Driving a vehicle that is part of a recall can be dangerous. In the last few weeks, almost half a million cars have been found to have severe defects that put you and other drivers at risk.
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Read on for the latest recalls and to see if your vehicle is on the list. In most cases, the manufacturer fixes the problem for free.
General Motors-owned Cadillac is sending notices to specific vehicle owners about a fuel tank rollover valve that may fail in a rollover crash. It could lead to fuel leaking, which is a severe fire risk.
The recalled 2022 models are:
- Cadillac XT5
- Cadillac XT6
- GMC Acadia All-Wheel Drive (AWD)
Take your vehicle to a GM dealer to have it inspected. They might have to replace the fuel tank shell for free if the rollover valve is dislodged or missing. You can read more about this recall on the NHTSA website.
You can contact Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006 and GMC customer service at 1-800-462-8782. GM’s number for this recall is N222366070.
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Unfortunately, Ford is no stranger to recalls. This time, the company is recalling six models for various reasons.
- In the first notice, the 2022 Bronco and Ranger models have a problem with the bonding on the windshield. This can cause the windshield to pop out during a crash.
- Then, some 2022 F-150 BEV models with 20-inch or 22-inch all-season tires have an issue with the tire pressure monitoring system (TPMS). The problem is that the light might not come on when needed, failing to warn you of low tire pressure.
- The next recall notice involves certain 2022 Lincoln Aviator and Ford Explorer vehicles. Inspections found that some had engine rails that weren’t correctly heat-treated.
- Finally, Ford is recalling all Escape, Maverick, and Corsair models made between 2020 and 2022 with a 2.5-liter/plug-in hybrid engine due to a fire risk under the hood. When the engine fails, engine oil and fuel vapor can ignite.
You can read more about this recall on the NHTSA website. You can also contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22C13.
Honda is recalling certain 2020-2022 GL1800 Gold Wing motorcycles with a manual transmission. There is a problem with the ignition timing software that can cause the engine control unit (ECU) to reduce engine performance and possible stall.
You can read more about this recall on the NHTSA website. You can also contact American Honda Motor Co customer service at 1-866-784-1870.
In one of the more severe recalls, certain 2020-2022 Venue vehicles have an issue with the driver-side or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners. In a crash, these can explode upon deployment, causing more injuries.
For the second time, Hyundai is recalling certain 2017-2018 Ioniq HEV and Ionic PHV vehicles. The Power Relay Assembly (PRA) can overheat underneath the rear seats.
You can read more about this recall on the NHTSA website. You can also contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai’s number for this recall is 232.
If you drive a Kia 2021-2022 Sorento Hybrid or 2022 Sorento Plug-in Hybrid, you must have it checked out at a dealer. This is because they suffer from the same driver-side or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners issue as Hyundai.
You can read more about this recall on the NHTSA website. You can also contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia’s number for this recall is SC241.
The Ford-owned company is recalling certain 2022 Lincoln Navigator vehicles over a headlight control module software problem. It can cause the side marker and daytime running lights to fail.
You can read more about this recall on the NHTSA website. You can also contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford’s number for this recall is 22C14.
Almost 200,000 Frontier and Titan vehicles made between 2020 and 2022 might have a problem with their transmission parking pawl. It might not engage when the car is set to park, causing a rollaway. You are advised to apply the parking brake every time you park your vehicle.
You can read more about this recall on the NHTSA website. You can also contact Nissan’s customer service at 1-800-867-7669. Nissan’s number for this recall is R22A2 R22A3.
In a separate recall, Nissan is recalling over 300,00 2013-2016 Pathfinder vehicles where the secondary hood latch may malfunction and remain in the unlatched, unsecured position when the hood is closed.
Rounding out the recall list is certain Toyota 2022 Tundra and Tundra Hybrid vehicles. Toyota is recalling these vehicles as flange nuts on the rear axle assembly can loosen and sometimes fall off. When that happens, it can cause a separation from the axle housing.
For questions about the recall, contact customer support at the Toyota Brand Engagement Center (1-800-331-4331) for Toyota vehicles.