Automotive Recalls

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 Mitsubishi Outlander, Outlander Sport
Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc. is recalling certain 2016 Outlander and Outlander Sport vehicles. The inside door latch mechanisms may not latch securely in high temperatures, allowing the doors to open while the vehicle is in motion.
If a door opens while the vehicle is being driven, it can increase the risk of injury.
MMNA will notify owners, and dealers will replace the door latches, free of charge.

2013-2014 Hyundai Santa Fe, Sonata
Hyundai Motor America is recalling certain vehicles because machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine.
Bearing wear may result in the engine seizing, increasing the risk of a crash.
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine, replacing the engine short block, as necessary, free of charge.

2017 Ford F-250 SD
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-250 Super Duty trucks equipped with 6.2L engines and six-speed automatic transmissions.
These transmissions may have a damaged park rod actuating plate that can result in unexpected vehicle movement even though the transmission has been shifted to “Park.” As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 102, “Transmission Shift Lever Sequence/Starter Interlock/Transmission Braking Effect,” and No. 114 “Theft Protection.”
Unexpected vehicle movement such as a vehicle rollaway can increase the risk of a crash.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the park rod actuating plate and replace it, if necessary, free of charge.

2011-2014 Kia Optima; 2012-2014 Kia Sorento; 2011-2013 Kia Sportage
Kia Motor Company is recalling certain vehicles because machining errors during the engine manufacturing process may cause premature bearing wear within the engine. Bearing wear may result in the engine seizing, increasing the risk of a crash.
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine assembly and replace the engine if necessary, free of charge.

2016-2017 Mini Cooper, Cooper S
BMW of North America, LLC is recalling certain 2016-2017 Mini Cooper Clubman, Cooper S Clubman and JCW Clubman vehicles.
When the affected vehicles are braking and the turn signals are on, the inner, bumper-mounted, brake light will go out. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices and Associated Equipment.”
If the brake light does not illuminate when a turn signal is activated, other drivers may be confused, increasing the risk of a crash.
Mini will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the vehicle to correct the brake lighting, free of charge.

2003 Honda Accord
Honda is recalling certain 2003 Honda Accord Coupe vehicles, equipped with a four-cylinder engine. If the passenger frontal air bag module has been replaced, such as after a crash necessitating frontal air bag deployment, the replacement air bag module may include a Takata air bag inflator. These inflators may rupture due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to lower absolute humidity, temperature and temperature cycling.
An inflator rupture may result in metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants resulting in serious injury or death.
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the vehicle and replace any Takata inflator used in the passenger frontal air bag module, free of charge.

2016 Honda Pilot
Honda is recalling certain 2016 Honda Pilot 2WD and AWD vehicles. The affected vehicles have fuel tanks that may leak. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source can increase the risk of a fire.
Honda will notify owners, and dealers will replace the fuel tank, free of charge.

2017 Subaru Impreza
Subaru of America, Inc. is recalling certain 2017 Impreza vehicles.
Winter fuels may vaporize prematurely in the fuel line, resulting in a reduction in fuel pressure, possibly causing the engine to stall. An engine stall can increase the risk of a crash.
Subaru will notify owners, and dealers will reprogram the engine control unit to turn the radiator cooling fan on at a lower temperature, free of charge.

2017 Hyunda Elantra
Hyundai Motor America is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles.
The affected vehicles may have a damaged electronic power steering connector, resulting in a loss of electric power steering assistance.
Loss of power steering assistance would require higher steering effort, especially at lower speeds, which may increase the risk of a crash.
Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the EPS motor, free of charge.

2017 Ford F-450 SD, F-550 SD
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2017 Ford F-450 and F-550 Super Duty vehicles.
Operating the vehicle at highway speeds may cause the driveline to vibrate and fracture the driveline components or the transmission.
If the driveline or transmission fractures, the vehicle may lose motive power, increasing the risk of a crash.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driveshaft and two center bearing brackets, free of charge.

2017 Ford Edge
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain 2017 Edge vehicles equipped with the optional panoramic vista roof. These vehicles may have an improperly welded windshield header, reducing the vehicles lateral structural integrity. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 214, “Side Impact Protection.”
If the vehicle has reduced lateral structural integrity, the occupants are at an increased risk of injury in the event of a side-impact crash.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will repair the windshield header, free of charge.

2016-2017 Ram 1500
Chrysler is recalling certain 2016-2017 Ram 1500 trucks. The differential pin retaining screw may come loose while driving, potentially causing the differential to break or lock up. A broken or locked up differential may result in a loss of motive power and possibly a loss of vehicle control. Either scenario increases the risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and replace the differential retaining pin, free of charge.

2017 Audi S3, A3
Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. is recalling certain 2017 Audi A3 and S3 sedan vehicles.
In a lower-speed crash situation, the air bag control unit software may deploy the passenger frontal air bag improperly if the front seat passenger is sitting on the edge of the seat or is lying in the seat with the seat reclined. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”
If the air bag deploys with more force than intended, it can increase the risk of injury.
Audi will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module software, free of charge.

2014 Fiat 500L
Chrysler is recalling certain 2014 Fiat 500L vehicles. The powertrain control module software calibration may be incorrect, limiting the engine to idle speed and torque even when the accelerator pedal is fully pressed.
If the vehicle does not accelerate as expected, there may be an increased risk of a crash.
Chrysler will notify owners, and dealers will update the PCM software, free of charge.

