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If you have an RV or vehicle that has been recalled, please record the VIN or serial number and call the manufacturer or dealer. The recall contact number for GM is 1-800-263-3777 or go to their recall page. For Ford it is 1-800-565-3673 or you can visit Ford’s recall page. Chrysler Canada can be reached at 1-800-465-2001 or visit their recall page. Toyota customers can call 1-888-869-6828 or check out their recall page

RV Recalls

September/October 2020

Recall No.: 2020-314

Company: Forest River

Models: 2021 Riverstone
Mfg. Recall No.: 70-1194

Canadian Units: 29

Description: On certain travel trailers, the power distribution panel wiring may not be connected correctly. As a result, the power cord may be back-fed with electricity when the generator is running. A power cord that is back-fed with electricity could create a risk of electrocution or a fire. Note: This problem only affects trailers equipped with the generator prep option.

Correction: Forest River will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their travel trailer to a dealer to correct the wiring to the power transfer switch.
Note: Forest River recommends not using the generator until the recall repairs are completed.

 

Recall No.: 2020-370

Company: Forest River

Models: 2014-2016 Vengeance

Mfg. Recall No.: 17-1193        

Canadian Units: 31

Description: On certain travel trailers equipped with an optional 100 gallon (378.5 L) water tank, the compliance label does not list the correct weight for a full fresh-water tank. This could lead to overloading of the trailer and cause poor handling or a tire failure. Poor handling or a tire failure could cause a loss of control and result in a crash.

Correction: Forest River has notified owners by mail and provided them with a new compliance label that will reflect the correct weight for a full fresh-water tank. If owners would like help to install the label, they can contact a Forest River RV dealer to have it installed free of charge.

 

Recall No.: 2020-375

Company: Forest River

Models: 2020-2021 Dynamax Isata & Forest River Prism
2021 Forester & Sunseeker

Mfg. Recall No.: 51-1206        

Canadian Units:  22

Description: On certain motorhomes equipped with front swivel-seats, the wiring harness under the seat may not be properly secured. As a result, the wiring harness could be damaged when the seat is moved. If this happens, the side airbag may not work properly in a crash. It could also cause the side airbag to deploy suddenly without a crash. An airbag that does not work properly could increase the risk of injury in a crash. Note: If the wiring to the side airbag is damaged, the SRS light will stay on in the instrument cluster.  

Correction: Forest River will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer to inspect the routing of the seat wiring harness. The dealer will add clips, or cable ties to properly secure the wiring harness to the seat if necessary.

 

Recall No.: 2020-376

Company: Forest River

Models: 2020 Coachmen Beyond & Crossfit

Mfg. Recall No.:         

Canadian Units: 135

Description: On certain motorhomes equipped with an awning, an electrical problem could cause the awning to extend suddenly. An awning that extends while driving could increase the risk of a crash. 

Correction: Forest River will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to install a circuit interrupter to prevent the awning from extending while the ignition is on.

 

Recall No.: 2020-378

Company: Forest River

Models: 2019-2021 Salem & Wildwood

Mfg. Recall No.: 22-1219        

Canadian Units: 220

Description: On certain travel trailers, the fresh-water tank may not be secured properly. As a result, the tank could fall from the frame and detach from the trailer. A water tank that falls on the road could create a road hazard for others and increase the risk of a crash. 

Correction: Forest River will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their trailer to a dealer to properly secure the fresh water tank.

 

Recall No.: 2020-383

Company: Forest River

Models: 2017-2020 Coachmen Sportscoach
2017-2020 Berkshire
2017-2019 Legacy

Mfg. Recall No.: 51-1203 (FL-856)

Canadian Units: 53

Description: Certain motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis could have a problem with the rear-mounted Power Distribution Module (PDM). This could cause the tail lights not to work properly. Brake lights, marker lights or turn signals that do not work properly could make the vehicle less visible. They could also cause a following driver not to recognize that a vehicle ahead is braking, or intends to turn. This could increase the risk of a crash. Note: This is an expansion of recall 2018-582. Vehicles that had an inspection, but did not have the PDM replaced under the previous recall, require a second repair under this recall.

Correction: Forest River will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) authorized service facility to replace the PDM..

