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2018-2019 Toyota Camry Sudden Loss Of Brake Assist

In September 2019, Toyota received information from a US dealer who said the brake pedal in a 2018 Toyota Camry felt hard and the vehicle was difficult to stop. The report indicated that no diagnostic trouble codes (DTC) were observed, but the vacuum pum

Volkswagen Recalls VW And Audi Automobiles

Volkswagen will be contacting certain VW and Audi owners because of problems affecting the brakes in certain VW, and airbags in certain Audi vehicles.

Tesla Defect Reports For Airbags, Brakes And Suspension

Tesla will be recalling certain 2017-2021 model year vehicles for three separate problems involving airbags, suspension and brakes.

2021 Ford Bronco Airbag Safety Problem

Ford will be contacting the owners of certain 2021 Bronco SUVs because the passenger air bags in their vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards for occupant crash protection.

Hyundai Sonata Turn Signal May Activate In Wrong Direction

Hyundai plans to notify owners of certain 2015-2017 Sonata vehicles to return their vehicles to their Hyundai dealers to have the Smart Junction Box software logic updated.

2022 Toyota Prius and Prius Prime ECU Software May Cause Loss Of Power

In July 2021, Toyota received a field report alleging a 2022 Toyota Prius unexpectedly stalled and the dashboard warning lights illuminated. The dealer inspected the vehicle and found a Diagnostic Trouble Code (DTC) indicating a hybrid vehicle ECU “Mon

2015-2017 Kia Sedona Turn Signal Malfunction

Under certain conditions the SJB software logic in certain 2015-2017 Sedona vehicles may not properly interpret the signals received from the multi-function switch.

Volvo Seat Belt Locking Retractor Could Malfunction

In June 2021 Volvo received information regarding a noncompliance investigation into a seat belt locking retractor malfunction in certain 2021-2022 XC, S and V model vehicles. The investigation report said that there may be a risk that certain seat belts

2020 Jeep Wrangler Fuel Line May Leak

Some 2020 Jeep Wrangler vehicles equipped with 2.0 L engines may have a plastic fuel supply line connector that could crack and leak fuel into the engine compartment.

General Motors Recalls Chevy Bolt For Battery Fires

Description of the Defect: The root cause is the simultaneous presence of two rare manufacturing defects in the same battery cell. The condition appears to be aggravated by routinely charging the battery to a full or n

Loss Of Fuel Pressure Could Lead To An Engine Stall

Ford Motor Company (Ford) will be contacting the owners of certain 2021 Ford Escape, 2021 Lincoln Corsair and 2021-2022 Ford Bronco Sport vehicles, because of a problem affecting the fuel system.

BMW Loss Of Brake Assist May Cause Increased Stopping Distances

The safety recall involves engine management software that, under certain engine start conditions, could cause the oil/vacuum pump to become damaged.

Subaru Fuel Pump Failure

In April 2020 Subaru decided that a defect affecting vehicle safety existed and decided to conduct a safety recall (NHTSA Campaign Number 20V-218.) As part of an ongoing investigation, Subaru continued to monitor field data for this problem as well as fi

2020 Mercedes Benz GLB 250 Risk Of Electrical Fire

Mercedes-Benz USA (MB) will be contacting owners of certain 2020 GLB 250 vehicles because the accessory power outlet for the second row seating may have excessive voltage due to an incorrect voltage converter socket.