Toyota and Chrysler Among Brands Recalling Nearly 270,000 Vehicles in the Past Week: Verify Your Vehicle Recalls Here

Last week, the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration took action on multiple fronts, initiating a series of recalls that affected over 160,000 Toyota vehicles due to an elevated risk of fire stemming from a potential fuel leakage issue.

In a parallel move, Chrysler undertook a recall involving nearly 45,000 vehicles, prompted by a potential concern related to airbag deployment triggered by the B-Pillar trim of the vehicles.

For those concerned about their vehicles, access to pertinent information is readily available. Car owners can conveniently consult the automotive recall database featured in USA TODAY or explore the comprehensive recall database provided by the NHTSA. The NHTSA’s website further offers the option to conduct recall searches based on the unique Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) of the vehicle.

Outlined below are the vehicle recalls made public by the NHTSA during the period spanning from August 8 to August 12:

Toyota Issues Recall for Tundra and Tundra Hybrid Models Over Fire Risk

Toyota has initiated a recall affecting approximately 168,000 of its 2022 and 2023 Toyota Tundra and Tundra Hybrid pickup trucks, owing to a potential fuel leak that could lead to fire hazards.

The trucks in question are equipped with a plastic fuel tube, which may come into contact with a brake line, resulting in friction and the development of a fuel leak, as outlined in a recall announcement issued by Toyota on Thursday.

Individuals encountering this concern are offered a remedy by Toyota, as the company will replace the affected fuel tube with an enhanced component, along with incorporating additional clamps, all at no expense.

The recall covers the following Toyota vehicles:

  • 2022 Toyota Tundra
  • 2022 Toyota Tundra Hybrid
  • 2023 Toyota Tundra
  • 2023 Toyota Tundra Hybrid

Chrysler Announces Recall for Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer Models

Chrysler has initiated a recall encompassing 44,708 of its 2022-2023 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer vehicles due to a potential concern involving the interior trim.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has highlighted that “the upper B-pillar interior trim may not be fully seated and could interfere with the side curtain airbag (SABIC) deployment.”

To address this issue, Chrysler dealers will undertake inspections and, if necessary, replace the affected trim components at no charge to the vehicle owner. Letters informing owners of the recall are scheduled to be sent out on September 22.

The recall applies to the following Chrysler vehicles:

  • 2022-2023 Jeep Grand Wagoneer
  • 2022-2023 Jeep Wagoneer

Subaru Initiates Recall for Crosstrek and Impreza Models

Subaru has announced a recall affecting 35,357 of its 2024 Crosstrek and Impreza vehicles due to a potential risk of a short circuit, which could result in a loss of power within the car. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has highlighted this issue.

The NHTSA indicated, “Due to inadequate clearance, the instrument panel harness may come into contact with the steering beam bracket, causing damage to wire insulation and leading to a short circuit.”

As part of the recall resolution, Subaru dealers will conduct inspections on the vehicle’s harness. Additionally, they will install an extra clamp on the steering beam bracket and, if deemed necessary, apply protective tape or replace the instrument panel harness in case any damage is detected. Notification letters will be dispatched to owners on October 3.

The recall pertains to the following Subaru vehicles:

  • 2024 Subaru Crosstrek
  • 2024 Subaru Impreza

Mazda Initiates Recall for CX-90 Models

Mazda has announced a recall affecting 17,600 of its 2024 CX-90 vehicles due to a potential software issue related to the Approaching Vehicle Audible System (AVAS). The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has highlighted this concern.

According to the NHTSA, “Software in the Approaching Vehicle Audible System (AVAS) Information Sound Box (ISB) amplifier may be absent, resulting in inaccurate external pedestrian warning sounds.”

Mazda plans to send notification letters to affected owners by October 3. Owners are advised to visit Mazda dealerships, where they can receive a free software update to rectify the situation as needed.

The recall pertains to the following Mazda vehicle:

  • 2024 Mazda CX-90

Recall Alert: Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra Vehicles Affected

General Motors is initiating a recall involving 3,893 of its 2024 Chevrolet Silverado and GMC Sierra vehicles due to a potential issue related to the steering gear shaft. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that there is a risk of the steering gear shaft fracturing and becoming detached from the steering arm. This poses a significant danger of losing steering control, thereby increasing the likelihood of a potential accident.

