Tesla, Ford, Toyota, Jeep among 1 million recalled vehicles: Check latest car recalls here
Overheating clutches. A recall resulting from a recall. Flying spoilers.
More than one million vehicles have been recalled by major car manufacturers in the latest batch of recalls posted by the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Carmakers in this week’s recall roundup include Ford, Tesla, Jeep, Dodge and Toyota.
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Ford recalls replacement airbags installed under previous recall
Airbag inflator replacements installed under a previous recall on older Ford pickup models are under recall because they may have been incorrectly installed, according to an NHTSA report.
The airbag inflators may have been installed facing the wrong way, causing the airbags to potentially deploy improperly and increase the risk of injury during a crash, according to the report. The recall affects 98,550 Ford Ranger models.
2004-2006 Ford Ranger
Ford said it would offer owners a free repair in its recall notification letter set to be delivered between March 27 and March 31.
Tesla Model Y recalled over loose bolts
Tesla said 3,470 of its new Model Y vehicles could have loose bolts in the second-row seats, according to an NHTSA recall report.
The report says the recall affects the second-row seat back frames of Model Y vehicles, as the bolts securing the frames may not be securely tightened, which the NHTSA says could reduce the performance of the seat belt system and increase the risk of injury during a crash.
2022-2023 Model Y
The company said it had not been aware of any injuries or deaths related to the recall. Owners are expected to be notified of the recall by mail beginning on April 25. Tesla will offer to inspect and tighten the bolts for free.
Dodge Durango spoiler recall
Dodge is recalling select Durango SUVs because the spoiler may detach, creating a hazard to other cars on the road, according to an NHTSA report.
The spoilers on the recalled vehicles were installed “over-flush” to the roof. This causes contact between the spoiler and the roof when opening the tailgate. Over time the spoiler can wear, and become partially detached from the vehicle, according to the report.
A total of 139,019 are affected by the recall.
2021-2023 Dodge Durango
Dodge said in the NHTSA report that it planned to begin notifying impacted owners on April 14. and offer a free inspection and spoiler replacement, if necessary.
According to the report, Dodge had been aware of reports of the spoilers becoming detached, but had not received reports of any collisions or accidents related to the issue.
Nissan Rogues may shut off while driving
More than 700,000 Nissan Rogue SUVs are under recall because of a potential issue with the ignition key, according to an NHTSA recall report. Vehicles with jackknife style keys can shut off while driving if the key collapses into the folded position, Nissan said, creating a crash hazard. Nissan said it not been aware of any reports of injury or crashes related to the issue.
517,472 2014-2020 Nissan Rogue SUVs
194,986 2017-22 Rogue Sports SUVs
Nissan said it will begin to notify owners of the recall on March 17, but it is still working on how to repair the issue. In the meantime, affected owners are advised to not attach any accessories to their key and only use it in the unfolded position until a remedy is available. When the manufacturer determines a repair, it will again notify owners by mail.
Toyota Tundra LCD displays go blank
The LCD displays on 8,989 new Toyota Tundra trucks could fail to display key indicators like the speedometer and warning lights, increasing the risk of crash, an NHTSA recall report said.
Toyota said it had received reports of the LCD displays going blank beginning in late October. A software issue was determined to be the cause.
2022-2023 Toyota Tundra
2022-2023 Toyota Tundra Hybrid
“All known owners of the subject vehicles will be notified to return their vehicles to a Toyota dealer,” the recall report said. “The dealers will update the software… free of charge.”
Toyota said in the report it planned to notify owners between April 17 and April 23.
Jeep clutch overheating creates fire risk
Jeep is recalling 69,201 manual transmission Wrangler and Gladiator vehicles because the clutch may overheat and cause the pressure plate to fracture, an NHTSA report said.
“When a pressure plate fractures, it may result in cracks or holes in the transmission case, allowing heated debris to be expelled from the transmission case,” the report said. “Heated debris expelled from the transmission bellhousing may come in contact with an ignition source in the vehicle or surrounding area, potentially leading to a fire.
55,082 2018-2023 Jeep Wrangler
14,119 2020-2023 Jeep Gladiator
Jeep, which is owned by Chrysler, said in the report that it knew of one injury potentially related to the recall. The company said it planned to notify impacted customers of the recall on April 14, according to the report. It had not yet devised a repair for the recall, which stems from a design issue, the report said.
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