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.
2016-2018 Toyota Prius
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain 2016-2018 Toyota Prius vehicles. A portion of the engine wire harness connected to the hybrid power control unit (PCU) could contact the cover at this connection and wear, causing an electrical short circuit.
An electrical short can increase the risk of a fire.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine wire harness assembly and replace it if damage is found. A protective sleeve or protective tape will be included to prevent any future damage. These repairs will be performed, free of charge.
2015-2018 Ford F-150
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford F-150 regular cab and supercrew cab vehicles. If a front seat belt pretensioner deploys as the result of a crash, the sparks may ignite materials such as carpeting or insulation within the B-pillar area.
A vehicle fire could result if materials ignite inside the vehicle.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the B-pillar insulation material and wiring harness tape and install heat resistant tape, free of charge.
2012 Toyota Avalon
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain 2012 Toyota Avalon vehicles. During a vehicle repair, the seat belt inner buckles may have been replaced with parts that may incorrectly tell the air bag management system that the seat belt is always buckled.
If the seat belt is falsely interpreted as being buckled, in the event of a crash, the air bags may not deploy appropriately, increasing the risk of injury.
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will test the seat belt assembly to verify that it is properly detecting being unbuckled, replacing the inner seat belt assembly as necessary, free of charge.
2018-2019 Ram 1500
Chrysler is recalling certain 2018-2019 Ram 1500 trucks. The rear differential may have been insufficiently filled, possibly resulting in its failure.
If the rear axle assembly fails, it can cause a loss of drive or the rear wheels may lock up. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the rear axle oil level. Rear axles with an insufficient amount of oil will be replaced, free of charge.
2019 Volvo XC40
Volvo Car USA LLC is recalling certain 2019 Volvo XC40 vehicles. The brake pedals may not have been correctly riveted, allowing the pedal to move out of position, possibly reducing braking performance.
Reduced braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
Volvo has notified owners, advising them to stop driving their vehicle. Cars will be inspected on-site or towed to dealers, and the brake pedals will be replaced as necessary, free of charge.
2018 Ford Edge; 2018 Lincoln MKX; 2019 Ford Flex; 2019 Lincoln MKT
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2018 Ford Edge, Lincoln MKX, 2019 Ford Flex and Lincoln MKT vehicles.
The power supply cables at the starter and alternator may not have been properly secured, possibly resulting in an electrical arc.
An electrical arc can increase the risk of a fire.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternator and starter motor power supply cables to verify that they are properly secured, correcting them as necessary, free of charge.
2018 Volkswagen Atlas
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain 2018 Volkswagen Atlas vehicles. During production, the air conditioning system drain tube may have been twisted, causing water to drain into the air bag control module.
The wet air bag control module may result in an unintentional deployment of the air bags, increasing the risk of injury or crash.
Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the air conditioning drain tube, and if it is twisted, the drain tube and air bag control module will be replaced, free of charge. Some of the affected vehicles have had their drain tube previously replaced but did not receive a new air bag control module; the air bag control module will be replaced in these vehicles.
2018 Ford Edge; 2018 Lincoln MKX
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles. These vehicles may have door striker bolts that are shorter than intended. Vehicles with shorter door striker bolts fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 206, “Door Locks and Door Retention Components” potentially resulting in the doors opening in the event of a crash.
If the doors open in the event of a crash, there is an increased risk of injury.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door striker bolts, free of charge.
2017 Infiniti QX60; 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima; 2015-2017 Nissan Murano; 2017-2018 Nissan Pathfinder
Nissan North America, Inc. is recalling certain 2015-2017 Nissan Murano, 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, 2017-2018 Nissan Pathfinder and 2017 Infiniti QX60 vehicles. The anti-lock brake actuator pumps may allow brake fluid to leak onto an internal circuit board.
A brake fluid leak on the circuit board may result in an electrical short, increasing the risk of a fire.
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the serial number on the ABS actuator, replacing it as necessary, free of charge.
2015 Cadillac Escalade; 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Suburban, Tahoe; 2015 GMC Sierra 1500, Yukon
General Motors LLC is recalling 2015 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, Tahoe and Suburban, GMC Sierra 1500 and Yukon, and Cadillac Escalade vehicles. Electric power steering (EPS) assist may be lost momentarily, followed by a sudden return of EPS assist.
If EPS assist is lost and then suddenly returns, the driver may have difficulty steering the vehicle, especially at low speeds, increasing the risk of a crash.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the EPS module software, free of charge.
2018-2019 Buick Lacrosse, Regal; 2018-2019 Cadillac XTS; 2018-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV, Cruze, Equinox, Impala, Volt; 2018 Chevrolet Malibu; 2018-2019 GMC Terrain
General Motors LLC is recalling certain 2018-2019 Chevrolet Equinox, Impala, Cruze, Volt and Bolt EV vehicles, GMC Terrain vehicles, Buick Lacrosse and Regal vehicles, Cadillac XTS and XTS Professional vehicles and 2018 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles.
The rear brake caliper pistons may have an insufficient coating, causing gas pockets to form, potentially reducing rear brake performance. A reduction of braking performance can increase the risk of a crash.
GM will notify owners, and dealers will bleed the vehicle’s brake system, free of charge.
2017-2019 Mini CountrymanBMW of North America, LLC is recalling certain 2017-2019 Mini Cooper Countryman vehicles. These vehicles may be missing a crash protection plate near the high pressure fuel pump, which may result in a fuel leak in the event of a crash.
Without the crash protection plate, in the event of a crash, the fuel pump can become damaged, causing a fuel leak and increasing the risk of a fire.
Mini will notify owners, and dealers will install a crash protection plate, free of charge.
2016-2019 Kenworth C500, T660, T800, W900PACCAR Incorporated is recalling certain 2016-2019 Kenworth C500, T660, T800 and W900 vehicles, equipped with 1.9M ISX15 engines. The engine harnesses may have been manufactured without check engine light (CEL) and stop engine light (SEL) circuits, preventing the driver from being warned of a serious engine problem.
If the driver is not warned of a serious engine problem, the engine may unexpectedly fail, increasing the risk of a crash.
PACCAR will notify owners, and dealers will inspect or test the ISX15 engine harness and install an overlay jumper harness to supply the missing CEL and SEL circuits, free of charge.