 

Recall No.: 2020-316

Company: Gulf Stream Coach

Models: 2020-2021 Ameri-Lite, Conquest, Innsbruck, Kingsport & Trailmaster

Mfg. Recall No.: GS071320

Canadian Units: 25

Description: On certain 19RD Super-Lite travel trailers, there may not be enough clearance between the top of the axle and the bottom of the black (waste) water holding tank. As a result, the axle could contact the holding tank when the trailer is loaded and the tank is filled. This can cause damage to the holding tank and result in a black (waste) water leak. A leak from the waste water tank could create a road hazard and increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Gulf Stream Coach will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their trailer to a dealer to replace the axle to increase the clearance. Note: Gulf Stream Coach recommends that you should travel with the holding tanks empty until the recall repairs are completed.

 

Recall No.: 2020-402

Company: Heartland

Models: 2020 Bighorn Traveler & Cyclone

Mfg. Recall No.: 99.01.53

Canadian Units: 10

Description: On certain travel trailers, the front landing legs may not be properly supported. As a result, the legs could buckle and cause the front of the trailer to drop while it is parked. A trailer that drops suddenly could create a risk of injury.

Correction: Heartland RV will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their trailer to a dealer to install a jack bracket to reinforce the front landing legs.

 

Recall No.: 2020-322

Company: Jayco

Models: 2018 Envoy Motorhome
2016-2018 Greyhawk & Redhawk Motorhomes

Mfg. Recall No.:

Canadian Units: 206

Description: On certain motorhomes, the bracket that holds the pump and reservoir for the hydraulic levelling system could fail. If this happens, the pump and reservoir could come in contact with the ground. This could cause a hydraulic fluid leak and cause the parts to separate from the motorhome. A hydraulic fluid leak, or parts falling from the motorhome, could create a road hazard and increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Jayco will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a dealer to add a reinforcing bracket to the hydraulic levelling system pump and reservoir.

 

Recall No.: 2020-367

Company: Jayco

Models: 2020-2021 Entegra, Melbourne, Melbourne Prestige & Qwest

Mfg. Recall No.:

Canadian Units: 113

Description: On certain motorhomes equipped with front swivel-seats, the wiring harness under the seat may not be properly secured. As a result, the wiring harness could be damaged when the seat is moved. If this happens, the side airbag may not work properly in a crash. It could also cause the side airbag to deploy suddenly without a crash. An airbag that does not work properly could increase the risk of injury in a crash. Note: If the wiring to the side airbag is damaged, the SRS light will stay on in the instrument cluster.

Correction: Mercedes-Benz will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to inspect the routing of the seat wiring harness. The dealer will add clips, or cable ties, to properly secure the wiring harness to the seat if necessary.

 

Recall No.: 2020-315

Company: Keystone
Models: 2019-2020 Carbon, Cougar, Fuzion, Impact & Raptor

Mfg. Recall No.: 20-381

Canadian Units: 696

Description: On certain fifth-wheel trailers, the upper part of the TV antenna could detach from the trailer. An antenna that detaches from the trailer could create a road hazard for others and increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Keystone RV will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their trailer to a dealer to replace the TV antenna.

 

Recall No.: 2020-341

Company: Keystone

Models: 2020-2021 Fuzion & Impact

Mfg. Recall No.: 20-382

Canadian Units: 16

Description: On certain fifth-wheel trailers, the generator transfer switch wiring may not be connected correctly. As a r

 
   

esult, the power cord may be back-fed with electricity when the generator is running. A power cord that is back-fed with electricity could create a risk of electrocution.

Correction: Keystone will notify owners by mail and instruct them to start the generator to determine if there is power inside of the trailer. If there is no power inside the trailer while the generator is running, owners should contact a dealer to have the wiring to the power transfer switch repaired. Note: Keystone recommends owners do not use the generator until the recall repairs are completed.

 

Recall No.: 2020-336

Company: Newmar

Models: 2017-2019 Dutch Star, London Aire, Ventana & Ventana LE
2018-2019 Mountain Aire & New Aire

Mfg. Recall No.: FL-856         

Canadian Units: 108

Description: Certain motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis could have a problem with the rear-mounted Power Distribution Module (PDM). This could cause the tail lights not to work properly. Brake lights, or turn signals that do not work could cause a following driver not to recognize that a vehicle ahead is braking, or intends to turn. This could increase the risk of a crash.Note: This is an expansion of recall 2019-293. Vehicles that had an inspection, but did not have the PDM replaced under the previous recall, require a second repair under this recall.   

