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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 that 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.

PASSENGER VEHICLES

2004 Nissan Pathfinder; 2004-2006 Nissan Sentra

Nissan North America, Inc. is recalling certain Pathfinder vehicles manufactured January 6, 2004, to July 19, 2004, and Sentra vehicles manufactured January 7, 2004, to August 26, 2006.

Upon deployment of the passenger side frontal airbag, excessive internal pressure may cause the inflator to rupture. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger side frontal airbag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the vehicle occupants.

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger airbag inflator, free of charge.


2005-2007 Lexus SC; 2005-2007 Pontiac Vibe; 2005-2007 Toyota Corolla, Corolla Matrix, Sequoia; 2005-2006 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain vehicles that were originally sold, or ever registered, in Florida, along the Gulf Coast, Puerto Rico, Hawaii, the U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, Saipan and American Samoa.

The inflators in the front passenger airbags are susceptible to rupture in the event of a crash necessitating the deployment of the front passenger airbag. In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front passenger’s frontal airbag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the passenger side front airbag, free of charge.


2004 Toyota Sequoia; 2003-2004 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain Sequoia vehicles manufactured August 18, 2003, to August 19, 2004, and Tundra vehicles manufactured March 18, 2003, to August 24, 2004, to address a safety defect in the passenger side frontal airbag inflator, which may produce excessive internal pressure causing the inflator to rupture upon deployment of the airbag.

This recall addresses both the passenger side frontal airbags that were originally installed in the vehicles, as well as replacement airbags that may have been installed as replacement service parts. A replacement airbag may have been installed, as one example, if a vehicle had been in a crash necessitating the replacement of the passenger side frontal airbag.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the front passenger’s frontal airbag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the passenger seat occupant or other occupants.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the front passenger airbag.


2004-2005 Toyota Rav4

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain Toyota Rav4 vehicles manufactured May 13, 2003, to October 25, 2005.

The affected vehicles are equipped with a dual-stage driver frontal airbag that may be susceptible to moisture intrusion, which, over time, could cause the inflator to rupture.

In the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the driver’s frontal airbag, the inflator could rupture with metal fragments striking and potentially seriously injuring the driver or other occupants.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver’s frontal airbag, free of charge.


2015 Chevrolet Colorado; 2015 GMC Canyon

General Motors LLC is recalling certain trucks manufactured January 6, 2014, to April 1, 2015.

In the affected vehicles, the hooks that secure the driver’s and/or front passenger’s seat frame may not have been properly attached to the vehicle body during assembly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 207, “Seating Systems.”

If the seat-frame attachment hooks are not secured properly, the seat may not be adequately anchored to the vehicle, and in the event of a crash, the seat occupant could be at an increased risk of an injury.

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the seats, correcting their installation as necessary, free of charge.


2015 Scion tC

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing is recalling certain vehicles manufactured December 3, 2014, to January 30, 2015, and equipped with accessory coil springs as part of an optional Release Series 9 trim package.

During installation of these coil springs, the rear suspension components may not have been properly tightened. If the rear suspension components were not properly tightened, the rear suspension arms may detach, increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the bolts, nuts, rear suspension arms and rear suspension member sub assembly, free of charge.


2009-2010 Mitsubishi Lancer, Outlander; 2010 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, Lancer Sportback

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. is recalling certain Lancer vehicles manufactured January 12, 2009, to July 6, 2010, Outlander vehicles manufactured January 12, 2009, to August 27, 2010, Lancer Sportback vehicles manufactured June 17, 2009, to June 8, 2010, and Lancer Evolution vehicles manufactured July 14, 2009, to August 4, 2010.

The affected vehicles have an electronic control unit (ECU) that controls the headlights, taillights and windshield wipers. Due to a manufacturing error, the voltage inside this ECU may be unstable.

Unstable voltage could result in intermittent failure of the vehicle’s headlights, taillights and windshield wipers. If the headlights and/or windshield wipers fail, the driver could have reduced visibility. If the taillights fail, the vehicle could be less visible. Either condition increases the risk of a crash.

Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the affected ECU, free of charge.


2009-2011 Mitsubishi Lancer, Outlander; 2010-2011 Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution, Lancer Sportback; 2011 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. is recalling certain Lancer vehicles manufactured March 16, 2009, to March 30, 2011, Lancer Sportback vehicles manufactured June 17, 2009, to December 1, 2010, Lancer Evolution vehicles manufactured July 14, 2009, to January 7, 2011, Outlander vehicles manufactured February 10, 2009, to June 22, 2011, and Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured August 26, 2010, to November 19, 2010.

In the affected vehicles, the blower motor may fail. Failure of the blower motor may reduce the performance of the windshield defroster, diminishing the driver’s visibility and increasing the risk of a crash.

Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will replace a suspect blower motor, free of charge.


2009-2010 Gem eLXD

Polaris Industries, Inc. is recalling certain Gem eLXD L09VGHA4X and L10GVHA4X hybrid electric vehicles manufactured November 25, 2008, to December 30, 2010.

The affected vehicles have frame welds between the cab and cargo bed that may crack. If the frame welds crack, the frame may fall and contact the pavement, stopping the vehicle suddenly and increasing the risk of a crash.

Polaris will notify owners, and dealers will repair the vehicles free of charge.


2015 Ford F-150

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain vehicles manufactured January 30, 2015, to January 31, 2015.

