Friday

GM recall 4.3 Million Vehicles over a defect Related to Air Bags.

General Motors reported that it will recall nearly 4.3 million vehicles worldwide because of a software defect that can prevent air bags from deploying during a crash.

It ranges from the 2014 - 2017 model year of the Buick Lacrosse, Chevrolet Corvette, Silverado  1500, Chevrolet Tahoe, Suburban and Silverado HD and Cadillac Escalade.

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Monday

Mitsubishi is recalling its 2015 Outlander vehicles because Fluid may Leak from Transmission Hose

SUMMARY:
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. (MMNA) is recalling certain model year 2015 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport vehicles manufactured June 25, 2014, through November 25, 2015 and equipped with a 2.0L engine and a continuously variable transmission (CVT). During assembly, a clamp for a CVT hose may not have been properly secured, allowing the hose to detach and leak transmission fluid.
CONSEQUENCE:
If enough transmission fluid leaks out, the transmission may not function properly and the vehicle may become inoperable, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, if leaking transmission fluid contacts an a hot surface there is an increased risk of a fire.
REMEDY:
Mitsubishi will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the hose clamps, correcting their installation, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Mitsubishi customer service at 1-888-648-7820. Mitsubishi's number for this recall is SR-16-005.

Honda is recalling its 2016 Honda Civic for a Connecting Rod Bearing Retainer may Fail

SUMMARY:
American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2016 Civic 2-Door vehicles manufactured February 23, 2016, through May 20, 2016. The affected vehicles may have a damaged LED side marker light circuit board inside the taillight assembly, making the marker light inoperable. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Assoc. Equipment."
CONSEQUENCE:
If a side marker light does not function, vehicle visibility can be decreased to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect both the taillight assemblies, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KB8.

Honda is recalling its 2016 Honda Civic Vehicle Side Marker Lights may not function.

SUMMARY:
American Honda Motor Co. (Honda) is recalling certain model year 2016 Civic 2-Door vehicles manufactured February 23, 2016, through May 20, 2016. The affected vehicles may have a damaged LED side marker light circuit board inside the taillight assembly, making the marker light inoperable. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Assoc. Equipment."
CONSEQUENCE:
If a side marker light does not function, vehicle visibility can be decreased to other drivers, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect both the taillight assemblies, replacing them as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in August 2016. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is KB8.

GM is recalling its Malibu Hybrid Vehicles for an Unexpected Loss of High Voltage Power.

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016 Malibu Hybrid vehicles manufactured October 27, 2015, to June 3, 2016. The affected vehicles have a shut-off switch for the high voltage battery for use when servicing the vehicle. This manual service disconnect switch (MSD) may not be properly installed and thus may not lock into position, unexpectedly disconnecting the high-voltage power while driving, effectively stalling the vehicle.
CONSEQUENCE:
A vehicle stall increases the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the MSD and correct the installation, 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 51230.
NOTES:
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.

Chrysler is recalling its Ram Trucks for a Rear Output Shaft Fracture that can cause a Possible Loss of Power.

SUMMARY:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Ram 3500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through January 7, 2016, and 2016 Ram 4500/5500 trucks manufactured July 24, 2015, through October 8, 2015. The transfer case may have been manufactured with a misshapen main output shaft, creating voids that may cause a shaft fracture.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the main output shaft fractures, the vehicle may lose motive power, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the driver may be unable to place the vehicle in PARK, increasing the risk of a vehicle rollaway.
REMEDY:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will replace the transfer case, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin on August 10, 2016. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S48.
NOTES:
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.
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Friday

Kia Motors is recalling its 2016 Kia Optima vehicles for a defect with it's airbags.


SUMMARY:
Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 10, 2015, to February 12, 2016. In these vehicles, a chemical enhancer required for the for the second stage deployment of the driver's frontal air bag was not loaded, resulting in the second stage not deploying in necessitating crashes.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the second stage air bag does not deploy it increases the risk of injury or death.
REMEDY:
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module, free of charge. The recall began on May 6, 2016. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC131. 

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Nissan is recalling its 2014-2016 Nissan Rogue vehicles for a Rear Lift Gate may Fall due to corrosion.


