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Car Recalls

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Does your car have a recall?

What is a recall?

A recall takes place after a large safety issue is brought to a car manufacturer’s attention. Engine issues, supplemental restraint system (SRS) problems, or other items may make the vehicle unsafe or hazardous to operate. At that point, a manufacturer must notify owners of affected vehicles that a recall is happening, what is involved, and then take steps to correct the issue. This correction must be performed at no cost to the consumer.

Where can I take care of a recall on my vehicle?

While independent shops can be a great place to have your car repaired or maintained, if your vehicle is subject to a recall, only an authorized dealership can perform the repair. Click HERE to find a RepairPal Certified Dealer in your area. Recalls are required to be done free of charge to the owner and do not expire, so be wary of anyone who tries to charge you for one.

Is a 'campaign' the same as a recall?

Campaigns are not the same as recalls. A vehicle may experience issues not related to its safety after it is released. In some of these cases, the manufacturer may create a campaign to correct the issue for free while the vehicle is under warranty. Any documentation you receive from the manufacturer should state explicitly whether your issue is a recall or a campaign.

See below for the most recent recalls

Summary on June 14, 2018
Chrysler (fca us llc) is recalling certain 2017-2018 chrysler pacifica vehicles. the manual park release (mpr) plug may be removed without a tool. as such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of federal motor vehicle safety standard (fmvss) number 114, "theft protection."
1 model affected
Summary on June 14, 2018
General motors llc (gm) is recalling certain 2013 chevrolet volt vehicles. an update to the vehicle interface control module (vicm) may have disabled the cell balancing function causing a low-voltage condition.
1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 4, 2018

The passenger occupant detection system control module may malfunction resulting in the passenger frontal air bag not deploying in an accident. This increases risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Audi must be performed by a Audi dealership. Audi will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Audi 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 Audi recall number is 74D5.

5 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on June 1, 2018

The vehicle air bags and seat belt pretensioners  are restraint devices that protect occupants in an accident. During a crash where deployment is needed, these restraint devices may fail to deploy due to a short circuit within the air bag control unit (ACU).  This would lead to increased risk of occupant injury.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Kia 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 Kia recall number is SC165.

5 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 23, 2018

The engine may shut down from faulty engine software strategies that thinks the fuel tank is low or empty when it is not. Additionally, the fuel gauge may show the vehicle is low, illuminating the low fuel warning lamp also, when there is actually more fuel in the tank. This would cause loss of power brake assist among other things and could lead to a crash.

Recall repairs on your Land Rover vehicle must be performed by a Land Rover dealership. Land Rover will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Land Rover 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 Land Rover recall number is N206.

2 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 23, 2018

The power sliding doors of the vehicle are designed to stop closing and start reopening in the event the doors hit an obstacle while closing. This is to prevent injury to people who may be entering, exiting or otherwise getting in the way o the door while it is closing. If the door continues closing, injury may occur.

Recall repairs on your Kia must be performed by a Kia dealership. Kia will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Kia 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 Kia recall number is SC164.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 23, 2018

For Diesel powered vehicles, the bolt for the engine idler pulley may loosen over time and break, resulting in the drive belt losing tension and causing a loss of power assisted steering. This increases risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your BMW must be performed by a BMW dealership. BMW will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local BMW 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.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 22, 2018

The driveshaft to the rear wheels of the vehicle may become damaged because the support that secures the transmission may not be properly tightened to the vehicle body. This could cause a loss of power to the vehicle's rear wheels and increase risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Mercedes Benz vehicle must be performed by a Mercedes Benz dealership. Mercedes Benz will notify known owners of affected vehicles (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 Mercedes Benz 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.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 17, 2018

The cruise control system may be unresponsive to commands to cancel the set speed by depressing the cancel switch or pressing the brake pedal due to a short circuit in the vehicle wiring. When this occurs, the vehicle would continue accelerating despite attempts to deactivate the cruise control function increasing risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Chrysler, Jeep, Ram or Dodge vehicle must be performed by a Chrysler, Jeep, Ram or Dodge dealership. Chrysler will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2018. 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, Ram 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.

13 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 17, 2018

For vehicles equipped with a Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT), the vehicle may experience a malfunction with the transmission control module (TCM) that causes a lack of power and acceleration while driving. This increases risk of a crash.

Recall repairs on your Suzuki must be performed by a Suzuki dealership. Suzuki will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in June, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Suzuki service 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 Suzuki recall numbers are 4005 to 4008.

2 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 16, 2018

For affected vehicles which were sold to customers after being used for internal use at Volkswagen, some vehicle modifications were made that prevent them from being compliant for applicable federal regulations. These software and hardware modifications may or may not be able to be repaired. If vehicles do not meet all regulatory requirements, there could be an increased risk of crash, fire or injury.

Recall repairs on your Volkswagen must be performed by a Volkswagen dealership. Volkswagen will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local Volkswagen 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.

7 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 14, 2018

The connection of the positive battery cable at the fuse box terminal may degrade over time, resulting in a loss of electrical power. This can cause the vehicle to stall unexpectedly, which can result in an accident.

Recall repairs on your BMW must be performed by a BMW dealership. BMW will notify known owners of affected vehicles beginning in July, 2018. If you do not receive a notification, but wish to check to see if your vehicle is included, please contact one of your local BMW 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.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 10, 2018

The vehicle may develop a fuel leak if involved in a rear impact collision, or a collision that involves a rollover of the vehicle. This creates a fire hazard.

Recall repairs on your Chevrolet 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 18159.

1 model affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 3, 2018

The flexible steel cable that attaches the driver's seat belt to the outboard side of the seat may repeatedly be bent and ultimately separate due to cable fatigue. This can allow the driver to be improperly restrained in an accident, increasing risk of injury.

Recall repairs on your Chevrolet 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 18156.

4 models affected
RepairPal Expert Overview on May 3, 2018

Liquids that leak into the driver's power window switch may can cause corrosion in the switch. This would result in high electrical resistance in the switch, increasing risk of a vehicle fire.

Recall repairs on your Chevrolet or GMC truck must be performed by a General Motors dealership. General Motors will notify known owners of affected vehicles (a timetable for 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 18155.

6 models affected
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