Weekly Recalls: Chevrolet, Ford/Lincoln, Nissan, VW/Audi


Recall Street Sign

CHEVROLET



NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V489000
Manufacturer: General Motors LLC
Components: STRUCTURE, ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Potential Number of Units Affected: 7,071

Summary

General Motors LLC (GM) is recalling certain 2020 Chevrolet Corvette vehicles. Despite visual and audible warnings, the vehicle can be driven with the front trunk lid unlatched.

Remedy

GM will notify owners, and dealers will update the software in the vehicle's Body Control Module to limit the vehicle speed to 26 mph when the hood is not completely closed and latched, free of charge. In addition, the operation of the hood release on the key fob will be modified to reduce the likelihood of inadvertent hood release actuations. Owners also may allow the vehicle to be remedied via an Over-The-Air software update. The recall is expected to begin October 3, 2020. Owners may contact GM customer service at 1-866-522-9559. GM's number for this recall is N202311160.

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/LINCOLN


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V497000
Manufacturer: Ford Motor Company
Components: AIR BAGS, SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 488

Summary

Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020 Explorer and 2020 Lincoln Aviator vehicles. The side air bag and/or seat back module attachments may not have been properly tightened in the front seat backs.

Remedy

Ford will notify owners, and dealers will remove front seat back panels from one or both front seats (VIN-specific) and verify that the fasteners have been properly tightened, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin September 7, 2020. Owners may contact Ford customer service at 1-866-436-7332. Ford's number for this recall is 20S48.

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.



NISSAN


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V507000
Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.
Components: EXTERIOR LIGHTING
Potential Number of Units Affected: 5,520

Summary

Nissan North America, Inc. (Nissan) is recalling certain 2020 Sentra vehicles. The right-hand LED headlight may have been misaligned during production. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, "Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment."

Remedy

Nissan will notify owners, and dealers will replace the right-hand LED headlight, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 5, 2020. Owners may contact Nissan customer service at 1-800-867-7669.

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.



VW/AUDI


NHTSA Campaign Number: 20V505000
Manufacturer: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc.
Components: SEATS
Potential Number of Units Affected: 4,854

Summary

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Volkswagen ) is recalling certain 2020 Volkswagen Atlas Cross Sport, Jetta, Jetta GLI and Tiguan and Audi Q5 and SQ5 and 2021 Volkswagen Atlas vehicles. Parts of the front seat frame and backrest adjuster may not have been welded properly.

Remedy

Volkswagen will notify owners, and dealers will inspect the front seats, and, as necessary, replace the seatback frames, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin October 25, 2020. Volkswagen owners may contact their customer service at 1-888-241-2289. Audi owners may contact their customer service at 1-800-822-2834. Volkswagen's numbers for this recall are 72L1, 72K8, and 72K9.

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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