SUMMARY:
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Nissan Rogue vehicles manufactured July 31, 2013, to January 16, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the rear lift gate support stays may corrode due to insufficient anti-corrosion treatment.
CONSEQUENCE:
Corrosion of one or both of the rear lift gate support stays could cause a sudden release of pressure. If this occurs, the support stays may break off, increasing the risk of injury.
REMEDY:
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the rear tailgate stays, free of charge. Parts are not currently available. Owners will be sent interim notifications by mid-June 2016. A second notice will be sent when remedy parts become available. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261. 

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Toyota is recalling its 2016 Avalon and 2015 Camry vehicles for and improperly calibrated occupant classification systems that may fail to deploy airbags.


SUMMARY:
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Avalon and Camry vehicles manufactured November 30, 2015 to March 4, 2016. The occupant classification system (OCS) that activates or deactivates the front passenger seat air bag system may have been improperly calibrated. As a result, the front passenger air bag and the front passenger knee air bag may not deploy as intended in certain crash scenarios. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, "Occupant Crash Protection."
CONSEQUENCE:
Air bags that do not deploy as intended during a crash increase the risk of injury.
REMEDY:
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will recalibrate the OCS, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin by May 31, 2016. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is G0J. 

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Monday

Mercedes is recalling its 2016 SLK300 vehicles for Loss of Vehicle Battery that may Result in Rollaway.

SUMMARY:

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 SLK300 vehicles manufactured June 2, 2015 to July 14, 2015 and equipped with a nine-speed automatic transmission. The backup power supply for the ignition switch in the affected vehicles may not have been properly connected. As a result, if the vehicle is being driven and there is a loss of power from the main vehicle battery, the transmission cannot be shifted to "Park" nor can the electric parking brake be applied.
CONSEQUENCE:
In this situation, without the backup power supply, the only way to keep the vehicle from moving is to press the brake pedal. As soon as the driver attempts to exit the vehicle, the vehicle may roll, increasing the risk of injury.
REMEDY:
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will correct the ignition switch wiring and perform a software update, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in May 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372. 


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Wednesday

Tesla is recalling 2016 Model X vehicles for Third Row Seat may Collapse during a frontal collision.


SUMMARY:
Tesla Motors, Inc. (Tesla) is recalling certain model year 2016 Model X vehicles manufactured September 29, 2015, to March 30, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the third row seat back may move forward under load such as in a frontal collision. As such, the vehicles do not conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 207, "Seating Systems."
CONSEQUENCE:
If the third row seat does not remain in its adjusted position, there may be an increased risk of injury to an occupant in the event of a crash.
REMEDY:
Tesla will notify owners, and dealers will replace all affected third row seats, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in April 2016. Owners may contact Tesla customer service at 1-844-248-3752 or by email at ServiceHelpNA@teslamotors.com. Tesla's number for this recall is SB-16-13-003

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Jaguar is recalling the 2010 Jaguar XF vehicles for a fuel tank flange that may crack which could allow fuel to leak onto ground.


SUMMARY:
Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain model year 2010 Jaguar XF vehicles manufactured December 17, 2008, to April 15, 2009. The affected vehicles have a fuel tank with an outlet flange that may crack, allowing fuel to leak onto the ground.
CONSEQUENCE:
A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source may increase the risk of a fire.
REMEDY:
Jaguar will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel outlet mounting flange, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 20, 2016. Owners may contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar's number for this recall is J059. 


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Tuesday

GM is recalling several Chevrolet Express Vans that do not have a Tire Pressure Monitoring system.

SUMMARY:
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Chevrolet Express and GMC Savana incomplete vehicles equipped with a 159 inch wheel base manufactured August 2, 2013, to January 30, 2016. The affected vehicles were shipped to final stage manufacturers without a tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 138, "Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems."
CONSEQUENCE:
Without a TPMS, the driver would not be alerted if one or more tires became under inflated. Driving with under inflated tires increases the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
GM will notify owners, and dealers will install the hardware and software necessary to equip the vehicles with a TPMS, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM's number for this recall is 15819. 

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BMW is recalling several of its vehicles for possible air bags that may not deploy due to residue on module.

