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September Auto Recalls

September 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. In September alone, 13 different recalls were announced for U.S. motor vehicles. 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 September. 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.

Subaru Impreza

Year: 2021

Units Recalled: 802

Defect: Lower control arm weld failure may cause the tire to contact the wheel well, resulting in a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Porsche Boxster, Boxster S, Boxster GTS, Cayman and Cayman S, and Cayman GTS

Year: 2013 – 2015

Units Recalled: 4,934

Defect: Rear axle carrier side may fracture, causing a loss of control and increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota Tundra Pickup Truck

Year: 2018 – 2021

Units Recalled: 158,489

Defect: Defect in the wiring can lead to inoperable headlights and a vehicle fire, causing an increased risk of a crash or an injury.

Nissan Pathfinder

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 3,030

Defect: Secondary hood latch may detach, allowing the hood to open if the primary hood latch is not engaged, obstructing the driver’s view and increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford Mustang Mach-E

Year: 2021

Units Recalled: 31,236

Defect: Two separate recalls related to a bonding issue on certain vehicles; the windshield and/or panoramic roof glass panel may not have been properly bonded to the vehicle. A windshield that separates from a vehicle, and a roof panel that separates from a vehicle, can become a road hazard, increasing the risk of a crash or injury.

Audi E-Tron Quattro and Sportback Quattro

Year: 2021

Units Recalled: 38

Defect: Mismanufactured parts within the brake booster were not properly cleaned by its supplier. As a result, they could corrode, causing a short within the brake booster, which could lead to drivers losing braking assistance. Although there would still be full mechanical braking capability, the sudden loss of brake assist could lead to an increased risk of a crash.

Jeep Grand Cherokee L

Year: 2021

Units Recalled: 56,180

Defect: Backup camera fails to display rear view image when in reverse, causing an increased risk of a crash or injury.

Hyundai Tucson and Sonata Hybrid

Year: 2017

Units Recalled: 95,515

Defect: The connecting rod bearings inside the engine may wear prematurely, which can result in engine damage. A damaged engine can increase the risk of a fire or it can cause an engine stall, increasing the risk of a crash.

Kia Sedona

Year: 2015 – 2017

Units Recalled: 88,576

Defect: Turn signal may activate in the opposite direction of what was intended by the driver which increases the risk of a crash.

Cadillac Escalade, Escalade ESV, Chevrolet Suburban, Tahoe, GMC Yukon, and Yukon XL

Year: 2021

Units Recalled: 14,939

Defect: Power control module may cause fuel pump failure, causing an engine stall that increases the risk of a crash.

Ford Explorer

Year: 2011 – 2013

Units Recalled: 126,033

Defect: Rear suspension toe link fracture which can result in a loss of steering control, increasing the risk of a crash.

Ford Explorer, Lincoln Corsair, and Lincoln Aviator

Year: 2020 – 2021

Units Recalled: 228,297

Defect: Rearview camera image may not display which reduces the driver’s rear view, increasing the risk of a crash.

Toyota Prius and Prius Prime

Year: 2022

Units Recalled: 8,411

Defect: Engine Control Unit (ECU) software can cause loss of drive power, increasing the risk of a crash.

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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.

September Auto Recalls

Content checked by Mike Morse, personal injury attorney with Mike Morse Injury Law Firm. Mike Morse is the founder of Mike Morse Law Firm, the largest personal injury law firm in Michigan. Since being founded in 1995, Mike Morse Law Firm has grown to 150 employees, served 25,000 clients, and collected more than $1 billion for victims of auto, truck and motorcycle accidents. The main office is in Southfield, MI but you can also find us in Detroit, Sterling Heights and many other locations.