Monday, June 10, 2024

All Kia Tellurides Should Be Parked Outside, While 2022-23 Toyota Tundras And Lexus LX600s Are Being Recalled For Engine Debris

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V407000

Manufacturer Kia America, Inc.

Components SEATS

Potential Number of Units Affected 462,869


Kia America, Inc. (Kia) is recalling certain 2020-2024 Telluride vehicles. The front power seat motor may overheat due to a stuck power seat slide knob, which can result in a fire while parked or driving.


Owners are advised to park outside and away from structures until the recall repair is complete. Dealers will install a bracket for the power seat switch back covers and replace the seat slide knobs, free of charge. Owner notification letters are expected to be mailed July 30, 2024. Owners may contact Kia customer service at 1-800-333-4542. Kia's number for this recall is SC316. 

Debris in Engine May Cause Stall

NHTSA Campaign Number: 24V381000

Manufacturer Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing


Potential Number of Units Affected 102,092


Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing (Toyota) is recalling certain 2022-2023 Tundra and Lexus LX600 vehicles equipped with a V35A engine. Debris from the manufacturing process may contaminate the engine and cause the main bearings to fail, which can result in an engine stall and loss of drive power.


The remedy is currently under development. Interim letters notifying owners of the safety risk are expected to be mailed July 15, 2024. A second notice will be sent once the remedy is available. Owners may contact Toyota customer service at 1-800-331-4331. Toyota's numbers for this recall are 24TB07/24TA07 and 24LB04/24LA04.

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