Recalls: Chevrolet, Chrysler, Dodge, Infiniti, Jaguar, Jeep, Kia, Mazda and Nissan – KUTV 2News

In case you missed it: Auto recalls that came across our desk throughout the past week. Contents for this recap are received via email from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) copied straight from the www.nhtsa.gov website.

2012-2014 Dodge Charger, Chrysler 300; 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee
Units affected: 811,586

Chrysler (FCA US LLC) is recalling certain model year 2012-2014 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 vehicles manufactured February 15, 2011, to November 27, 2014, and 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee vehicles manufactured July 16, 2012, to December 22, 2015. The afflicted vehicles, equipped along with an eight-rate automatic transmission and a monostable gear selector, could not adequately warn the driver as soon as driver’s door is opened and the Auto is not in PARK, allowing them to exit the Auto while the Auto is still in gear.

Drivers thinking that their vehicle’s transmission is in the PARK placement might be struck by the Auto and injured if they attempt to grab from the Auto while the engine is operating and the parking brake is not engaged.

FCA will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly update the Auto software to mitigate the risk of Auto rollaway, without charge. The manufacturer has actually not yet offered a notification schedule. Owners could contact Chrysler customer service at 1-800-853-1403. Chrysler’s number for this recall is S27.

2009, 2011, 2012 & 2015 Jaguar XF
Units affected: 5

Jaguar Land Rover North America, LLC (Jaguar) is recalling certain model year 2009, 2011, 2012 and 2015 XF vehicles manufactured February 6, 2008 to October 20, 2014. In the afflicted vehicles, the driver frontal air bags might be passing up a chemical enhancer called for for the second phase deployment, resulting in the second phase deploying improperly in certain crashes.

An air bag that inflates improperly improves the risk of injury.

Jaguar will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly change the driver frontal air bag module, without charge. The recall is expected to start on June 6, 2016. Owners could contact Jaguar customer service at 1-800-452-4827. Jaguar’s number for this recall is J065.

2015-2016 Kia K900
Units affected: 3,099

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 K900 vehicles manufactured December 18, 2013 to January 11, 2016 and equipped along with LED headlights. In the afflicted vehicles, as soon as making use of the multi-function light switch in “AUTO” mode, electrical resistance could develop in the switch and lead to the headlights flickering or turning off as soon as driving.

Loss of headlight illumination could minimize visibility and enhance the risk of a crash.

Kia will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly change the multi-function switch, without charge. The recall is expected to start could 27, 2016. Owners could contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC130.

2016 Mazda CX-3; 2013-2014 Mazda2; 2014-2016 CX-5; 2013-2015 CX-9
Units affected: 578

Mazda North American Operations (Mazda) is recalling certain model year 2016 CX-3 vehicles manufactured June 1, 2015, to December 2, 2015, 2013-2014 Mazda2 vehicles manufactured July 3, 2013, to August 8, 2014, 2014-2016 CX-5 vehicles manufactured January 19, 2013, to December 2, 2015, and 2013-2015 CX-9 vehicles manufactured December 6, 2012, to July 31, 2015. The lesser mounting nuts and bolts that attach the front strut assembly to the steering knuckle could loosen, allowing the steering knuckle to separate.

If the steering knuckle separates from the strut assembly, it can easily create a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Mazda will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly check the lesser mounting nuts and bolts that safe the front strut assembly to the steering knuckle. If the bolts are loose, they will certainly be replaced then correctly tightened, without charge. The recall is expected to start could 20, 2016. Owners could contact Mazda customer service at 1-800-222-5500. Mazda’s number for this recall is 9316D.

2016-2017 Nissan Maxima; 2013-2016 Altima, NV200, Leaf, Sentra; 2013-2017 Pathfinder; 2014-2016 NV200 Taxi, Infiniti QX60, Q50; 2014-2017 Nissan Rogue; 2015-2016 Nissan Murano, Chevrolet City Express; 2013 Infiniti JX35
Units affected: 3,177,645

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Nissan Maxima, 2013-2016 Nissan Altima, NV200, LEAF and Sentra, 2013-2017 Nissan Pathfinder, 2014-2016 Nissan NV200 Taxi, Infiniti QX60 and Q50, 2014-2017 Nissan Rogue, 2015-2016 Nissan Murano, Chevrolet City Express and 2013 Infiniti JX35 vehicles. In these vehicles, the front seat passenger Occupant Classification System (OCS) could incorrectly classify a grownup passenger as a kid or classify the seat as empty despite it being occupied. As a result, the passenger frontal airbag might be turned off and not deploy in the event of a crash.

If the passenger frontal airbag does not deploy as intended in the event of a crash, the passenger is at an increased risk of injury.

Nissan will certainly notify their owners. Chevrolet City Express owners will certainly be notified by Total Motors. Dealers will certainly reprogram the Air Bag regulate Unit (ACU) and OCS Electronic regulate Unit (ECU) in Altima, Maxima, Murano, Rogue, and Sentra vehicles, and change the OCS ECU in LEAF, NV200, NV200 Taxi, Pathfinder, Infiniti Q50, JX35, and QX60 and Chevrolet City Express vehicles, without charge. The manufacturer has actually not yet offered a notification schedule. Owners could contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669, Infiniti customer service at 1-888-833-3216 or Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020.

2013-2016 Nissan Sentra
Units affected: 622,110

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2013-2016 Sentra vehicles manufactured June 13, 2012, to April 14, 2016. The front passenger seat belt bracket could come to be deformed if it is used to safe a kid Restraint System (CRS). The deformed seat bracket could create the Occupant Classification System (OCS) to incorrectly classify the installed CRS, resulting in the front passenger air bag to not be turned off as made as soon as a CRS is in the seat.

If the frontal passenger air bag deploys in the event of a collapse as soon as a kid seat is installed in the front passenger seat, there will certainly be an increased risk of injury to the kid in the CRS.

Nissan will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly reinforce the seat belt bracket also as reprogram the Air Bag regulate Unit (ACU) and OCS Electronic regulate Unit (ECU), without charge. The remedy is not yet available. Owners will certainly be mailed an interim notification by the end of June 2016 and will certainly be sent a second letter as soon as the remedy is available. Owners are warned not to install a CRS in the front seat. Owners could contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669.

Note for all of recalls: Owners could likewise contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Auto Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or visit www.safercar.gov.

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