Correction: Newmar will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) authorized service facility to replace the PDM.

 

Recall No.: 2020-393

Company: Newmar

Models: 2019 Dutch Star, London Aire & Mountain Aire
2018-2019 New Aire

Mfg. Recall No.: FL-859         

Canadian Units: 38

Description: On certain motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis, the driver may not be able to dim the lights on the instrument panel to a low level. As a result, light from the instrument panel could cause glare while driving at night. Canadian regulations require that the instrument panel lights can be dimmed to a lower level. Glare from bright instrument panel lights could reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Newmar will notify owners by mail. The corrective actions for this recall are under development.

 

Recall No.: 2020-337

Company: REV Recreation Group

Models: American Coach
2016-2019 American Dream
2017-2019 American Eagle
2017-2018 American Revolution
Fleetwood RV
2017-2018 Discovery
2017-2019 Discovery LXE
2017-2019 Pace Arrow
2017-2019 Pace Arrow LXE
Holiday Rambler
2017-2019 Endeavor
2017-2018 Endeavor XE
2016 Navigator
2017-2018 Navigator XE
2017 Scepter
Monaco RV
2018 Diplomat
2018-2019 Marquis
2018-2019 Signature

Mfg. Recall No.: FL-856         

Canadian Units: 110

Description: Certain motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis could have a problem with the rear-mounted Power Distribution Module (PDM). This could cause the tail lights not to work properly. Brake lights, marker lights, or turn signals, that do not work properly could make the vehicle less visible. They could also cause a following driver not to recognize that a vehicle ahead is braking, or intends to turn. This could increase the risk of a crash. Note: This is an expansion of recall 2018-615. Vehicles that had an inspection, but did not have the PDM replaced under the previous recall, require a second repair under this recall.

Correction: REV Recreation Group will notify owners by mail and provide a letter from Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). This letter will instruct owners to take their motorhome to a DTNA authorized service facility to replace the PDM.

 

Recall No.: 2020-355

Company: REV Recreation Group

Models: 2019-2020 Fleetwood RV – Pace Arrow

Mfg. Recall No.: 200728REV  

Canadian Units: 8

Description: On certain motorhomes, the bracket that secures the auxiliary batteries (located inside the interior step compartment) could loosen over time. As a result, the bracket could move and make contact with the battery terminals. This could cause a short circuit. If this happens, the battery may become hot and may begin to smoke and/or create an odour. A short circuit could create the risk of a fire.

Correction: REV Recreation Group will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a dealer to inspect and if necessary, replace the battery hold-down fastening hardware.

 

Recall No.: 2020-386

Company: REV Recreation Group
Models: 2016-2019 American Eagle

Mfg. Recall No.: FL-859         

Canadian Units: 14

Description: On certain motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis, the driver may not be able to dim the lights on the instrument panel to a low level. As a result, light from the instrument panel could cause glare while driving at night. Canadian regulations require that the instrument panel lights can be dimmed to a very low level. Glare from bright instrument panel lights could reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: REV Recreation Group will notify owners by mail. The corrective actions for this recall are under development.

 

Recall No.: 2020-330

Company: Thor Motor Coach

Models: 2017-2019 Aria
2017-2019 Palazzo
2017-2020 Tuscany
2018-2020 Venetian

Mfg. Recall No.: RC0000196 (FL-856)

Canadian Units: 51

Description: Certain motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis could have a problem with the rear-mounted Power Distribution Module (PDM). This could cause the tail lights not to work properly. Brake lights or turn signals that do not work could cause a following driver not to recognize that a vehicle ahead is braking or intends to turn. This could increase the risk of a crash. Note: This is an expansion of recall 2018-596. Vehicles that had an inspection, but did not have the PDM replaced under the previous recall, require a second repair under this recall.  

Correction: Thor Motor Coach will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) authorized service facility to replace the PDM.

 

Recall No.: 2020-332

Company: Thor Motor Coach

Models: 2021 Four Winds

Mfg. Recall No.: RC0000197   

Canadian Units: 1

Description: On certain motorhomes, the battery cable may not be properly secured to the frame rail. As a result, it may rub against the heat shield and exhaust manifold. If this happens, the battery cable could short circuit and overheat. A short circuit could create the risk of a fire.

Correction: Thor Motor Coach will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a dealer to inspect the battery cable. The dealer will re-route and re-secure the battery cable if required.

