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RepairPal Expert Overview on July 17, 2017

The driver's frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recall repairs on your Nissan must be performed by a Nissan dealership. Nissan will send an initial notification to known owners of affected vehicles beginning in September, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Nissan dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

Summary on July 10, 2017
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain model year 2014-2016 buick lacrosse and chevrolet spark ev, caprice ppv and ss vehicles, 2014-2017 buick encore and chevrolet corvette, silverado 1500 and gmc sierra 1500 vehicles, 2015-2016 cadillac escalade and escalade esv, chevrolet tahoe, trax, suburban and silverado 2500 and 3500 and gmc yukon and yukon xl vehicles, and 2015-2017 gmc sierra hd 2500 and 3500 vehicles. while being previously remedied for recall 16v-651, the affected vehicles may not have received the complete software update necessary to remedy the recall condition. without the update, certain driving conditions may cause the air bag sensing and diagnostic module (sdm) software to activate a diagnostic test. during this test, deployment of the frontal air bags and the seat belt pretensioners would not occur in the event of a crash.
RepairPal Expert Overview on July 10, 2017

For vehicles equipped with a 5.7L or 3.6L engine and a 160, 180 or 220 amp alternator, the alternator of the vehicle may fail, resulting in the engine stalling while driving. A failed alternator would also lead to a dead battery, preventing the vehicle from having electrical power to start. The alternator in affected vehicles also could possibly short circuit, causing an engine fire.

Recall repairs on your Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge vehicle must be performed by a Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chrysler, Jeep or Dodge dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is T36.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 7, 2017

The procedure to jump start the vehicle as listed in the user's guide shows an improper graphic of the battery terminal positions. The negative and positive terminals are reversed in the graphic, which could lead the vehicle operator to install jumper cables backwards, which can lead to vehicle damage and possible personal injury.

Recall repairs on your Jeep must be performed by a Jeep dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August, 2017. The notification will include a replacement corrected user's guide. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Jeep dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is T46.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 7, 2017

The driver's frontal air bag may deploy unexpectedly while driving due to wiring getting chafed within the steering wheel. This could lead to a crash and injury to the driver.

Recall repairs on your Dodge must be performed by a Dodge dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Chrysler or Dodge dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is T47.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 7, 2017

The fuel tank control valve may be broken, which would allow it to leak fuel should the vehicle roll over and become inverted. This would cause a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Ram truck must be performed by a Ram dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ram dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Chrysler recall number is T45.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 6, 2017

The mounting studs that secure the torque converter of the 6 speed automatic transmission to the 2.0L 4 cylinder engine may fail, resulting in the vehicle losing the ability to move. This could lead to an accident.

Recall repairs on your Ford or Lincoln must be performed by a Ford or Lincoln dealership. Ford will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Ford or Lincoln dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Ford recall number is 17S16.

RepairPal Expert Overview on July 3, 2017

For vehicles equipped with an add on accessory hood scoop, the adhesive securing the hood scoop to the hood may fail, resulting in the scoop detaching from the vehicle. This could lead to a crash.

Recall repairs on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Southeastern Toyota Distributors will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Toyota recall number is SET17B.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2017

The sensor that manages battery usage may allow water to get inside, which could cause an electrical short and possibly a fire in the engine compartment.

Recall repairs on your Honda must be performed by a Honda dealership. Honda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Honda recall number is KG0.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2017

For vehicles that have had the passenger frontal air bag inflators replaced already, the replacement inflator may have the incorrect wiring harness installed. This could prevent the air bag from deploying as intended in an accident, increasing risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Honda must be performed by a Honda dealership. Honda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in August, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Honda dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Honda recall number is KF9.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2017

The knee air bag that protects the driver during an accident may loosen from the instrument panel, reducing the amount of protection that the air bag would provide. This would increase risk of driver injury in an accident.

Recall repairs on your Toyota must be performed by a Toyota dealership. Toyota has notified all owners of affected vehicles. If you did not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Toyota dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2017

The passenger frontal air bag assembly is deployed by an inflator which contains propellant that makes the air bag deploy. This propellant may degrade over time, especially when exposed to humidity and temperature cycling. As a result, the inflator may rupture on deployment, which can send metal shrapnel through the air bag, striking vehicle occupants. This could result in serious injury or death.

Recall repairs on your Mazda must be performed by a Mazda dealership. Mazda will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Mazda dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Mazda recall number is 1317F.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2017

The right side tie rod of the steering system may detach from the remainder of the steering linkage unexpectedly while driving. This would result in loss of vehicle control and a possible accident.

Recall repairs on your Lexus must be performed by a Lexus dealership. Lexus will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2017. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Lexus dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The Lexus recall number is HLC.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 29, 2017

A headliner replaced during a vehicle service visit may not have enough impact energy-absorbing foam blocks attached, and as a result may not protect occupants adequately in an accident. This would increase risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Buick must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 17275.

RepairPal Expert Overview on June 27, 2017

For vehicle equipped with an accessory called the NSV Universal Tablet Holder, the accessory may have been installed incorrectly onto the front seat head restraints, preventing the restraint posts from fully engaging in the seat back.  This would cause the restraints to not be secure in an accident, increasing risk of injury.

Recall repairs on your Buick must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected (a timetable of this notification is not available as of the time of this writing). If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local General Motors dealerships. They will also check for any other incomplete recalls on your vehicle. For best results, be prepared to provide your Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to the service department consultant you speak with. The General Motors recall number is 17239/17258.