The brake pedal stopper pad can deteriorate, resulting in the stop lamp switch plunger to remain extended when the brake pedal is released. This will cause the brake lights to stay illuminated, and will allow the automatic transmission shift lever to be moved out of park without depressing the brake pedal. Dealers will replace the brake pedal stopper pad with an improved part free of charge to resolve the concern.
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The anti-lock brake system warning light may not illuminate, and may fail to indicate a problem with the system to the driver. Dealers will update the anti-lock brake system control unit software free of charge to resolve the concern.
The front coil springs may fracture from corrosion that occurs due to exposure to road salt. Dealers will replace the front coil springs free of charge to resolve the concern.
The engine during manufacturing may have retained metallic debris from the crankshaft. Presence of this metallic debris could cause engine noise and failure. Dealers will inspect and replace affected engines as necessary, and extend the warranty of the engine short block to 10 years / 120,000 miles free of charge to resolve the concern.
The passenger front seat belt buckle may fail to latch properly. Dealers will repair or replace the passenger front seat belt buckle free of charge to resolve the concern.
208 vehicles are being recalled because the may have been assembled with an incorrect left drive axle. This could result in separation of the left axle from the transaxle differential. If this were to occur the vehicle would stop moving, increasing the risk of a crash. Additionally, the vehicle could roll unexpectedly while parked. Dealers will inspect the left drive axle and replace it as necessary.
Brake fluid may leak from the fuel lines between the master cylinder and the hydraulic electronic control unit. Dealers will replace the lines with revised parts free of charge to resolve the problem.
These vehicles are being recalled because the transmission shift cable may come loose from the shift lever pin. If this were to occur, the gear selected may not match the indicated gear and the vehicle could move in an unexpected direction. Also, if the parking brake is not set when the vehicle is parked, the vehicle could roll unexpectedly even if the indicated gear is "park". Dealers will inspect and repair the connection between the shift cable and the shift lever to correct this concern.
The front brake calipers may fracture and fail. Dealers will replace the affected brake calipers free of charge to resolve the problem.
An electrical problem with the vehicle may lead to loss of power steering and an inability to shift the vehicle from 'Park'. Low speed maneuvers while parking may be especially difficult with heavier steering feel, and may cause loss of vehicle control.