Monday, February 13, 2017

Its Recall Mondays: Hyundai, Pontiac, Saturn and Toyota Are In The Hot Seat

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected 72,847

Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2017 Tundra vehicles equipped with a resin rear step bumper and resin reinforcement brackets (vehicles with chrome step bumpers are not affected). In the event of an impact to the corner of the bumper, the resin bracket may be damaged but not be noticed.
Remedy
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will replace the resin rear bumper reinforcement brackets with steel ones, and replace the rear bumper tread, free of charge. Remedy parts are not currently available. Toyota will begin notifying owners of the recall on February 15, 2017. A second notice will be mailed when remedy parts are available. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's number for this recall is H0C.

Manufacturer General Motors LLC
Components AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected 91,007
Summary
General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2006-2010 Pontiac Solstice and 2007-2010 Saturn Sky vehicles. The Passenger Air Bag Suppression System (PPS) sensor may become bent or damaged within the front passenger seat, possibly disabling the front passenger air bag.
Remedy
The remedy for this recall is still under development. The manufacturer has not yet provided a notification schedule. Owners may contact Pontiac customer service at 1-800-762-2737 or Saturn customer service at 1-800-553-6000. GM's number for this recall is 17036.



Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America
Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC
Potential Number of Units Affected 33,803
Summary
Hyundai Motor Company (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2017 Elantra vehicles. In the affected vehicles, the brake booster may fail, resulting in a loss of power brake assist.
Remedy
Hyundai has notified owners, and dealers will replace the brake system booster assembly, free of charge. The recall began on February 6, 2017. Owners may contact Hyundai customer service at 1-800-633-5151. Hyundai's number for this recall is 157

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