2014 Ford Escape; 2014-2015 Ford Fiesta; 2013-2014 Ford Fusion; 2013-2015 Ford Transit Connect
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain vehicles equipped with 1.6L GTDI engines.
If the vehicle is started and driven with an insufficient level of coolant within the engine cooling system, the engine cylinder head may overheat, crack and leak oil.
If the cylinder head cracks and leaks oil, the oil may contact a hot engine or exhaust component, increasing the risk of a fire.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will install a coolant level sensor and the supporting hardware and software, free of charge.

2014 Ford Fiesta; 2013-2014 Ford Fusion; 2013-2014 Lincoln MKZ
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain vehicles because 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 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, free of charge.

2017 Mercedes-Benz E300
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC is recalling certain 2017 E300 and E300 4Matic vehicles.
The front passenger air bag may not deploy properly if a front seat passenger is sitting on the edge of the seat or is lying in the seat with the seat reclined. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”
In the event of a crash that necessitates air bag deployment, if the air bag does not deploy as intended, there would be an increased risk of occupant injury.
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update the air bag control module software, free of charge.

2013 Mercedes-Benz C250, G63; 2008-2016 Mercedes-Benz C300; 2009 Mercedes-Benz C350; 2012, 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS550; 2012-2015 Mercedes-Benz E350; 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC300, CLA250, E350, GLE300D, AMG GT S; 2014 Mercedes-Benz GLK350, SL550; 2015 Mercedes-Benz S550; 2017 Mercedes-Benz SL63
Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC is recalling certain vehicles because various control units on them may have been updated with incorrect software, potentially affecting the correct deployment of the air bags in the event of a crash.
If the air bags do not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, there would be an increased risk of injury in the event of a crash.
MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will update software in the affected control units, free of charge.

2017 Kia Cadenza
Kia Motors America is recalling certain vehicles because the brake vacuum hose on the affected vehicles may kink, reducing braking performance.
Reduced braking performance can lengthen the distance needed to stop the vehicle, increasing the risk of a crash.
Kia will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the brake vacuum hose, replacing it as necessary, free of charge.

2013-2014 Nissan Murano
Nissan North America is recalling certain Murano and Murano Cross Cabriolet vehicles. The power steering hose clamp may not adequately secure the hose, allowing the hose to detach and leak power steering fluid.
If the power steering fluid leaks onto a heat source such as a hot engine or exhaust components, there could be an increased risk of a fire.
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will install a power steering high pressure hose kit, free of charge.

2017 BMW X5
BMW of North America, Inc. is recalling certain 2017 X5 sDrive35i, X5 xDrive35i, X5 xDrive50i, X5 xDrive35d and X5 xDrive40e vehicles.
These vehicles are equipped with passenger frontal air bag modules using certain air bag inflators that may not vent properly in the event of a crash necessitating deployment of the passenger frontal air bag.
If the inflator cannot vent properly, the inflator may rupture, resulting in metal fragments striking the vehicle occupants and causing serious injury or death.
BMW has notified owners, and dealers will replace the air bag modules, free of charge.

2017 Ford Mustang
Ford Motor Company is recalling certain Mustang vehicles because the return spring for the driver side interior door handle may come loose, allowing the driver’s door to unlatch in a side-impact crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 206, “Door Locks and Door Retention Components.” If the door unlatches in a crash, it can increase the risk of injury.
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the driver-side interior door handle and repair the return spring, as necessary, free of charge.

2017 Maserati Levante
Maserati North America, Inc. is recalling 2017 Levante vehicles. Due to an engine software problem, at slow speeds such as stop-and-go traffic, the transmission may unexpectedly shift into neutral or the engine may shut off. If the transmission shifts into neutral unexpectedly or if the engine shuts down without warning, it can increase the risk of a crash.
Maserati will notify owners, and dealers will update the engine control module software, free of charge.

2017 Thor Palazzo
Thor Motor Coach is recalling certain 2017 Palazzo 36.1 and 36.3 motorhomes.
The federal certification label on these vehicles indicates an incorrect front tire rim size. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of 49 CFR Part 567, “Certification.”
If the front rim is replaced based on the incorrect label information, it can cause an unsafe driving condition, increasing the risk of a crash.
TMC will notify owners and provide corrected replacement labels, free of charge.

2017 Tiffin Allegro Breeze
Tiffin Motorhomes, Inc. is recalling certain 2017 Allegro Breeze motorhomes.
The ball joints on the independent front suspension modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering.
A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Tiffin will notify owners, and dealers will inspect, clean and secure the ball joint free of charge.

2017 Newmar King Aire
Newmar Corporation is recalling certain 2017 King Aire motorhomes.
The seals on the headlight harness connectors may not be properly seated, allowing water to enter the connector. As a result, the glass dash display may switch to the turn signal camera mode causing the dash to show the turn signal side camera view over the speedometer and RPM displays. If the driver cannot see the speedometer and RPM displays, there would be an increased risk of a crash.
Newmar will notify owners, and dealers will inspect and reseat the seals as needed, free of charge.

2017-2018 Newmar Dutch Star; 2012-2018 Newmar Essex, King Aire; 2016-2018 Newmar London Aire, Mountain Aire
Newmar Corporation is recalling certain motorhomes built on Spartan Motors chassis.
The ball joints on the independent front suspension modules can loosen and separate, leading to a partial loss of steering. A separated ball joint can cause a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.
Newmar will notify owners, and Spartan service centers will remove, clean, apply thread locker, reinstall and torque the ball joints as necessary, free of charge.