SUMMARY:
BMW of North America, LLC (BMW) is recalling certain model year 2016 740Li, 750Li, and 750Lxi vehicles manufactured July 1, 2015, to December 11, 2015. The affected vehicles have an air bag control module that may randomly reset due to an electrical short circuit as a result of residual metallic particles from the manufacturing process.
CONSEQUENCE:
In the event of a crash while the air bag module is resetting, the air bags may not deploy, increasing the risk of occupant injury.
REMEDY:
BMW will notify owners, and dealers will replace the air bag control module, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin May 16, 2016. Owners may contact BMW customer service at 1-800-525-7417. 
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Ford is recalling the 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC vehicles for an Engine Block Heater May Overheat

SUMMARY:

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Lincoln MKC vehicles manufactured November 25, 2013, to January 25, 2016, and 2016 Ford Explorer vehicles manufactured October 20, 2014, to January 28, 2016. The affected vehicles are equipped with 2.3L GTDI engines and engine block heaters. These engine block heaters have elements that may overheat while plugged in.
CONSEQUENCE:
Overheating of the engine block increase the risk of a fire.
REMEDY:
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the engine block heater, free of charge. Dealers will also inspect and replace the electrical cord, as necessary. The recall is expected to begin May 16, 2016. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 16S14. Note: Owners should not use the engine block heater until the vehicle has been remedied. 

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Monday

Bugatti is recalling its 2006-2010 Veyron Vehicles for Automobile Jacking Plates may Loosen and Detach

SUMMARY:

Bugatti is recalling certain 2006-2010 Veyron vehicles manufactured March 10, 2006, to March 9, 2012, 2010-2012 Veyron Grand Sport vehicles manufactured September 29, 2009, to October 14, 2014, and 2011-2013 Veyron Super Sport vehicles manufactured February 18, 2011, to August 17, 2012. In the affected vehicles, the underbody aluminum reference plates used when lifting the vehicle may corrode and detach from the vehicle.
CONSEQUENCE:
If these jacking plates separate from the vehicle while driving, they may be a road hazard, potentially striking another vehicle, and increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Bugatti will notify owners, and dealers will rivet and seal the underbody aluminum reference plates, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Bugatti at (805) 557-1050 . 
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Tuesday

Dodge is recalling its 2016 Dodge Dart vehicles for the PCM that is missing the backup software and could cause a crash.

SUMMARY:
Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2016 Dodge Dart vehicles manufactured July 25, 2015, to December 16, 2015 and equipped with a 2.0L engine and a manual transmission. Additionally included are certain 2015 Dodge Dart vehicles similarly equipped and brought in for dealer service between September 15, 2015 and January 12, 2016. In the affected vehicles, the powertrain control module that monitors the engine torque output may be missing a backup layer of software. 
CONSEQUENCE:
Without a backup layer of software, the control module may fail to prevent an un-commanded torque event, increasing the risk of a crash. 
REMEDY:
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the Engine Control Module software, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler's number for this recall is S10. 



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Honda is recalling its 2014 Scooters for Brake Fluid that may Leak from Loose Rear Line

SUMMARY:
Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain model year 2014 NSS300 and NSS300A scooters manufactured June 18, 2013, to September 12, 2013. The rear brake line connection on the affected vehicles may have been improperly tightened, allowing brake fluid to leak.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the rear brake line leaks, there would be a reduction of loss of rear brake pressure and therefore rear braking function, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will tighten the rear brake line connection to specification, and fill the rear brake fluid reservoir, as necessary, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Honda customer service at 1-866-784-1870. Honda's number for this recall is JY3.



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Mercedes Benz is recalling several of its vehicles for Sunroof Glass that may not be Properly Bonded

SUMMARY:
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 C300 vehicles manufactured December 11, 2015, to December 23, 2015, C300 4Matic vehicles manufactured December 12, 2015, to December 29, 2015, and C450 AMG 4Matic vehicles manufactured December 12, 2015, to December 22, 2015. The affected vehicles may be equipped with a panoramic sunroof that may not be properly bonded, allowing the glass to detach and fall from the vehicle during operation.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the panoramic glass detaches during vehicle operation, it can increase the risk of injury or crash.
REMEDY:
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the bonding of the rear sunroof glass panel, replacing it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in late March 2016. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.




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Nissan is recalling its 2014 Nissan Rogue Vehicles for Improper Plating on Fuel Pump that may Result in Stall

SUMMARY:
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2014 Nissan Rogue vehicles manufactured July 25, 2013, to December 21, 2013, and February 1, 2014, to June 7, 2014. Improper nickel plating of components within the fuel pump may result in the fuel pump failing.
CONSEQUENCE:
If the fuel pump fails, the vehicle may stall without warning, increasing the risk of a crash.
REMEDY:
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel pump, free of charge. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261


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