A problem with the passenger seat sensor may cause the passenger air bag not to deploy. If the air bag does not deploy when needed in a crash, the risk of injury is increased.
The AC condenser fan motor in the engine compartment may not be sealed properly against water intrusion. Water intrusion may lead to corrosion and possibly overheating and a fire.
There is a computer inside the car called the air bag control unit (ACU). The ACU operates and controls the restraint systems in the vehicle. The software for the ACU may hinder proper operation of the passenger side air bag, in the event the car battery becomes weak. This could cause the passenger side air bag not to operate properly in a collision.
On certain vehicles the rear combination lamp fails to comply with standards. This could result in inadequate illumination and lead to a crash.
It was found in compliance testing that some taillight assemblies did not meet illumination standards. This is against the Federal Motor Vehicles Safety Standard.
Some headlights may not be bright enough according to a compliance test. The Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard has minimum values and the headlights are not up to the standards.
The lower child seat anchors in the rear seat may not be in the correct location and may cause difficulty securing some child seats. If a child seat is not secured, there is an increased risk of injury in a crash.
Certain vehicles may have headlights that do not comply with certain safety standards. This may reduce the illumination thus causing dangerous driving conditions.
The fuel filler hose may crack and result in fuel leaking while filling the gas tank.