The affected vehicles may have loose or missing underbody heat shields. A missing underbody heat shield can lead to degradation or melting of the fuel or vapor lines, increasing the risk of a fire.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle for missing underbody heat shields and fasteners, and will install the missing components as required, free of charge.


2013 Chevrolet Malibu

General Motors LLC is recalling certain vehicles manufactured April 10, 2012, to August 2, 2012.

In the affected vehicles, the console transmission gear selection indicator may not illuminate the shift position selected. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 102, “Transmission Shift Position Sequence, Starter Interlock and Transmission Braking Effect.”

If the console shift indicator does not illuminate the transmission gear selection, a driver could inadvertently select a transmission position other than the position the driver intended, increasing the risk of a crash.

GM has notified owners, and dealers will replace the transmission gear selection control module, free of charge.


2015 Ram ProMaster

Chrysler is recalling certain model year 2015 Ram ProMaster City vehicles manufactured November 6, 2014, to March 17, 2015.

The affected cargo and passenger vehicles have side airbag inflatable curtains that, due to an installation issue, may not deploy properly. As a result, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 214, “Side Impact Protection.”

In the event of a crash, side airbag inflatable curtains that do not deploy properly may increase the risk of vehicle occupant injury.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will modify the installation of side airbag inflatable curtains, free of charge.


2006 Dodge Viper Coupe; 2006 Jeep Liberty, Wrangler

Chrysler is recalling certain vehicles manufactured July 1, 2005, to July 31, 2006.

In the affected vehicles, the springs within the clutch pedal position switch that prevents the vehicle from starting unless the clutch pedal is pushed down may break. As a result, the vehicle may not be started when the clutch pedal is pushed down or the engine may crank and start without the clutch pedal being pushed down causing the vehicles to unexpectedly lurch.

If the vehicle unexpectedly moves, there is an increased risk of a crash.

Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the clutch ignition interlock switch, free of charge. Parts are currently unavailable. Owners will receive a second notification when remedy parts are available.


2015 Ford Edge; 2013-2015 Ford Fusion; 2013-2015 Lincoln MKZ

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured February 3, 2012, to March 20, 2015, and Ford Edge vehicles manufactured February 26, 2015, to February 28, 2015, and originally sold, or currently registered, in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, Wisconsin and the District of Columbia.

In the affected vehicles, snow or water containing 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 assit. Loss of power steering assist would require a higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will apply sealer and replace the steering gear motor bolts as required. If one or more 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.


2015 Hyundai Accent

Hyundai Motor America is recalling certain vehicles manufactured September 15, 2014, to February 10, 2015.

In very cold temperatures, the occupant detection system (ODS) may not be able to determine if a child restraint seat is in the front passenger seat. If the ODS fails to detect that the seat is occupied by a child restraint seat, the frontal airbag will not be deactivated and, in the event of a crash necessitating frontal airbag deployment, the airbag deployment could cause increased risk of injury to the occupant in the child restraint seat.

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will correct ODS software, free of charge.


2015 Land Rover LR4

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC is recalling certain vehicles manufactured August 19, 2014, to February 9, 2015.

Because of an Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS) software error, the Dynamic Stability Control (DSC), Roll Stability Control (RSC), Traction Control (TC) and Hill Decent Control (HDC) systems may be disabled. If these systems are disabled, a loss of vehicle stability and control may occur, increasing the risk of a crash.

Land Rover will notify owners, and dealers will update the ABS software, free of charge.


2011-2014 Ford Fiesta; 2013-2014 Ford Fusion; 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ

Ford Motor Company is recalling certain Ford Fusion and Lincoln MKZ vehicles manufactured February 1, 2012, to May 31, 2013, and Fiesta vehicles manufactured November 11, 2009, to May 31, 2013.

A component within the door latches may break, making the doors difficult to latch and/or leading the driver or 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 all four door latches with an improved part, free of charge.


COMMERCIAL VEHICLES

2014-2015 IC Bus AC; 2013-2015 IC Bus HC; 2011-2015 International DuraStar, ProStar, TranStar, WorkStar; 2013-2015 International LoneStar; 2012-2015 International TerraStar

Navistar, Inc. is recalling certain vehicles because a vehicle double battery jump start or electrical load dump event could result in an overvoltage condition of a component within the HVAC system linear power module (LPM), which is used to control the blower speed.

The overvoltage condition could result in the overheating and failure of the LPM. If the LPM overheats and fails, there is an increased risk of a fire. Navistar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the LPM with an upgraded one, free of charge.


2006-2015 Freightliner M2

Fontaine Modification is recalling certain Freightliner M2 trucks manufactured January 2, 2006, to January 23, 2015, and modified by Fontaine to have dual steering.

Brake lights of the affected vehicles will not illuminate if the primary brake air supply is depleted below 6 psi. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 121, “Air Brake Systems.”

If the primary brake air system fails, causing the truck to rely on the secondary brake air system, the brake lights may not illuminate when the brakes are applied, increasing the risk of a crash.

Fontaine will notify owners, and dealers will install a repair kit to resolve the issue, free of charge.


2015-2016 Hino 238, 258, 268, 338

Hino Motor Sales USA, Inc. is recalling certain trucks manufactured January 5, 2015, to March 20, 2015.

In the affected vehicles, the U-bolt that connects the suspension springs to the front axle may have been overtightened. If the U-bolt was overtightened, the bolt may stretch, resulting in it loosening or failing. Either result may cause a loss of steering ability, increasing the risk of a vehicle crash.

The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule.

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