Your shifter shows what gear you have selected. If the shifter cable should become dislodged, it may show the incorrect gear. If this happens, your vehicle may not be secured in "Park."
The seat belt buckles in the second or third row seats may be missing a rivet. If a crash occurs, the buckle may separate from the strap, increasing the risk of injury to the passenger.
In heavy snow areas, a buildup of snow on the windshield wipers could cause the wipers to fail. Visibility could be reduced, increasing the risk of a crash.
The wiring to the washer system fluid heater may overheat. This can create a burning smell, smoke, and possibly a fire under the hood.
Due to variations in the manufacturing process, or exposure to high heat may lead to a fracture in the fuel tank. A fuel leak in the presence of an ignition source could result in a fire.
On some vehicles, a problem with the fuel tank may allow fuel and/or fuel vapors to leak, increasing the risk of fire.
The pressure hose for the power steering system may fail and leak, resulting in a fire hazard in the engine compartment, and reduced steering assistance.