This week’s recalls: Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, Hyundai, Kia, Mercedes-Benz, Toyota – WRGB

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

2016-2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500, 2016 Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Sierra, Yukon, Yukon XL
Units affected: 4,789

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain model year 2016-2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and 2016 Cadillac Escalade, Cadillac Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Chevrolet Tahoe, GMC Sierra, GMC Yukon and GMC Yukon XL vehicles. The front top regulate arms might have actually bad welds near the regulate arm bushing.

Inadequate welds might permit the regulate arm to divide from the bushing, compromising steering and increasing the risk of a crash.

GM will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly switch out the left and ideal front top regulate arms and realign the vehicle, devoid of charge. Portions are not currently available. Owners will certainly be mailed an interim notification in very early might 2016 and will certainly be mailed a 2nd observe once remedy Portions are available. Until the repairs have actually been made, owners are advised not to drive their vehicles. Owners might contact Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020, Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006, or GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is 42190.

2015-2016 Hyundai Sonata; 2017 Elantra
Units affected: 33

Hyundai Motor Firm (Hyundai) is recalling certain model year 2015-2016 Sonata vehicles manufactured might 29, 2014 to February 11, 2016, 2017 Elantra vehicles manufactured January 12, 2016 to February 22, 2016, and one 2016 Sonata Hybrid Auto manufactured October 15, 2015. In these vehicles, the driver’s frontal airbag could be refusing a chemical substance enhancer called for for the 2nd phase airbag deployment, resulting in the 2nd phase not deploying in certain crashes. The primary phase will certainly deploy as intended.

An airbag that does not inflate boosts the risk of injury.

Hyundai will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly switch out the driver’s frontal airbag module, devoid of charge. The recall is expected to start in might 2016. Owners might contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 144.

2016 Kia Optima
Units affected: 17

Kia Motors America (Kia) is recalling certain model year 2016 Kia Optima vehicles manufactured November 10, 2015, to February 12, 2016. In these vehicles, a chemical substance enhancer called for for the for the 2nd phase deployment of the driver’s frontal airbag was not loaded, resulting in the 2nd phase not deploying in necessitating crashes.

If the 2nd phase airbag does not deploy it boosts the risk of injury or death.

Kia will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly switch out the driver’s frontal airbag module, devoid of charge. The recall is expected to start in might 2016. Owners might contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC131.

2016 Mercedes-Benz SLK300
Units affected: 223

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC (MBUSA) is recalling certain model year 2016 SLK300 vehicles manufactured June 2, 2015 to July 14, 2015 and equipped along with a nine-rate automatic transmission. The backup energy supply for the ignition switch in the damaged vehicles might not have actually been properly connected. As a result, if the Auto is being steered and there is a loss of energy from the main Auto battery, the transmission cannot be shifted to “Park” nor can easily the electric parking brake be applied.

In this situation, devoid of the backup energy supply, the just means to sustain the Auto from moving is to press the brake pedal. Once the driver attempts to exit the vehicle, the Auto might roll, increasing the risk of injury.

MBUSA will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly proper the ignition switch wiring and perform a software update, devoid of charge. The recall is expected to start in might 2016. Owners might contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

2014-2016 Nissan Rogue
Units affected: 108,503

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 Nissan Rogue vehicles manufactured July 31, 2013, to January 16, 2016. In the damaged vehicles, the rear raise gate assist stays might corrode as a result of insufficient anti-corrosion treatment.

Corrosion of one or the 2 of the rear raise gate assist stays might induce a sudden launch of pressure. If this occurs, the assist stays might damage off, increasing the risk of injury.

Nissan will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly switch out the rear tailgate stays, devoid of charge. Portions are not currently available. Owners will certainly be sent interim notifications by mid-June 2016. A 2nd observe will certainly be sent once remedy Portions come to be available. Owners might contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-647-7261.

2016 Toyota Avalon, Camry
Units affected: 58,515

Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain model year 2016 Avalon and Camry vehicles manufactured November 30, 2015 to March 4, 2016. The occupant classification unit (OCS) that activates or deactivates the front passenger seat airbag unit might have actually been improperly calibrated. As a result, the front passenger airbag and the front passenger knee airbag might not deploy as intended in certain collapse scenarios. As such, these vehicles fall short to comply along with Federal Motor Auto Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 208, “Occupant collapse Protection.”

Airbags that do not deploy as intended throughout a collapse improve the risk of injury.

Toyota will certainly notify owners, and dealers will certainly recalibrate the OCS, devoid of charge. The recall is expected to start by might 31, 2016. Owners might contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota’s number for this recall is G0J.

Note for all of recalls: Owners might additionally 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.

Worried that you could have actually missed a recall on your car? Now you can easily look it up on your own online. all of you necessity is your vehicle’s VIN. Just visit www.safercar.gov and usage the “Recalls Look-up by VIN” tool. Or you can easily merely go there straight along with this link ={>} https://vinrcl.safercar.gov/vin/.

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