The tire placard that lists the proper tire size, inflation pressure and load capacity of the vehicle may be missing from the vehicle. This could result in improper tire sizes being installed on the vehicle, compromising vehicle operation and performance, as well as the tires becoming overloaded due to improper inflation pressure. Tire failure may result, which can cause an accident.
The third row seat belt may be trapped between the rear seat and rear sideliner. This would prevent the belt from being used to restrain occupants safely.
When deployed in a crash, the passenger front air bag inflator can rupture. As a result, metal fragments from the inflator can strike occupants.
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.
In a crash that deploys the air bag, the driver side air bag may deploy with excessive pressure. The air bag inflator can rupture, and can cause metal fragments to strike and potentially injure occupants.
The engine can lose power and stall, and may leak oil due to an error in assembling the engine.
The airbags and/or seatbelt pretensioners could deploy unexpectedly while driving.
The side curtain airbags may not perform as expected in the event of a crash
Certain vehicles are being recalled because the passenger airbag inflator may rupture upon deployment. Vehicle occupants could be struck by metal fragments resulting in personal injury.
The side curtain air bags may not deploy with proper force due to improper trim covers being installed in the vehicle. This could result in increased risk of occupant injury.