- October 2022 Auto Recalls
October 2022 Auto Recalls
Safety on the roads should be a top priority for everyone, and while driving safely is an important factor, the safety of your vehicle matters just as much. While today’s vehicles are equipped with top of the line safety features, vehicle recalls can happen every day. Make sure you stay up to date with auto recalls to ensure that 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 October. 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.
2017-2018 Dodge Journey vehicles
Units Recalled: 83,453
Defect: The amber side reflex reflector assembled into the headlamp may not reflect brightly enough. As such, these vehicles fail to comply with the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard number 108, “Lamps, Reflective Devices, and Associated Equipment.”
2023 BMW Rolls-Royce Phantom vehicles
Units Recalled: 2
Defect: The headlights may not have received a metal coating application, which can result in the low beams not adequately illuminating road signs.
2022-2023 Chevrolet Equinox and 2022 GMC Terrain vehicles
Units Recalled: 6,895
Defect: The driver’s seat may have a stripped or loose bolt at the seat frame height-adjust pivot.
2022 Ford Maverick vehicles
Units Recalled: 11,098
Defect: Under certain circumstances, the Antilock Brake System (ABS) module may cause the brake lights to illuminate without the driver applying the brakes.
2020-2022 Jeep Wrangler, Ram 1500, and 2021-2022 Jeep Gladiator vehicles equipped with 3.0L diesel engines
Units Recalled: 60,413
Defect: The high pressure fuel pump (HPFP) may fail, causing an engine stall.
2022 Ram 1500, Jeep Gladiator, and 2021 Jeep Wrangler vehicles
Units Recalled: 2,802
Defect: The front seat belt retractors may have an improperly welded micro gas generator, which can result in seat belt pretensioner failure.
2022-2023 Jeep Wrangler Plug-In Hybrid Electric (PHEV) vehicles
Units Recalled: 13,722
Defect: The high voltage (HV) battery pack assembly was built with incorrect fasteners to secure the 200-amp fuse, which can generate excessive heat.
2022 Titan, Titan XD, Frontier, and 2021-2022 Rogue vehicles
Units Recalled: 27,344
Defect: The in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system may continuously reboot when the vehicle is restarted, which can result in an inoperative rearview display.
2022 Ford Bronco Sport vehicles
Units Recalled: 26
Defect: The fuel pump control module (FPCM) bracket may not be secured to the fuel tank assembly, which can lead to FPCM failure and cause an engine stall.
2008-2009 Sportage vehicles previously recalled under recall 16V-815
Units Recalled: 71,704
Defect: An engine compartment fire originating from around the Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) may occur while parked or driving.
2019-2022 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter and Freightliner Sprinter vehicles equipped with a manual parking brake and 7-speed automatic transmission
Units Recalled: 124,305
Defect: The guide bushing on the parking pawl may fatigue, which can cause the parking pawl not to engage and result in vehicle rollaway.
2017-2022 Tesla Model 3 vehicles
Units Recalled: 24,064
Defect: The second-row left seat belt buckle and second-row center seatbelt anchor may have been incorrectly reassembled during vehicle service.
2022-2023 Ford Transit vehicles
Units Recalled: 31,339
Defect: The heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) system’s controls, including those for defog and defrost, may become inoperative.
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 (248-350-9050) 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.