Nissan North America is recalling 322,671 2013-2016 Pathfinder vehicles because the secondary hood (bonnet) latch may malfunction and remain in the unlatched, unsecured, position when the hood is closed. The remedy is in development.
The automaker is also recalling 180,176 2020-2022 Frontier and Titan vehicles. The transmission parking pawl may not engage when the vehicle is shifted into park, which can result in vehicle roll away. Owners have been advised to apply the parking brake every time they park their vehicle. The remedy is currently under development.
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling 46,176 2022 Tundra and Tundra Hybrid vehicles because flange nuts on the axle shaft sub-assemblies can loosen over time and potentially cause one or both axle shaft sub-assemblies to separate from the axle housing. Dealers will inspect the rear axle assembly, tighten the axle flange nuts, and replace any damaged axle-related components if necessary.
Kia Motors America is recalling 17,199 2021-2022 Sorento Hybrid and 2022 Sorento Plug-in Hybrid vehicles. In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioner(s) may explode upon deployment. Dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioners with a cap, free of charge.
Affiliate Hyundai Motor America is recalling 72,470 2020-2022 Venue vehicles. Again, in the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment and, again, dealers will secure the seat belt pretensioners with a cap.
Ford announced two new recalls. It is recalling 63,294 of the new 2022 Bronco and Ranger vehicles. The windshield (windscreen) may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle, which could allow it to detach during a crash. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 212, Windshield Mounting. Dealers will remove and reinstall the windshield.
Ford also is recalling 2,666 2022 F-150 BEV vehicles equipped with 20″ or 22″ all season tyres. The tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS) light may not illuminate as intended, failing to warn the driver of low pressure. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 138, Tire Pressure Monitoring Systems. The body control module (BCM) software will be updated by a dealer, or through an over-the-air (OTA) update.
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