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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.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.


 

Multiple Nissan and Infiniti models

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Nissan Altima, Armada, Frontier, Kicks, Leaf, Maxima, Murano, NV, NV200, Pathfinder, Rogue, Rogue Sport, Sentra, Titan, Titan Diesel, Versa Note and Versa Sedan vehicles, as well as Infiniti Q50, Q60, QX30 and QX80 vehicles. Additionally included are 2019 Nissan GT-R and Taxi and Infiniti QX50, QX60, Q70, Q70L vehicles. The back-up camera and display settings can be adjusted such that the rear view image is no longer visible and the system will retain that setting the next time the vehicle is placed in reverse. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 111, "Rear Visibility."

The lack of an image in the back-up camera display increases the risk of a crash.

Nissan will notify owners in phases, having dealers update the back-up camera settings software, free of charge. All affected VINs should be activated by November 11, 2019. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669 or INFINITI customer service at 1-800-662-6200.

 

2015-2018 Chevrolet Trax

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Chevrolet Trax vehicles. A joint in one or both of the front lower-control arms may have been improperly welded. An improperly welded joint may break, resulting in the partial separation of the lower-control arm from the vehicle.

A partial separation of the lower-control arm from the vehicle could cause the attached front wheel to toe outward, impacting the vehicle's handling and steering and increasing the risk of crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the left and right front lower-control arms, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020. GM's number for this recall is A192261870.

 

Mopar airbag modules

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain Mopar replacement passenger airbag modules, part number 68335088AA. The airbag modules did not complete developmental testing.

A passenger airbag module that has not completed developmental testing may not perform as designed when deployed in a vehicle crash, increasing the risk of an injury.

FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the suspect passenger airbag modules with passenger airbag modules that have completed validation testing, free of charge. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA's number for this recall is VA4.

 

2017 Ford Explorer

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2017 Ford Explorer vehicles equipped with power front seats. The seat frames may have sharp edges.

Occupants my contact the sharp edges when reaching between the power front seat and center console, increasing their risk of injury.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install protective tape on the exposed inside edge and tab of the power seat frames, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S29.

 

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 4MATIC and GLE 450 4MATIC

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2020 GLE 350 4MATIC and GLE 450 4MATIC vehicles. The owner's manuals do not include information regarding the adjustment of the head restraints of the third row seats. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 202a, "Head Restraints."

Improperly adjusted head restraints increase the risk of injury to the third row seat passengers in the event of a crash.

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealer's will provide a supplementary owner's manual booklet with the necessary information, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin November 8, 2019. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

 

2015-2017 Cadillac Escalade; 2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra; 2015-2018 Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2015-2017 Cadillac Escalade, 2014-2018 Chevrolet Silverado, GMC Sierra, 2015-2018 Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon vehicles. The amount of vacuum created by the vacuum pump may decrease over time.

As the vacuum level drops, the brake assist decreases, increasing braking effort, extending the distance required to stop the vehicle, thereby increasing the risk of a crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the Electronic Brake Control Module, free of charge. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-630-2438, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is N192268490.

 

2019 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2019 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana vehicles. The seatbelt-unfastened warning light will not illuminate for approximately five seconds after the ignition is moved to the "on" or "start" position. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."

Without the seatbelt warning reminder, the driver may forget to fasten the seatbelt, increasing the risk of injury in the event of a crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the instrument panel cluster, free of charge. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-630-2438 or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is N192264500.

 

2020 Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020 Buick Enclave and Chevrolet Traverse vehicles. The right-hand frame rail in the engine compartment may be cracked.

A crack in the frame rail may reduce crash performance, increasing the risk of an injury.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and, as necessary, replace the vehicle, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-630-2438 or Buick customer service at 1-800-521-7300. GM's number for this recall is N192268310.

 

2018 Chevrolet Malibu

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018 Chevrolet Malibu vehicles equipped with 1.5L turbo engines. An error in the Engine Control Module (ECM) software may result in the fuel injectors being disabled.

Disabled fuel injectors would prevent the engine from starting and may cause a stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the ECM software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-800-630-2438. GM's number for this recall is N192221960.

 

2019-2020 Jeep Cherokee

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Jeep Cherokee vehicles. The steering rack gear may break, possibly causing a loss of steering control.

A loss of steering control increases the risk of a crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear, free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V99.

 

2020 Jeep Gladiator

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2020 Jeep Gladiator vehicles. The rear driveshafts may have been incorrectly assembled without grease in the monoblock joint.

A joint without grease may overheat and seize, possibly causing the driveshaft to fracture, resulting in a sudden loss of drive power. If the driveshaft completely separates from the vehicle it may become a road hazard. Either of these scenarios can increase the risk of a crash.

FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft, free of charge. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US number for this recall is V95.

 

2019 Ram 2500, 3500 and 3500

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain 2019 Ram 2500, 3500 and 3500 Cab Chassis trucks. The brake calipers may have been manufactured with an incorrect assembly fluid, which can cause the caliper's rubber seals to swell.

The swollen seals can cause the brakes to drag, potentially overheating the brakes and increasing the risk of a crash.

FCA US will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front brake calipers and brake hoses and bleed the brakes, free of charge. Owners may contact FCA US customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US' number for this recall is V98.

 

2013-2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ; 2015-2016 Ford Edge; and 2016 Lincoln MKX

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2013-2016 Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ, 2015-2016 Ford Edge, and 2016 Lincoln MKX vehicles originally sold, or currently registered in Connecticut, Delaware, the District of Columbia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. Road salt or other contaminants may corrode the electric power steering gear motor attachment bolts.