 

Recall No.: 2020-338

Company: Thor Motor Coach

Models: 2021 Sequence

Mfg. Recall No.: RC0000198   

Canadian Units: 3

Description: On certain motorhomes, the dinette seat belts may be too short. As a result, larger people may not be able to buckle the seat belt. Canadian regulations require seat belts to fit a large range of passenger sizes. A passenger that cannot fasten their seat belt has an increased risk of injury in a crash.

Correction: Thor Motor Coach will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a dealer to inspect the length of the seat belts on both sides of the dinette booth. If the incorrect seat belt is installed, it will be replaced.

 

Recall No.: 2020-360

Company: Thor Motor Coach

Models: 2018-2020 Chateau & Four Winds

Mfg. Recall No.: RC0000202   

Canadian Units: 34

Description: On certain motorhomes, the wrong bolts were used to attach the barrel chair to the floor. As a result, the chair could detach in a crash. As the seat belt is attached to the chair, the seat belt mounts will also fail. A seat and seat belt that detach in a crash could create an increased risk of injury.

Correction: Thor Motor Coach will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to inspect the size of the bolts used to attach the barrel chair pedestal and replace them if necessary.

 

Recall No.: 2020-364

Company: Thor Motor Coach

Models: 2020 Chateau, Compass, Four Winds & Quantum

Mfg. Recall No.: RC0000200   

Canadian Units: 22

Description: On certain motorhomes equipped with front swivel-seats, the wiring harness under the seat may not be properly secured. As a result, the wiring harness could be damaged when the seat is moved. If this happens, the side airbag may not work properly in a crash. It could also cause the side airbag to deploy suddenly without a crash. An airbag that does not work properly could increase the risk of injury in a crash. Note: If the wiring to the side airbag is damaged, the SRS light will stay on in the instrument cluster.

Correction: Thor Motor Coach will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer to inspect the routing of the seat wiring harness. The dealer will add clips, or cable ties, to properly secure the wiring harness to the seat if necessary.

 

Recall No.: 2020-389

Company: Thor Motor Coach

Models: 2019-2020 Hurricane & Windsport

Mfg. Recall No.: RC0000203   

Canadian Units: 108

Description: On certain motorhomes, the electronic control centre does not have proper circuit protection. As a result, its circuit board could be damaged by high voltage, or reverse polarity. If this happens, the circuit board may overheat. An overheated circuit board could create the risk of fire.

Correction: Thor Motor Coach will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a dealer to add additional reverse polarity and over-current protection to the electronic control centre.

 

Recall No.: 2020-357

Company: Tiffin

Models: 2019-2020 Allegro Bus

Mfg. Recall No.: TIF-113        

Canadian Units: 23

Description: On certain motorhomes, the windshield wipers may not work due to incorrect wiring.  Windshield wipers that do not work could affect a driver’s visibility. This could increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Tiffin will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a dealer to inspect and correct the wiring for the windshield wipers.

 

Recall No.: 2020-323

Company: Winnebago Industries

Models: 2017-2020 Itasca Ellipse Ultra, Meridian & Solei
2017-2020 Winnebago Forza, Grand Tour & Journey

Mfg. Recall No.: FL-856         

Canadian Units: 60

Description: Certain motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis could have a problem with the rear-mounted Power Distribution Module (PDM). This could cause the tail lights not to work properly. Brake lights, or turn signals, that do not work could cause a following driver not to recognize that a vehicle ahead is braking, or intends to turn. This could increase the risk of a crash. Note: This is an expansion of recall 2019-379. Vehicles that had an inspection, but did not have the PDM replaced under the previous recall, require a second repair under this recall.

Correction: Winnebago will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their motorhome to a Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) authorized service facility to replace the PDM.

 

Recall No.: 2020-348

Company: Winnebago Industries

Models: 2019-2020 Micro Minnie

Mfg. Recall No.:         

Canadian Units: 26

Description: Certain fifth-wheel trailers were built without an emergency exit window. If the entry door is blocked in an emergency situation, there would be no way to exit the trailer. If the entry door is not accessible and there is no emergency exit, there could be an increased risk of injury in an emergency.

Correction: Winnebago will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their trailer to a dealer to install an escape window in the bedroom.

