Recalls SEAT, Volkswagen, Mazda, Mercedes and Jeep

Recalls SEAT, Volkswagen, Mazda, Mercedes and Jeep


We finished the week and we started the bridge, for some, a viaduct and of course, the calls for review from the European Commission arrive, which are suspiciously massive today. Curiosities aside, this time we see many software, fire and assembly problems that have left us quite worried.

Make: Jeep

Name: Wrangler

Production dates: 01/24/2020 to 03/18/2020

Company recall code: Y10

Risk type: Fire

The fuel rail coupling can break. This can lead to the uncontrolled penetration of gasoline into the engine compartment and cause a fire in the vehicle, increasing the risk of injury to persons inside and outside the vehicle and a risk of property damage.

Make: Ford

Name: Focus

Production dates: 08/13/2020 to 01/19/2021

Company recall code: 21S36

Risk type: Fire

If the 48V battery ground wire in the Focus is not fully secured, this can cause electrical problems and overheating of the ground wire. This can cause a fire in a vehicle in extreme cases.

Make: MAZDA

Name: Mazda3

Production dates: from November 6 to May 28, 2019

Company recall code: AK056A

Risk type: Injuries

When the power liftgate button is pressed and the key is still in the vehicle, all the side doors are closed and cannot be opened. To unlock the doors, users have to enter the vehicle through the tailgate, increasing the risk of injury.

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Make: Volkswagen

Name: TIGUAN

Production dates: 06.09.2021 to 08.10.2021

Company recall code: 19Q5

Risk type: Injuries

The brake line assembly bolts may not have been properly tightened in the right front wheel housing. This could lead to a significant loss of brake fluid, which could impair the proper functioning of the brakes and increase the risk of an accident.

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Brand: Ferrari

Name: FERRARI ROMA

Production dates: from January 21 to July 21

Company recall code: 77

Risk type: Injuries

The vehicle data plate contains incorrect information about the maximum allowable axle load. This will increase the risk of accidents and injuries for passengers and other road users.

Make: Jeep

Name: Gladiator, Wrangler

Production dates: 10.7.2020 – 19.2.2021

Company recall code: Y01

Risk type: Injuries

The clutch pressure plate can overheat, leading to an increased risk of fire.

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name: Sprinter

Production dates: 16.6.2021 to 16.8.2021

Company recall code: VS3KABKAN (1595062)

Risk type: Fire

The wiring harness for the starter motor can wear out and lead to an electrical short circuit, which could lead to a cable fire increasing the risk of an accident.

Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name: Sprinter

Production dates: 27.5.2021 to 1.6.2021

Company recall code: VS3KANALI (1595063)

Risk type: Fire

The wiring harness for the starter generator can wear out and lead to an electrical short. This could cause the power steering to fail or result in a fire, increasing the risk of an accident.

Brand: BMW

Name: IX

Production dates: 13.10.2020 to 17.09.2021

Company recall code: 51300500

Risk type: Injuries

On the vehicles concerned, the A-pillar panel bracket may not be bolted to specification. Activation of the airbag, in addition to causing the panel to separate, could lead to flexing that will affect the deployment behavior of the airbag and, in the worst case, damage the airbag, increasing the risk of injury.

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Brand: Mercedes-Benz

Name: EQC

Production dates: 22.2.2019 to 17.12.2020

Company recall code: 4694013

Risk type: Injuries

Mercedes-Benz AG has found that, on certain EQC (BR 293) vehicles, the wiring harness for the electric steering may have been damaged during the assembly process. This could lead to water ingress into the wiring harness, and therefore eventually into the steering control unit. As a result, the power steering could spontaneously fail, even while driving, increasing the risk of an accident.

Make: Audi

Name: e-tron

Production dates: 05/06/2021 – 07/14/2021

Company recall code: 47R7

Risk type: Injuries

Components of the brake pressure unit may corrode over time, which can affect brake assist, speed indication, antilock braking system, and electronic stability control functions. Increase the stopping distance of the vehicle.

Make: VW

Name: Touareg

Production dates: 01/19/2019 – 01/28/2019

Company recall code: 55L6

Risk type: Injuries

The power liftgate has faulty power that can cause a preloaded spring to loosen from the housing and injure people standing nearby.

Make: MAZDA

Name: Mazda3 (BP), Mazda CX-30 (DM)

Production dates: 11/6/2018 – 10/19/2019

Company recall code: AK072A

Risk type: Injuries

Some of the affected vehicles may stop unexpectedly while driving due to inadvertent activation of the smart brake support system, thus increasing the risk of collision.

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Brand: MERCEDES-BENZ

Name: E-Class, S-Class and CLS

Production dates: 10/2021

Company recall code: 4291015

Risk type: Injuries

On certain vehicles with a disc brake system, the front axle brake caliper bolts may not meet specifications. A brake spacer can become dislodged during braking, which can lead to reduced stopping power and loss of components. This would increase the potential risk of accidents, even for traffic.

Make: Fiat

Name: Talent

Production dates: 22.7.2021 – 26.7.2021

Company recall code: 6373

Risk type: Injuries

The seat belt reminder for the left and middle rear seats could fail, that is, not indicate whether or not the seat belts are in use, which can increase the risk of injury to passengers.

Brand: Seat

Name: Arona, Ibiza

Production dates: 14.6.2021 – 23.6.2021

Company recall code: 90S5

Risk type: Injuries

A software error in the instrument cluster control unit can result in no visual or acoustic warnings being issued when passengers in the rear seat are not wearing their seat belts, increasing the risk of injury in the event of of accident.

Brand: Subaru

Name: Outback

Production dates: Model year: 2021

Company recall code: SRT315

Risk type: Injuries

Object recognition function may malfunction under certain circumstances. As a result, the “Eyesight” emergency braking function could be inadvertently activated, increasing the risk of an accident.

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