Name of product: Top 5 USA Car Recalls August 2023
Product: Ford F-150 pickup truck 870,700 recalled.
Affected vehicles include model-year 2021-23 F-150s equipped with a single exhaust system.
Ford’s number for this recall is 23S35
Hazard: Issue with the electric parking brake.
Product: Jeep SUVs recall affecting 344,700 vehicles.
Jeep SUVs instrument panel lighting affected Compass compact SUV model-year 2022-23 .
The central vision park assist module software may prevent the rearview image affected models:-
model-year 2021-23 Grand Cherokees
model-year 2022-24 Wagoneers
model-year 2022-24 Grand Wagoneers.
Hazard: A dim display may not clearly show critical safety information, such as the speedometer or warning lights, increasing the risk of a crash.
Hazard: Central vision park assist module software may prevent the rearview image decreasing the driver’s visibility of the rear and increasing the risk of injury or crash.
Product: Kia Niros, Niro PHEVs 121,000 vehicles recalled.
Issue has to do with a printed circuit board and the risk of an engine compartment fire for hybrid and plug-in hybrid Niro hatchback.
Affected vehicles include model-year 2017-22 Niros and model-year 2018-22 Niro PHEVs
Kia recall number SC276)
Hazard: Engine Compartment Fire Risk.
Product: Hyundai and Kia 92,000 Vehicles recalled.
Hyundai including model-year 2023 Elantra and Sonata sedans;
Model-year 2023 Kona and Tucson SUVs and model-year 2023-24 Palisade SUVs.
Kia affected model-year 2023 Soul and Sportage SUVs and model-year 2023-24 Seltos SUVs
Hyundai (recall number 246)
Kia (recall number SC275
Hazard: Oil Pump Fire Risk.
Product: Jeep Wagoneers, Grand Wagoneers 44,700 vehicles recalled
Issue with the B-pillar that may interfere with the vehicles’ airbags.
Affected vehicles include model-year 2022-23 Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer SUVs.
Stellantis recall number is 76A
Hazard: Airbag Interference 44,700 vehicles recalled .