 

Recall No.: 2020-388

Company: Winnebago Industries

Models: 2018-2020 Forza & Horizon

Mfg. Recall No.: FL-859         

Canadian Units: 31

Description: On certain motorhomes built on a Freightliner chassis, the driver may not be able to dim the lights on the instrument panel to a low level. As a result, light from the instrument panel could cause glare while driving at night. Canadian regulations require that the instrument panel lights can be dimmed to a lower level. Glare from bright instrument panel lights could reduce visibility and increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Winnebago will notify owners by mail. The corrective actions for this recall are under development.

Auto Recalls

September/October 2020

PLEASE NOTE: If you want to check out your particular vehicle, go to Transport Canada and enter your vehicle information to search for recent recall info.

Recall No.: 2020-371

Company: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Models: 2014-2020 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2014-2018 Ram 1500
Mfg. Recall No.: W58

Canadian Units: 22,079

Description: On certain vehicles equipped with a 3.0 L diesel engine, a problem with the engine tone wheel could cause a loss of signal to crankshaft position sensor. If this happens, the engine could stall and it may not be possible to restart it. A sudden loss of engine power could increase the risk of a crash. 

Correction: FCA Canada will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to update the powertrain control module. This update will help maintain engine power if the crankshaft position signal is lost.

 

Recall No.: 2020-396

Company: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Models: 2020 Ram 3500
2019-2020 Ram 4500 & 5500

Mfg. Recall No.: W57

Canadian Units: 2,111

Description: On certain chassis cab trucks equipped with a Cummins 6.7 L high-output engine, a software problem could cause damage to the connecting rod bearings while the engine is warming up. As a result, a connecting rod could break and cause an engine failure. If this happens, oil could leak onto hot components in the engine compartment. A sudden loss of engine power could increase the risk of a crash. Additionally, an engine failure could create the risk of a fire. Note: A driver may notice abnormal engine noise if a connecting rod fails.

Correction: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their truck to a dealer to update the engine calibration software. This will add enhanced engine warm-up protection.

 

Recall No.: 2020-401

Company: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles

Models: 2019-2020 Ram 1500

Mfg. Recall No.: W63

Canadian Units: 21,397

Description: On certain trucks with adjustable pedals, the accelerator pedal could get stuck on the all-weather floor mat. If this happens, the truck may not slow down when the driver releases the accelerator pedal. A stuck accelerator pedal could lead to unintended acceleration of the truck and increase the risk of a crash. Note: If the driver continues to brake, the brake-throttle override system will close the throttle opening and allow the driver to stop the truck.

Correction: Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their truck to a dealer to modify the all-weather floor mat. This will reduce the chance of contact with the accelerator pedal. Owners should remove the driver’s all-weather floor mat until this recall is completed.

 

Recall No.: 2020-335

Company: Ford

Models: 2016-2018 Lincoln MKX
2019-2020 Lincoln Nautilus

Mfg. Recall No.: 20S37

Canadian Units: 4,262

Description: On certain vehicles, the wiring for the front seats could be damaged when a person uses the tilt function. As a result, certain systems in the vehicle may not work properly. Depending on which wires are damaged, the occupant classification system may not work properly. This can cause the passenger airbag to not work properly in a crash. The damage could also cause the driver, or passenger, front airbag to deploy suddenly without a crash. An airbag that does not deploy properly in a crash could increase the risk of injuries. A sudden airbag deployment when there is no crash could also create a risk of injury. Note: This recall only affects vehicles equipped with 16-way power front seats.

Correction: Ford will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to install protective tape on the exposed edge of the cushion frames. The dealer will also inspect the wire harness and repair, or replace it, as needed.

 

Recall No.: 2020-373

Company: Ford

Models: 2015-2018 Ford Edge
2016-2018 Lincoln MKX

Mfg. Recall No.: 20S42

Canadian Units: 62,876

Description: On certain vehicles, the front brake hoses could fail, causing a progressive brake fluid leak. If this happens, the driver may experience a change in brake pedal feel and travel. This can cause reduced brake performance. Reduced brake performance could cause extended stopping distances and increase the risk of a crash. Note: A brake fluid leak would cause the brake warning light to turn on.

Correction: Ford will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to replace the front brake hoses.

 

Recall No.: 2020-343

Company: Honda

Models: 2018-2020 Odyssey

Mfg. Recall No.:

Canadian Units: 20,379

Description: On certain vehicles, moisture can freeze in the door handle cables for the rear sliding doors. If this happens, the door handle could stick in the open position. This can cause the door not to latch properly when it is closed. As a result, the door could open while driving. A door that opens while driving could create a risk of injury.

