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Monday, March 22, 2021

Its Shop Time Mondays: Ford, Hyundai, Genesis, Lincoln And Mercury Combined, Recalling Over 2.7 Million Vehicles


Driver's Air Bag Inflator May Explode

An inflator explosion may result in sharp metal fragments striking the driver or other occupants, resulting in serious injury or death.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V158000

Manufacturer Ford Motor Company

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 2,602,668

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2007-2011 Ranger, 2006-2012 Fusion, Lincoln Zephyr, Lincoln MKZ, 2006-2011 Mercury Milan, 2007-2010 Ford Edge, and Lincoln MKX vehicles. The driver's side air bag inflator may explode due to propellant degradation occurring after long-term exposure to high absolute humidity, high temperatures, and high temperature cycling.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the driver-side airbag inflator or module with an alternate one, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin April 1, 2021. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 21S12.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 21V160000

Manufacturer Hyundai Motor America

Components SERVICE BRAKES, HYDRAULIC

Potential Number of Units Affected 94,646

Summary

Hyundai Motor America (Hyundai) is recalling certain 2015-2016 Genesis and 2017-2020 Genesis G80 vehicles. The Anti-Lock Brake System (ABS) module could malfunction and short circuit.

Remedy

Hyundai will notify owners, and dealers will replace the ABS module fuse, free of charge. Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the remedy is complete. The recall is expected to begin May 7, 2021. Owners can contact Hyundai customer service at 1-855-371-9460. Hyundai's numbers for this recall are 201 and 006G.


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