In response to the situation, General Motors has announced its intention to send notification letters to impacted owners by September 18. Authorized dealerships will be equipped to examine and, if necessary, replace the steering gear at no cost to the customers.

The recall pertains to the following General Motors vehicles:

  • 2024 Chevrolet Silverado 2500
  • 2024 Chevrolet Silverado 3500
  • 2024 GMC Sierra 2500
  • 2024 GMC Sierra 3500

Safety Alert: Hyundai Genesis GV60 Vehicles Affected by Recall

Hyundai has issued a recall for a total of 168 of its 2023 Genesis GV60 vehicles due to a potential concern with the functionality of the seatbelt. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that there is a risk that the seatbelt might not properly fasten or extend as intended.

According to the NHTSA, the issue is related to the automatic locking retractor of the front passenger-side seat belt, which could hinder the proper fastening and extension of the seat belt.

In response to this safety concern, Hyundai has announced its plan to send notification letters to impacted vehicle owners by October 3. Hyundai dealerships will be ready to address the issue by replacing the front passenger-side seat belt at no cost to the customers.

The recall applies specifically to the following Hyundai vehicle:

  • 2023 Genesis GV60

Mercedes-Benz Recall Notice: Maybach S580 and Maybach S680 Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz has initiated a recall involving 73 of its 2022-2023 Maybach S580 and Maybach S680 vehicles due to a safety concern related to an improperly secured ground connection. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has indicated that this issue could potentially elevate the risk of a crash or fire in the affected vehicles if the ground connection overheats.

Specifically, the NHTSA has highlighted that the 12-Volt ground connection located in the trunk may not be securely fastened, which has the potential to compromise the functionality of the electronic stability program (ESP) or lead to an overheating of the ground connection.

To address this safety matter, Mercedes-Benz will be sending out notification letters to impacted vehicle owners by October 3. Owners are advised to take their vehicles to authorized dealerships for a complimentary inspection to determine if their vehicle is affected by the recall.

The recall pertains to the following Mercedes-Benz models:

  • 2022-2023 Maybach S580
  • 2022-2023 Maybach S680

The safety of our customers is of utmost importance, and Mercedes-Benz is committed to resolving this matter promptly and efficiently.

Hyundai Announces Recall for 2024 Tucson Vehicles

Hyundai has issued a recall affecting 30 units of its 2024 Tucson vehicles due to an error in the tire and loading information provided. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has indicated that the misprinted information incorrectly suggests the presence of a spare tire within the vehicle.

As part of the corrective action, Hyundai will be sending notification letters to the affected vehicle owners, with an expected mailing date of October 3. Owners are advised to visit authorized Hyundai dealerships for a comprehensive inspection of their vehicles. If required, Hyundai dealerships will provide a free tire replacement.

The recall applies to the following Hyundai model:

  • 2024 Hyundai Tucson

Ensuring the safety and accuracy of information for our customers remains a top priority for Hyundai, and we are committed to addressing this matter promptly to maintain the highest standards of vehicle quality and safety.

Mercedes-Benz Initiates Recall for AMG EQE, EQE 500, and EQE 350 Models

Mercedes-Benz has announced a recall affecting 10 units of its 2023 AMG EQE, EQE 500, and EQE 350 vehicles due to a potential issue with the absorbers located in the vehicle’s roof frame. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has reported that these absorbers may not have been properly secured, posing a risk of detachment during the deployment of window airbags.

Owners of the affected vehicles can expect to receive official notification letters by October 3. To address this concern, Mercedes-Benz is advising customers to visit authorized dealerships, where trained technicians will conduct a thorough inspection and replace the absorbers as necessary, free of charge.

The recall encompasses the following Mercedes-Benz models:

  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz AMG EQE
  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE 500
  • 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE 350

Ensuring the safety and reliability of our vehicles is of utmost importance, and Mercedes-Benz is committed to swiftly addressing this issue to uphold the highest standards of vehicle performance and passenger protection.