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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. Recalls are in effect unless otherwise noted.

 

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE350 4Matic and GLE450 4Matic

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE350 4Matic and GLE450 4Matic vehicles. In the event of a crash while the temperature in the passenger cabin is very high, the passenger frontal air bag deployment may be delayed or may not completely deploy.

An air bag that does not deploy as intended can increase the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger air bag module, free of charge. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

 

2016-2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG GTS

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2016-2017 AMG GTS vehicles. The bonding between the carbon-fiber driveshaft and the engine/transmission flange may be insufficient, causing the driveshaft to separate while in motion.

If the driveshaft separates, there may be a loss of drive, increasing the risk of crash.

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the carbon-fiber draft shaft, including the flange, free of charge. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

 

2019 Jeep Cherokee

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The impact and acceleration sensors may fail and reduce the air bag system's ability to properly detect certain crash events.

In the event of a crash, the inability to properly detect a crash may result in improper air bag deployment, increasing the risk of injury.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected sensors, free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V63.

 

2019 Ram 1500

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 1500 trucks. The spare tire provided may differ in size and required inflation pressure from the information on the tire placard label. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 110, "Tire Selection and Rims."

The driver, referencing the tire placard label, may incorrectly inflate the spare tire, increasing the risk of a crash.

Chrysler has notified owners, and dealers will replace the incorrect size spare tire with the correct size spare tire, free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V67.

 

2014 Jeep Cherokee

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2014 Jeep Cherokee vehicles equipped with 3.2L engines. In the event that a clutch becomes stuck in the transmission, the transmission software may shift the transmission to neutral.

An unexpected shift to neutral would result in a loss of drive, increasing the risk of crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the transmission software, free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V69.

 

2019 Porsche 911 GT2 RS and 2020 911 Carrera S Coupe

Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (Porsche) is recalling certain 2019 911 GT2 RS and 2020 911 Carrera S Coupe vehicles. The bolts connecting the driveshaft to the wheel hub may not have been properly tightened.

If the driveshaft disconnects from the wheel hub, it can increase the risk of crash.

Porsche will notify owners, and dealers will properly tighten the driveshaft connection to the wheel hub, free of charge. Owners may contact Porsche customer service at 1-800-767-7243. Porsche's number for this recall is AKB2.

 

2019 Jeep Renegade

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Jeep Renegade vehicles equipped with the Upland trim package. The Occupant Restraint Controller (ORC) may have been incorrectly calibrated.

The miscalibrated ORC may incorrectly deploy the air bags during a frontal crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ORC. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V73.

 

2016-2019 Acura ILX

Acura (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2016-2019 Acura ILX vehicles. Excessive grease may prevent the set-ring on the half shaft from fully engaging, allowing the driveshaft to separate from the half shaft.

A separated driveshaft can cause the vehicle to have a loss of drive or allow the vehicle to move even while in Park, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

Acura will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, and, as necessary, replace the driveshaft and half shaft, free of charge. Owners may contact Acura customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Acura's number for this recall is G54.

 

2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat and 2018-2019 Atlas

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2012-2020 Volkswagen Passat and 2018-2019 Atlas vehicles. The blocking cap disabling the adjustment of the headlight's horizontal aim may not have been installed. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Without the blocking cap, the headlight aim can be adjusted out of specification, reducing visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, block the headlight horizontal adjustment, free of charge. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 94L9.

 

2009-2010 Mazda RX-8

Mazda North America Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2009-2010 Mazda RX-8 vehicles that were previously recalled under recall 18V-017 but have not yet been repaired. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate one, free of charge. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2618F. Note: This recall supersedes recall 18V017.

 

2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks, and 3500, 4500, and 5500 

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 2500 and 3500 trucks, and 3500, 4500, and 5500 Cab Chassis vehicles equipped with diesel engines. The fuel lines may leak fuel into the engine compartment.

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the fuel lines, replacing them if necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V76.

 

2018-2019 Mazda CX-5, Mazda6, and 2019 Mazda3

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2018-2019 CX-5, Mazda6, and 2019 Mazda3 vehicles. A software error in the powertrain control module (PCM) may cause the engine to stall.

An unexpected stall increases the risk of a crash.

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the PCM software, free of charge. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3719F.

 

2016 Mazda Miata MX-5 

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2016 Miata MX-5 vehicles. The skid plate and metal bracket may detach from underneath the vehicle.

Parts that separate from the vehicle may become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash.

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the skid plate, free of charge. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 3619F.

 

2017-2019 Nissan Titan

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2017-2019 gasoline, light duty, Titan vehicles. The alternator harness may have been damaged during the engine installation process, possibly resulting in an electrical short.

An electrical short may cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash. In addition, it increases the risk of a fire.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the alternator harness for the proper routing and any damage. The harness will be clipped into the correct position or replaced as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669.

 

2019 Subaru Outback and Legacy

Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2019 Legacy and Outback vehicles. Spot welds located on the duct below the cowl panel may have been improperly applied, impacting the vehicle's body strength.

In the event of a crash, the reduced strength of the vehicle body may increase the risk of injury.

Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicles and repair or repurchase the vehicle, as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Subaru customer service at 1-844-373-6614. Subaru's number for this recall is WUH-93.

 

2018-2019 Toyota Prius C

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Prius C vehicles. The DC-DC converter may fail resulting in the auxiliary battery no longer receiving power from the converter, which may cause a loss of drive.

A loss of drive increases the risk of crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the DC-DC converter with a new one, as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is K0K.

 

2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz Metris 

Daimler Vans USA, LLC (DVUSA) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz Metris vehicles. An internal sensor within the electric power steering unit may have been improperly manufactured, possibly resulting in the deactivation of the electric power steering assist.

An unexpected loss of power steering assist can increase the risk of crash.

DVUSA will notify owners, and Metris dealers will replace the steering unit, free of charge. Owners may contact DVUSA customer service at 1-877-762-8267. DVUSA's number for this recall is VS2LENKEPS.

 

2010-2011 Mazda RX-8

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain 2010-2011 Mazda RX-8 vehicles that were previously recalled under recall 18V-716 but have not yet been repaired. These vehicles are equipped with certain air bag inflators assembled as part of the passenger frontal air bag modules used as original equipment or replacement equipment. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag, these inflators may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to absolute humidity and temperature cycling.

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.

Mazda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger air bag inflator with an alternate one, free of charge. Owners may contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500, option 4. Mazda's number for this recall is 2618F.

 

2019 Audi Q5 and SQ5

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Audi Q5 and SQ5 vehicles. In the event of a crash deploying the passenger's frontal air bag, the instrument panel carrier may break due to incorrect welding. If the carrier breaks, there may be damage to the passenger frontal air bag.

A damaged frontal air bag may not provide adequate protection, increasing the risk of an injury.

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the instrument panel and the passenger frontal air bag, free of charge. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 90N1.

 

2009 BMW 328i and 328xi, 2009-2011 335d, 2008-2012 M3 Coupe and M3 Convertible, and 2008-2011 M3 Sedan

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2009 328i and 328xi, 2009-2011 335d, 2008-2012 M3 Coupe and M3 Convertible, and 2008-2011 M3 Sedan vehicles. The connection of the positive battery cable at the fuse box terminal may degrade, resulting in an intermittent loss of electrical power.

A loss of electrical power can cause the vehicle to stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace and secure the positive battery cable connector, free of charge. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. Note: This recall is an expansion of a previous recall, number 18V-314.

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