Correction: Honda will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to replace the cables for the outer handles on the power sliding doors.

 

Recall No.: 2020-344

Company: Honda

Models: 2018-2019 Odyssey
2019-2020 Passport
2019-2021 Pilot

Mfg. Recall No.:

Canadian Units: 53,772

Description: On certain vehicles, there is a programming error in the instrument panel control module. This could cause the instrument panel to not display certain information, such as the vehicle speed, engine oil pressure and gear selector position. This can also cause the rearview camera image not to display. An instrument panel that does not work, or a rearview camera image that does not display, could increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Honda will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to reprogram the instrument panel control module

 

Recall No.: 2020-345

Company: Honda

Models: 2019-2020 Odyssey

Mfg. Recall No.:

Canadian Units: 20,379
Description: On certain vehicles, moisture could enter the rearview camera and cause it not work properly. If this happens, the rearview image may be distorted or not display at all. Also, the camera image may not appear in certain bright light conditions.  A rearview camera image that does not display properly could reduce a driver’s ability to see behind the vehicle while backing up. This could increase the risk of a crash.  

Correction: Honda will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to replace the rearview camera.

 

Recall No.: 2020-346

Company: Honda

Models: 2019-2020 Odyssey & Passport
2019-2021 Pilot

Mfg. Recall No.:

Canadian Units: 41,871

Description: On certain vehicles, a software problem could cause a delay or prevent the rearview camera image from displaying. Canadian regulations require the rearview image to display within 2 seconds of shifting the transmission into reverse gear. A rearview camera image that is delayed or that does not display could reduce a driver’s ability to see behind the vehicle while backing up. This could increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Honda will notify owners by mail and include instructions on how to download and install a software update to correct this problem. Alternatively, an owner can take their vehicle to a dealer to have the software update installed.

 

Recall No.: 2020-419

Company: Hyundai

Models: 2023-2015 Santa Fe Sport

Mfg. Recall No.: R0172

Canadian Units: 52,304

Description: On certain vehicles, brake fluid can enter the brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) and cause a short circuit. A short circuit could create a fire risk. Note: This problem may cause the ABS warning light to turn on.

Correction: Hyundai will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to have the HECU inspected and replaced if necessary. Note: Hyundai recommends that you should park your vehicle outdoors and away from other vehicles, or structures, until the recall repairs have been completed.

 

Recall No.: 2020-318

Company: Kia

Models: 2020 Sedona

Mfg. Recall No.: RC133

Canadian Units: 2,369

Description: On certain vehicles, the nut that attaches the battery cable to the alternator may be loose. This can result in electrical arcing (sparks). Electrical arcing could increase the risk of a fire.

Correction: Kia will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to inspect and if necessary, tighten the alternator battery (B+) terminal nut.

 

Recall No.: 2020-351

Company: Kia

Models: 2020 Telluride

Mfg. Recall No.: RC135

Canadian Units: 4,500

Description: While towing a trailer, the trailer brake lights do not turn on when the Smart Cruise Control (SCC) slows the vehicle. Brake lights that do not work could cause a following driver not to recognize that a vehicle ahead is braking. This could increase the risk of a crash. Note: The vehicle’s brake lights continue to function normally.

Correction: Kia will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to install an additional wire harness to the main fuse box.

 

Recall No.: 2020-404

Company: Kia

Models: 2019 Stinger

Mfg. Recall No.: RC137

Canadian Units: 1,243

Description: On certain cars equipped with a 3.3 L T-GDI engine, an engine compartment fire could occur while driving. Kia believes that a fire could start in, or near, the brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU). The car could catch fire while driving.

Correction: Kia will notify owners by mail. The corrective actions for this recall are under development.

 

Recall No.: 2020-405

Company: Kia

Models: 2014-2015 Sorento

Mfg. Recall No.: RC138

Canadian Units: 23,153

Description: On certain vehicles, brake fluid can enter the brake Hydraulic Electronic Control Unit (HECU) and cause a short circuit. A short circuit could create a fire risk. Note: This problem may cause the ABS warning light to turn on.

Correction: Kia will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer for an inspection. If there is a brake fluid leak in the HECU, it will be replaced. Note: Kia recommends that you should park your vehicle outdoors, and away from other vehicles or structures until the recall repairs have been completed.

