Monday, December 5, 2022

Its Shop Time Mondays: Audi, Honda, Jeep, Kia And Nissan Have Issued Recalls

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V867000

Manufacturer Honda (American Honda Motor Co.)

Components BACK OVER PREVENTION

Potential Number of Units Affected 117,445

Summary

Honda (American Honda Motor Co.) is recalling certain 2017-2019 Ridgeline vehicles. Opening and closing the tailgate may break the rearview camera wiring harness, causing the rearview camera to fail.

Remedy

Dealers will replace the rearview camera wiring harness, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 16, 2023. Owners may contact Honda's customer service at 1-888-234-2138. Honda's number for this recall is 6RW. 


NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V878000

Manufacturer Kia America, Inc.

Components AIR BAGS

Potential Number of Units Affected 76,918

Summary

Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2023 Sportage vehicles. The side curtain air bags may have been twisted during installation.

Remedy

Dealers will inspect and reinstall the side curtain air bags as necessary, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed December 28, 2022. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC257.


NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V865000

Manufacturer Chrysler (FCA US, LLC)

Components ENGINE

Potential Number of Units Affected 62,909

Summary

Chrysler (FCA US, LLC) is recalling certain 2021-2023 Jeep Wrangler 4xe vehicles equipped with 2.0L Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle engines. A loss of communication may cause an engine shutdown.

Remedy

Dealers will update the transmission control module software, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 12, 2023. Owners may contact FCA US, LLC customer service at 1-800-853-1403. FCA US, LLC's number for this recall ZB7.

NHTSA Campaign Number: 22V861000

Manufacturer Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.

Components ELECTRICAL SYSTEM

Potential Number of Units Affected 50,883

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Audi S7, S6 Sedan, A6 Allroad, 2021-2022 RS7, RS6 Avant, 2019-2022 A7, and A6 Sedan vehicles. Liquid spilled in the rear seat may penetrate and cause the gateway control module to shut down.

Remedy

Dealers will install a protective cover, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed January 20, 2023. Owners may contact Audi's customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 90V2.

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