A malfunction of the electric power steering system can occur, causing loss of steering assist. This could make it difficult to steer and control the vehicle.
The lower control arm in the front suspension may corrode and separate from the vehicle, resulting in the loss of vehicle control.
The fuel tank may allow filling beyond its capacity. This can cause a possible fuel leak, which can risk fire.
If the alternator belt should slip due to getting excessively wet, such as when driving in heavy rain or through deep puddles, the powertrain control module may incorrectly assume failure of the charging system. This can cause the loss of operation of vehicle accessories necessary for safe driving, such as windshield wipers and power steering assist.
A restriction caused by spiders weaving webs inside a vent hose of the evaporative emissions system may lead to the fuel tank cracking and leaking fuel.
The door latch mounting screws can loosen, as a result one or both doors could open unexpectedly.
The passenger front airbag inflator could rupture when deployed, allowing metal fragments to strike vehicle occupants and increasing the risk of personal injury.
On vehicles equipped with a 3.0L V6 engine, the engine RPM can remain high after the accelerator pedal is fully or almost fully depressed.
Brake fluid may leak from the master reservoir cap and damage the ABS wiring harness, increasing the risk of a fire.
The windshield wiper motor may not work. The loss of wiper function in adverse weather could increase the risk of a crash.