 

Recall No.: 2020-328

Company: Mercedes-Benz

Models: 2019 A Class

Mfg. Recall No.: 8391001

Canadian Units: 1,302

Description: On certain vehicles, the air conditioning drain hose might be installed incorrectly. This could allow water to leak inside the vehicle. If this happens, electrical components could short circuit. This could affect different parts, such as the airbag control unit, fuel pump and emergency call functions. It could also result in reduced engine power, or cause the vehicle not to start. A loss of engine power could increase the risk of a crash. An airbag system that does not work properly could create an increased risk of injury in a crash. Note: If this issue is present in your vehicle, you might notice wet carpets in the driver, or passenger footwell and fogged windows.

Correction: Mercedes-Benz will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to inspect how the air conditioning hose is installed and correct it if necessary.

 

Recall No.: 2020-317

Company: Mitsubishi

Models: 2014-2019 Outlander
2019-2019 Outlander PHEV

Mfg. Recall No.: SR-20-004

Canadian Units: 45,000

Description: On certain vehicles, the seat belt buckle for the right seat in the second-row could be damaged when the seats are folded down. This can cause the seat belt buckle cover to come off. If this happens, the seat belt may not latch properly. A seat belt that does not latch properly could create an increased risk of injury in a crash.

Correction: Mitsubishi will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to modify the centre seat belt buckle in the second seating row. A warning label will also be attached to the right seat base and additional instructions will be added to the owner’s manual.

 

Recall No.: 2020-329

Company: Nissan

Models: 2020 Leaf

Mfg. Recall No.:

Canadian Units: 1,800

Description: Under certain conditions, a software problem could cause the rearview camera image to disappear on the display. Canadian regulations require the rearview image to display while the transmission is in reverse gear. A rearview camera image that does not display could reduce a driver’s ability to see behind the vehicle while backing up. This could increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Nissan will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to update the head unit software.

 

Recall No.: 2020-321

Company: Toyota

Models: 2018-2020 Tundra

Mfg. Recall No.: SRC RA9

Canadian Units: 23,080

Description: On certain vehicles, the wire harness for the front turn signal lights was assembled incorrectly. As a result, the turn signals and hazard warning lights are not bright enough to meet Canadian regulations. This could cause other road users not to notice when the signal or hazard warning lights are turned on.  Signal lights that are not bright enough could make the vehicle less visible to others, and could increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Toyota will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to modify the wire harness for the front turn signal lights.

 

Recall No.: 2020-353

Company: Volkswagen

Models: 2010-2013, 2015 Audi A3
2018-2019 Atlas
2013-2015 Beetle
2015-2019 Golf
2010-2015, 2019 Golf Wagon
2007-2017, 2019 Jetta
2008-2009 Jetta Wagon
2012-2015 Passat

Mfg. Recall No.: 97EM 97EK 97EL

Canadian Units: 132,432

Description: On certain vehicles, the warning label for the engine block heater cable is written in English only. As a result, a French user may not receive important safety information about how to use the engine block heater. A label that is not provided in both official languages could create confusion. User confusion could increase the risk of injury when trying to use the block heater.

Correction: The company will mail each owner a new label for the block heater cable. If owners would like help installing the label, they can contact a dealer for assistance.

 

Recall No.: 2020-392

Company: Volkswagen

Models: 2020 Audi Q5 & SQ5
2021 Atlas
2020 Atlas Cross Sport, Jetta & Tiguan

Mfg. Recall No.: 72K8 / 72K9 / 72L1

Canadian Units: 3,022

Description: On certain vehicles, parts of the front seat frame and backrest adjuster may not have been properly welded. As a result, the backrest adjustment could break in a rear-end crash and allow to seat to move. A seatback that fails could cause an increased risk of injury in a crash.

Correction: The company will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to inspect the driver and passenger front seats. The seatback frames will be replaced as necessary.

 

Recall No.: 2020-390

Company: Volvo

Models: 2018-2020 XC60

Mfg. Recall No.: R10044

Canadian Units: 9,867

Description: On certain vehicles, the nuts that attach the windshield wiper arms may not have been tightened properly. This could cause the wipers to slip and not clear the windshield properly. Windshield wipers that do not work properly could affect a driver’s visibility. This could increase the risk of a crash.

Correction: Volvo will notify owners by mail and instruct them to take their vehicle to a dealer to tighten the nuts on the windshield wiper arms.

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