If the bolts corrode, the steering gear motor may detach from the gear housing resulting in a loss of power steering assist, requiring a greater steering effort, especially at lower speeds, and increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering gear motor bolts and apply a wax sealer. If any of the steering gear motor attachment bolts are broken or missing, a new steering gear will be installed in the vehicle. These repairs will be performed free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S26.

 

2020 MINI Hardtop 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S and JCW

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 MINI Hardtop 2-Door Cooper, Cooper S, and JCW vehicles. The rear side trim panels may have been assembled without a crash pad. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 214, "Side Impact Protection."

Without a crash pad, rear seat passengers would have an increased risk of injury in the event of a side impact crash.

MINI will notify owners, and MINI dealers will install crash pads, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 16, 2019. Owners may contact MINI customer service at 1-866-825-1525.

 

Multiple Ford models

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2018-2020 F-150 and 2019-2020 F-250, F-350, F-450, and F-550 Super Duty pickup trucks, and 2018-2019 Ford Explorer and 2019-2020 Expedition vehicles equipped with driver and/or passenger's manual front seat back recliner mechanisms. Also included are certain 2020 Ford Explorer and Lincoln Aviator vehicles equipped with rear outboard seats and manual seat back recliner mechanisms. The recliner mechanisms may be missing the third pawl required for seat back strength, resulting in a loose seat back. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) numbers 202, "Head Restraints" and 207, "Seating Systems."

A seat back with an improperly assembled recliner mechanism may have reduced strength and may not adequately restrain an occupant in a crash, increasing the risk of injury.

Ford will notify owners, and Ford and Lincoln dealers will inspect the seat structure and replace them, as necessary, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19C07.

 

2020 BMW X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 M50i, X7 xDrive40i and X7 M50i

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2020 X5 sDrive40i, X5 xDrive40i, X5 M50i, X7 xDrive40i and X7 M50i vehicles. The steering rack pinion teeth may break under load, resulting in a loss of steering control.

A loss of steering control increases risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the steering rack, free of charge. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.

 

2019 Ford Fiesta

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019 Fiesta vehicles. The brake calipers may have been manufactured with the incorrect assembly fluid, which can cause the caliper's rubber seals to swell.

The swollen seals can cause the brakes to drag, potentially overheating the brakes and increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will flush the brake fluid and replace the front brake calipers and brake hoses, free of charge. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 19S27.

 

2019 Ram 1500

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain Mopar Rear Step Kits, part number 82215289AB, designed for model year 2019 Ram 1500 trucks. In the event of a rear impact crash, the rear step kit may cause the rear control arms to contact the fuel tank.

Contact with the fuel tank may cause a fuel leak, increasing the risk of a fire.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bed step, free of charge. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is V93.

 

2019-2020 Autocar Xpeditor

Autocar, LLC (Autocar) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Xpeditor vehicles. The power steering mounting bolts may loosen, possibly causing the power steering pump to disconnect.

A disconnected power steering pump can cause a sudden increase of steering effort resulting in a loss of vehicle control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Autocar will notify owners, and dealers will properly secure the power steering mounting bolts, free of charge. Owners may contact Autocar customer service at 1-888-218-3611 or 1-877-973-3486. Autocar's number for this recall is ACX-1907.

Cooper Roadmaster RM852 EM tire

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. (Cooper Tire) is recalling certain Roadmaster RM852 EM tires, size 295/75R22.5, with DOT date codes 4618 through 4818. The innerliner gauge may be too thin, allowing the tire sidewall to fail.

A sidewall failure may cause the tire to rapidly deflate, increasing the risk of a crash.

Cooper Tire has notified owners, and dealers will inspect and, if necessary, replace the tires, free of charge. Owners may contact Cooper Tire customer service at 1-800-854-6288. Cooper Tire's number for this recall is 173.

 

2019 Volkswagen Atlas

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen) is recalling certain 2019 Atlas vehicles. The suction jet in the fuel tank may have been welded in the incorrect position allowing fuel to leak. Additionally, the vehicle may stall due to uneven fuel distribution.

A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source increases the risk of a fire. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge. Owners may contact Volkswagen customer service at 1-800-893-5298. Volkswagen's number for this recall is 20BU.

 

2018-2019 McLaren Senna 

McLaren Automotive Incorporated (McLaren) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Senna vehicles. The engine harness may contact a metal link pipe heat shield, chafing the harness over time, potentially damaging the wires.

Damaged wires may cause a sudden reduction in engine power or an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

McLaren will notify owners, and dealers will reroute the engine harness, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact McLaren's Client Services department at (855) 202-8815 or clientservicesna@mclaren.com.

 

2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 Rolls-Royce Cullinan vehicles. The brake lights may not be bright enough. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Without a sufficient level of brightness from the brake lights, the vehicle may have reduced visibility to other drivers when braking, increasing the risk of a crash.

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will notify owners, and Rolls-Royce Motor Car dealers will update the brake light software, free of charge. Owners may contact Rolls-Royce Motor Cars Customer Relations and Services at 1-866-230-4956 or at customer.relations@rolls-roycemotorcarsna.com.

 

2019 BMW i3 BEV, i3 REx, and i8

BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain 2019 i3 BEV, i3 REx, and i8 vehicles. A circuit board problem within the Electric Motor Electronics (EME) module may shutdown the supply of high-voltage electrical power.

A shut down of high-voltage electrical power would result in a loss of propulsion, increasing the risk of a crash.

BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EME module, free of charge. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417.


 

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