have the SDM replaced. These repairs will be performed free of charge.

2016-2017 Nissan Maxima; 2015-2017 Nissan Murano; 2015-2016 Nissan Murano Hybrid

Nissan North America, Inc. is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima vehicles manufactured February 10, 2015, to August 19, 2016, and equipped with Intelligent Cruise Control, 2015-2017 Murano vehicles manufactured August 22, 2014, to August 19, 2016, and equipped with Intelligent Cruise Control, and 2015-2016 Murano Hybrid vehicles manufactured August 22, 2014, to July 19, 2016.

The affected vehicles have anti-lock brake actuator pumps that may allow brake fluid to leak onto an internal electrical circuit board. A brake fluid leak onto the circuit board may result in an electrical short, increasing the risk of a fire.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the ABS Actuator, replacing it as necessary, free of charge.

2013-2015 Ford C-Max, Escape; 2012-2015 Ford Focus; 2015 Ford Mustang; 2014-2016 Ford Transit Connect; 2015 Lincoln MKC

Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 2 million vehicles. A component within the door latches may break, preventing the doors from latching and/or leading the driver or a passenger to believe a door is securely closed when, in fact, it is not.

A door that is not securely latched could open while the vehicle is in motion, increasing the risk of injury to a vehicle occupant.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door latches with an improved part, free of charge.

2016 Chrysler 200

Chrysler is recalling certain vehicles manufactured May 24, 2016, to May 25, 2016.

Multiple chassis fastener joints may not have been tightened to the proper torque specification. If the chassis fastener joints are improperly torqued, they may loosen and fail or fall out, reducing steering and handling capacity and increasing the risk of a crash.

Chrysler has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the joints and tighten or replace the fasteners, as necessary, free of charge.

2014-2016 Jeep Cherokee

Chrysler is recalling certain Jeep Cherokee vehicles manufactured July 29, 2013, to February 5, 2016.

The seat fasteners on the first or second row seats may not have been tightened to the proper torque specification. Loose fasteners may allow the seats to move, increasing the risk of injury to the seat occupants in the event of a crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the seats or seat sets, free of charge.

2009-2010 Mazda Mazda6

Mazda North American Operations is recalling certain Mazda6 vehicles manufactured February 4, 2008, to December 3, 2009.

The protective coating may not have been properly applied to the air bag control unit (ACU) and, as a result, moisture may damage the unit, causing it to malfunction. Failure of the ACU would illuminate the air bag warning light and prevent the air bags from deploying in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Mazda dealers will replace the ACU, free of charge, however parts are not currently available.

2013-2015 Ford Flex, Taurus, Taurus Police Interceptor; 2013-2015 Lincoln MKS, MKT

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain vehicles equipped with 3.5L GTDI Ecoboost engines. A component within the fuel pump electric module (PEM) may overheat, causing a loss of electrical power to the fuel pump.

A loss of power to the fuel pump will cause the engine to stall or prevent the vehicle from starting, increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel PEM part number and replace the fuel PEM, as necessary, free of charge.

2017 Subaru Outback

Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling certain 2017 Outback vehicles manufactured June 20, 2016, to June 23, 2016.

The affected vehicles may have improperly tightened attaching bolts for the front left and right brake calipers, wheel hubs and the right stabilizer clamp.

If any of the front brake caliper, wheel hub or stabilizer clamp attaching bolts loosen or detach, the related components would also become loose and may detach possibly making the vehicle unstable and reducing the braking capability. These conditions would increase the risk of a crash.

Subaru has notified owners, and dealers will inspect the bolts for proper torque, and replace any loose bolts, free of charge.

2015 Hyundai Genesis

Hyundai Motor America is recalling certain Genesis sedans manufactured February 1, 2015, through May 20, 2015.

The affected vehicles are equipped with a seven-inch TFT-LCD instrument cluster that may display an incorrect vehicle speed or may illuminate all of the warning lights or not illuminate a warning light that needs to be lit.

If the instrument cluster displays the vehicle speed or illuminates the warning lights incorrectly, there would be an increased risk of a crash.

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will update the instrument cluster software, free of charge.

2014-2016 Chevrolet Caprice Police Pursuit, SS

General Motors LLC is recalling certain Caprice Police Pursuit vehicles manufactured May 14, 2013, through June 14, 2016, and Chevrolet SS vehicles manufactured May 15, 2013, through April 27, 2016.

The driver’s seat belt tensioner cable may be repeatedly bent over the seat side shield as the driver enters and exits the vehicle, causing the cable to fatigue and separate.

If the tensioner cable separates, the driver may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the tensioner cable assembly, replacing any cable that is damaged. For vehicles that do not require a tensioner assembly replacement, a cable guide will be installed. All vehicles will receive new seat trim with a redesigned opening for the cable routing. These repairs will be performed free of charge.

2013 Chevrolet Equinox; 2013 GMC Terrain

General Motors LLC is recalling certain vehicles because the ball joints in the windshield wiper module may corrode and wear over time, possibly resulting in one or both of the windshield wipers becoming inoperative.

Inoperative windshield wipers may reduce the driver’s visibility, increasing the risk of a crash.

The remedy for this recall campaign is still under development.

2010 Lexus HS 250 Hybrid; 2006-2011 Toyota Rav4

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain Rav4 vehicles manufactured October 31, 2005, to September 7, 2010, and Lexus HS250h vehicles manufactured July 6, 2009, to August 26, 2010.

The affected vehicles have rear suspension arms (rear tie rods) with adjusting lock nuts that may have been improperly tightened after servicing. As a result of being loose, the arm may have thread damage and may rust, possibly leading to the failure of the arm and an abrupt change in the vehicle’s alignment.

Failure of the rear tie rod could cause a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace both rear suspension arms and encapsulate the locknuts, free of charge.  

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