Weekly Recalls: Audi, Buick/Cadillac/Chevrolet/GMC, Ford (2), Mercedes-Benz (2), Volvo


Recall Street Sign

AUDI


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V658000
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components: STRUCTURE
Potential Number of Units Affected: 94,144

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 2018-2020 Audi Q7 vehicles. The padding on the vehicle's C-pillar may not absorb enough impact in the event of a crash.

Remedy

Audi will notify owners, and dealers will replace the deformation element on the C-pillars, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 23, 2020. Owners may contact Audi customer service at 1-800-253-2834. Audi's number for this recall is 70H8.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



FORD (2)


#1

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V635000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM, TIRES
Potential Number of Units Affected: 689

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Escape vehicles equipped with a key-start ignition system. The Body Control Module (BCM) intermittently may not pick up the signal from the rear Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) sensors or the Remote Key Fob. In the event of a low tire pressure condition, the TPMS system may not provide an adequate warning.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will replace the BCM, free of charge. Owners are advised that two key fobs are required for the repair to be completed. The recall is expected to begin November 23, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S59.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

#2

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V636000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: ENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING, POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,903

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2019-2020 Transit Connect vehicles equipped with 2.5L engines. The powertrain control module (PCM) software has fail-safe temperature threshold values higher than intended for the engine. This may delay the fail-safe cooling strategy in the event of coolant loss and result in engine overheating.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will update the PCM software, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin in November 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S60.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



GENERAL MOTORS: Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V668000
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Components: POWER TRAIN
Potential Number of Units Affected: 194,105

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2018-2019 Chevrolet Cruze and Buick LaCrosse, 2018-2020 Chevrolet Equinox, Chevrolet Traverse and GMC Terrain, 2018 Chevrolet Malibu, 2019-2020 Buick Encore, Buick Enclave, Cadillac XT4, Chevrolet Blazer and GMC Acadia, and 2020 Cadillac XT6 vehicles. The start/stop accumulator endcap may have missing bolts.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the start-stop transmission accumulator and replace it if any bolts are missing, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 14, 2020. Owners may contact GMC customer service at 1-888-988-7267, Buick Customer service at 1-800-955-9007, Chevrolet customer service at 1-800-222-1020 or Cadillac customer service at 1-800-458-8006. GM's number for this recall is N202313440.

Notes


Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



MERCEDES-BENZ (2)


#1

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V671000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components: SEAT BELTS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 55,326

Summary

Mercedes-Benz AG USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2021 AMG GLE53, AMG GLE63, 2020 GLE580, 2020-2021 GLE350 and GLE450 vehicles with 5 passenger seating. While buckling the seat belt, the middle seat belt buckle could be pushed down into the gap below the seat cushion. If the buckle can't be retrieved, the buckle latch will be inoperable and unable to restrain an occupant.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will secure the middle seat belt buckle, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 29, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-367-6372.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.

#2

NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V673000
Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC.
Components: SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 1,337

Summary

Mercedes-Benz USA, LLC. (MBUSA) is recalling certain 2021 E350 and E450, 2019-2021 AMG E53 and 2020-2021 AMG E63 vehicles. The front passenger seat may be missing the mechanical seat adjustment range limit stop, allowing the seat to move outside of the acceptable range in relation to the air bag.

Remedy

MBUSA will notify owners, and dealers will inspect for the mechanical seat adjustment range limitation for the front passenger seat and install it if necessary, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin December 29, 2020. Owners may contact MBUSA customer service at 1-800-368-6372.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.



VOLVO


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V681000
Manufacturer: Volvo Car USA LLC
Components: AIR BAGS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 54,124

Summary

Volvo Car USA LLC (Volvo Car) is recalling certain 2001-2003 S80 and S60 vehicles sold or ever registered in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands (Saipan), and the U.S. Virgin Islands. The driver side frontal air bag inflator may rupture, sending metal fragments into the passage compartment, when the driver side air bag is deployed.

Remedy

Volvo Car will send an interim notice to owners beginning January 4, 2021. A second notice will be sent to owners when parts become available during the first quarter of 2021. Dealers will replace the driver side air bag module, free of charge. Owners may contact Volvo Car customer service at 1-866-870-2046. Volvo Car's number for this recall is R10058.

Notes

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to www.safercar.gov.
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