The front drive shaft universal joint may not seal out water and debris properly, resulting in premature wear and damage to the joint. This could cause the joint to fail, resulting in the front wheels not be driven as needed. This could also damage other nearby components, as the joint detaches.
The inflator that deploys the driver's frontal air bag in the event of an accident may rupture and spray metal fragments onto vehicle occupants. This can increase risk of serious injury or death.
The steering gearbox may malfunction due to a manufacturing issue, resulting in a loss of vehicle control.
The slip joint of the drive shaft may fail over time, resulting in the drive shaft separating from the vehicle. This can cause the vehicle to stop moving, and could result in a crash.
The anchor present to mount child seats securely into the vehicle on the left rear seat, inboard side may have been bent downwards. This would prevent the child seat from being mounted securely.
The front side marker lights are programmed improperly and will not turn as appropriate when the parking lights or headlights are activated.
When deployed in a crash, the driver's front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.
The engine may stall without warning, due to a faulty fuel pump. This can increase risk of a crash.
The air bags that protect the heads of occupants during a collision may not inflate properly in an accident, increasing risk of occupant injury.
The driver's side frontal air bag may not deploy quickly enough during an accident. This could result in the increased risk of occupant injury.