Monday, September 10, 2018

Its Shop Time Mondays: Fords, Chevys, Nissans And Toyotas Are In The Hot Seat



If you have your 17 Digit VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), click here to see if there is a recall on your vehicle.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V568000
Manufacturer Ford Motor Company
Components STRUCTURE, SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected 1,619,112

Summary
Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2015-2018 Ford F-150 Regular Cab and SuperCrew Cab vehicles. If a front seat belt pretensioner deploys as the result of a crash, the sparks may ignite materials such as carpeting or insulation within the B-pillar area.
Remedy
Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove the B-pillar insulation material and wiring harness tape, and install heat resistant tape, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 24, 2018. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 18S27.



NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V579000
Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 192,347
Summary
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2016-2018 Toyota Prius vehicles. A portion of the engine wire harness connected to the hybrid Power Control Unit (PCU), could contact the cover at this connection and wear, causing an electrical short circuit.
Remedy
Toyota will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the engine wire harness assembly and replace it if damage is found. A protective sleeve or protective tape will be included to prevent any future damage. These repairs will be performed free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 28, 2018. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-888-270-9371. Toyota's number for this recall is J0T.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 18V551000
Manufacturer Nissan North America, Inc.
Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected 153,047
Summary
Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2017 Nissan NV200, Sentra, NV3500 Van, NV3500 Bus, NV200 Taxi, NV1500, NV2500 Van, Chevrolet City Express, 2017-2018 Frontier, Versa Note, and Versa Sedan vehicles that have a mechanical (physical) key ignition system. In these models, over time, the weight on the key ring and road conditions or some other jarring event may cause the ignition switch to move out of the run position to the accessory position, turning off the engine.
Remedy
Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the production information on the ignition switch, and replace it as necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 19, 2018. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669.


If you have your 17 Digit VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), click here to see if there is a recall on your vehicle.

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