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July 2022 Auto Recalls

July 2022 Auto Recalls

Safety on the roads should be a top priority for everyone, and while driving safely is an important factor, the integrity of your vehicle matters just as much. While today’s vehicles are equipped with top-of-the-line safety features, recalls can and do happen every day. As a result, it’s crucial you stay up to date with recalls to verify your vehicle is ready to roll on the roads. According to data provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the following recalls were issued in July 2022.

2020-2022 GL1800 Gold Wing motorcycle

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 1,740

Defect: An ignition timing software error for the engine control unit (ECU) may reduce engine performance, which can result in an engine stall.

2020-2022 Hyundai Venue

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 72142

Defect: Defect: In the event of a crash, the front driver-side and/or passenger-side seat belt pretensioners may explode upon deployment.

2022 Lincoln Navigator


Units Recalled: 965

Defect: The headlight control module software may cause the side marker and daytime running lights to fail. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”

2017-2018 Ioniq HEV and Ionic PHV

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 10,575

Defect: The Power Relay Assembly (PRA) located underneath the rear seat may overheat.

2022 Lincoln Aviator and Ford Explorer

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 1,000

Defect: The engine rails may have been improperly heat-treated. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard numbers 208, “Occupant Crash Protection” and 301, “Fuel System Integrity.”

1998 Audi A8 and 1997-1998 Audi A4 vehicles

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 28,624

Defect: Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (Audi) is recalling certain 1998 Audi A8 and 1997-1998 Audi A4 vehicles equipped with Non-Azide Driver air bag Inflators (NADI) that do not contain phase stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSAN) propellant. Due to a manufacturing issue, the NADI inflator may absorb moisture, causing the inflator to explode or the air bag cushion to underinflate.

2022 Subaru Outback

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 15

Defect: Subaru of America, Inc. (Subaru) is recalling certain 2022 Outback vehicles. The engine wiring harness may have been damaged, resulting in a loose electrical connection to the engine control unit (ECU).

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS 450 and GLS 580

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 81

Defect: The front air bag wiring harness may be routed incorrectly, which can cause the airbag not to deploy properly. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 208, “Occupant Crash Protection.”

022 Mercedes-Benz EQS 450, EQS 580 and AMG EQS53

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 2,526

Defect: The front or rear bumper tow ring assembly may have insufficient thread depth, which can result in the tow ring detaching from the vehicle.

2020-2022 Ford Escape, 2021-2022 Lincoln Corsair, and Ford 2022 Maverick

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 100689

Defect: Ford Motor Company (Ford) is recalling certain 2020-2022 Escape, 2021-2022 Lincoln Corsair, and 2022 Maverick vehicles equipped with 2.5L HEV or PHEV engines. In the event of an engine failure, engine oil and fuel vapor may be released into the engine compartment and accumulate near ignition sources such as hot engine or exhaust components, possibly resulting in an engine compartment fire.

2018-2020 Buick Regal

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 23734

Defect: In the event of a vacuum-power brake assist failure, a software error in the electronic brake control module (EBCM) may result in a loss of power brake assist. As such, these vehicles fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard No. 135, “Light vehicle brake systems.”

021 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 2

Defect: The generator wiring harness may be incorrectly connected to the electric power steering, which can result in an electrical surge.

2020-2021 Hyundai Outback and Legacy

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 182

Defect: A programming error in the Transmission Control Unit (TCU) may allow the clutch to engage before the drive chain is completely clamped.

2022 Chevrolet Silverado, and GMC Sierra vehicles equipped with an accessory sport bar

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 242

Defect: The accessory sport bar contains a high-mounted brake light that may not function. In addition, it may block the vehicle’s existing high-mounted brake light. As such, these vehicles may fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 108, “lamps, reflective devices, and associated equipment.”

2022 FTR vehicles equipped with Allison 2500RDS (FVR) transmissions

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 4

Defect: The transmission is missing the parking pawl.

2022 Can-Am Ryker motorcycles

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 9,353

Defect: The handlebar stem bolt may break unexpectedly due to insufficient thread length.

2019-2022 FUV, 2020-2022 Roadster, Deliverator and 2021 Rapid Responder hybrid electric

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 581

Defect: The high voltage (HV) control board cover may prevent the high voltage connector from latching properly to the plug.

If you find your vehicle on this list, contact your dealership for further information about the steps to take relating to your specific recall defect.

Injured Due to a Defective Vehicle? We’re Here to Help.

Many of these recalls involve defects that can compromise a driver’s ability to operate the vehicle in a safe manner. These defects can cause accidents that could lead to serious injuries or deaths. If you have been injured due to a defective vehicle, Mike Morse Law Firm is here to help. Call us 24/7 at 855-MIKE-WINS (855-645-3946) for a free consultation with one of our experienced Michigan auto accident attorneys.  You can also get help by visiting our contact page or using the chat feature on our website.